The Accompaniment of Plainchant (Oldroyd, George)

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Publisher. Info. London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1924.
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General Information

Work Title The Accompaniment of Plainchant
Alternative. Title
Composer Oldroyd, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGO 14
First Publication.
Dedication Dedicated to Sir Richard R. Terry
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation organ (examples also have vocal parts, but the examples themselves are not complete plainchants)

Misc. Comments

Part theoretical, and part practical, this is a guide for organists who accompany church singers in plainchant. The theoretical part comes in because the organist has to know the modes thoroughly enough to not insert wrong accidentals.