Landowska on music / collected, edited, and translated by Denise Restout ; assisted by Robert Hawkins.

; Restout, Denise, compiler, editor, translator
New York : Stein and Day, [1964] .

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Other Authors Restout, Denise,
Subjects Music
Music.
Description 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
©1964
Notes "Landowska discography": pages 411-422.
Contents Is music a progressive art? -- The power of sonority is not a novelty -- From Classicism to Romanticism -- Innovations -- Vocal and instrumental music. The eighteenth-century orchestra -- Frence and Italian music : influence on the Germans. French influences on Bach's keyboard music -- Style -- Tradition in the interpretation of music of the past -- Transcriptions -- Of movement and measure -- About ornaments -- Keyboard instruments. Confusion ; The clavichord ; The harpscihord ; Organ and harpsichord ; The advent of the fortepiano ; Bach's keyboard instruments -- Virtuosity, now and then -- The return of the music of the past -- On the interpretation of Bach's keyboard works. Cantable art ; The two-part inventions ; The well-tempered clavier ; The Goldberg variations ; The fantasias ; The keyboard suites ; The toccatas ; For the lute-harpsichord : Prelude, fugue, and allegro in E flat major ; A descriptive work : Capriccio on the departure of his beloved brother ; A transcription : the Sonata in A minor ; Bach and the Italian concerto grosso ; The keyboard concertos ; The sonatas for harpsichord and violin ; The universality of Bach -- George Frederic Handel. The harpsichord suites ; The concerto in B flat major -- Domenico Scarlatti. The sonatas -- A glorious trinity -- French music of the past. Jacques Champion de Chambonnières ; François Couperin le Grand ; Jean Philippe Rameau ; Chopin and French music of the past ; La bourrée d'Auvergne -- Polish music of the past. Polish composers ; Influence of Polish music on foreign composers ; Polish folklore -- English music of the past. At the time of Shakespeare ; Purcell's ground and the Portugeuse fado -- The gallant style. Wilhelm Friedemann and Karl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; Wolfgang Amadeus mozart ; J.F.C. Lanner ; Joseph Haydn -- Thoughts on modern music. Why does modern music lack melody? ; At random from Saint-Saëns to Poulenc -- Is music of the past understood today? About music of the past and us ; The art of listening ; Fluctuations in taste ; Authenticity in the interpretation of music of the past ; On musicology ; Blessings and failures in recordings -- The making of an interpreter. About genius and gifts ; About teaching ; How to work -- Reflections on some problems of interpretation. On fingering ; On touch ; About phrasing ; On registration ; About rhythm ; On tempo ; About allargando ; About rubato ; The dance in music of the past ; Rhythmic alterations ; Interpreting the ornaments ; The role of the accompanying harpsichordist ; About climax and monotony ; Encores -- The mysteries of interpretation. Criticism ; The liberties I take ; Being an interpreter.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)604655
(OCoLC)ocm00604655
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WorldCat Identities Landowska, Wanda,
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