Witnesses and Scholars: Studies in Musical Biography

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 1, 1988 - Music - 223 pages
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Contents

Biography and History
1
Collecting Musical Biographies in the Eighteenth Century
18
Giorgio Vasari and Musical Biography
38
Toward a Composite Portrait of the EighteenthCentury Musician
46
Collective Biography and National Pride
66
Musical Biography at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
82
The Composer as Romantic Hero
117
Around Wasielewski and his Schumann Biography
138
The Memoirs of Eduard Hanslick
150
Does Documentary Biography Have a Future?
161
Autobiography Creativity and Musical Meaning
183
Bibliography
204
Index
217
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