Essays on the Performance of Baroque Music

Essays on the Performance of Baroque Music

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Using composers' own notations, marks added by 18th-century performers, historical treatises, and pictorial evidence, this work investigates both vocal and instrumental genres, including opera, cantatas, instrumental chamber music, and solo music for the viol and violin. It also deals with the discovery of a cantata by Rameau.Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments, trans. William J. Mitchell (New York, 1949), 422. Rousseau ( Dictionnaire, s.v. aquot;rAccitatif accompagnAc, aquot; 403-4) recommends that a composer add the wordanbsp;...

Title:Essays on the Performance of Baroque Music
Author:Mary Cyr
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company - 2008


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