Physics, Machines and Musical Pedagogy in Nineteenth-Century Germany

@article{Jackson2004PhysicsMA,
  title={Physics, Machines and Musical Pedagogy in Nineteenth-Century Germany},
  author={M. Jackson},
  journal={History of Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={42},
  pages={371 - 418}
}
The early nineteenth century marked a period of unprecedented mechanization. Machines were at the heart of Britain's new political economy, in which the economic cycle became dependent upon mechanization, thereby reducing the skill base of the artisanal trades. I Machines were used to discipline, and in some cases replace, the human body.' The beauty of specialized handicraft was succumbing to the aesthetic of mass production in many spheres of culture, including music. Over the past decade… Expand
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