The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry ...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

The Musical Dilettante

A Treatise on Composition by J. F. Daube

The Musical Dilettante by Johann Friedrich Daube
Add to cart
US$ 55.00
This is an English translation of Johann Friedrich Daube's Musical Dilettante: A Treatise on Composition (Vienna, 1773). Written as a practical, comprehensive guide for aristocratic dilettantes wishing to compose instrumental chamber music for their social entertainment, the treatise covers genres from duets to double fugues, and includes the earliest instruction in string quartets and idiomatic orchestration of symphonies. Daube's Musical Dilettante has long been overlooked due to his better-known Thorough-Bass in Three Chords (1756). Nevertheless, Musical Dilettante is the keystone of Daube's theoretical writing, and offers a most comprehensive view of galant composition available in a single volume. The signature of Musical Dilettante is its unique textural emphasis and Daube's examples sparkle with concertante interplay, conversational part-writing and idiomatic instrumentation. These features combine to create a volume which is not only a theoretical treatise but a record of the aesthetic and musical values of the day.
Cambridge University Press; June 1992
302 pages; ISBN 9780511875564
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: The Musical Dilettante
Author: Johann Friedrich Daube; Susan P. Snook-Luther
 
Buy, download and read The Musical Dilettante (eBook) by Johann Friedrich Daube; Susan P. Snook-Luther today!
More Music
ISBNs
0511875568
9780511875564
9780521365642