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Witnesses and Scholars
Studies in Musical Biography

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ISBN 9782881242106
Published January 1, 1988 by Routledge
236 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Series


Biography and History

Collecting Musical Biographies in the Eighteenth Century

Giorgio Vasari and Musical Biography

Toward a Composite Portrait of the

Eighteenth-Century Musician

Collective Biography and National Pride

Witnesses, Scholars and Would-Be Scholars:

Musical Biography at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

The Composer as Romantic Hero

Around Wasielewski and his Schumann Biography

The Memoirs of Eduard Hanslick

Does Documentary Biography Have a Future?

Autobiography, Creativity and Musical Meaning



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