Music of the Baroque

Music of the Baroque : An Anthology of Scores

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An ideal companion to Music of the Baroque, this anthology of scores includes work from celebrated Baroque composers as well as compositions by lesser-known yet talented composers - including women such as Barbara Strozzi and Elizabeth Jacquet de La Guerre - who made significant contributions. Many newly edited scores complement the textbook's emphasis on performance practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 213.4 x 276.9 x 20.3mm | 861.84g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English, French, German, Italian, Latin
  • music throughout
  • 019512233X
  • 9780195122336

Table of contents

Preface; 1. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Dum complerentur (motet); 2. Orlando di Lassus: Timor et tremor (motet); 3. Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa: Belta, poi che t'assenti (madrigal); 4. Claudio Monteverdi: Luci serene (madrigal); 5. Giulio Caccini: Sfogava con le stelle (continuo madrigal); 6. Claudio Monteverdi: Orfeo, act 2 (opera: selections); a Sinfonia and two arias: "Ecco pur ch'a voi ritorno" and "Mira ch'a se n'alletta"; b "Mira, deh mira Orfeo" through chorus, "Ahi, caso acerbo"; 7. Claudio Monteverdi: Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (balletto or "dramatic madrigal"); 8. Pier Francesco Cavalli: Giasone (opera: selections); a Act 1, scene 14 ("Dell'antro magico"); b Act 3, scene 21 ("Infelice ch'ascolto?"); 9. Jean-Baptiste Lully: Armide (opera: selections); a Overture; b Act 2, scene 5 (recitative "Enfin, il est en ma puissance" and air "Venez, secondez mes desirs"); 10. Barbara Strozzi, Ardo in tacito foco (cantata or strophic aria); 11. Alessandro Scarlatti: Correa nel seno amato (cantata: selections); a aria "Fresche brine"; b aria "Onde belle"; 12. Henry Purcell: From rosy bowers (song or cantata); 13. Giovanni Gabrieli, In ecclesiis (concertato motet); 14. Heinrich Schutz: Herr, neige deine Himmel SWV 361 (concertato motet); 15. Heinrich Schutz: Saul, Saul, was verfolgst du mich? SWV 415 (concertato motet); 16. Giacomo Carissimi: Jephte (oratorio: selections); 17. Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Frigidae noctis umbra H. 414 (oratorio: selections); 18. George Frideric Handel: Orlando (opera: selections); a Act 1, scene 8 (recitative and aria "O care parolette"); b Act 1, scene 9 (recitative and aria "Se fedel vuoi"); c Act 1, scene 10 (recitative and aria "Fammi combattere"); 19. Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les indes galantes (opera-ballet: selections); 20. Johann Sebastian Bach: Herr Jesu Christ, wahr'r Mensch und Gott BWV 127 (sacred cantata); 21. George Frideric Handel: Jephtha (English oratorio: selections); a From part 2, scene 3 (recitative and aria "Open thy marble jaws"); b From part 2, scene 4 (chorus "How dark, O Lord"); 22. Girolamo Frescobaldi: Toccata IX (from Libro I); 23. Johann Jacob Froberger: Suite X in A minor; 24. Elizabeth Jacquet de La Guerre: Prelude from Suite III in A minor; 25. Dietrich Buxtehude: Nun bitten wir den helligen Geist BuxWV 208 (chorale prelude); 26. Johann Sebastian Bach: Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist BWV 385 (four-part chorale setting); 27. Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in A Minor BuxWV 153; 28. Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, part 1); 29. Jean-Henri D'Anglebert, Francois Couperin, and Jean-Philippe Rameau: Extracts from Ornament Tables; 30. Francois Couperin: Vingt-unieme ordre (keyboard suite: selections); a La reine des couers; b La Couperin; 31. Jean-Philippe Rameau: Suite in G (from Nouvelles suites de clavecin) (selections); a Les sauvages; b L'Egiptienne; 32. Domenico Scarlatti: Two Sonatas in A, K. 181-2; 33. Biago Marini: Sonata III for violin and continuo, La variata, op. 8, no. 2; 34. Hans Ignaz Franz Biber: "Mystery" Sonata no. 9 in A minor for scordatura violin and continuo; 35. Arcangelo Corelli: Sonata in D for two violins and continuo, op. 2, no. 1 (trio sonata da camera); 36. Arcangelo Corelli: Sonata in C for violin and continuo, op. 5, no. 3 (solo sonata da chiesa); 37. Aracangelo Corelli: Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 6, no. 8, "Christmas"; 38. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in E for violin, strings, and continuo, op. 3, no. 12 (R. 265); 39. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F, BWV 1047; 40. George Philipp Telemann: Noveau quatuor no. 6 in E minor for flute, violin, viola da gamba (or cello) and continuo, TWV 43: e4; 41. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Concerto in D minor for harpsichord and strings, W. 23 (H. 427) (first movement)show more

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this makes an excellent guide to the period, both for students and the CD-buying public ... The structure is sensible, the writing is clear and the substance reliable, the attention to performance considerations being particularly ... commendable. Early Music Reviewshow more

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