Eighteenth-century Keyboard Music

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Music - 443 pages
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This volume focuses on the core composers of the 18th-century repertoire. It begins with an overview of the keyboard instruments that were in use during the 18th century and a chapter on performance practice. The book proceeds through each major composer, beginning with Bach, and then progressing through the French masters, Scarlatti, C.P.E. and J.C. Bach, Haydn, Mozart and early Beethoven. Each chapter is written by a well-known scholar in the field and includes history, musical examples and analysis.
  

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Contents

1 The Instruments
1
2 Aspects of Performance Practice
28
3 Johann Sebastian Each
61
4 French Masters
112
5 Domenico Scarlatti
139
6 Carl Philipp Emanuel Each
172
7 Johann Christian Each and the Early Classical Italian Masters
209
8 Haydns Solo Keyboard Music
247
9 Mozarts Solo Keyboard Music
282
10 Mozarts Keyboard Concertos
320
11 Early Beethoven
359
Index
389
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Robert Marshall is Professor Emeritus of Music at Brandeis University. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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