Music And Musicians In Early Nineteenth-Century Cornwall

By | 22 December 2019

Music And Musicians In Early Nineteenth-Century Cornwall Taken From Africa Into Slavery By The Portuguese, Kidnapped By The British Navy And Held Captive Aboard Ship During The French Wars Of The S Before Being Abandoned In Falmouth, The Stranger Than Fiction Story Of Joseph Emidy Deserves Telling In Its Own Right What Makes It Remarkable Is That Emidy A Violinist And Composer Became A Prominent Figure In The Musical Scene In Cornwall For The Remaining Thirty Years Of His LifeThe Richly Varied Pattern Of Local Activity Is Illustrated By Accounts In Local Newspapers, As Well As By Personal Memoirs Many Of The Anecdotes Are Amusing And Always Enlightening In The View They Offer Of A Provincial Society At A Time Of Great And Hitherto Unsuspected Activity And Change

  • Paperback
  • 174 pages
  • 0859893596
  • Music And Musicians In Early Nineteenth-Century Cornwall
  • Richard McGrady
  • English
  • 22 December 2019