Originally published in 1752, this is a new paperback edition of the classic treatise on 18th-century musical thought, performance practice, and style... both to indicate the continuing fame of the work and to establish a more complete record than that currently available in standard reference works. ... Yet one notes a particular distinctive feature in Mr. Quantza#39;s Essay : it is almost a general work, for it does not merely expound and illustrate most accurately and forthrightly the principles of playing the flute, but explains ... In the performance of a large vocal piece with a strong instrumental accompaniment in a large hall, it might well beanbsp;...
|Title||:||On Playing the Flute|
|Author||:||Johann Joachim Quantz, Edward R. Reilly|
|Publisher||:||UPNE - 1985|