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By Peter Walls

ISBN-10: 0754628825

ISBN-13: 9780754628828

study within the twentieth and twenty first centuries into old functionality perform has replaced not only the way in which performers method tune of the seventeenth and 18th centuries yet, ultimately, the best way audiences hearken to it. This quantity, starting with a 1915 Saint-Sa? lecture at the functionality of previous song, units out to catch musicological dialogue that has truly replaced the way in which Baroque track can sound. The articles care for ancient tools, pitch, tuning, temperament, the nexus among procedure and magnificence, vibrato, the functionality implications of musical rankings, and a few of the vexed questions in terms of rhythmic alteration. It closes with a piece at the musicological demanding situations to the ideology of the early tune circulate fixed (principally) within the Nineties. prime writers on ancient functionality perform are represented. spotting that major advancements in historically-inspired functionality were led by means of tool makers and performers, the amount additionally comprises consultant essays through key practitioners.

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