George Grove, Music and Victorian Culture

George Grove, Music and Victorian Culture

Author: Michael Musgrave

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 0333948041

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 346

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Though George Grove, 1820-1900, was never a professional musician, his is one of the most familiar names in music: as founder of the great Dictionary of Music and Musicians that bears his name and first director of the Royal College of Music. This book surveys his varied activities as engineer, biblical scholar, administrator, educationalist, and writer on music, and assesses the qualities that led him to play a major role in the cultural life of London in the period 1850-1900.
George Grove, Music and Victorian Culture
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Michael Musgrave
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

Though George Grove, 1820-1900, was never a professional musician, his is one of the most familiar names in music: as founder of the great Dictionary of Music and Musicians that bears his name and first director of the Royal College of Music. This book surveys his varied activities as engineer,
Music and Academia in Victorian Britain
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Rosemary Golding
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Until the nineteenth century, music occupied a marginal place in British universities. Degrees were awarded by Oxford and Cambridge, but students (and often professors) were not resident, and there were few formal lectures. It was not until a benefaction initiated the creation of a professorship of music at the University
George Smart and Nineteenth-century London Concert Life
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: John Carnelley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

The first full length study of Sir George Thomas Smart (1776-1867), musical animateur and early champion of the music of Beethoven
Music and Performance Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Bennett Zon
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Music and Performance Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Honour of Nicholas Temperley is the first book to focus upon aspects of performance in the broader context of nineteenth-century British musical culture. In four Parts, 'Musical Cultures', 'Societies', 'National Music' and 'Methods', this volume assesses the role music performance plays
The Regulation and Reform of Music Criticism in Nineteenth-Century England
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Paul Watt
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Music criticism in England underwent profound change from the 1880s to the 1920s. It gave rise to ‘New criticism’ that aimed to be rational, impartial and intellectually authoritative. It was a break from the criticism of old: the work of the opinionated journalist who wrote descriptive concert reviews with invective,