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Critics

in Music in the Nineteenth Century

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Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780195384833
Published online July 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199773572
Critics

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The same explosion of musical activity into public life that gave rise to the new virtuosity (or found an outlet in it) also gave rise to a new musical profession altogether: that of critic, someone who evaluates music and musicians professionally, for the benefit of nonprofessionals and nonpractitioners.

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Subjects: Romantic Music

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