Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2020

544 Pages | 147 musical examples, 6 illustrations, 1 photo, 13 tables


ISBN: 9780190611781

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Rethinking Mendelssohn

Edited by Benedict Taylor,Ph.D.

  • Includes contributions from emerging scholars alongside those of recognized Mendelssohn experts and leading scholars outside specialist circles
  • Reconceives the position of Mendelssohn within 19th-century culture, reassessing how a range of key themes in music historiography from the last two centuries intersect with his music
  • Offers both innovative angles from which to examine Mendelssohn's legacy and fresh interpretations of some of his most familiar orchestral music