Posts Categorized: Books

Significant New Book on Ernst Published

Christine Hoppe’s Der Schatten Paganinis. Virtuosität in Kompositionen von Violinvirtuosen am Beispiel Heinrich Wilhelm Ernsts (1814 – 1865) [Paganini’s shadow: Virtuosity in the compositions of Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1814 – 1865)], whose publication by Olms-Verlag Hildesheim was signaled below, has now actually appeared in print, and can be purchased either from Amazon or directly from… Read more »

Ernst’s context: two important new books

Two books have recently appeared from the same enterprising publisher which will be of interest to all Ernstians. The first is Hugh Macdonald’s Music in 1853: The Biography of a Year (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2012) where Ernst, almost for the first time, takes his proper place amongst his contemporaries. The second is Mai Kawabata’s… Read more »