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Classical and romantic performing practice 1750-1900

Author: Clive Brown
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The past ten years have seen a rapidly growing interest in performing and recording Classical and Romantic music with period instruments; yet the relationship of composers' notation to performing practices during that period has received only sporadic attention from scholars, and many aspects of composers' intentions have remained uncertain. Brown here identifies areas in which musical notation conveyed rather  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Brown
ISBN: 9780195166651 0195166655
OCLC Number: 255461565
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [633] - 644
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2000.
Description: XIII, 662 Seiten zahlreiche Notenbeispiele
Contents: Foreword, Sir Roger Norrington --
Introduction --
1. Accentuation in Theory --
2. Accentuation in Practice --
3. The Notation of Accents and Dynamics --
4. Articulation --
5. Articulation and Expression --
6. The Notation of Articulation and Phrasing --
7. String Bowing --
8. Tempo --
9. Alla Breve --
10. Tempo Terms --
11. Tempo Modification --
12. Embellishment, Ornamentation, and Improvisation --
13. Appoggiaturas, Trills, Turns, and Related Ornaments --
14. Vibrato --
15. Portamento --
16. The fermata; Recitative; Arpeggiation; The Variable Dot and Other Aspects of Rhythmic Flexibility; Heavy and Light Performance --
Responsibility: Clive Brown
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This is an essential book for all performers and students of Classical and Romantic music. This book is the first to examine the changing relationship, during the period 1750 - 1900, between what  Read more...


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