Kassler, Michael: A.F.C. Kollmann's Quarterly Musical Register 1812 (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Subtitle: An Annotated Edition with an Introduction to his Life & Works

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Contents: Preface; Part I Introduction to Kollmann's Life and Works: Kollmann in Germany (1756–1782); The personal union of Great Britain and Hannover; The German Chapel at St James's Palace; Kollmann's work for the German Chapel; Marriage (1783); First publication; Kollmann and the New Musical Fund; Collaboration with Johann Wilhelm Häßler (1791–1792); An Introduction to the Art of Preluding (1792); An Essay on Musical Harmony (1796); 3 theoretico-practical Works (1796–1798); An Essay on Practical Musical Composition (1799); The proposed edition of Bach's '48'; Meeting with Johann Anton André (1800); The first Practical Guide to Thorough-Bass (1801); Changes at the German Chapel; Public performances by Kollmann's children (1804–1806); Development and publication of A New Theory (1803–1806); Kollmann and La Belle Assemblée (1806–1807); A Second Practical Guide to Thorough-Bass (1807–1808); Theoretico-practical works illustrating A New Theory (1809–1810); George Kollmann's published compositions (1808–1812); Years after The Quarterly Musical Register (1812–1823); The American edition of An Essay on Musical Harmony (1817); Controversy with John Bernard Logier (1821–1824); George Kollmann's piano patent (1825); Kollmann's last years (1823-1829); Activities of Kollmann's children (1829–1840); Downfall of George and Joanna (1840–1849); The sale of Kollmann's library (1877). Part II The Quarterly Musical Register: The purpose of The Quarterly Musical Register; The first number (1 January 1812); The second number (1 April 1812); The projected third number; Notes to the text of The Quarterly Musical Register. Part III Source Documents: Kollmann's c1823 autobiography; Literary, musical and artistic works by A.F.C. Kollmann; Literary and musical works by George Kollmann; Calendar of correspondence of the Kollmann family; Index of persons.