Five Centuries of Keyboard Music: An Historical Survey of Music for Harpsichord and Piano

Five Centuries of Keyboard Music: An Historical Survey of Music for Harpsichord and Piano

by John Gillespie
     
 

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A practicing musician and professor of music offers the first work in English to comprehensively survey the development of solo keyboard works. Gillespie discusses 350 composers and their works for harpsichord and piano, including Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and Debussy. Includes 116 musical examples, illustrations, and a glossary of musical terms.

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A practicing musician and professor of music offers the first work in English to comprehensively survey the development of solo keyboard works. Gillespie discusses 350 composers and their works for harpsichord and piano, including Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and Debussy. Includes 116 musical examples, illustrations, and a glossary of musical terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486228556
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1972
Series:
Dover Books on Music Series
Pages:
463
Sales rank:
646,321
Product dimensions:
6.49(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.98(d)

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