Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Clive Brown


The prior ten years have obvious a quickly transforming into curiosity in appearing and recording Classical and Romantic song with interval tools; but the connection of composers' notation to acting practices in the course of that interval has got basically sporadic recognition from students, and lots of elements of composers' intentions have remained doubtful. Brown right here identifies parts during which musical notation conveyed quite various messages to the musicians for whom it used to be written than it does to fashionable performers, and seeks to seem past the notation to appreciate how composers may need anticipated to listen to their track learned in functionality. there's considerable proof to illustrate that, in lots of respects, the sound worlds within which Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, and Brahms created their song have been extra greatly assorted from ours than is mostly assumed.

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