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The Cambridge encyclopedia of historical performance in music

Author: Colin Lawson; Robin Stowell
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent decades have seen a major increase of interest in historical performance practice, but until now there has been no comprehensive reference tool available on the subject. This fully up-to-date, illuminating and accessible volume will assist readers in rediscovering and recreating as closely as possible how musical works may originally have sounded. Focusing on performance, this Encyclopedia contains entries in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Cambridge encyclopedia of historical performance in music.
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018034167
(OCoLC)1033857478
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Lawson; Robin Stowell
ISBN: 9781316257678 1316257673
OCLC Number: 1052464659
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 739 pages)
Contents: List of illustrations; List of music examples; List of contributors; Editors' preface; List of abbreviations; Selected treatises commonly cited in abbreviated forms; A-Z general entries; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Colin Lawson, Robin Stowell.

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An accessible yet scholarly resource for students, teachers and performers, providing a vital reference tool for enabling the understanding and practice of period performance. This ground breaking  Read more...

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'Lawson (Royal College of Music, UK) and Stowell (Cardiff Univ., UK) assembled a team of 112 expert contributors, most from British and American universities, and the entries are of uniformly high Read more...

 
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