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 New,Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

  • Author: Goodman, Glenda

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Contents

  • List of illustrations
  • Note on sources
  • Cast of characters
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Reproducing Music
  • Laboring Bodies and Technologies of Reproduction
  • What is a Manuscript Music Book?
  • Manuscript, Print, and Gender
  • Chapter 2: Learning Music
  • Literacies
  • Literacy as Piety
  • Print Discipline
  • Becoming Refined
  • Rigorous Seminaries
  • Chapter 3: Consumerism and the Materiality of Music Books
  • Family Business
  • Luxury Goods
  • Global Trade and Raw Supplies
  • Chapter 4: Economies of Accomplishments
  • Pleasing Patriarchs and Self-Display
  • Courtship, Marriage, and the Intimacies of Musical Exchange
  • Absence and Remembrance
  • Chapter 5: Appearing Tasteful
  • Personal Improvement
  • Cosmopolitan Aspiration, Provincial Anxiety, and the American Galant
  • Being Seen
  • Sensibility, Observation, and Connection
  • Epilogue
  • Bibliography
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