Music of the Baroque

Music of the Baroque : An Anthology of Scores

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A companion volume to David Schulenberg's textbook, Music of the Baroque, Second Edition, Music of the Baroque: An Anthology of Scores includes works by such celebrated Baroque composers as Bach, Handel, Lully, Monteverdi, and Sch:utz while also featuring compositions by lesser-known composers including Barbara Strozzi and Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre. This second edition complements the textbook's emphasis on performance practice while adding important instrumental works for lute (Gaultier), chamber ensemble (Rossi, Castello, and Legrenzi), and trumpet with strings (Torelli), as well as excerpts from a grand motet (Lalande). Newly prepared scores are provided for works by C. P. E. Bach, Biber, Frescobaldi, Froberger, Lully, and other composers. Offering an unparalleled portrait of European music from 1600 through 1750, the collection is an ideal instructional package for courses in the history of Baroque music.show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 15.24mm | 929.86g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • printed music items
  • 0195331168
  • 9780195331165
  • 1,298,094

Table of contents

1. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Dum complerentur (motet) ; 2. Orlande de Lassus: Timor et tremor (motet) ; 3. Don 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. Barbara Strozzi: Ardo in tacito foco (cantata or strophic aria) ; 10. Alessandro Scarlatti: Correa nel seno amato (cantata: selections) ; a. Aria "Fresche brine" ; b. Aria "Onde belle" ; 11. Henry Purcell: From Rosy Bowers (catata) ; 12. 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" ; 13. Giovanni Gabrieli: In ecclesiis (concertato motet) ; 14. Heinrich Sch:utz: Herr, neige deine Himmel, SWV 361 (concertato motet) ; 15. Heinrich Sch:utz: Saul, Saul, was verfolgst du mich?, SWV 415 (concertato motet) ; 16. Giacomo Carissimi: Jepthe (oratorio: selections) ; 17. Michel-Richard de Lalande: De profundis (grand motet, selections) ; a. Chorus, De profundis ; b. Recit, Sustinuit anima mea ; 18. George Frideric Handel: Orlando (opera: selections) ; a. Act 1, scene 8 (recitative and aria "O care parolette") ; b. Act 2, scene 9 (recitative and aria "Se fedel vuoi") ; c. Act 1, scene 10 (recitative and aria "Fammi combattere") ; 19. Jean-Phillipe 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 Frederic 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. Ennemond Gaultier, Pieces for Lute ; a. Courante "L'immortelle" ; b. Allemande (Tombeau de Mesangeau) ; c. Gigue "La Poste" ; 23. Girolamo Frescobaldi: Toccata 7 (from Libro II) ; 24. Johann Jacob Froberger: Suite 20 in D ; 25. Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre: Prelude from Suite III in A minor ; 26. Dietrich Buxtehude: Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist, BuxWV 208 (chorale prelude) ; 27. Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in A minor, BuxWV 153 ; 28. Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 860, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Part 1 ; 29. Jean-Henri d'Anglebert, Francois Couperin, and Jean-Phillipe Rameau: Extracts from ornament tables ; 30. Francois Couperin: Vingt-unieme ordre (keyboard suite: selections) ; a. La reine des coeurs ; b. La Couperin ; 31. Salamone Rossi: Sonata sopra La Bergamusca ; 32. Dario Castello: Sonata 12 from Libro I ; 33. Biagio Marini: Sonata variata for violin and continuo ; 34. Hans Ignaz Franz Biber: Sonata 5 in E minor for violin and continuo ; 35. Giovanni Legrenzi: Sonata La Strasolda for two violins and continuo ; 36. Arcangelo Correlli: Sonata in C for violin and continuo, op. 5, no. 3 ; 37. Torelli: Sinfonia in D for trumpet, strings, and continuo, G. 8 ; 38. Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 6, no. 8, "Christmas" ; 39. Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in E for violin, strings, and continuo, op. 3, no. 12 (R. 265) ; 40. Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F, BWV 1047 ; 41. Georg Philipp Telemann: Nouveau quatour no. 6 in E minor for flute, violin, viola da gamba (or cello), and continuo, TWV 43: e4 ; 42. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: "W:urttemberg" Sonata no. 1 in A minor for keyboard, W. 49/1show more

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