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Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Joseph Arthur Mann


Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England exposes a relationship between music and propaganda that crossed generations and genres, revealing how consistently music, in theory and practice, was used as propaganda in a variety of printed genres that included or discussed music from the English Civil Wars through the reign of William and Mary. These bawdy broadside ballads, pamphlets paid for by Parliament, sermons advertising the Church of England’s love of music, catch-all music collections, music treatises addressed to monarchs, and masque and opera texts, when connected in a contextu ... More

Keywords: England, early modern, propaganda, music, musical, seventeenth-century, politics, pamphlets, church, manipulation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781949979237
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Arthur Mann, author
North Phoenix Preparatory Academy