The Companion to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760-1850

The Companion to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760-1850

by Derek Carew

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Overview

This Companion is intended as a supplement to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760-1850. The book is laid out alphabetically and full biographical entries are provided for all musical figures mentioned, including composers, performers, theoreticians and teachers, as well as piano makers and publishers of music, within the period covered by The Mechanical Muse. As well as biographical information, entries contain lists of principal works, a section on further reading, descriptions of musical forms and characteristics of dances. This Companion is indispensable to users of The Mechanical Muse.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409493785
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 01/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Dr Derek Carew is from the Department of Music at Cardiff University, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Dates; Abbreviations and Cross References; The Companion; Index.


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