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Authors: Davison A
Date: 2014
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: http://e-publications.une.edu.au/1959.11/16788
Description: "Pathologically speaking," wrote John Ferguson Nesbit in 1891, "music is as fatal a gift to its possessor as the faculty for poetry or letters; the biographies of all the greatest musicians being a mi ... show more
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2014
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086678215
Description: That an image of musical performance can evoke within us a sense of the sonorous, even a sense of movement and the tactile, is a truism whose significance is both highlighted and obscured by the tempt ... show more
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2013
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20140108-085123
Description: The immediate impetus for this review-article comes from two recent publications relating to musical prints; a two-volume supplement to the 'Complete Works of C.P.E Bach', containing a reconstruction ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2013
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: http://e-publications.une.edu.au/1959.11/17269
Description: It comes as no surprise that Haydn's first trip to England in 1791 heightened the literary efforts of both his supporters and his detractors. Charles Burney celebrated with his effusive Verses on the ... show more
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2013
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20130613-170652
Description: The long-held assumption that Dante Gabriel Rossetti lacked interest in music has been convincingly challenged by recent studies, and yet there still seems to be a kernel of truth to it when pondering ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2012
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086646850
Description: My earliest serious engagement with Liszt was as a music student and aspiring concert pianist. It was not especially promising. I still vividly remember the days 20 or so years ago, struggling through ... show more
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2012
Language: en
Type of item: book chapter
Identifier: vtls086642592
Description: A portrait is much more than a record of a sitter's likeness. It is also a record of professional and social interactions, of personal and professional aspirations or pretensions, of constructed or wi ... show more
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2011
Subject: Art History
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20120421-16440
Description: Thomas Hardy (1757-1804) is an English portraitist whose obscurity is in inverse relation to the fame of some of those whom he portrayed. Among his notable sitters were the political radical John Horn ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2011
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20110316-160253
Description: Rather surprisingly, artists were a little slow to take up Georg Nikolaus von Nissen's suggestion in his 1828 biography of Mozart that the dying composer working on his 'Requiem' would make an ideal s ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2009
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20110210-133514
Description: Haydn's first visit to England in 1791 was accompanied by a publicity war waged between his supporters and detractors. The composer's friends were keen to present him as a musical genius while at the ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2009
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20110215-141143
Description: The French Revolution brought a wave of musicians and artists to London in the 1790s, providing a city already replete with local and international talent with even more creativity. Among those with c ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2008
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20110328-114730
Description: Thomas Hardy (1757–1804) is a British artist almost completely unknown either in scholarly or general literature, and yet he painted some of the most important musicians active in London during the 17 ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2006
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20110328-115313
Description: While Franz Liszt's remarkable pianistic skills have been the subject of much published scholarship, the precise nature of both his own technical development and his contribution to the evolution of p ... show more
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2005
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20120530-182418
Description: Franz Liszt's visage is one of the most frequently encountered images in nineteenth-century music iconography. The reasons for this popularity are manifold, and include the nineteenth century fascinat ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
Authors: Davison A
Date: 2005
Language: en
Type of item: journal article
Identifier: une-20120602-151341
Description: The wide variety of nineteenth-century images of the great pianist-composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) provides both art historians and musicologists with a rich resource through its sheer diversity and ... show more
Refereed: Refereed
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