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Johann Mattheson's Pièces de clavecin and Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre : Mattheson's universal style in theory and practice

Author: Margaret Seares; Johann Mattheson
Publisher: Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014]
Series: Royal Musical Association monographs, no. 25.
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In this important study, Margaret Seares places Johannes Mattheson's Pieces de clavecin (1714) in the context of his work as a public intellectual who encouraged German musicians and their musical  Read more...

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Named Person: Johann Mattheson; Johann Mattheson; Johann Mattheson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Seares; Johann Mattheson
ISBN: 9781472438461 1472438469
OCLC Number: 876833392
Description: xiii, 117 pages : music ; 25 cm.
Contents: The formative years leading up to Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre and the Pièces de clavecin --
Mattheson's Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre of 1713 --
Les pièces de clavecin/Harmonisches Denckmahl --
Mattheson's German heritage --
Music à la mode : Mattheson's response to the music of his Italian and French contemporaries --
Mattheson and universalism --
Mattheson's dance movements : an amalgam of styles --
Conclusion --
Appendix : translation of Part 3, chapter 1 from Das neu-eröffnete Orchestre.
Series Title: Royal Musical Association monographs, no. 25.
Responsibility: Margaret Seares.
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'This book offers an important and fascinating insight into how the world of musical style was viewed in early 18th-century Germany. The translation of Part 3 of Mattheson's treatise is invaluable.' Read more...

 
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