Elevated Aspirations versus Limitations of Reality: String Playing Style and Practice in Victorian England

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Abstract

This chapter probes the cultural context of string playing in Victorian England, the general alignment for most of the century with a classical 'German School' of violin playing, and the ideals, aspirations, and limiting factors inherent in the subject.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVictorian Soundscapes Revisited
EditorsMartin Hewitt, Rachel Cowgill
Place of PublicationLeeds
PublisherLeeds Centre for Victorian Studies
Chapter1
Pages53-66
Number of pages14
Volume9
ISBN (Print)0954015983, 9780954015985
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLeeds Working Papers in Victorian Studies
PublisherLeeds Centre for Victorian Studies
Volume9

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    Milsom, D. (2007). Elevated Aspirations versus Limitations of Reality: String Playing Style and Practice in Victorian England. In M. Hewitt, & R. Cowgill (Eds.), Victorian Soundscapes Revisited (Vol. 9, pp. 53-66). (Leeds Working Papers in Victorian Studies; Vol. 9). Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies.