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- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00
In considering the role of practical music in education, this book attempts to define the art of performance in Germany during the Baroque period. more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
Digital measurement of the analog acoustical parameters of a music performance hall is difficult. The aim of such work is to create a digital acoustical derivation that is an accurate numerical representation of the complex analog characteristics of the hall. The present study describes the exponential sine sweep (ESS) measurement process in the derivation... more...
- Clarendon Press 1999; US$ 64.99
The past ten years have seen a rapidly growing interest in performing and recording Classical and Romantic music with period instruments; yet the relationship of composers' notation to performing practices during that period has received only sporadic attention from scholars, and many aspects of composers' intentions have remained uncertain.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 22.99
Most modern performers, trained on the performance practices of the Classical and Romantic periods, come to the music of the Renaissance with well-honed but anachronistic ideas. Fundamental differences between 16th-century repertoire and that of later epochs thus tend to be overlooked-yet it is just these differences which can make a performance truly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 28.00
This volume offers an overview of historical performance, surveying current issues, and suggesting future developments. Its kernel comprises discussion of the performer's primary source-materials and their interpretation, aspects of style and technique that combine to make up a well-grounded, period interpretation, and a survey of performance conditions... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00
In this challenging study, John Butt sums up recent debates on the nature of historically informed musical performance, calling upon a seemingly inexhaustible fund of ideas gleaned from historical musicology, analytic philosophy, literary theory, historiography and theories of modernism and postmodernism. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 35.00
Intended for college-level music majors, this collection traces the history of orchestration, beginning with Beethoven's Orchestra (with writings by Berlioz, Wagner, Gounod, Mahler, and others). It illuminates how orchestration has grown and developed, and offers a variety of theories that have been embraced by practitioners in the field. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 29.99
Part history, part explanation of early music, this book also plays devil's advocate, criticizing current practices and urging experimentation. Haynes, a veteran of the movement, describes a vision of the future that involves improvisation, rhetorical expression, and composition. Written for musicians and non-musicians alike. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 49.50
Muzikale groepsimprovisatie levert opvallende en dramatische voorbeelden op van de talentvolle manier waarop mensen kunnen interacteren en elkaar inspireren. Zulke muzikale sessies kunnen als voorbeeld dienen van talentvolle groepsimprovisatie in het algemeen. Dit proefschrift gaat over manieren om getalenteerde ge´mproviseerde groepsprocessen tot... more...