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The Musical Life of Joseph Martin Kraus: Letters of an Eighteenth-Century Swedish Composer

  • Author: Boer, Bertil van
Van Boer's translation is most readable . . . One hopes these letters will get people interested in the musical culture of the late 18th century outside the musical hot-house of Vienna. Jospeh... More…



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  • Preface
  • Part I: Joseph Martin Kraus as a Correspondent
  • Introduction
  • Part II: The Letters
  • Appendix A. The Last Will and Testament of Joseph Martin Kraus
  • Appendix B. Letters from Kraus's family to Fredrik Silverstolpe
  • Appendix C. Letters from Kraus's teachers to Fredrik Silverstolpe, 1800-1802
  • Appendix D. Letters from Pater Romanus Hoffstetter to Fredrik Silverstolpe, 1800-1802
  • Bibliography
  • Index