ELLIOT, Martha

Singing in Style. A guide to vocal performance practices.
Acknowledgments
Introduction

1
  The Early Baroque
     Baroque Notation
     Scores and Editions
     Thoroughbass
     Accompaniment Instruments
     Pitch
     Vibrato
     Words and Music
     Historical Pronunciation
Italy
     Voice Types and Registers
     Ornamentation
England
     Voice Types and Registers
     Ornamentation
France
     Voice Types and Ranges
     Dance Forms
     Notes inégales
     Ornamentation
     Diction

2
  The Late Baroque
     Scores and Notation
     Modern Editions
     Tempo
     Articulation
     Rhythmic Alteration
     Legato
     Vibrato and Breath
     Pitch
     Period Instruments
     Recitative
Italian Influence
     Ornamenting Arias
     Handel’s Messiah
Germany
     Ornamentation
     J. S. Bach and His Singers
France
     Secular Cantatas
     Ornamentation

3
  The Classical Era
     Scores and Editions
     Classical Instruments
     Articulation and Legato
     Tempo and Rhythm
     Voice Types and Ranges
     Mozart on Singers
     Vibrato and Portamento
     Recitative
     Ornamentation

4
  Italian Bel Canto
     Scores and Editions
     Articulation and Phrasing
     Tempo, Rhythmic Flexibility, and Rubato
     Voice Types
     Technique
     Vibrato
     Portamento
     Ornamentation
     Cadenzas and Improvised Florid Embellishment

5
German Lieder
     Editions
     Transpositions
     German Diction and Technique
     Articulation and Expression Marks
     Embellishment
     Notated Ornaments
     Vibrato and Portamento
     The Piano
     Tempo and Rhythm

6
  French Mélodies
     Editions, Transpositions, and Voice Types
     French Taste and Aesthetics
     Ornamentation
     The Performer’s New Role
     Words and Music
     Diction and Articulation
     Portamento and Vibrato
     Rhythm and Tempo
7  Second Viennese School
     Publications and Editions
     Performance and Analysis
     The Society for Private Musical Performance
     Music and Text
     Pierrot Lunaire
     Sprechstimme
in Other Works
     Dynamics and Articulation
     Tempo and Rubato
     Learning This Music

Early Twentieth-Century Nationalism
Russia
     Musorgsky and Olenina
     Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, and Chaliapin
     Prokofiev
     Shostakovich
     Editions and Language
Spain
     Falla
     Rodrigo
     Editions
England
     Britten and Pears
     Editions
United States
     Ives
     Copland
     Barber
     Editions

9  Working with Living Composers
     Voice Types
     Manuscripts, Revisions, and Published Scores
     Notation
     Special Vocal Effects
     Other Special Instructions or Requirements
     Learning Difficult Rhythms and Pitches
     Vibrato
     Text and Music
     Composers as Performers
     Using Recordings
     Conclusions: Finding the Composers’ Intentions
Notes
For Further Reading
Index

Yale University, 2006. 356pp. Encuadernación: cartoné con sobrecubierta.

Acknowledgments
Introduction

1 The Early Baroque
Baroque Notation
Scores and Editions
Thoroughbass
Accompaniment Instruments
Pitch
Vibrato
Words and Music
Historical Pronunciation
Italy
Voice Types and Registers
Ornamentation
England
Voice Types and Registers
Ornamentation
France
Voice Types and Ranges
Dance Forms
Notes inégales
Ornamentation
Diction

2 The Late Baroque
Scores and Notation
Modern Editions
Tempo
Articulation
Rhythmic Alteration
Legato
Vibrato and Breath
Pitch
Period Instruments
Recitative
Italian Influence
Ornamenting Arias
Handel’s Messiah
Germany
Ornamentation
J. S. Bach and His Singers
France
Secular Cantatas
Ornamentation

3 The Classical Era
Scores and Editions
Classical Instruments
Articulation and Legato
Tempo and Rhythm
Voice Types and Ranges
Mozart on Singers
Vibrato and Portamento
Recitative
Ornamentation

4 Italian Bel Canto
Scores and Editions
Articulation and Phrasing
Tempo, Rhythmic Flexibility, and Rubato
Voice Types
Technique
Vibrato
Portamento
Ornamentation
Cadenzas and Improvised Florid Embellishment

5 German Lieder
Editions
Transpositions
German Diction and Technique
Articulation and Expression Marks
Embellishment
Notated Ornaments
Vibrato and Portamento
The Piano
Tempo and Rhythm

6 French Mélodies
Editions, Transpositions, and Voice Types
French Taste and Aesthetics
Ornamentation
The Performer’s New Role
Words and Music
Diction and Articulation
Portamento and Vibrato
Rhythm and Tempo
7 Second Viennese School
Publications and Editions
Performance and Analysis
The Society for Private Musical Performance
Music and Text
Pierrot Lunaire
Sprechstimme in Other Works
Dynamics and Articulation
Tempo and Rubato
Learning This Music

8 Early Twentieth-Century Nationalism
Russia
Musorgsky and Olenina
Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, and Chaliapin
Prokofiev
Shostakovich
Editions and Language
Spain
Falla
Rodrigo
Editions
England
Britten and Pears
Editions
United States
Ives
Copland
Barber
Editions

9 Working with Living Composers
Voice Types
Manuscripts, Revisions, and Published Scores
Notation
Special Vocal Effects
Other Special Instructions or Requirements
Learning Difficult Rhythms and Pitches
Vibrato
Text and Music
Composers as Performers
Using Recordings
Conclusions: Finding the Composers’ Intentions
Notes
For Further Reading
Index