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First comprehensive historical study of the early music revival, tracing its origins back to the 18th century. Mendelssohns rediscovery of Bachs St. Matthew Passion; influence of Schola Cantorum; period instrument builders and manufacturers; influence of such performers as Wanda Landowska, Alfred Deller, others. 46 illustrations. Wide-ranging, entertaining, well informed.