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The Baroque Composers: 5-Volume Set

The Baroque Composers: 5-Volume Set

1st Edition

Edited By David Ledbetter
February 25, 2011

Our knowledge of music of the Baroque era has been transformed in recent decades, not least because of the revolution in performing styles and techniques. This series dedicates a volume to each of the central composers - Monteverdi, Purcell, Vivaldi, J.S. Bach and Handel - and brings together ...

Bach

Bach

1st Edition

Edited By Yo Tomita
February 16, 2011

For nearly two centuries Johann Sebastian Bach has been regarded as a cornerstone of Western musical culture. His music inspired subsequent generations of composers and philosophers alike, and continues to capture our imaginations in many ways. Bach studies is part of this picture, often seen as ...

Handel

Handel

1st Edition

Edited By David Vickers
December 23, 2010

This anthology represents scholarly literature devoted to Handel over the last few decades, and contains different kinds of studies of the composer's biography, operatic career, singers, librettists, and his relationship with the music of other composers. Case studies range from recent research ...

Monteverdi

Monteverdi

1st Edition

Edited By Richard Wistreich
December 23, 2010

Claudio Monteverdi is now recognized as the towering figure of a critical transitional moment of Western music history: relentless innovator in every genre within chamber, church and theatre music; self-proclaimed leader of a 'new dispensation' between words and their musical expression; perhaps ...

Purcell

Purcell

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Holman
December 23, 2010

The 300th anniversary of Henry Purcell's death in 1995 stimulated a good deal of new research into his music, its sources, performance, reception and cultural context. The 23 articles in this volume have been chosen by Peter Holman as a representative selection of the best scholarly writing over ...

Vivaldi

Vivaldi

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Talbot
December 23, 2010

Since 1978, the 300th anniversary of Vivaldi's death, there has been an explosion of serious writing about his music, life and times. Much of this has taken the form of articles published in academic journals or conference proceedings, some of which are not easy to obtain. The twenty-two articles ...

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