The Eton Choirbook: Its Institutional and Historical Background

Williamson, Magnus

DPhil, University of Oxford, 1997

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The Eton Choirbook (Eton College Library, MS 178) is one of the most important English musical codices surviving from the century before the Reformation. Its significance derives from its size and quality; from its value as a source of unica; and from its unbroken association with its host institution, one of the foremost royal foundations of the late Middle Ages.