New Mattheson Studies

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George J. Buelow, Hans Joachim Marx
Cambridge University Press, 1983 - Music - 495 pages
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This collection of essays brings together the current research on Johann Mattheson (1681-1764), an influential musician and chronicler of musical thought in eighteenth-century Germany. The essays explore the cultural climate of Hamburg during Mattheson's lifetime; Mattheson as a composer; Mattheson's relationship to his contemporaries; and Mattheson's influence on developing musical theories and aesthetics.
 

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Contents

a retrospective
1
Politik
15
Johann Mattheson als Diplomat in Hamburg
45
Mattheson and the aesthetics of theater
75
Zur hamburgischen Gelehrtenrepublik im Zeitalter
101
Johann Matthesons Inquiring Composer
125
Matthesons arrangement of Handels Radamisto
169
Mattheson als Begründer der ersten Musikzeitschrift
179
Mattheson und Gottsched
327
Mattheson as biographer of Handel
345
the Hamburg
353
Zur Handhabung der inventio in der deutschen
371
Johann Mattheson and the invention of
393
The genesis of Matthesons style classification
409
Mattheson und die franzosische Musik
425
Name index
485

Der vollkommene CapelJmeister as a stimulus
293
their musical relations
307

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