This book is an addition to the British music culture as it traces the history, growth and environmental, social and musical conditions of the Brass Band Movement during the Victorian era, and the influences of the Romantic Period.
About the Author
Dennis Taylor is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Music Department of Durham University in the UK. He is a retired music teacher in the secondary school sector. He specializes in the history of the Brass Band Movement and researches the various influences, especially the Victorian and Romantic Period, upon the bands and their composers.