Baroque Music (1600-1750) Products

  • Bach Performance Practice, 1945–1975

    A Comprehensive Review of Sound Recordings and Literature

    By Dorottya Fabian

    Analysing over 100 recordings from 1945-1975, this book examines twentieth-century baroque performance practice as evinced in all the commercially available recordings of J.S. Bach's Passions, Brandenburg Concertos and Goldberg Variations. Dorottya Fabian presents a qualitative, style-orientated…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Handel

    By Romain Rolland

    Rolland’s biography attempts to provide an overview of Handel’s life and works from his early lessons in music to the classical context in which he is commonly placed. Originally published in English in 1916, Hull’s translation gives an insight into biographical facts and the musical pieces…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition

    By Caroline Wood, Graham Sadler

    From the outset, French opera generated an enormous diversity of literature, familiarity with which greatly enhances our understanding of this unique art form. Yet relatively little of that literature is available in English, despite an upsurge of interest in the Lully-Rameau period during the past…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Henry Purcell

    Edited by Rebecca Herissone

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Henry Purcell provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of current research into Purcell and the environment of Restoration music, with contributions from leading experts in the field. Seen from the perspective of modern, interdisciplinary approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Performativity and Performance in Baroque Rome

    Edited by Peter Gillgren, Mårten Snickare

    A new interest in the study of early modern ritual, ceremony, formations of personal and collective identities, social roles, and the production of meaning inside and outside the arts have made it possible to talk today about a performative turn in the humanities. In Performativity and Performance…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III

    Representing the Counter-Reformation Monarch at the End of the Thirty Years' War

    By Andrew H. Weaver

    Ferdinand III played a crucial role both in helping to end the Thirty Years' War and in re-establishing Habsburg sovereignty within his hereditary lands, and yet he remains one of the most neglected of all Habsburg emperors. The underlying premise of Sacred Music as Public Image for Holy Roman…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • Studies in Historical Improvisation

    From Cantare super Librum to Partimenti

    Edited by Massimiliano Guido

    In recent years, scholars and musicians have become increasingly interested in the revival of musical improvisation as it was known in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This historically informed practice is now supplanting the late Romantic view of improvised music as a rhapsodic endeavour—a…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge

  • The Performance of Italian Basso Continuo

    Style in Keyboard Accompaniment in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    By Giulia Nuti

    Basso continuo accompaniment calls upon a complex tapestry of harmonic, rhythmic, compositional, analytical and improvisational skills. The evolving knowledge that underpinned the performance of basso continuo was built up and transmitted from the late 1500s to the second half of the eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Heinrich Scheidemann's Keyboard Music

    Transmission, Style and Chronology

    By Pieter Dirksen

    One of the most remarkable tales of recent resurrections in the field of early keyboard music concerns the music of Heinrich Scheidemann (c. 1595-1663). Long considered a minor master overshadowed by such figures as his teacher Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck or his fellow student Samuel Scheidt, a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Music in Seventeenth-Century Naples

    Francesco Provenzale (1624–1704)

    By Dinko Fabris

    The most important figure of seventeenth-century Neapolitan music, Francesco Provenzale (1624-1704) spent his long life in the service of a number of Neapolitan conservatories and churches, culminating in his appointment as maestro of the Tesoro di S. Gennaro and the Real Cappella. Provenzale was…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Jumping to Conclusions: The Falling-Third Cadences in Chant, Polyphony, and Recitative

    By Richard Hudson

    This book concerns the cadences which reach their conclusion by jumping from scale degree 3 down to 1 or to 1-7-1. The chronological history commences in Gregorian Chant, where the falling third is often preceded by scale degree 4, forming the striking figure 4-3-1. The cadences move, along with…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Bolognese Instrumental Music, 1660–1710

    Spiritual Comfort, Courtly Delight, and Commercial Triumph

    By Gregory Barnett

    This book, the first of its kind, is a study of Bolognese instrumental music during the height of the city's musical activity in the late seventeenth century. The period”marked by a rapid expansion of the cappella musicale of the principal city church, San Petronio, by the founding of the Accademia…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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