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2nd Edition

Keyboard Music Before 1700

Edited By

Alexander Silbiger

ISBN 9780415968911
Published November 24, 2003 by Routledge
428 Pages

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Book Description

Keyboard Music Before 1700 begins with an overview of the development of keyboard music in Europe.  Then, individual chapters by noted authorities in the field cover the key composers and repertory before 1700 in England, France, Germany and the Netherlands, Italy, and Spain and Portugal. The book concludes with a chapter on performance practice, which addresses current issues in the interpretation and revival of this music.



Alexander Silbiger is Professor of Music at Duke University. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.