Music and space : a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Music and space : a systematic and historical investigation into the impact of architectural acoustics on performance practice followed by a study of Handel's Messiah

Author: Dorothea Baumann
Publisher: Bern ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2011.
Series: Natur, Wissenschaft und die Künste, Bd. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can a musical work that was written specifically for a certain architectural space survive dramatic changes in performance conditions, as in the case of Handel's Messiah? How do different  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Frideric Handel; Georg Friedrich Händel
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothea Baumann
ISBN: 9783034306157 3034306156
OCLC Number: 756200229
Description: xxiii, 417 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Part 1 : Music performance and architectural space : theoretical and historical fundamentals --
Part 2 : Handel's 'Messiah'
Series Title: Natur, Wissenschaft und die Künste, Bd. 7.
Responsibility: Dorothea Baumann.

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