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19th-Century Music (2017) 41 (2): 121–150.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., register, interval, and duration, music stenographers endeavored to record in real time instrumental improvisations and fleeting inspirations that would otherwise have been lost forever due to a lack of recording technology. To advocates of such methods, more efficient technologies of musical writing were...
19th-Century Music (2015) 38 (3): 243–271.
Published: 01 March 2015
... were being improvised, created on the spot through a mysterious fusion of Joachim himself with the mind and spirit of the composer. In the later nineteenth century, as the practice of improvisation began to disappear from the concert stage, improvisation could represent a lost ideal of spontaneous...