A performer's guide to seventeenth-century music / edited by Stewart Carter ; revised and expanded by Jeffery Kite-Powell.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012.
Description
xvii, 536 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Publications of the Early Music Institute [More in this series]
Notes
Prev. ed.: New York : Schirmer Books, c1997.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Vocal/choral issues. National singing styles / Sally Sanford ; The Bel Canto singing style / Julianne Baird ; Choral music in France and England / Anne Harrington Heider ; Choral music in Italy and the Germanic lands / Gary Towne
  • Wind, string, and percussion instruments. Woodwinds / Herbert Myers ; Cornett and Sackbut / Bruce Dickey ; Trombone / Stewart Carter ; Trumpet and horn / Steven E. Plank ; Percussion instruments and their usage / John Michael Cooper ; The violin : technique and style / David Douglass ; Historical approaches to playing the violin / Julie Andrijeski ; The viola da gamba family / Stuart Cheney with Barbara Coeyman ; Violoncello and violone / Marc Vanscheeuwijck ; Keyboard instruments / Mark Kroll ; Plucked string instruments / Paul O'Dette
  • Performance practice and practical considerations. Ornamentation in early seventeenth-century Italian music / Bruce Dickey ; Basso continuo / Jack Ashworth and Paul O'Dette ; Meter and tempo / George Houle ; Tuning and temperament / Herbert Myers ; Pitch and transposition / Herbert Myers
  • The seventeenth-century stage. Dance / Dorothy Olsson ; Theatrical productions / James Middleton.
Other title(s)
Performer's guide to 17th-century music
ISBN
  • 9780253357069 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0253357063 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780253005281 (e-book)
  • 0253005280 (e-book)
LCCN
2011025491
OCLC
707212741
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