Five Centuries of Keyboard Music: An Historical Survey of Music for Harpsichord and Piano

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Courier Corporation, 1972 - Music - 463 pages
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A practicing musician and professor of music offers the first work in English to comprehensively survey the development of solo keyboard works. Gillespie discusses 350 composers and their works for harpsichord and piano, including Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and Debussy. Includes 116 musical examples, illustrations, and a glossary of musical terms.
 

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Contents

EARLY KEYBOARD MUSIC
16
ITS FORMS
38
Keyboard Forms 39 Epilogue
45
Virginal Music Collections 48 Virginal Music Compos
58
Girolamo Frescobaldi 64 Other Early Composers
67
Domenico Scarlatti 69 Later Cembalo Composers
73
THE FRENCH CLAVECINISTS
80
Influence of the French Lutenists 81 Jacques Champion
96
LISZT
237
TECHNIQUE AND TECHNICIANS
248
BRAHMS AND THE LATE NINE
257
THE SLAVIC COUNTRIES IN
267
THE NORTH COUNTRIES
283
FRENCH PIANO MUSIC IN
292
EARLY AMERICAN PIANO MUSIC
309
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPANISH
315

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck 101 Belgium 103 Holland
106
KEYBOARD MUSIC IN SPAIN
109
KEYBOARD MUSIC IN GERMANY
118
BACH AND HANDEL
130
EIGHTEENTHCENTURY CLASSICISM
146
HAYDN AND MOZART
160
BEETHOVEN
177
ROMANTICISM
196
CHOPIN
220
IMPRESSIONISM
328
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
344
TWENTIETHCENTURY KEYBOARD
366
CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC
387
CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC
393
CONTEMPORARY PIANO MUSIC
407
GLOSSARY
427
GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
442
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