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By Deborah Rohr

The learn of the social context of song needs to examine the daily studies of its practitioners; their monetary, social, expert and inventive pursuits; and the cloth and cultural stipulations below which those pursuits have been pursued. This booklet lines the day-by-day operating existence and aspirations of British musicians through the sweeping social and financial transformation of england from 1750 to 1850. It good points operating musicians of every kind and in any respect degrees - organists, singers, instrumentalists, lecturers, composers and marketers - and explores their academic historical past, their stipulations of employment, their wages, the structures of patronage that supported them, and their person perceptions. Deborah Rohr focuses not just on social and monetary pressures but in addition on quite a number unfavourable cultural ideals confronted through the musicians. additionally thought of are the results of such stipulations for his or her social prestige, and for his or her musical aspirations.

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