Classical Music (1750-1830) Products

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach

    Edited by Robin A Leaver

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach provides an indispensable introduction to the Bach research of the past thirty-fifty years. It is not a lexicon providing information on all the major aspects of Bach's life and work, such as the Oxford Composer Companion: J. S. Bach. Nor is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: In Modernity's Wake (1989)

    The Ameurunculus Letters

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1988, this book attempts to tackle the problem of how to write about art, culture, and the issues of postmodernism in a style appropriate to what is being claimed. The letters are written on art’s behalf to a range of institutions and individuals, and have as their recurring…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300–1918

    Edited by Kirsten Gibson, Ian Biddle

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 presents a range of historical case studies on the sounding worlds of the European past. The chapters in this volume explore ways of thinking about sound historically, and seek to understand how people have understood and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Chopin

    By John Rink

    This anthology brings together representative examples of the most significant and engaging scholarly writing on Chopin by a wide range of authors. The essays selected for the volume portray a rounded picture of Chopin as composer, pianist and teacher of his music, and of his overall achievement…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Bad Vibrations

    The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease

    By James Kennaway

    Music has been used as a cure for disease since as far back as King David's lyre, but the notion that it might be a serious cause of mental and physical illness was rare until the late eighteenth century. At that time, physicians started to argue that excessive music, or the wrong kind of music,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by Susan Wollenberg, Simon McVeigh

    In recent years there has been a considerable revival of interest in music in eighteenth-century Britain. This interest has now expanded beyond the consideration of composers and their music to include the performing institutions of the period and their relationship to the wider social scene.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Ballads and Broadsides in Britain, 1500-1800

    By Anita Guerrini

    Edited by Patricia Fumerton

    Bringing together diverse scholars to represent the full historical breadth of the early modern period, and a wide range of disciplines (literature, women's studies, folklore, ethnomusicology, art history, media studies, the history of science, and history), Ballads and Broadsides in Britain, 1500-…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Masculinity and Western Musical Practice

    By Kirsten Gibson

    Edited by Ian Biddle

    How have men used art music? How have they listened to and brandished the musical forms of the Western classical tradition and how has music intervened in their identity formations? This collection of essays addresses these questions by examining some of the ways in which men, music and masculinity…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethoven

    By Martin Nedbal

    This book explores how the Enlightenment aesthetics of theater as a moral institution influenced cultural politics and operatic developments in Vienna between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Moralistic viewpoints were particularly important in eighteenth-century debates about…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Isolde Ahlgrimm, Vienna and the Early Music Revival

    By Peter Watchorn

    Isolde Ahlgrimm (1914-1995) was an important pioneer in the revival of Baroque and Classical keyboard instruments in her native city, Vienna, and later, throughout Europe and the United States. She trained as a pianist at the Musikakademie in Vienna under the instruction of Viktor Ebenstein, Emil…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Music Trade in Georgian England

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    In contrast to today's music industry, whose principal products are recorded songs sold to customers round the world, the music trade in Georgian England was based upon London firms that published and sold printed music and manufactured and sold instruments on which this music could be played. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Journals and Letters of Susan Burney

    Music and Society in Late Eighteenth-Century England

    By Philip Olleson

    Susan Burney (1755-1800) was the third daughter of the music historian Charles Burney and the younger sister of the novelist Frances (Fanny) Burney. She grew up in London, where she was able to observe at close quarters the musical life of the capital and to meet the many musicians, men of letters,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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