What effects did the Reformation have on music and composers in England?

What effects did the Reformation have on music and composers in England?

The question of this essay is:

What effects did the Reformation have on music and composers in England?

The essay should have:

– define and provide a historical context for the Reformation

– provide a brief historical introduction to Music in England prior to and after the Reformation – mention the main composers, and focus on one, discussing their oeuvre in detail.

– answer the question above, supporting your argument with musical examples of works by the composer of your choice and key texts: primary sources (e.g. Historical accounts, R. Taruskin)

Musical examples MUST be included in your answer to illustrate and substantiate your arguments. Scores of the works below are copyright free and are available for free download from IMSLP, http://imslp.org/wiki/Main_Page

Note:

– The research assignment must conform to the expectations detailed in the AIM Style Guide (Which i will upload it later). This includes layout/presentation, types of resources and referencing (AIM-Harvard style). The AIM-Harvard style stipulates that you must use in-text citations and include a corresponding bibliography. lose marks for poor presentation, unreliable resources and incorrect referencing.

Additional points to consider:

• When answering the question, ensure that you back up your assertions with evidence (e.g.quotes) from your research and examples from the original scores.

• Ensure you cite your sources and list them in your bibliography. Non-citation of sources will be regraded as plagiarism.

• Scores of works can be found at the Petrucci Music Library located at http://imslp.org.