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Der Einfluss der Eisenbahn auf das Konzertwesen des 19. Jahrhunderts

Hall, Mark M. and Hamer, Laura A. (2009). Der Einfluss der Eisenbahn auf das Konzertwesen des 19. Jahrhunderts. In: Angewandte Geoinformatik 2009 - Beiträge zum 21. AGIT-Symposium Salzburg, 8-10 July 2009, Salzburg Universität, Austria.

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Abstract

Clara Wieck-Schumann was one of the most successful concert pianists of the nineteenth century. Her career coincided with the development of the European railways, which enabled her to travel more widely than would have been possible by coach. This paper takes Wieck-Schumann as a case study to consider the benefits which a developed European rail network offered to travelling virtuosi during the nineteenth century, by allowing them to travel both widely and directly to the most important musical centres (particularly Paris and Vienna) without having to take undertake lengthy diversions.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 Wichmann
Extra Information: Published in 'Angewandte Geoinformatik 2009: Beiträge zum 21. AGIT-Symposium Salzburg', ISBN: 978-3879074808, pp. 806-815
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Music
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Item ID: 27437
Depositing User: Laura Hamer
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2011 11:33
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:35
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/27437
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