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The English Musical Renaissance and the Press 1850-1914: Watchmen of Music

The English Musical Renaissance and the Press 1850-1914: Watchmen of Music

  • Author: Hughes, Meirion
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Contents

  • Contents: Introduction
  • Part 1: Watchmen and Watchtowers: I.The Times: J.W. Davison: 'musical politician'
  • Francis Hueffer: stranger as sentinel
  • J.A. Fuller Maitland: 'doorkeeper of music'
  • H.C. Colles
  • 2.The Daily Telegraph: Joseph Bennet: 'patriarch and head of the profession'
  • Robin Legge
  • 3. The Athenaeum: Henry F. Chorley: critic as patron
  • Campbell Clarke
  • Charles Gruneisen
  • Ebenezer Prout and Henry Frost
  • John Shedlock
  • 4. The Musical Times: J. Alfred Novello: a look-out for profit
  • Henry Lunn takes command
  • W.A. Barrett and E.F. Jacques
  • Frederick G. Edwards
  • W.G. McNaught
  • Part 2 : The Watched:
  • 5. Sullivan - 'Jumbo of the moment': Lost leader?
  • 'Risking comparison with great men'
  • 'A love of the stage'
  • 6. Parry - 'English master': 'Wild oats'
  • 'Legitimate husbandry'
  • 7. Elgar - 'self-made' composer: 'A local musician'
  • Passing the rubicon
  • 'Man of the hour'
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • Bibliography
  • Index.