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Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Jeffrey S. Sposato

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines church music and public concert music in Leipzig, Germany, a city in Saxony, in the period between 1750 (the year Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach died) and 1847 (the year that ... More


Recently Rediscovered Sources of Music of the Bach Family in the Breitkopf Archive

Christine Blanken

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041488
eISBN:
9780252050084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041488.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter treats newly discovered Bach manuscripts found in the archive of the Leipzig firm Breitkopf & Härtel, which was the most influential music publisher in eighteenth century Europe. ... More


• Leipzig

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Dissatisfied with the situation in Düsseldorf, Felix Mendelssohn contemplated what to do next during the latter part of 1834. He turned down a number of proposals: to become director of the opera in ... More


• Between Berlin and Leipzig, 1841–1844

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia died in July 1840, he was succeeded by Friedrich Wilhelm IV. The new king, who as crown prince had taken a close interest in Felix Mendelssohn's activity in ... More


• Conducting

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0030
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During Felix Mendelssohn's time, the art of conducting was still very much in its infancy. He played a major role in its development by being at the forefront of developments in conducting, ... More


Gewandhauskapellmeister: Leipzig, 1929–1933

Erik Ryding and Rebecca Pechefsky

in Bruno Walter: A World Elsewhere

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087130
eISBN:
9780300129274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087130.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As music director of the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, Bruno Walter conducted numerous concerts not only in Germany but also in other cities such as Amsterdam, Paris, New York, and London. Many ... More


A New Opera Company: Berlin, 1925–1929

Erik Ryding and Rebecca Pechefsky

in Bruno Walter: A World Elsewhere

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087130
eISBN:
9780300129274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087130.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1925, Bruno Walter became musical director of the Städtische Oper in Berlin, where he also began a long association with the Salzburg Festival. In the 1920s, Berlin had a number of great ... More


Church Music and the Rise of the Public Concert, 1743–1785

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is the first of three chapters to look at the relationship between a Thomaskantor, who oversaw the church music, and a Kapellmeister (music director) of the public concerts. Thomaskantor ... More


Hiller, Schicht, and the Crises of Church and State, 1785–1823

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is the second of three chapters to look at the relationship between a Thomaskantor, who oversaw the church music, and a Kapellmeister (music director) of the public concerts. ... More


Mendelssohn and the Transformation of Leipzig Musical Culture

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is the third of three chapters to look at the relationship between a Thomaskantor, who oversaw the church music, and a Kapellmeister (music director) of the public concerts. Thomaskantor ... More


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