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A History of Baroque Music is an exhaustive study of the music of the Baroque period, with particular focus on the 17th century. Individual chapters consider the work of significant composers, including Monteverdi, Corelli, Scarlatti, Schutz, Purcell, Handel, Bach, and Telemann, as well as specific countries and regions. Two contributed chapters examine composers and genres from Russia, the Ukraine, Slovenia, Croatia, and Latin America. The book also includes a wealth and variety of musical examples from all genres and instrumental combinations. Contributors are Claudia Jensen, Metoda Kokole, Rui Vieira Nery, and Ennio Stipcevic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253343659
ISBN-10: 0253343658
Format: Hardback
(6452mm x 4522mm x 45mm)
Pages: 720
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - George J. Buelow

George J. Buelow, Professor Emeritus of Musicology at Indiana University, is former President of the American Bach Society. His research and publications, including several articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, focus on the music of the Baroque and the history of opera.

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