Baroque music

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Walls, Peter.


Ashgate,, Farnham, p.xxxiv, 553 p. : (2011)


0754628825 (hbk.) :

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17th century, 17th century., 18th century, 18th century., History, History and criticism., Music, Performance practice (Music)


Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references and index.Prologue. On the execution of music, and principally of ancient music / Camille Saint-Saëns ; Henry P. Bowie, translator -- The right instrument. Reconstructing the harpsichord / Frank Hubbard ; The harpsichord culture in Bach's environs / John Koster ; Bach and the flute : the players, the instruments, the music / Ardal Powell with David Lasocki ; New light on the old bow : parts 1-2 / Robert E. Seletsky ; Falsetto and the French : une toute autre marche / Andrew Parrott -- Pitch tuning and temperament. Bach's keyboard temperament : internal evidence frm the Well-tempered clavier / John Barnes ; Beyond temperament : non-keyboard intonation in the 17th and 18th centuries / Bruce Haynes -- Technique and style. Handelian keyboard fingerings / Mark Lindley ; Violin fingering in the 18th century / Peter Walls ; Tu ru or not tu ru : paired syllables and unequal tonguing patterns on woodwinds in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Bruce Haynes ; La voce è grata assai, ma--: Monteverdi on singing / Richard Wistreich -- Vibrato. The vibrato controversy / Frederick Neumann ; The censored publications of The art of playing on the violin, or, Geminiani unshaken / Roger Hickman -- What works? Text, subtext, surtext. Text, context, and the early music editor / Philip Brett ; Sous les doits de Chambonniere / David Fuller ; Violinistic virtuosity in the seventeenth century : Italian supremacy or Austro-German hegemony / Peter Allsop ; Ornaments for Corelli's violin sonatas, op. 5 / Neal Zaslaw -- Tempo and rhythmic alteration. Déjà vu all over again? rhythmic alteration vs. Neumann's musical protectionism / Stephen E. Hefling ; Alteration in Handel : a fresh approach / John Byrt ; Bach's French overtures and the politics of overdotting / Matthew Dirst --Scoring. Col nobilissimo esercitio della vivuola : Monteverdi's string writing / Peter Holman ; Professional women musicians in early eighteenth-century Württemberg / Samantha Owens ; Performance practices at San Petronio in the baroque / Anne Schnoebelen ; When is a solo sonata not a solo sonata? Corelli's op. V considered in the light of the genre's tradition / Niels Martin Jensen ; Bach's chorus : a preliminary report / Joshua Rifkin -- Challenging hip. Bach defended against his devotees / Theodor W. Adorno ; Samuel and Shierry Weber, translators ; Early music defended against its devotees : a theory of historical performance in the twentieth century / Laurence Dreyfus -- Epilogue. A Bach odyssey / Sigiswald Kuijken.