Music at German Courts, 1715-1760: Changing Artistic Priorities

Music at German Courts, 1715-1760: Changing Artistic Priorities


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ISBN-13: 9781783270583
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 10/15/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables vii

Foreword Michael Talbot ix

Preface xi

Editorial Notes xiii

Notes on Contributors xv

List of Abbreviations xviii

1 'Das gantze Corpus derer musicirenden Personen': An Introduction to German Hofkapellen Samantha Owens Barbara M. Reul 1

Kingdoms and Electorates

2 The Court of Saxony-Dresden Janice B. Stockigt 17

3 The Saxon Court of the Kingdom of Poland Alina Zórawska-Witkowska 51

4 The Court of Brandenburg-Prussia Mary Oleskiewicz 79

5 The Palatine Court in Mannheim Bärbel Pelker 131


6 The Court of Württemberg-Stuttgart Samantha Owens 165

7 The Court of Saxony-Gotha-Altenburg Bert Siegmund 197

8 The Courts of Saxony-Weiβenfels, Saxony-Merseburg, and Saxony-Zeitz Wolfgang Ruf 223

Principalities and Prince-Bishoprics

9 The Court of Anhalt-Zerbst Barbara M. Reul 259

10 The Court of Sondershausen Michael Maul 287

11 The Court of Würzburg Dieter Kirsch 305

Landgraviates and Margraviates

12 The Court of Hesse-Darmstadt Ursula Kramer 333

13 The Court of Baden-Durlach in Karlsruhe Rüdiger Thomsen-Fürst 365

14 The Court of Brandenburg-Culmbach-Bayreuth Rashid-S. Pegah 389

15 'Die vornehmste Hof-Tugend': German Musicians' Reflections on Eighteenth-Century Court Life Steven Zohn 413

Index Samantha Owens 427

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