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The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Marie Sumner Lott


This book examines the music available to musical consumers in the nineteenth century, and what that music tells us about their tastes, priorities, and activities. The book's social history of chamber music performance places the works of canonic composers such as Schubert, Brahms, and Dvořák in relation to lesser-known but influential peers. The book explores the dynamic relationships among the active agents involved in the creation of Romantic music and shows how each influenced the others' choices in a rich, collaborative environment. In addition to documenting the ways companies acquired a ... More

Keywords: Romantic music, chamber music, Schubert, Brahms, Dvořák, music composer, musical style

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780252039225
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marie Sumner Lott, author
Georgia State Univ.

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