A Performer's Guide to the Music of the Baroq

Second Edition

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• ABRSM’s acclaimed practical guide to stylish Baroque performance, now back in print
• Includes links to a carefully curated Spotify playlist, giving readers access to a wide range of recordings by celebrated performers
• Remains the essential resource for students, with specialist advice from leading experts for keyboard, string and wind players, and singers

This stimulating guide will help students and their teachers to achieve stylish performances of music of the Baroque period. Individual chapters from leading experts focus on historical background, notation and interpretation, and sources and editions, presenting the latest thinking on performance in a clear, helpful and practical way. There are also dedicated chapters of specialist advice for keyboard, string and wind players, and singers, plus a recommended playlist of illustrative, authoritative recordings.

Fully illustrated throughout with many music examples, facsimiles and pictures, this is a valuable resource for students of the Baroque period which will also add to the knowledge and understanding of amateur and professional musicians.

Praise for ABRSM’s Performer’s Guides series:

"Thoroughly approachable publications...They deserve to be not only read but acted upon." (Early Music Review)

Additional Information

Item Number: 9781786010384
Format: Book
Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 05/10/2017
Barcode: 9781786010384
ISMN: 9781786010384
Instrumentation: Book

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