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The Dresden manuscripts: unearthing an 18th century musical genius [electronic resource] / David Wilson.

Wilson, David, 1938- author. (Author). Rudnicki, Stefan, 1945- narrator. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781504655415 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1504655419 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 44 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
Summary, etc.: A fascinating journey to rediscover the music of a composer who was lauded in his day yet forgotten soon after, The Dresden Manuscripts chronicles David Wilson's thirty-year quest to locate, reconstruct, and perform the music of Johann Adolf Hasse, a composer who, along with his equally famous wife, mezzo-soprano Faustina Bordoni, had close personal associations with Bach, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, and Gluck.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Hasse, Johann Adolf, 1699-1783.
Composers > Germany > Biography.
Hasse, Johann Adolf, 1699-1783. Works. Selections.
Music > 18th century > History and criticism.

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