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The Eton Choirbook By Walter Lambe et al.
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The 2nd Edition (2018) of Music from the Eton Choirbook - a giant 500 year-old manuscript from Eton College Chapel, and one of the greatest surviving glories of pre-Reformation England. This volume... More > of selected performing editions by Antony Pitts is designed for competent choirs and vocal ensembles and is published to accompany the TONUS PEREGRINUS recording on Naxos 8.572840 (released: August 2012). Featuring the earliest polyphonic Passion by a named composer - Richard Davy's St Matthew Passion, two heartrending motets for five and six voices - Walter Lambe's Nesciens mater and John Browne's Stabat mater dolorosa, two thrilling settings of the Magnificat - by Hugh Kellyk and William Stratford, capped by Robert Wylkynson's extraordinary canon in 13 parts, Jesus autem transiens (the original score is pictured on the back cover).< Less
Roister Doister Written, probably also represented, before 1553. Carefully edited from the unique copy, now at Eton College By Nicholas Udall
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward Arber (4 December 1836 – 23 November 1912) was an... More > English academic and writer.Arber was born in London. From 1854 he 1878 he worked as a clerk in the Admiralty, and began evening classes at King's College London in 1858. From 1878 to 1881 he studied English literature, under H. Morley, at University College London; and from 1881 to 1894 he was professor of English at Mason College (which later became Birmingham University). From 1894 he lived in London as emeritus professor, being also a fellow of King's College London. In 1905 he received the honorary degree of D. Litt. from the University of Oxford. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Arber< Less
The Book of College Soccer By Fitzroy Morrissey
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A guide for future managers of College football at Eton. Written by two Old Etonians with a shared love of the beautiful game, and a vision of how it should be played. This book combines serious... More > contemplation on tactics, training methods and footballing philosophy, with a light-hearted irreverence and wit.< Less
The Book of College Soccer By Fitzroy Morrissey & Edward Pearce-Crump
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A guide for future managers of College football at Eton. Written by two Old Etonians with a shared love of the beautiful game, and a vision of how it should be played. This book combines serious... More > contemplation on tactics, training methods and footballing philosophy, with a light-hearted irreverence and wit.< Less
The Book of College Soccer By Fitzroy Morrissey & Edward Pearce-Crump
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A guide for future managers of College football at Eton. Written by two Old Etonians with a shared love of the beautiful game, and a vision of how it should be played. This book combines serious... More > contemplation on tactics, training methods and footballing philosophy, with a light-hearted irreverence and wit.< Less
From a College Window By Arthur Christopher Benson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Christopher Benson (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925)... More > was an English essayist, poet, and author and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.Benson was one of six children of Edward White Benson (Archbishop of Canterbury, 1882–96) and his wife Mary, sister of the philosopher Henry Sidgwick. The Benson family was exceptionally literate and accomplished, but their history was somewhat tragic. A son and daughter died young; and another daughter, as well as Arthur himself, suffered badly from a mental condition that was probably manic-depressive psychosis, which they had inherited from their father. None of the children ever married.Despite his illness, Arthur was a distinguished academic and a most prolific author. He was educated at Temple Grove School, Eton, and King's College, Cambridge. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._C._Benson< Less
Oxford and Her Colleges: A View from the Radcliffe Library By Goldwin Smith
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Goldwin Smith (13 August 1823 – 7 June 1910) was a British... More > historian and journalist, active in the United Kingdom and Canada.Smith was born at Reading, Berkshire. He was educated at Eton College and Magdalen College, Oxford, and after a brilliant undergraduate career he was elected to a fellowship at University College, Oxford. He threw his energy into the cause of university reform with another fellow of University College, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley. On the Royal Commission of 1850 to inquire into the reform of the university, of which Stanley was secretary, Smith served as assistant-secretary; and he was then secretary to the commissioners appointed by the act of 1854. His position as an authority on educational reform was further recognised by a seat on the Popular Education Commission of 1858. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldwin_Smith< Less
Buried in his uniform - How Marc Noble fought and died in World War I By Magnus Spence
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Boesinghe, near Ypres, July 1st 1917. Marc Noble, although only two years out of school, was now an experienced artillery officer helping to run a Brigade of 800 men. They were playing their part... More > in the largest barrage ever launched during which 3 million shells were fired. A similar number were fired back. Marc’s dugout received a direct hit. He survived and went for help but he was hit again. This is the story of how Marc Noble fought and died in World War 1. My grandfather was Noble's cousin. I wrote this for family, but it may also be of interest to others wanting a new perspective on life as an artillery officer at the Battles of the Somme and Third Battle of Ypres.< Less
The Organ and its Restoration By John Guttridge
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This is the story of the restoration of a pipe organ in Somerset UK, built by George Osmond of Taunton, Somerset, around 100 years ago and now restored to its former glory and improved. It is... More > situated in St Decuman's Parish Church, Watchet, Somerset, a church built, as a penance, by one of the knights who killed Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in 1170 at Canterbury Cathedral, under the orders of the King Henry II. Reginald Fitzurse inherited the manor at nearby Williton, and, in exile in the Holy Land, arranged for the Church to be built. The organ replaced a small Snetzler instrument that originally stood in Buckingham Palace, London. It has now been moved to Eton College chapel, Eton.< Less
Watersprings By H. Ernest (Harry Ernest) Hunt
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Christopher Benson (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925)... More > was an English essayist, poet, and author and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.Benson was one of six children of Edward White Benson (Archbishop of Canterbury, 1882–96) and his wife Mary, sister of the philosopher Henry Sidgwick. The Benson family was exceptionally literate and accomplished, but their history was somewhat tragic. A son and daughter died young; and another daughter, as well as Arthur himself, suffered badly from a mental condition that was probably manic-depressive psychosis, which they had inherited from their father. None of the children ever married.Despite his illness, Arthur was a distinguished academic and a most prolific author. He was educated at Temple Grove School, Eton, and King's College, Cambridge. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._C._Benson< Less