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Baroque music, style and performance

Robert Donington

Baroque music, style and performance

a handbook

by Robert Donington

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index.

    Statementby Robert Donington.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17730439M
    ISBN 100393300528


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From the Back Cover. This book makes available for the time in paperback the fruit of a lifetime's research into baroque performing practice. Drawing on the encyclopaedic wealth of material in the author's classic studies 'The Interpretation of Early Music' and 'A Performer's Guide to Baroque Music', it supplies a basic grounding for students, Cited by: Baroque Music: Style and Performance: Baroque music Handbook.

Drawing on the encyclopedic wealth of material in the author's classic studies The Interpretation of Early Music and A Performer's Guide to Baroque Music, it supplies a basic grounding for students, performers and all early music enthusiasts.

Get A Copy. More Details /5. "How did Baroque music sound to its contemporaries. What did they say about its style and performance as that long and eventful period unfolded.

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Baroque Music: Style and Performance: A Handbook by Donington, Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Idiomatic writing, taking account of the individual character and capacities of instruments and voices, was characteristic of baroque music.

Originating in Italy, opera, oratorio, and cantata were the principal vocal forms. In instrumental music the sonata, concerto, and overture were creations of the baroque. Mary Cyr's Performing Baroque Music is unique as a practical guide devoted in its entirety to the most important issues of baroque performance practice.

Listeners, performers, students, and instructors will find here, carefully explained and thoroughly documented, the analytical tools they need to understand /5.

Many of the forms identified with Baroque music originated in Italy, including the cantata, concerto, sonata, oratorio, and opera.

Although Italy played a vital role in the development of these genres, new concepts of what it meant to be a nation increased the imperative of.

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Everyday low /5(13). Book Description. Music in the Baroque World: History, Culture, Performance offers an interdisciplinary study of the music of Europe and the Americas in the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth centuries.

It answers calls for an approach that balances culture, history, and musical analysis, with an emphasis on performance considerations such as notation, instruments, and performance. Chapters 2 through 8 explore issues critical to the performance of baroque music: tempo, dynamics, pitch and temperament, the basso continuo, articulation, rhythm and notational conventions, and appropriate ornamentation.

Readers will find new material on continuo playing, as well as extensive treatment. Baroque music: Style and performance, A handbook. [Robert Donington] -- Describes how Baroque music was performed and appreciated by its contemporaries and suggests choices of tempo, rhythm, ornament, and accompaniment for modern performances.

Baroque music expanded the size, range and complexity of instrumental performance, and also established opera as a musical genre. Tonality, or the idea that chords, rather Baroque music notes, created the sense of closure, became Baroque music of the fundamental ideas in musical notation.

Baroque music shares with Renaissance music a heavy use of polyphony (a textureFile Size: 91KB. Get this from a library. Baroque music: style and performance: a handbook. [Robert Donington] -- "How did Baroque music sound to its contemporaries. What did they say about its style and performance as that long and eventful period unfolded.

Here is a book which brings together many of the. Catalogue Baroque music: style and performance: a handbook. Baroque music: style and performance: a handbook Donington, Robert. Paperback, Book. English. Published London: Faber Music in association with Faber, Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 European music Baroque style Performance Interpretation; Music, Baroque.; Music.

Baroque music expanded the size, range, and complexity of instrumental performance, and also established the mixed vocal/instrumental forms of opera, cantata and oratorio and the instrumental forms of the solo concerto and sonata as musical al origins: 16th–17th century, Europe.

This book is essential reading, not only for bowed string instrument players, but for anyone who wishes to perform the glorious music of the French Baroque.' Wendy Gillespie, Professor of Music, Indiana University, USA 'This is a beautifully-written account of string instruments, technique, style and repertoire in France during the Baroque era/5(2).

This book is a streamlined version of Donington's "The Interpretation of Early Music," containing the most essential excerpts from primary sources on aspects of Baroque performance practice/5.

The Baroque Spirit. While the debate on authenticity in baroque performance will continue, certain essential characteristics should be present, if the performance is to reflect the true baroque spirit.

The musicians must first and foremost show a respect and an affection for the music; this is most important. This book is essential reading, not only for bowed string instrument players, but for anyone who wishes to perform the glorious music of the French Baroque.' Wendy Gillespie, Professor of Music, Indiana University, USA 'This is a beautifully-written account of string instruments, technique, style and repertoire in France during the Baroque era.

This music requires advanced reading skills, also an understanding of baroque performance style. Chromatic harmonica players are usually more familiar with 20th century music, e.g. jazz standards, where different reading skills are needed.

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About the Baroque Period. Derived from the Portuguese barroco, or “oddly shaped pearl,” the term “baroque” has been widely used since the nineteenth century to describe the period in Western European art music from about to Comparing some of music history’s greatest masterpieces to a misshapen pearl might seem strange to us today, but to the.

Baroque music is a period or style of Western art music composed from approximately to This era followed the Renaissance music era, and was followed in turn by the Classical era. MUSIC LEARNER’S MATERIAL GRADE 9 Unit 1 M e d i e v a l, R e n a i s s a n c e a n d B a r o q u e M u s i c Page 2 LEARNING AREA STANDARD The learner demonstrates an understanding of basic concepts and processes in music and art through appreciation, analysis and performance for his/her self-development, celebration of his/her Filipino.

14 Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV I. Allegro / II. Affettuoso / III. Allegro 15 Vivaldi - Symphony in G Major, RV. Differences between Baroque and Classical music There was a tendency for melody in the Baroque to be highly ornamented.

Performers of the time were fully excepted to be good at improvising and familiar with the conventions that surrounded the elaboration of a melody they may be : Dr Justin Wildridge. Baroque music, a style of music that prevailed during the period from about to aboutknown for its grandiose, dramatic, and energetic spirit but also for its stylistic diversity.

Keyboard Sonata in D Minor, K 64, by Domenico Scarlatti, played on the piano. Vadim Chaimovich/ Read More on This Topic. Historically informed performance (also referred to as period performance, authentic performance, or HIP) is an approach to the performance of classical music, which aims to be faithful to the approach, manner and style of the musical era in which a work was originally conceived.

It is based on two key aspects: the application of the stylistic and technical aspects of performance. Claudio Monteverdi wrote some music in Renaissance style, and other music in Baroque style. Opera was being invented. It was a time of musical change. The change from writing music in the Baroque style to the Classical style was much more gradual.

is the year that Bach died, so it is an easy date to choose for the end of the Baroque period. The Baroque Cello and Its Performance 81 The Sixteenth Century No parts written specifically for bass violin survive, but from icono-graphical sources and written indications10 it is possible to reconst-ruct that the instrument was used exclusively in popular contexts (in contrast to the more noble instruments of the viola da gamba family).

The widest selection of baroque period sheet music, songbooks, and music books. You'll find your baroque period sheet music at Sheet Music Plus. Well, put as briefly as possible (and to let you off having to read the rest of this Essay), because I think that the tradition of baroque performance style was absolutely lost during the last quarter of the 18th century, and what we (“early musicians”) have re-created over the last 50 years or so is a new tradition - which has created its.

baroque (bərōk´), in art and architecture, a style developed in Europe, England, and the Americas during the 17th and early 18th cent.

The baroque style is characterized by an emphasis on unity among the arts. With technical brilliance, the baroque artist achieved a remarkable harmony wherein painting, sculpture, and architecture were brought together in.

Performance Practice Review by an authorized administrator of Scholarship @ Claremont. For more information, please contact [email protected] Cohen, Albert () "The Performance of French Baroque Music: A Report on the State of Current Research,"Performance Practice Review: Vol.

1: No. 1, Article 3. DOI:. This is partly because of the nature of Baroque music: when playing post s compositions on the modern violin, sostenuto is inbuilt; it’s a basic element of technique. But the language of earlier music is more articulated and this generally applied sostenuto isn’t appropriate any more, so some players think it is OK to play flimsily.

Harpsichord, like other art music instruments, is typically studied in a post-secondary university or music conservatory program, leading to a diploma or degree. As harpsichord playing requires an extensive knowledge of Baroque performance practice (regarding realizing figured bass parts, adding ornaments, playing with correct style and.

High Baroque Style. Messiah is in the high baroque style, and many of the conventions of baroque music are found in this piece. Like J.

Bach and Vivaldi, Handel composed large works that are made up of separate pieces that have their own moods and themes and usually contrast with one another: a slow aria will be followed by a chorus moving at a faster pace, for.

“A Performer's Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music is an invaluable resource for both students and professional musicians: it brings musicians up to date on musical research for the period; it helps performers to see the seventeenth-century as (almost) a separate era within the Baroque.

The book provides an overview of French music of the period, exploring music of the stage and of the altar and includes chapters on music for lute, guitar, and keyboard; instrumental music; and vocal chamber music.

A revised author's preface considers the present state of research in the area of French Baroque music.Peter Danner’s important bibliography of guitar tablatures offers ample proof of this claim; the revised list includes over three hundred books of renaissance and baroque guitar music.

1 (The list would be even longer had Danner not limited himself to music for guitars tuned to the same intervallic pattern as the modern instrument.Start studying Music Final Part 2.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Native American music is based on performance practices similar to those of European-based music. Béla Bartók is best known for his nationalistic style, and a piano method book called.

Mikrokosmos.