Interpretation of French music from 1675-1775 for woodwind and other performers. Additional comments on German and Italian music.

New York, McGinnis and Marx Music Publishers, 1973.

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Subjects Embellishment (Music)
Embellishment (Music) -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Embellishment (Music) -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Houten blaasinstrumenten.
Ornementation (Musique)
Performance practice (Music)
Performance practice (Music) -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Performance practice (Music) -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Pratique de l'exécution (Musique) -- Europe -- 17e siècle.
Pratique de l'exécution (Musique) -- Europe -- 18e siècle.
Series McGinnis & Marx monographs on musical subjects ; 2.
Description 104 pages illustrations 31 cm.
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 92-99).
Contents Rhythmic inequality. An eighteenth-century lesson on the performance of rhythmically unequal notes ; Simple duple meters ; Simple triple meters ; Compound duple meters ; Compound triple meter ; Summary of the most common meter signs, their usual beats and their normally unequal notes -- Articulation. The syllables (c. 1700- c. 1730) ; Slurring practices (c. 1700- c. 1775) ; The new tongue strokes (c. 1730- c. 1775) ; Summary of the frequency of usage of various articulation characteristics -- Ornamentation. Port de voix ; Flattement ; Son enflé (et diminué) ; Tremblement ; Pincé ; Tour de gosier ; Accent ; Chûte ; Tour de chant ; Coulade ; Passage ; Diminution ; Musical examples by several composers showing the use of ornaments in actual pieces ; Summary of signs used in this book -- Conclusion -- App. 1. Italian terms as defined in 18th-century French and German dictionaries and method books -- App. 2. Some recommended modern editions of 18th-century French flute duets.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)890838
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mather, Betty Bang.
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