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Lectures on musical life

Author: William Sterndale Bennett; Nicholas Temperley
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2006.
Series: British music, 1600-1900.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An edition of twelve lectures by William Sterndale Bennett (1816-75), the foremost English musician of the mid-Victorian period. The lectures include admonishments to the British government for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Sterndale Bennett; William Sterndale Bennett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Sterndale Bennett; Nicholas Temperley
ISBN: 1843832720 9781843832720
OCLC Number: 77011639
Description: x, 182 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Lectures at London and Sheffield, 1858-1859 --
1. On the state of music in English private society and the general prospects of music in the future --
2. On the visits of illustrious foreign musicians to England --
3. On the vocal music of England --
4. On the general prospects of music in England --
Pt. 2. Lectures at the London Institution, 1864 --
5. [Dramatic music] [early forms of opera] on the music for the theatre by Belgian composers --
6. On the music for the theatre composed by natives of Italy --
7. On the music for the theatre composed by natives of France --
8. On the music for the theatre composed by natives of Germany --
Pt. 3. Lectures at Cambridge University, 1871 --
9. Music of the present time
Series Title: British music, 1600-1900.
Responsibility: William Sterndale Bennett ; edited with an introduction by Nicholas Temperley ; with the assistance of Yunchung Yang.
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Adds considerable substance and potency to (claims that)...Bennett laid the foundations of the 'English musical renaissance...Eminently readable, elegantly presented and scrupulously scholarly. AD Read more...

 
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