Catalogue No: 9781860961946
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ISBN: 9781860961946

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Arranger: Norrington, Roger / Macdonald, Hugh / Brown, Christopher / Howat, Roy / Goode, David / Stowell, R...

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 (Romantic 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 [Clive Brown]
  • Keyboard [Roy Howat]
  • Organ [David Goode]
  • Strings [Robin Stowell]
  • Wind Instruments [Trevor Herbert]
  • Singing [David Mason]
  • Sources and Editions [Robert Pascall]