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Description - The Historical Performance of Music by Colin Lawson

This volume offers an up-to-date overview of historical performance, surveying the various current issues (such as the influence of recording) and suggesting possible future developments. Its core comprises discussion of the period performer's myriad primary source materials and their interpretation, the various aspects of style and general technique that combine to make up a well-grounded, period interpretation, and a survey of performance conditions and practices, focusing on the period c. 1700-c. 1900. Many of the principles outlined are illustrated in case studies of works by Bach, Mozart, Berlioz and Brahms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521627382
ISBN-10: 0521627389
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 234
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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