The English Musical Renaissance and the Press 1850-1914: Watchmen of Music
- Author: Hughes, Meirion
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- 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'