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Francesco Geminiani : (1687 - 1762); P. 1: Life and works; P. 2: Thematic catalogue

Author: Enrico Careri
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Clarendon Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive account of the composer, Francesco Geminiani, who dominated the English musical scene in the first half of the 18th century alongside Handel. This first of two volumes traces  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Werkverzeichnis
Named Person: Francesco Geminiani; Francesco Geminiani
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enrico Careri
ISBN: 0198163002 9780198163008
OCLC Number: 258127157
Description: XI, 300 S : Ill., Noten.
Contents: Lucca, Rome, Naples 1687-1714; the first London period 1714-1732; London, Paris, Dublin 1732-1762; critical reception - contemporary and modern; the concertos; the sonatas; "The Enchanted Forest"; reworkings and transcriptions; the treatises; the vocal music. Appendix: the reviews of "La Forest Enchantee".
Responsibility: Enrico Careri.

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"An essential purchase for all who are interested in the dynamics of 18th-century European music as well as those interested in the man and his music....Excellent."--The Musical Times"A classic Read more...

 
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