Baroque Music (1600-1750) Products

  • Critica Musica

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brainard

    By J. Knowles

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • The Operas of Rameau

    Genesis, Staging, Reception

    By Graham Sadler, Shirley Thompson

    In recent years, interest in Rameau’s operas has grown enormously. These works are no longer regarded as peripheral by performers and audiences but are increasingly staged in the world’s major opera houses and festivals, while the production of first-rate recordings on CD and DVD continues to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Issac Vossius's De poematum cantu et viribus rhythmi, 1673

    On the Music of Poetry and Power of Rhythm

    By Peter Martens

    Dr Peter Martens provides the very first edited English translation of, and commentary on, De Poematum, the late seventeenth-century work of Continental musical humanism, all the more interesting for being published in England and dedicated to royalist Henry Bennett, Duke of Arlington. This…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Music Theory in Britain, 1500–1700: Critical Editions

  • Baronial Patronage of Music in Early Modern Rome

    By Valerio Morucci

    This is the first dedicated study of the musical patronage of Roman baronial families in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Patronage – the support of a person or institution and their work by a patron – in Renaissance society was the basis of a complex network of familial and political…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 

  • The History of A Baroque Oratorio

    Johann Joseph Fux's La Deposizione dalla Croce di Gesu Cristo, Salvator Nostro (1728)

    By Harry White

    The History of a Baroque Oratorio examines the internal dynamics and cultural history of Fux's La Deposizione dalla Croce as a definitive examplar of the Viennese sepolcro oratorio. With the sovereign exception of masterworks by Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi, the scholarly literature on baroque music…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 

  • The Viola da Gamba

    By Bettina Hoffmann

    The viola da gamba was a central instrument in European music from the late fifteenth century well into the late eighteenth. In this comprehensive study, Bettina Hoffmann offers both an introduction to the instrument -- its construction, technique and history -- for the non-specialist, interweaving…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14 

  • Music at the Maison Royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr

    By Deborah Kauffman

    The history of music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr-the famous convent school founded by Madame de Maintenon and established by Louis XIV in 1686 as a royal foundation-is both rich and intriguing; its large repertory of music was composed expressly for young female voices by…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Susan Lewis, Maria Virginia Acuña

    Claudio Monteverdi: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography that navigates the vast scholarly resources on the composer with the most updated compilation since 1989. Claudio Monteverdi transformed and mastered the principal genres of his day and his works influenced…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor, Hank Knox

    The twentieth-century revival of early music unfolded in two successive movements rooted respectively in nineteenth-century antiquarianism and in rediscovery of the value of original instruments. The present volume is a collection of insights reflecting the principal concerns of the second of those…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Eroticism in Early Modern Music

    By Bonnie J. Blackburn, Laurie Stras

    Eroticism in Early Modern Music contributes to a small but significant literature on music, sexuality, and sex in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Its chapters have grown from a long dialogue between a group of scholars, who employ a variety of different approaches to the repertoire:…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

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