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New Light On Late Eighteenth-Century Tempo: William Crotch's Pendulum Markings, Emanuel Rubin Jan 1989

New Light On Late Eighteenth-Century Tempo: William Crotch's Pendulum Markings, Emanuel Rubin

Performance Practice Review

RILM abstract: "Crotch's pendulum markings are an important source of information on English tempos at the end of the 18th c. and represent an ongoing practice among late 18th-c. English composers. Statistical study of English glees with pendulum markings from this period promises to yield valuable results."


Brahms's Pianos And The Performance Of His Late Works, Camilla Cai Jan 1989

Brahms's Pianos And The Performance Of His Late Works, Camilla Cai

Performance Practice Review

Brahms's late piano works (opp. 116-19) reveal his sensitivity to the characteristics of conservative, late 19th-c. pianos. A more accurate understanding of Brahms's performance indications and special piano textures would lead to performances relevant to his own playing style.


Performance Practice Issues On The Bbc Third Programme, Denis Stevens Jan 1989

Performance Practice Issues On The Bbc Third Programme, Denis Stevens

Performance Practice Review

Stevens discusses the various aspects in consideration concerning the BBC and historical performance practice.


"Dance Rhythms Of The French Baroque: A Handbook For Performance" By Betty Bang Mather, Assisted By Dean M. Karns, Meredith Little Jan 1989

"Dance Rhythms Of The French Baroque: A Handbook For Performance" By Betty Bang Mather, Assisted By Dean M. Karns, Meredith Little

Performance Practice Review

Little discusses and reviews Mather and Karns' 1987 book.


Contributors Jan 1989

Contributors

Performance Practice Review

List of contributors to the Spring 1989 (2/1) issue of Performance Practice Review.


"Chopin: Pianist And Teacher As Seen By His Pupils" By Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, Jeanne Holland Jan 1989

"Chopin: Pianist And Teacher As Seen By His Pupils" By Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, Jeanne Holland

Performance Practice Review

Holland reviews and discusses Eigeldinger's 1986 book.


Francesco Rognoni's "Selva De Varii Passaggi" (1602): Fresh Details Concerning Early Baroque Vocal Ornamentation, Stewart Carter Jan 1989

Francesco Rognoni's "Selva De Varii Passaggi" (1602): Fresh Details Concerning Early Baroque Vocal Ornamentation, Stewart Carter

Performance Practice Review

"One of Milan's most important musicians during the late 16th and early 17th centuries was Francesco Rognoni (died before 1626), a Knight and Count Palatine, son of Richardo Rogniono. The father had published an important treatise on ornamentation nearly thirty years prior to Francesco's. The title page of Francsco's Selva tells us that Francesco was head of instrumental music at the ducal court and maestro di cappella at Santo Ambrosio Maggiore in Milan. In an earlier publication he calls himself a "player of the violin, of the viola bastarda, and other instruments." He may in fact have ...


The Present Position Of Authenticity, Robert Donington Jan 1989

The Present Position Of Authenticity, Robert Donington

Performance Practice Review

"Though there continues to be lively debate as to how historically correct performances of early music can or should be, the success of so-called authenticity in today's musical culture is undeniable.(Zohn, Steven)"


Saint-Saëns's View On The Performance Of Early Music, Robert Stevenson Jan 1989

Saint-Saëns's View On The Performance Of Early Music, Robert Stevenson

Performance Practice Review

In a published lecture originally given in San Francisco in 1915, Saint-Saens discusses performance issues in the music of Palestrina, Rameau, Bach, and Mozart.


Contributors/End Matter Jan 1989

Contributors/End Matter

Performance Practice Review

List of contributors from the Fall 1989 (2/2) issue of Performance Practice Review


Karl Geiringer, 1899-1989, Roland Jackson Jan 1989

Karl Geiringer, 1899-1989, Roland Jackson

Performance Practice Review

An obituary for the organist Karl Geiringer.


"The Performance Of The Basso Continuo In Italian Baroque Music" By Tharald Borgir, John Walter Hill Jan 1989

"The Performance Of The Basso Continuo In Italian Baroque Music" By Tharald Borgir, John Walter Hill

Performance Practice Review

Hill discusses and reviews Borgir's 1987 book.


"The Organ Music Of J.S. Bach. Volume Iii: A Background." By Peter F. Williams, Kimberly Marshall Jan 1989

"The Organ Music Of J.S. Bach. Volume Iii: A Background." By Peter F. Williams, Kimberly Marshall

Performance Practice Review

Marshall reviews and discusses Peter Williams' 1984 work.

Williams, Peter F. The Organ Music of J.S. Bach: A Background. Vol. 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. viii, 309p.

ISBN 0-521-24412-9


"Orchestral Performance Practices In The Nineteenth Century: Size, Proportions, And Seating," By Daniel J. Koury., Nicholas Temperley Jan 1989

"Orchestral Performance Practices In The Nineteenth Century: Size, Proportions, And Seating," By Daniel J. Koury., Nicholas Temperley

Performance Practice Review

Reviews and Critiques Koury's 1986 book.


A Response From The Custodians: More Thoughts On The Stanford Temperaments, Robert Bates, Kimberly Marshall Jan 1989

A Response From The Custodians: More Thoughts On The Stanford Temperaments, Robert Bates, Kimberly Marshall

Performance Practice Review

"Mark Lindley's suggestions for modifying the temperaments of Stanford's Fisk organ, abstracted as RILM 7410, are helpful, although other solutions may be more desirable. A third temperament for French music might be added to the organ's meantone and well-temperaments.(Zohn, Steven)"


"Authenticity And Early Music: A Symposium," Edited By Nicholas Kenyon, Albert Cohen Jan 1989

"Authenticity And Early Music: A Symposium," Edited By Nicholas Kenyon, Albert Cohen

Performance Practice Review

Reviews and Critiques Kenyon's 1988 book.


Performance Practice Bibliography (1988) Jan 1989

Performance Practice Bibliography (1988)

Performance Practice Review

Bibliography of Important Books and Articles related to the Performance Practice.


"Words And Music In The Middle Ages: Song, Narrative, Dance And Drama, 1050-1350" By John Stevens, Hans Tischler Jan 1989

"Words And Music In The Middle Ages: Song, Narrative, Dance And Drama, 1050-1350" By John Stevens, Hans Tischler

Performance Practice Review

Tischler discusses and reviews Stevens' 1986 book.


"Meter In Music, 1600-1800" By George Houle, Alexander Silbiger Jan 1989

"Meter In Music, 1600-1800" By George Houle, Alexander Silbiger

Performance Practice Review

Silbiger discusses and reviews Houle's 1987 book.


Table Of Contents Jan 1989

Table Of Contents

Performance Practice Review

Table of Contents for Vol.2, No.2 of PPR.


Concerning The Performance Of Mozart's Concert Arias K. 294 And K. 528, Nicole Baker Jan 1989

Concerning The Performance Of Mozart's Concert Arias K. 294 And K. 528, Nicole Baker

Performance Practice Review

Vocal treatises of the 18th c. and recent research suggest that Mozart's concert arias should be embellished with restraint. Appropriate ornaments include turns, filling-in patterns, appoggiaturas, and short cadences at elongated fermatas. Two arias--Alcandro lo confesso...Non so d'onde viene, K.294, and Bella mia fiamma...Resta, o cara, K.528--are discussed in more detail.