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Early Keyboard Instruments: A Practical Guide

Early Keyboard Instruments: A Practical Guide

by David Rowland
     
 

ISBN-10: 052164366X

ISBN-13: 9780521643665

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Early Keyboard Instruments discusses a variety of issues involved in the performance of keyboard music from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. It brings together a range of topics that have come to the fore in recent decades and forms a useful introduction to historical performance issues for the student performer or amateur, whether playing on period

Overview

Early Keyboard Instruments discusses a variety of issues involved in the performance of keyboard music from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. It brings together a range of topics that have come to the fore in recent decades and forms a useful introduction to historical performance issues for the student performer or amateur, whether playing on period instruments or on the modern piano.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521643665
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Cambridge Handbooks to the Historical Performance of Music Series
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.67(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Stylistic awareness and keyboard music; 2. Repertory, performance and notation; 3. The instruments; 4. Use of instruments and technique; 5. Non-notated and notated issues; 6. Case studies; 7. Continuo realisation.

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