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Title The piano in nineteenth-century British culture : instruments, performers and repertoire / edited by Therese Ellsworth and Susan Wollenberg ; foreword by Nicholas Temperley.

Published Aldershot, Eng. ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  786.20941 PIAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 270 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Music in nineteenth-century Britain.
Music in nineteenth-century Britain.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction / Therese Ellsworth and Susan Wollenberg -- 2. 'That Domestic and Long-suffering Instrument': The Piano Boom in Nineteenth-Century Belfast / Roy Johnston -- 3. 'Most ingenious, most learned, and yet practicable work': The English Reception of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century seen through the Editions Published in London / Yo Tomita -- 4. The Faces of Parnassus: Towards a New Reception of Muzio Clementi's Gradus ad Parnassum / Rohan Stewart-MacDonald -- 5. Mendelssohnian Allusions in the Early Piano Works of William Sterndale Bennett / R. Larry Todd -- 6. William Sterndale Bennett, Composer and Pianist / Peter Horton -- 7. Victorian Pianists as Concert Artists: The Case of Arabella Goddard (1836-1922) / Therese Ellsworth -- 8. Origins of the Piano Recital in England, 1830-1870 / Janet Ritterman and William Weber -- 9. 'Remarkable force, finish, intelligence and feeling': Reassessing the Pianism of Walter Bache / Michael Allis -- 10. Fanny Davies: 'A messenger for Schumann and Brahms'? / Dorothy de Val -- 11. Three Oxford Pianistic Careers: Donald Francis Tovey, Paul Victor Mendelssohn Benecke and Ernest Walker / Susan Wollenberg.
Other author Ellsworth, Therese Marie, editor.
Wollenberg, Susan, editor.
Subject Piano -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Piano music -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Pianists -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0754661431 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780754661436 (cloth : alk. paper)