ISBN-10:
1409470199
ISBN-13:
9781409470199
Pub. Date:
05/10/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648-1700 / Edition 1

Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648-1700 / Edition 1

by Michael Robertson

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ISBN-13: 9781409470199
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/10/2016
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Robertson completed his PhD in 2004. In addition to working as a teacher, harpsichordist and organist, he writes about seventeenth-century music and has a fruitful music-editing partnership with a leading German publisher of early music. He is a visiting research fellow at the University of Leeds.

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of examples
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements and preface

1 The towns: governance, patronage and status

2 Dances and collections

3 The aftermath of war

4 Concepts of careful organisation

5 A time of decline

6 Leipzig

7 Hamburg

8 Keyboard suites by town composers

9 Note blackening and mensural notation

Appendix
Bibliography

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