Communication in Eighteenth-Century Music


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Written by ten leading scholars, this volume assembles studies of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century music under the broad rubric of communication. That such an impulse motivates musical composition and performance in this period of European musical history is often acknowledged but seldom examined in depth. The book explores a broad set of issues, ranging from the exigencies of the market for books and music in the eighteenth century through to the deployment of dance topoi in musical composition. A number of close ...

Communication in Eighteenth-Century Music 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107406957

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Communication in Eighteenth-Century Music 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521888295