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Author Neumann, Frederick.

Title Essays in performance practice / by Frederick Neumann.

Imprint Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, c1982.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  781.46 N397e    ---  Available
Description xii, 321 p. : music ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in musicology ; no. 58
Note Previously published articles.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The use of baroque treatises on musical performance -- Donington's A performer's guide to baroque music, a review -- The French inegales, Quantz and Bach -- An answer to Donington's critique -- External evidence and uneven notes -- The dotted note and the so-called French style -- Rhythm in the two versions of Bach's French overture, BMV 831 -- Facts and fiction about overdotting -- Once more: the "French overture style" -- The overdotting syndrome, anatomy of a delusion -- Misconceptions about the French trill in the 17th and 18th centuries -- A new look at Bach's ornamentation -- Notes on "melodic" and "harmonic" ornaments -- Couperin and the downbeat doctrine for appoggiaturas - Ornament and structure -- The appoggiatura in Mozart's recitative.
Subject Music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Music -- Performance.
Embellishment (Music)
ISBN 0835713512

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