Product detail - Author: George Muffat | ISBN-13: 9780253213976 | Format: Paperback Publisher: Indiana University Press | Publication Date: 2001-10-25 | Pages: 152 | Product Dimensions: 177.8 x 279.4 x 12.7mm | Weight: 340.1942775g |
"... a fascinating overall impression of the day-to-day concerns and working environment of a professional musician of the late 17th century." -American Recorder
This volume presents Muffat's texts along with variants from his own editions in other languages. Wilson's highly readable supplementary materials make this a useful work for theorists, historians, and performers. The book is particularly enlightening on differences between French and German practice. Treats pitch, ornamentation, bowing, and more.