An Essay on Musical Expression (Avison, Charles) ..
In 1752 Avison’s fame spread nation-wide with the publication of his celebrated Essay of Musical Expression – the first English work on musical criticism.
In it Avison discusses the contrast between sublime music and beautiful music, between the great, the elevating and the inspiring in contrast to the graceful, the elegant and the gentle and as to what is merely pleasing. In giving musical examples he went against the general view of Handel’s genius and accordingly upset many Handelians. One of these, William Hayes, wrote a pamphlet (published in 1753) called ‘Remarks on Mr. Avison’s Essay on Musical Expression’ .
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