Composers' intentions? : lost traditions of musical performance / Andrew Parrott.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Parrott, Andrew (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : The Boydell Press, 2015.
Table of Contents:
  • Composers' intentions, performers' responsibilities
  • A brief anatomy of choirs
  • Falsetto beliefs : the 'countertenor' cross-examined
  • Falsetto and the French : 'une toute autre marche'
  • Transposition in Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610
  • Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 revisited
  • Monteverdi : onwards and downwards
  • High clefs and down-to-earth transposition : a brief defence of Monteverdi
  • Performing Purcell
  • How many singers?
  • Vocal ripienists and J. S. Bach's Mass in B minor
  • Bach's chorus : the Leipzig line
  • J. S. Bach's Trauer-music for Prince Leopold : clarification and reconstruction
  • Performing Machaut's Mass on record
  • 'Grett and solompne singing' : instruments in English church music before the Civil War
  • Monteverdi's L'Orfeo
  • Purcell's Dido & Aeneas on record
  • 'Hail! bright Cecilia' (Purcell at 350).