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Catalogue No: 9781860961939
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ISBN: 9781860961939
A Performer's Guide to Music of the Classical Period

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Arranger: Glover, Jane / Wyn Jones, David / Eisen, Cliff / Druce, Duncan / Ward, David / Solomon, Ashley / ...

Editor: Burton, Anthony

Department: ABRSM - Books About Music

Publisher: ABRSM

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• the latest thinking on stylish performance presented in a clear, helpful and practical way
• chapters from leading experts on historical background, notation and interpretation, and sources and editions
• specialist advice for keyboard, string and wind players, and singers
• illustrated with many music examples, facsimiles and pictures
• includes a full-length CD of excerpts from authoritative recordings

Contents and Reviews



  • Preface (Classical period) [Anthony Burton]
  • Introduction [Christopher Hogwood / Jane Glover / Roger Norrington / William Baines / Richard Crozier / Trevor Herbert / Paul Harris / Clara Taylor]
  • Historical Background [David Wyn Jones / George Pratt]
  • Notation and Interpretation [Cliff Eisen]
  • Keyboard [David Ward]
  • Strings [Duncan Druce]
  • Wind Instruments [Ashley Solomon]
  • Singing [Richard Wigmore]
  • Sources and Editions [Barry Cooper]