Classical and Romantic performing practice 1750-1900 / Clive Brown.

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 o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brown, Clive, 1947-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Table of Contents:
  • Accentuation in theory
  • Accentuation in practice
  • The notation of accents and dynamics
  • Articulation and phrasing
  • Articulation and expression
  • The notation of articulation and phrasing
  • String bowing
  • Tempo
  • Alla breve
  • Tempo terms
  • Tempo modification
  • Embellishment, ornamentation, and improvisation
  • Appoggiaturas, trills, turns, and related ornaments
  • Vibrato
  • Portamento
  • Paralipomena.