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Figured bass accompaniment [by] Peter Williams.


Edinburgh, University Press [1970] .
ISBN 9780852240540, 0852240554, 0852240546

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Subjects Basse continue.
Basso continuo.
Continuo.
Muzikale begeleiding.
Uitvoeringspraktijk.
Description 2 volumes music 30 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
©1970
Notes Includes bibliographical references (volume 1, pages 106-115).
Contents V. 1 : 1. The chords : Triads ; Dominant and other sevenths ; The diminished seventh ; Suspensions ; Other discords ; The nature of discords in figured bass -- 2. Hints of accompanying : The purpose of continuo ; The general advice for the keyboard player ; Some lists of instruments used ; Types of accompaniment ; The figures ; the bass-line ; Volume on the harpsichord ; the number of notes in the chords ; Left-handed octaves ; How to use the hands ; Distribution of the hands ; Breaking or embellishing chords on the harpsichord ; Arpeggio chords ; Added ornaments ; Acciaccature ; Repercussion of chords ; What to do with the right hand ; Extemporized right-hand melodies ; Imitation ; Rests in the soloist's part ; Tasto solo; all' ottava ; Theme in the bass ; Pedal points ; Pizzicato strings ; Recitative on the harpsichord ; Continuo on the organ ; German recitative on the organ -- 3. Changing styles of accompaniment : The earliest basso continuo ; Basso continuo of the later seventeenth century ; the mature Italian basso continuo styles ; The mature French basso continuo styles ; German continuo style in the early eighteenth century ; English basso continuo style ; Eighteenth-century recitative ; the other basso continuo instruments.
V. 2 : 1. Dominant 7hs ; Other 7ths, diminished 7ths ; 65 chords ; 643 and 642 chords -- 2. 54 chords ; 42, 642, 52 and 542 chords ; 742 and 752 chords ; 7-6 suspensions, 9-8 suspensions ; Compound suspensions and appoggiature ; Accented passing-notes ; Discords arising through pedal-points ; 'Improvised' fugues incorporating suspensions.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)319271
(OCoLC)ocm00319271
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WorldCat Identities Williams, Peter, 1937 May 14-
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