Articles about Historical Musicology

Michel Folz, flutist, composer

The international life and career of the flutist Michel Folz exemplifies the increasingly global life of the traveling virtuoso in the nineteenth century, once all of Europe had been linked by rail transportation. He began his career as a member ...

Joseph Spanner, flutist in Prague

Even at a distance of only two hundred years in time, and even looking at major world cities, so much of our historical detail is lost that we can scarcely construct a realistic idea of what cultural activities were like, ...