Table of Contents:
  • Musical salons as liminal spaces: salonnieÌ€res as agents of musical culture
  • Sensuality, sociability, and sympathy: musical salon practices as enactments of Enlightenment
  • Ephemerae and authorship in the salon of Madame Brillon
  • Composition, collaboration, and the cultivation of skill in the salon of Marianna Martines
  • The cultural work of collecting and performing in the salon of Sara Levy
  • Musical improvisation and poetic painting in the salon of Angelica Kauffman
  • Reading musically in the salon of Elizabeth Graeme
  • Conclusion.