Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-279) and index.
Great expectations : Mendelssohn and the St. Matthew Passion -- Toward a music aesthetics of the nation -- Music journalism and the formation of judgment -- Musical amateurism and the exercise of taste -- The St. Matthew Passion in concert : Protestantism, historicism, and sacred music -- Beyond 1829 : musical culture, national culture.
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