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Interpreting Historical Keyboard Music: Sources, Contexts - download pdf or read online

By Andrew Woolley,Andrew, Dr Woolley,John, Dr Kitchen

ISBN-10: 1138271942

ISBN-13: 9781138271944

ISBN-10: 1409464261

ISBN-13: 9781409464266

Research within the box of keyboard stories, in particular whilst in detail hooked up with problems with functionality, is usually fascinated by the quick operating environments and practices of musicians of the previous. an immense pedagogical software, the keyboard has served because the ‘workbench’ of numerous musicians over the centuries. within the strategy it has formed the ways that many old musicians completed their aspirations and went approximately assembly inventive demanding situations. In fresh a long time curiosity has grew to become in the direction of a contextualized figuring out of inventive methods in track, and keyboard reports appears to be like good positioned to give a contribution to the exploration of this wider hindrance. the 19 essays accrued right here surround the diversity of analysis within the box, bringing jointly contributions from performers, organologists and tune historians. Questions suitable to problems with inventive perform in a variety of old contexts, and of interpretative concerns confronted this present day, shape a guiding thread. Its scope is wide-ranging, with contributions overlaying the mid-sixteenth to early 20th century. it's also inclusive, encompassing the various diversity of methods to the sector of latest keyboard reports. jointly the essays shape a survey of the ways that the learn of keyboard functionality can enhance our figuring out of musical lifestyles in a given period.

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