Book Chapter

Preface

S Owens, BM Reul, JB Stockigt

Published : 2011

Abstract

THIS VOLUME - first conceived in early April 2005, when the three editors presented papers at the conference held during the 9. Internationale Fasch-Festtage (Ninth International Fasch Festival) in Zerbst/Anhalt, Germany - is the outcome of a round table titled 'Changing Artistic Priorities of German Hofkapellen, 1715-1760', given during the Twelfth Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music in Warsaw (2006). Michael Talbot, chairperson of the session, suggested we publish and enlarge our findings, and in the months that followed the basic structure and contents of the book gradually emerged, as we approached potential authors and received their reactions to the project. John Spitzer..

View full abstract