TITLE

Sara Levy and the making of musical taste in Berlin

AUTHOR(S)
Wollny, Peter
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter93, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p651
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the musical patronage exercised in Berlin, Germany by Sara Levy (1761-1854), Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn's maternal great-aunt. Reconstruction of the manuscript collection; How Levy stood at the center of the creation of musical taste in Berlin; How the north German Bach tradition revived by Felix Mendelssohn, was passed through three generations through Levy's work.
ACCESSION #
9407010100

 

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