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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2019) 72 (3): 613–663.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Arne Spohr By the end of the seventeenth century, black trumpeters and kettledrummers were employed at many courts of the Holy Roman Empire as symbols of princely magnificence. Their legal and social position within the court hierarchy, and within German society as a whole, has been debated among...