The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

@inproceedings{Wolff2016TheST,
  title={The Singing Turk: Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon},
  author={L. Wolff},
  year={2016}
}
(120). Amongst these twelve, of course, was J. S. Bach, but aside from two others – Hasse and Graun – the rest of the musicians discussed in Scheibe’s Sendeschreiben (epistle) had hitherto remained unidentified. In 2010, however, a first edition of Scheibe’s letter was discovered in the library of Jena University, with handwritten annotations that revealed the identities of these musicians, a discovery that, as Maul shows, ‘not only sheds welcome light on several of Bach’s contemporaries, it… Expand
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