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The well-travelled musician : John Sigismond Cousser and musical exchange in Baroque Europe / Samantha Owens.

By: Owens, Samantha [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Music in Britain, 1600-2000: Publisher: Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 385 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781787441491; 1787441490.Subject(s): Composers -- Biography | Conductors (Music) -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Well-travelled musician.DDC classification: 780.92 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
John Sigismond Cousser and his Commonplace book -- Hungarian beginnings and the adoption of French musical style -- Kapellmeister at the Wolfenbüttel court and Braunschweig Opera House -- Ariadne to Porus : Cousser's Braunschweig operas -- The incomparable director in Hamburg, Nuremberg, and Augsburg -- Heliconische Musen-Lust : opera at the Württemberg court -- Il paradiso terrestre? : Cousser in London -- Fortune not blind : music for Dublin Castle -- Our concert : a musician at home -- Cousser's "collection of fine musick" and the practicalities of musical exchange -- Appendix 1. Summary of the contents of Cousser's Commonplace book -- Appendix 2. Cousser's address book -- Appendix 3. Cousser's books of cantatas, madrigals, duets, and serenatas -- Appendix 4. Cousser's inventory of ouverture incipits -- Appendix 5. Transcription of Cousser's notes for his 1716 trip to London and the Continent.
Summary: John Sigismond Cousser, as performer and composer, was a pioneering figure in the musical history of the European Baroque era.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-351) and index.

John Sigismond Cousser and his Commonplace book -- Hungarian beginnings and the adoption of French musical style -- Kapellmeister at the Wolfenbüttel court and Braunschweig Opera House -- Ariadne to Porus : Cousser's Braunschweig operas -- The incomparable director in Hamburg, Nuremberg, and Augsburg -- Heliconische Musen-Lust : opera at the Württemberg court -- Il paradiso terrestre? : Cousser in London -- Fortune not blind : music for Dublin Castle -- Our concert : a musician at home -- Cousser's "collection of fine musick" and the practicalities of musical exchange -- Appendix 1. Summary of the contents of Cousser's Commonplace book -- Appendix 2. Cousser's address book -- Appendix 3. Cousser's books of cantatas, madrigals, duets, and serenatas -- Appendix 4. Cousser's inventory of ouverture incipits -- Appendix 5. Transcription of Cousser's notes for his 1716 trip to London and the Continent.

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John Sigismond Cousser, as performer and composer, was a pioneering figure in the musical history of the European Baroque era.

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