Rowe, MW: Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Virtuoso Violinist (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Preface; Introduction. Part I Apprenticeship: Brünn: 1812–25; Vienna: 1825–8; From Vienna to Paris: 1828–31; Paris: 1831–36; Paganini and Marseilles: 1837. Part II Early Tours: Holland, Germany and the Austrian empire: 1837–40; Paris and Vieuxtemps: 1841; Germany, Poland and Paris: 1841–42; The Low Countries, Germany and Scandinavia: 1842–43; England, Sivori, and King Ernest: 1843; Mendelssohn, Joachim and the Philharmonic: 1844; New repertoire: 1845–46;Russia and revolution:1847–49. Part III Later Tours: The elite and the popular: 1849; Beethoven and the classics: 1850–51; Amélie: 1852–53; Changing fashions: 1854–55; Decline: 1856–57. Part IV Retirement: Nice, Vienna and the B flat major string quartet: 1858–62; Bulwer Lytton and the last journey to England: 1862–63; Norfolk, London, and the A major string quartet: 1864; Last days in Paris and Nice: 1864–65; Epilogue; Appendix; List of works; Discography; Bibliography; Index.