Catalogue No: 9781860961922
Shop Product Code: 148538E
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ISBN: 9781860961922

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Arranger: Hogwood, Christopher / Pratt, George / Holman, Peter / Moroney, Davitt / Manze, Andrew / Preston,...

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 (Baroque 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 [Peter Holman]
  • Keyboard [Davitt Moroney]
  • Strings [Andrew Manze]
  • Wind Instruments [Stephen Preston]
  • Singing [John Potter]
  • Sources and Editions [Clifford Bartlett]