Articles about Natural Sciences

On Microscopic Hearing: Fairy Magic, Natural Science, and the Scherzo fantastique
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2011) Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 527-600,746

In the 1820s, Mendelssohn was credited with the invention of a new kind of scherzo: a fleet, gossamer form associated with the Faustian and Shakespearian evocations of the Opus 20 Octet and the "Midsummer Night's Dream" Overture. In Germany, these ...