Table of contents for The triumph of music : the rise of composers, musicians and their art / Tim Blanning.

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Contents
Preface
List of Illustrations
Introduction
1	Status: 'You Are a God-Man, the True Artist by God's Grace'
The Musician as Slave and Servant
Handel, Haydn and the Liberation of the Musician in the 		
	Public Sphere
Mozart, Beethoven and the Perils of the Public Sphere
Rossini, Paganini, Liszt: The Musician as Charismatic Hero
Richard Wagner and the Apotheosis of the Musician
The Triumph of the Musician in the Modern World
2 Purpose: 'The Most Romantic of All the Arts'
Louis XIV and the Assertion of Power
Opera and the Representation of Social Status
Bach, Handel and the Worship of God
Concerts and the Public Sphere
The Secularisation of Society-and the Sacralisation of Music
The Romantic Revolution
Beethoven as Hero and Genius
Problems with the Public
Wagner and Bayreuth
The Invention of Classical Music
Jazz and Romanticism
Rock and Romanticism
3	Places and Spaces: From Palace to Stadium
Churches and Opera Houses
Concerts in Pubs and Palaces
Concert Halls and the Sacralisation of Music
Temples for Music
Two Ways of Elevating Music: Bayreuth and Paris
The Democratisation of Musical Space
Places and Spaces for the Masses
4	Technology: From Stradivarius to Stratocaster
Musical Gas and Other Inventions
Pianos for the Middle Class
Valves, Keys and Saxophones
Recording
Radio and Television
The Electrification of Youth Culture
5	Liberation: Nation, People, Sex
National Pride and Prejudice
Rule Britannia? Aux Armes, Citoyens!
Deutschland, Deutschland Uber Alles
From the Woods and Fields of Bohemia
Race and Rebellion
Sex
Conclusion
Chronology
Further Reading
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Music -- Social aspects -- History.
Musicians -- Social conditions.