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Dr. Charles Burney's Italian Tour
In 1770, Dr. Charles Burney made a tour of France, Switzerland, and Italy, opening a new era with regard to the recording of music history and first-hand reporting on the present conditions of music in those countries. No ...
Vienna - 1890-1910
The political and musical elements in Vienna from 1890 to 1910 are the focal points of this paper. An attempt has not been made to follow all of the government proceedings, nor to list all of the music performances. Instead, ...
Karl Czerny - Nineteenth Century Pedagogue
The Viennese pianist and teacher, Karl Czerny, inherited a tradition of pianoforte instruction that enabled him to hold the center of the pedagogical stage for the first half of the nineteenth century. Czerny was the pupil ...
The Invention of the Piano and Its Development in Germany Through the Eighteenth Century
This paper discusses the history, development, and reception of the piano in eighteenth-century Germany.