First comprehensive historical study of the early music revival, tracing its origins back to the 18th century. Mendelssohn's rediscovery of Bach's St. Matthew Passion; influence of Schola Cantorum; period instrument builders and manufacturers; influence of such performers as Wanda Landowska, Alfred Deller, others. Includes 46 illustrations. "Wide-ranging, entertaining, well informed." — Christopher Hogwood.
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First comprehensive historical study, going back to 18th century. Influence of Schola Cantorum; instrument builders; performers such as Wanda Landowska, Alfred Deller, others. Includes 46 illustrations. "Well informed" -- Christopher Hogwood.