By David Golby
First released in 2004, this publication demonstrates that whereas Britain produced many fewer instrumental virtuosi than its overseas neighbours, there built a extra severe and common curiosity within the cultivation of tune in the course of the 19th century.
Taking a predominantly old process, the ebook strikes from a dialogue of basic advancements and concerns to an in depth exam of violin pedagogy, technique and content material, which shows society’s impact on cultural traits and informs the dialogue of different tools and institutional education that follows. within the first examine of its type, it examines intensive the inextricable hyperlinks among developments in society, schooling and degrees of accomplishment. It additionally extends past occupation and ‘art’ track to novice and ‘popular’ spheres. an invaluable chronology of advancements in nineteenth-century British track schooling can also be included.
This ebook may be of curiosity to these learning the background of instrumental instructing and Victorian song.