This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Nicholas Kenyon: IntroductionPerforming the Music1. Peter Holman: Original sets of parts for Restoration Concerted Music at Oxford2. Dominic Gwynn: The English organ in Purcell's lifetime3. John Dilworth: Violin making in England in the age of Purcell4. Peter Downey: Performing Mr Purcell's "Exotick" trumpet notes5. Bruce Wood: The first performance of Purcell's Funeral Music for Queen Mary6. H. Diack Johnstone: Ornamentation in the keyboard music of Henry Purcell and his contemporaries7. Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson: Purcell's stage singers8. Timothy Morris: Voice ranges, voice types and pitch in Purcell's concerted worksStaging the Operas9. Michael Burden: Purcell debauch'd; the dramatick operas in performance10. Andrew Walking: Performance and political allegory: what to interpret and when on the Restoration stage11. Richard Semmens: Dancing and dance music in Purcell's operas12. Ruth Eva Ronen: Of Costume and Etiquette: staging in the time of Purcell13. Roger Savage: Calling up Genius: Purcell, Roger North and Charlotte Butler14. Julia and Frans Muller: Purcell's Dioclesian on the Dorset Garden stage15. Lionel Sawkins: Trembleurs and Cold People: how should they shiver?Appendices1. Peter Holman: Original sets of parts of Restoration Concerted Music at Oxford: a preliminary catalogue2. John Dilworth: English viol and violin makers working in London in the period 1650-17003. Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson: Purcell's stage singers: a documentary list4. Timothy Morris: Forces and vocal ranges in Purcell's concerted works5. Richard Semmens: Dances and Purcell's operas 1689-1692 for which music is known. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: This book, published to coincide with the tercentenary of Purcell's death, is the first to be devoted to the performance of his music. The contributors--all leading scholars and performers--deal with issues of performance practice relating both to playing the music and staging the operas.
Über den Autor: He is the author of Arne, Garrick and the Masque of 'Alfred' (1994); Purcell Remembered (1995); The Purcell Companion (1994), and the forthcoming Henry Purcell's Operas: the complete texts (OUP), and A Woman Scorn'd: the myth of Dido, Queen of Carthage.
Buchbeschreibung Oxford University Press, Oxford 1996, 1996. 24.0 x 16.0cms, 302pp, b/w illusts, very good+ hardback & dustwrapper These 15 essays & 4 appendices fall under 2 section headings: performing the music; staging the operas. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 153957
Buchbeschreibung Oxford Univ Pr, 1996. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Brand New. 302 pages. 9.75x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0198164424
Buchbeschreibung Hardback. Buchzustand: Muy Bueno / Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 100000000674671