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The Musician in Literature in the Age of Bach

  • Author: Rose, Stephen
a useful and original summary of the satirical novels circulating in the period ... The selection is well made and the translations well done: sound professional work on a defined, under familiar... More…



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  • Introduction
  • 1. Literary contexts: the German Baroque novel
  • 2. The musician as picaresque outcast
  • 3. The musician as honourable craftsman
  • 4. Musical fools versus virtuosos
  • 5. From harmony to discord
  • 6. The first German autobiographies of musicians
  • Bibliography.