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Author Gordon, David, 1965-

Title Musical visitors to Britain / David Gordon and Peter Gordon.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  780.941 GORD {Bund68 20181203}    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-251) and index.
Contents 'Brothers in the art or science of music' : sixteenth century visitors -- The restoration : new music, new faces -- Handel (1) : first among visitors -- Handel (2) : an Englishman by choice -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : 'I am a dyed-in-the-wool Englishman' -- Haydn in London : 'a constellation of musical excellence' -- Interlude : the London pianoforte school -- 'That's Weber in London!' -- Felix Mendelssohn : a genius recognised -- Berlioz and Wagner : a meeting of minds -- Frédéric Chopin : 'my good Scottish ladies' -- Liszt and the wandering years -- Antonin Dvořák : an English celebrity -- 'This quite horrible city' : Tchaikovsky in London -- Richard Strauss : trouble with the censor -- Bartók and the BBC -- The émigré composers : 'his majesty's most loyal internees'.
Other author Gordon, Peter, 1927-
Subject Composers -- Travel -- Great Britain.
Music -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0713002387 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0713040521 (pbk. : alk. paper)