Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century

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A concise anthology including a wide range of eighteenth-century music.Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Eighteenth Century. Twenty-nine carefully chosen works—including a piano sonata by Anna Bon, liturgical music by Ignacio de Jerusalem, and movements from Haydn symphonies—offer representative examples of genres and composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present a careful analysis of the music, ...

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Overview

A concise anthology including a wide range of eighteenth-century music.Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Eighteenth Century. Twenty-nine carefully chosen works—including a piano sonata by Anna Bon, liturgical music by Ignacio de Jerusalem, and movements from Haydn symphonies—offer representative examples of genres and composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present a careful analysis of the music, and online links to purchase and download recordings make listening easier than ever.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393920185
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/17/2012
  • Series: Western Music in Context: A Norton History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 833,444
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John Rice has taught at the University of Washington, Colby College, the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Alabama, and the University of Pittsburgh. His writings include Mozart on the Stage, Antonio Salieri and Viennese Opera, and Empress Marie Therese and Music at the Viennese Court, 1792–1807. He is the recipient of the American Musicological Society’s Otto Kinkeldey Prize and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Philosophical Society.

Walter Frisch is H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Brahms: The Four Symphonies, The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg 1903–1908, and German Modernism: Music and the Arts. He is the recipient of two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.

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Table of Contents

Concordance vii

Preface xi

1 Stabat Mater: Stabat mater dolorosa Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 1

2 La serva padrona: A Serpina penserete Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 7

3 Artaserse: Per questo dolce amplesso Johann Adolf Hasse 14

4 Piano Sonata No. 1 in G Minor: Movement 2 Lodovico Giustini 18

5 Sonata in C Major, K. 421 Domenico Scarlatti 21

6 Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1: Movement 2 Joseph Boulogne Chevalier de Saint-Georges 27

7 Trio Sonata No. 1 in G Major: Movement 1 Domenico Gallo 32

8 Sonata in D Major, Op. 5, No. 2: Movement 1 Johann Christian Bach 37

9 Orfeo ed Euridice: Act 2, Scene 1, to end of chorus Misero giovane Christoph Gluck 43

10 Missa Pastoralis: Agnus Dei Johann Baptist Vanhal 58

11 Fantasia in C Minor, Wq. 63/6, H. 75 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach 70

12 Symphony in D Major, Op. 3, No. 2: Movement 1 Johann Stamitz 75

13 Keyboard Sonata in F Major, Op. 2, No. 3: Movement 1 Anna Bon 84

14 Symphony No. 8 in G Major (Le soir): Movement 1 Joseph Haydn 88

15 Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe: Vidi speciosam Ignacio de Jerusalem 102

16 Antigona: Piangi, o Tebe Tommaso Traetta 109

17 Il barbiere di Siviglia: Finale of Act 4 (extract) Giovanni Paisiello 114

18 Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453: Movement 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 130

19 String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 33, No. 2 ("The Joke"): Movement 4 Joseph Haydn 141

20 String Quartet in A Major, K. 464: Movement 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 149

21 Così fan tutte: Fra gli amplessi in pochi istanti Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 153

22 Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 (Prague): Movement 1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 165

23 Don Giovanni: Madamina, il catalogo è questo Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 188

24 Symphony No. 97 in C Major: Movement 2 Joseph Haydn 201

25 Piano Sonata No. 52 in Eb Major, Hob. XVI-52: Movement 1 Joseph Haydn 216

26 Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2: Movement 4 Ludwig van Beethoven 225

27 The Seasons: Hier treibt ein dichter Kreis and Hört das laute Getön Joseph Haydn 236

28 Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major (Sinfonia eroica): Movement 2, Marcia funebre Ludwig van Beethoven 258

29 String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 ("Razumovsky"): Movement 4 Ludwig van Beethoven 297

Appendix 1 Reading an Orchestral Score A1

Appendix 2 Instrument Names and Abbreviations A3

Appendix 3 Glossary of Performance Indications A6

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