The Violoncellist King: Discovering the musical world of King Friedrich Wilhelm II (1744–1797) through his music libraries

Gastbeitrag von Alexander Nicholls The musical activities of Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia and his court, which were of great significance for Prussia’s cultural development, have been only partially examined by musical scholars and scarcely at all by historians. My doctoral research focuses on the violoncello performance practices of Friedrich Wilhelm as found in his personal performance materials […]