Robertson, Michael: The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe, 1650–1706 (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Une splendeur et une magnificence incroyable: music and dance at the German courts; Nach der lustigen Frantzösischen Manier zu spielen: national style and the transmission of dance music; Composées sur le même mode ou ton: defining the suite; Frantzösische branles, courantes, sarabandes, ballettas: manuscript sources of the courtly suite before 1682; Burgermeistern Syndicis: printed editions by court composers before 1682; Ouverturen und Airs: the German Lullists – I; Verscheidenen Ouverturen, Chaconnen, lustigen Suiten: the German Lullists – II; Cette nouvelle harmonie: unifying French and Italian styles; Einer teutschen Führung: Vienna, the imperial court; Eine frische Frantzösische Ouverturen ihnen allen zu præferiren: conclusion and case studies; Bibliography; Index.