Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: A Research and Information Guide is a valuable tool for any scholar, performer, or music student interested in accessing the most pertinent resources on the life, works, and cultural context of the composer. It is an updated, annotated bibliography of resources on the biographical, musical, and religious aspects of Mendelssohn's life.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Problems and Potentials of Mendelssohn Scholarship Scholarship and Reception History Concerning the Musical Mendelssohns: A Brief Review About This Book 1. Life-and-Woks Studies 2. Memoirs, Recollections, and Editions of Letters 3. Sociological and Cultural Studies 4. Documentary Studies 5. Studies of Individual Works and Repertoires 6. General Studies of the Music of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Appendix A. Bibliographic Introduction to Research Concerning Fanny Hensel Appendix B. Scholarly and Critical Editions of the Music of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Index of Works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Index of Names and Works Index of Compositions by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Index of Subjects
John Michael Cooper is Professor of Music and Margarett Root Brown Chair in Fine Arts at Southwestern University (Georgetown, Texas).
Angela R. Mace is a Ph.D. candidate in musicology at Duke University. She is co-author, with R. Larry Todd, of "Mendelssohn and the Free Chorale" in Choral Journal 49/9 (March 2009) and Verzeichnis der Werke Felix Mendelssogn Barholdys in Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Sein Leben, Seine Musik, Stuttgart: Carus/Reclam, 2008.