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Author Jerold, Beverly, 1938- author.

Title Music performance issues : 1600-1900 / Beverly Jerold.

Published Hillsdale, NY : Pendragon Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 348 pages) : illustrations, music.
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Dilettante and amateur : our evolving language -- Bach's lament about Leipzig's professional instrumentalists -- Choral singing before the era of recordings -- Why most a cappella music could not have been sung unaccompanied -- Fasch and the beginning of modern artistic choral singing -- What Handel's casting reveals about singers of the time -- Intonation standards and equal temperament -- Eighteenth-century stringed keyboard instruments from a performance perspective -- The tromba and corno in Bach's time -- Maelzel's role in Beethoven's symphonic metronome marks -- The French time devices revisited -- The notable significance of C and [cut C] in Bach's era -- Numbers and tempo, 1630-1800 -- Overdotting in Handel's overtures reconsidered -- Notes inégales : a definitive new parameter -- Distinguishing between artificial and natural vibrato in premodern music -- A solution for simple (secco) theater recitative -- How composers viewed performers' additions -- The varied reprise in eighteenth-century instrumental music : a reappraisal.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Performance practice (Music)
Style, Musical.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781576472644 (electronic bk.)
1576472647 (electronic bk.)