ISBN-10:
0521896096
ISBN-13:
9780521896092
Pub. Date:
05/20/2010
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Music in London and the Myth of Decline: From Haydn to the Philharmonic

Music in London and the Myth of Decline: From Haydn to the Philharmonic

by Ian Taylor

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ISBN-13: 9780521896092
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/20/2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ian Taylor is Assistant Director of Music at Downe House School. His work has appeared in Nineteenth-Century Music Review, Brio, and Handbooks for Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Music.

Table of Contents

Introduction: 'A period of orchestral starvation'? Perceptions of London concert life, 1795-1813; 1. The makings of a myth: from Haydn to the Philharmonic; 2. The 'rage' for music: West End concert culture and patterns of social change; 3. Continuity and disruption in London concert programming, 1795-1813; 4. Institutional continuity in London concert life, 1795-1813; 5. Musical life outside the West End; 6. Public music in private spheres: domestic music in London, 1795-1813; 7. 'A period of orchestral starvation'?; Bibliography.

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