A Performer's Guide to Music of the Romantic Period

A Performer's Guide to Music of the Romantic Period

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The latest thinking on stylish performance presented in a clear, helpful and practical way. Includes chapters from leading experts on historical background, notation and interpretation, with specialist advice for keyboard, string and wind players, and singers. Book comes with a full-length CD of excerpts from authoritative recordings.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 120 pages
  • 188 x 272 x 8mm | 381.02g
  • Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1860961940
  • 9781860961946
  • 34,206

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Clear, comprehensive and with a CD that complements the text, these books certainly fill a niche within the market. The Bookseller Thoroughly approachable publications...They deserve to be not only read but acted upon. Early Music Review A stimulating, readable book, ideal for serious students, and also for teachers who wish to refresh their knowledge and keep up to date with the latest interpretative ideas. PAN A wonderful compilation, These fascinating and stimulating Guides will whet the appetite and add to the knowledge and understanding of musicians at all levels, indeed, all music-lovers. Stringendo I applaud this long-awaited resource. It is clear and concise in its approach. It offers lots of information...liberating and empowering. Classical Music A wonderful new series An excellent set of books for all musicians. Canadian Music Teacher ...clearly expressed good sense. Goldberg No.21show more

Table of contents

Preface (Romantic period) [Anthony Burton] ; Introduction [Roger Norrington] ; Historical Background [Hugh Macdonald] ; Notation and Interpretation [Clive Brown] ; Keyboard [Roy Howat] ; Organ [David Goode] ; Strings [Robin Stowell] ; Wind Instruments [Trevor Herbert] ; Singing [David Mason] ; Sources and Editions [Robert Pascall]show more

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