Axel Beer

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Axel Beer (born February 17, 1956 in Fulda ) is a German musicologist . He has been teaching at Mainz University since 1995 .


Beer studied musicology, Latin philology and historical auxiliary sciences at the University of Frankfurt (PhD 1987). From 1987 to 1995 he was assistant and research assistant to Klaus Hortschansky at the University of Münster . In 1995 he was appointed to the chair for musicology at the University of Mainz .

Fonts (selection)

  • The acceptance of the “stile nuovo” in the Catholic church music of southern Germany , Tutzing, Schneider, 1989, 378 pages
  • Heinrich Joseph Wassermann (1791-1838). Life path and work. A look into the musical life of the early 19th century , Hamburg-Eisenach, Wagner, 1991, 256 pages
  • (Ed. With Laurenz Lütteken ) Festschrift Klaus Hortschansky on his 60th birthday , Tutzing, Schneider 1995
  • Music between composer, publisher and audience. The framework conditions for making music in Germany in the first third of the 19th century , Tutzing, Schneider, 2000, 561 pages
  • Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel's correspondence with his publishers , Mainz, Schott, 2001, 138 pages; together with Dagmar Schnell
  • "Recommended music". Discussions of new musical publications outside the specialist press (Germany, 1st half of the 19th century). A Bibliography , Part One , Göttingen-London, Hainholz, 2000, 353 pages; Second part ibid. 2001, 353 pages

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