Wiederentdeckung and challenges
Jh.) old person music as historically as possible, actual with exception of England - in Europe only requests of the20. Century.
Old music is essentially a domain of specialized musicians and ensembles, there special historical music instruments and much technical and practice knowledge over music history, instrument customer, play ways, tendency systems etc. to be present must, in order to find out, how the music of earlier epochs could have sounded. Available are onlyoptical inheritances, z. B.Notations of Gregorian Chorälen from the school of Notre Dame around 1200 - acoustic can give it naturally none. Even if in England the old music were completely continued to deliver from generation to generation, changes are unavoidable.
The Wiederentdeckung of the old personsMusic developed among other things over the following important milestones:
- Reperformance by Johann Sebastian of brook matte house passion by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in the year 1829, 100 years after the premiere in Leipzig;
- the total expenditure of the works J.S. Brook, 1851, already begun in 19. Century some furtherso-called. Expenditures for monument followed;
- the back meditation on music and instruments 16. and 17. Century in the context of the youth music movement into the 1920er-Jahren, which similarly the moving bird - movement a form of the protest against - in this case artistic - establishment was (Gambenbewegung);
- with thatinto the 1950er-Jahren the break-through of today's historical performance practice so mentioned begins work beginning of the conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt in the area of the brook interpretation as foundation-stone for a scientifically founded argument with old music.