Performing French Classical Music: Sources and Applications

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This book discusses what both early and modern sources say about French performance practice and offers solutions to performance problems in Francois Chauvon's Premierre Suitte (taken from Tibiades, 1717). Part one discusses relevant issues of historical performance practice and establishes a context for Chauvon's music. Part two contains a performance edition of the suite.

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Overview

This book discusses what both early and modern sources say about French performance practice and offers solutions to performance problems in Francois Chauvon's Premierre Suitte (taken from Tibiades, 1717). Part one discusses relevant issues of historical performance practice and establishes a context for Chauvon's music. Part two contains a performance edition of the suite.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781576470374
  • Publisher: Pendragon Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Series: Mannes Studies in Music
  • Pages: 128

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1 Issues of Historical Performance Practice 1
1 Preliminary Decisions 3
2 Rhythm, Meter, and Tempo 9
3 Ornamentation 18
4 Articulation and Phrasing 28
5 Instrumentation 30
6 Dance and the Interpretive Process 31
7 Realization of Figures 38
Pt. 2 Performance Edition and Commentaries 41
8 Overview of Francois Chauvon's Premiere Suitte 43
9 The Edition 44
10 Prelude 50
11 Menuet champetre 63
12 Allemande 70
13 Reflexion 78
14 Arpegement 81
15 Les Thourbillons 89
16 Cotillon 93
17 Gigue 99
App. A Rondeau from the "Deuxieme Suitte" of the Tibiades 113
App. B Two Rondeaus from the "Septieme Suitte" of the Tibiades 114
App. C List of Titles, Tempo and/or Character Words, and Meter Signatures from the Tibiades 116
Bibliography 119
Index 125
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