Studies in Music History: Presented to H. C. Robbins Landon

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On March 6, 1996, H. C. Robbins Landon, one of the world's leading experts on composers of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, celebrated his seventieth birthday. To mark this event friends and professional colleagues in Europe and the USA have contributed scholarly studies to this commemorative volume. The range of their subject-matter relates closely to the dedicatee's own special interests, and the contributions (some in English, some in German) reflect the esteem in which H. C. Robbins Landon is ...
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On March 6, 1996, H. C. Robbins Landon, one of the world's leading experts on composers of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, celebrated his seventieth birthday. To mark this event friends and professional colleagues in Europe and the USA have contributed scholarly studies to this commemorative volume. The range of their subject-matter relates closely to the dedicatee's own special interests, and the contributions (some in English, some in German) reflect the esteem in which H. C. Robbins Landon is held internationally.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780500016961
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Pages: 1
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 10.24 (h) x 1.29 (d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface 7
'The music very good indeed': Scarlatti's Tolomeo et Alessandro recovered 9
Haydn's Pastorellas: Genre, Dating and Transmission in the early Church works 21
The Sublime, the Beautiful and the Ornamental: English Aesthetic Currents and Haydn's London Symphonies 44
The Contract between Joseph Haydn and Frederick Augustus Hyde (1796) 72
In praise of arrangements: the 'Symphony Quintetto' 82
From Artaria to Longman & Broderip: Mozart's music on sale in London 105
Die Wiener Freimaurer unter Kaiser Leopold II.: Mozarts Zauberflote als emblematische Standortbestimmung 115
Nachrichten uber Joseph Haydn, Michael Haydn und Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in der Sammlumg der handschriftlichen Biographien der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien 152
Musikerportraits in der Sammlung Lavater 165
Bestande mit mehrstimmigen Musikhandschriften Aus Kloster, Stifts, und Domkirchen in Bayern seit dem 16. Jahrhundert 177
Die adeligen Musikkapellen im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert in Mahren 195
Wissen - Intuition - Mode: Faktoren der Interpretation 218
H. C. Robbins Landon and the Haydn Society: a pioneering musical adventure 227
H. C. Robbins Landon: a Bibliography 234
Notes on the texts 254
Index of composers 270
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