A Performer's Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music a Performer's Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music

A Performer's Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music a Performer's Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music

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Revised and expanded, A Performer's Guide to Seventeenth Century Music is a comprehensive reference guide for students and professional musicians. The book contains useful material on vocal and choral music and style; instrumentation; performance practice; ornamentation, tuning, temperament; meter and tempo; basso continuo; dance; theatrical production; and much more. The volume includes new chapters on the violin, the violoncello and violone, and the trombone-as well as updated and expanded reference materials, internet resources, and other newly available material. This highly accessible handbook will prove a welcome reference for any musician or singer interested in historically informed performance.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 560 pages
  • Indiana University Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0253005280
  • 9780253005281