The perhaps most important change is marked by the introduction of the electric microphone in pop recordings, which opened up entirely new dimensions of vocal embodiment and inti- macy. It certainly mattered in this context that Carey was one of the stoutest Anglicans at Court, and an avid supporter of Cecil against the Essex-coalition cf.
The latter version is related to a manuscript by Thomas Hepple which already dates to aroundbut deviates in some detail from the Bruce and Stokoe publication. At the same time, opportuni- ties for the musical elite at Court grew fewer, because since aroundmost Court musicians tended to be hired from abroad, and because after Henry VIII — who could himself lay claim to the status of musicus as a skilful lutenist and composer of songs, and who surrounded himself with musicians cf.
Holman Sound and Songfulness 81 cal and cultural context of its performancewhereas the latter deliberately seeks it within particular generic conventions.
This song was fun to write. They do, however, cover a relatively wide range of generic, medial and contextual variation by taking up songs which can be retrospectively attributed, roughly, to the art, folk, and commercial music worlds, which have been mediatised in the form of songbook, broadside, CD and video among others, and which cut across very different strata of society in terms of class, religion and ethnicity.
Rupp a, — the number of generally available positions de- creased again. Maybe I should, would have had an easier life.