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The French School of Violin Playing between Revolution and Reaction: A Comparison of the Treatises of 1803 and 1834 by Pierre Baillot

Macnicol, Douglas


Pierre Baillot (1771–1842) was a central figure in the development of the early nineteenth-century French School of violin playing. This school was itself the source of the twentieth-century Russian and American schools, and all the great players of the modern era can trace their lineage back to Baillot and his colleagues. The French School was the first to systematize violin teaching within an institutional framework with normative aspirations. Its history is bound up with that of the Paris...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-01-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Nineteenth Century Music Review
DOI: 10.1017/S147940981900034X

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