Keyboard Music Before 1700 / Edition 2

Keyboard Music Before 1700 / Edition 2

by Alexander Silbiger
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ISBN-10:
0415968917
ISBN-13:
9780415968911
Pub. Date:
11/24/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Keyboard Music Before 1700 / Edition 2

Keyboard Music Before 1700 begins with an overview of the development of keyboard music in Europe. Then, individual chapters by noted authorities in the field cover the key composers and repertory before 1700 in England, France, Germany and the Netherlands, Italy, and Spain and Portugal. The book concludes with a chapter on performance practice, which addresses current issues in the interpretation and revival of this music.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415968911
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Series: Routledge Studies in Musical Genres
Edition description: REV
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionvii
Preface to the First Editionix
Acknowledgmentsxii
Note on Citationsxii
Contributorsxv
1.Introduction: The First Centuries of European Keyboard Music1
Notation
The Early Repertory
Genres and Their Contexts
Guide to Literature and Editions
2.England23
The Background
The Two Sixteenth
Century Traditions
William Byrd
The Later Virginalists
The Mid-Seventeenth Century
The Age of Purcell
Guide to Literature and Editions
3.France90
Organ Music: Plainchant; Liturgy; The Renaissance and Pre
Classic Periods; The Classic Period
Harpsichord Music: The Renaissance and Pre
Classic Periods; The Classic Period
Guide to Literature and Editions
4.Germany and the Netherlands147
Conrad Paumann and the Buxheim Organ Book
The Early Sixteenth Century
The Later Sixteenth-Century Tablatures
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and His German Pupils
The Mid-Seventeenth Century
The Later Seventeenth Century
Guide to Literature and Editions
5.Italy235
Instruments
The Liturgy
The Music: The Earliest Evidence; The Early Sixteenth Century; 1540 to 1620; Girolamo Frescobaldi; 1630 to 1700
Guide to Literature and Editions
6.Spain and Portugal312
The Iberian Organ
The Nascent Literature and the Theorists
Cabezon
Aguilera de Heredia and the Aragonese School
Coelho
Correa de Arauxo
Cabanilles
Guide to Literature and Editions
7.Performance Practice359
Why Study Performance Practice? A Brief History
The Instruments and How to Play Them
Pitch Standards
Tuning and Temperament
Body and Hand Positions
Articulation
Fingering
Accidentals
Tempo
Repeats and First and Second Endings
Ornamentation
Guide to Literature
Index395

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