Restoration Period Alexander’s Feast OR THE POWER OF MUSIC” JOHN DRYDEN

Analysis of John Dryden’s Alexander’s Feast

John Dryden wrote his second ode (1697) in celebration of St. Cecilia’s Day, Alexander’s Feast; Or the Power of Music, 10 years after his first tribute, A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day. Set to music by Jeremiah Clarke, it became… Read More ›