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Title The century of Bach and Mozart : perspectives on historiography, composition, theory, and performance / edited by Sean Gallagher, Thomas Forrest Kelly.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Department of Music, 2009, c2008.

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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  780.92 B122Dce 2009    ---  Available
Edition Pbk. ed.
Description xi, 427 p. : ill., facsims., music ; 23 cm.
Series Isham Library papers ; 7
Harvard publications in music ; 22
Harvard publications in music ; 22.
Isham Library papers ; 7.
Note "In honor of Christoph Wolff"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Eighteenth-century music in its intellectual contexts. The German eighteenth century : marking time / David Blackbourn -- Fundamenta partiturae : thorough bass and foundations of eighteenth-century composition pedagogy / Thomas Christensen -- Mishmash or synthesis? : on the psychagogic form of The creation / Hermann Danuse ; (translated by Nicolas Betson) -- Six of one : the opus concept in the eighteenth century / Elaine Sisman -- Part II. Composing and hearing music in the eighteenth century. Bach's passions and the textures of time / John Butt -- Bach and hypocrisy : appearance and truth in Cantatas 136 and 179 / Eric Chafe -- Tartini and his texts / Sergio Durate -- Part III. Sources and transmission. The evolution of "Und wenn die Welt voll Teufel war" BWV 80/5 / Daniel R. Melamed -- Bach and Mozart : from the perspective of different documentary evidence / Hans-Joachim Schulze -- On Johann Sebastian Bach's creative process : observations from his drafts and sketches / Peter Wollny -- One more time : Mozart and his cadenzas / Neal Zaslaw -- Part IV. Issues in historiography. On ancient languages : the historical idiom in the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Ulrich Konrad ; (translated by Thomas Irvine) -- Eighteenth-century music as a socio-political metaphor? / Reinhard Strohm -- The century of Handel and Haydn / James Webster -- Mozart's fantasy, Haydn's caprice : what's in a name? / Gretchen Wheelock -- Part V. Interpreting eighteenth-century music. The clavier speaks / Christopher Hogwood -- Ten years of Bach cantatas / Ton Koopman -- Mozart's working methods in the piano concertos / Robert Levin.
Subject Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Music -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Added Author Gallagher, Sean, 1965-
Kelly, Thomas Forrest.
Wolff, Christoph.
ISBN 0964031752 (pbk.)
9780964031753 (pbk.)

 
    
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