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Interpretation of The Music of The 17Th and 18Th CenturiesItem #: AL.06-442756
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Written by Arnold Dolmetsch.
Textbook - General. Published by Dover Publications. (AL.06-442756)
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Found in: Classical Music Lessons and Instruction
One of the most influential figures in the twentieth-century revival of early music, Arnold Dolmetsch was the first to apply scholarly attention to the issue of authentic historical performance. His ground breaking 1915 study remains a landmark of musicology, offering not only a text on performance practices of the baroque but also glimpses of what music meant—both as an art and a science—to musicians of the period. Topics include tempo, rhythm, ornamentation, figured bass realization, wrist positioning and fingering, and musical instruments of the era. This new edition features a rare appendix of musical examples.