Dadelsen, Georg Von

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Dadelsen, Georg Von

Dadelsen, Georg Von , distinguished German musicologist; b. Dresden, Nov. 7, 1918. He studied musicology at the Univ. of Kiel at Humboldt Univ. in Berlin, and at the Free Univ. of Berlin (Ph.D., 1951, with the diss. Alter Stil und alte Techniken in der Musik des 19. Jahrhunderts); completed his Habilitation at the Univ. of Tübingen in 1958 with his Beiträge zur Chronologic der Werke J.S. Backs (publ. in Trossingen, 1958). He was an asst. lecturer at the Univ. of Tubingen (1952–58); was then prof. of musicology at the Univ. of Hamburg (1960–71); from 1971 he held the same title at the Univ. of Tubingen. He is particularly noted for his valuable contributions to the study of Bach’s music.

Writings

Bemerkungen zur Handschrift J.S. Backs, seiner Familie und seines Kreises (Trossingen, 1957); Editionsrichtlinien musikalischer Denkmaler und Gesamtausgaben (Kassel, 1967); A. Feil and T. Kohlhase, eds., Über Bach und anderes: Aufsätze und Vortrage, 1957–1982 (Laaber, 1983).

Bibliography

Acht klein Präludien und Studien uber Bach: G. v. D. zum 70. Geburtstag am 17. November 1988 (Wiesbaden, 1992).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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