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The world of baroque music : new perspectives

The world of baroque music : new perspectives

Author: George B Stauffer
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The World of Baroque Music is a collection of essays by leading scholars on Baroque music. Each focuses on a different city, court, or region, and profiles the critical developments in that location for a single genre (song, opera, keyboard music, guitar, trio sonata, etc.) and is complemented by beautiful paintings and original scores from the period. The World of Baroque Music covers the entire span of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George B Stauffer
ISBN: 025334798X 9780253347985
OCLC Number: 65165344
Notes: LC copy imperfect: accompanying sound discs wanting.
Description: x, 293 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color map, music ; 26 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Songs of Shakespeare's England / Craig Monson --
Love's new voice : Italian monodic song / Barbara Russano Hanning --
The rise of Italian chamber music / Mary Oleskiewicz --
Music for church and community : Buxtehude in Lübeck / Kerala J. Snyder --
The arts and royal extravagance : music at the French court / George B. Stauffer --
The songs of Solomon (Rossi) as the search for history / Michael Beckerman --
Usurping the place of the muses : Barbara Strozzi and the female composer in seventeenth-century Italy / Wendy Heller --
The baroque guitar : players, paintings, patrons, and the public / Victor Coelho --
Seventeenth-century keyboard music in northern Europe : Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands / David Schulenberg --
Bach and the bounds of originality / George B. Stauffer --
Bach's St. John Passion : can we really still hear the work--
and which one? / Daniel R. Melamed --
Music in the "New World" : the baroque in Mexico and Brazil / Gerard Béhague. Contents of compact discs: Come sorrow, come ; My love is neither young nor old / Jones --
The pashion of musicke ; Cease leaden slumber dreaming / Hume --
Amarilli mia bella / Caccini --
Cruda Amarilli / D'India --
Lagrime mie / Strozzi --
Sonata la foscarina / Marini --
Galliarda detta la Zambalina ; Sinfonia seconda, book 2 / Salamone Rossi --
Sonata a tre violini, book 6 / Buonamente --
Sonata I. Allegro / Veracini --
Jubilate Domino, BuxWV 64 ; Erfreue dich, Erde! BuxWV 26 / Buxtehude --
La bella fiamma ò Tirsi / Heinichen --
Songs of Solomon. Kaddish ; Eftah na sefatai / Salamone Rossi --
Sonata quinta sopra un aria francese / Salamone Rossi --
Moralità amoroso ; Begli occhi ; Cor donato, cor rubato / Strozzi --
La jota ; La allemanda ; Marionas / Murcia --
Forture, my foe / Sweelinck --
Praeludium in g minor / Tunder --
Suite 7 in E minor. Allemande ; Courante / Froberger --
Jacob's burial / Kuhnau --
Trio sonata in G major for organ, BWV 1027a. Adagio ; Allegro moderato / J.S. Bach --
Concerto in A minor for four harpsichords, BWV 1065. Allegro / J.S. Bach ; trans. for organ --
An Wasserflüssen Babylon. BWV 653b / J.S. Bach --
St. John Passion. Und siehe da, der Vorhang im Temple ; Herr, unser Herrscher ; Es ist vollbracht / J.S. Bach.
Responsibility: edited by George B. Stauffer.
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