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Giovanni Puzzi

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his life and work : a view of horn playing and musical life in England from 1817 into the Victorian era (c. 1855)
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The focus of this dissertation is a comprehensive study of the life and work of Giovanni Puzzi, nineteenth-century Britain's most celebrated virtuoso of the horn. In his hands, the horn -- hitherto largely known to England's aristocracy as an obstreperous member of the orchestra or popular form of pleasure garden entertainment became a sought-after attraction at London's most fashionable and exclusive concerts. An examination of Puzzi's activities as an orchestral player and as a soloist i...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Music
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Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602363433 and 602363434
Language:
English
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2013-01-18

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