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The Baroque Composers

The Baroque Composers

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  • The Baroque Composers: 5-Volume Set

    Edited by David Ledbetter

    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…

    Hardback – 2011-02-25
    Routledge
    The Baroque Composers

  • Bach

    Edited by Yo Tomita

    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…

    Hardback – 2011-02-16
    Routledge
    The Baroque Composers

  • Vivaldi

    Edited by Michael Talbot

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Baroque Composers

  • Purcell

    Edited by Peter Holman

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Baroque Composers

  • Handel

    Edited by David Vickers

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Baroque Composers

  • Monteverdi

    Edited by Richard Wistreich

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Baroque Composers