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Johann Andreas Stein’s 1781 Claviorganum and the Construction of Art in Eighteenth-Century Augsburg


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Title: Johann Andreas Stein’s 1781 Claviorganum and the Construction of Art in Eighteenth-Century Augsburg
Authors: Blanton, Robin
Issue Date: 19-Apr-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Cultural Sciences ; Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Date of Defence: 2012-05-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 maj 2012, kl. 13.00, Sal 10, Vasaparken
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Skrifter från musikvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet
100
Keywords: Patrick Alströmer
Augsburg
claviorgan
Carl Philip Emanuel Bach
Empfindsamkeit
fortepiano
Gothenburg
music aesthetics
Prellzungenmechanik
public sphere
Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart
Johann Andreas Stein
Paul von Stetten the Younger
18 century
Abstract: The latter half of the eighteenth century saw the piano’s rise in popularity in Europe, and alongside it many one-of-a-kind keyboard instruments that used the new technology of the hammer action in innovative ways. Recent scholarship revises the older view of these inventions as bizarre “dead ends,” suggesting that like the piano, they filled contemporary musical needs. The conditions that shaped keyboard innovation during this period, however, have not been completely explored. Johann Andreas... more
ISBN: 978-91-859744-16-0
ISSN: 1654-6261
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28876
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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