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Musical training
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1. Introduction

Musical training is an aspect of education. In general, it includes all forms of teaching and learning of any form of musical activity. To limit the term to musicians’ professional training would fail to do justice to the relationship to musical life that universally informs musical training [9. 1444–1446]. For one thing, many members of higher estates in the early modern period were capable of playi…

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Heesch, Florian, “Musical training”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 28 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_024377>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20200128

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