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  • Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself

    By Charles Horn

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    This title was first published in 2003. The memoirs of the musician Charles Edward Horn (1786-1849) are published here for the first time, in a copiously annotated edition. They include an account of Horn's father, Charles Frederick Horn (1762-1830), who arrived penniless in London from Germany in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The English Bach Awakening

    Knowledge of J.S. Bach and his Music in England, 1750–1830

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    The English Bach Awakening concerns the introduction into England of J.S. Bach's music and information about him. Hitherto this subject has been called 'the English Bach revival', but that is a misnomer. 'Revival' implies prior life, yet no reference to Bach or to his music is known to have been…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • 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

  • Memoirs of the Court of George III

    By Michael Kassler

    George III was one of the longest reigning British monarchs, ruling over most of the English speaking world from 1760 to 1820. Despite his longevity, George’s reign was one of turmoil. Britain lost its colonies in the War of American Independence and the European political system changed…

    Hardback – 2015-03-01
    Routledge
    Memoirs of the Court of George III

  • The Diary of Queen Charlotte, 1789 and 1794

    Memoirs of the Court of George III, Volume 4

    By Michael Kassler

    Queen Charlotte kept a diary in which she recorded her daily activities as well as those of George III and other members of the royal family. Only her volumes for 1789 and 1794 survive, in the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle. Her 1789 diary shows how the king’s illness and recovery impacted upon…

    Hardback – 2015-03-01
    Routledge
    Memoirs of the Court of George III

  • The Memoirs of Charlotte Papendiek (1765–1840): Court, Musical and Artistic Life in the Time of King George III

    Memoirs of the Court of George III, Volume 1

    By Michael Kassler

    Mrs Papendiek’s Memoirs record events at court from 1761 – when the future Queen Charlotte came to England to marry King George – until 1792. The Papendieks knew many musicians, including John Christian Bach (son of Johann Sebastian), William Herschel (who became an astronomer) and Haydn. The…

    Hardback – 2015-03-01
    Routledge
    Memoirs of the Court of George III

  • A.F.C. Kollmann's Quarterly Musical Register (1812)

    An Annotated Edition with an Introduction to his Life and Works

    By Michael Kassler

    Augustus Frederic Christopher Kollmann (1756-1829) was born in Germany and lived from 1782 at St James's Palace, London, where he was organist and schoolmaster of His Majesty's German Chapel. He was one of the most profound music theorists of his time, and a pioneer in introducing Bach's music to…

    Hardback – 2008-10-28
    Routledge

  • Music Entries at Stationers' Hall, 1710–1818

    from lists prepared for William Hawes, D.W. Krummel and Alan Tyson and from other sources

    By Michael Kassler

    The British Copyright Act of 1709 protected proprietors of books and music printed after 10 April 1710 who gave copies to the Company of Stationers in London. Upon receipt of a copy, usually within days of its first publication, the Stationers' Hall warehouse keeper entered details into a register.…

    Hardback – 2004-01-14
    Routledge

  • Samuel Wesley (1766–1837): A Source Book

    By Michael Kassler, Philip Olleson

    Hailed as a child prodigy and later acclaimed as England's finest extempore organist, Samuel Wesley - son of Charles Wesley and nephew of John Wesley, the founders of Methodism - is best known today for his musical compositions and for his promotion of the music of J. S. Bach. At the heart of…

    Hardback – 2001-09-12
    Routledge

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