SUTCLIFFE, W. Dean

The keyboard Sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti and Eighteenth-Century Musical Style.

Cambridge, 2003, 2005, 2008. Encuadernación: rústica. Xii + 400pp.

 

Contenido de la obra:

Preface

1.- Scarlatti the Interesting Historical Figure

2.-  Panorama

Place and treatment in history

The dearth of hard facts

Creative environment

Real-life personality

The panorama tradition

Analysis of sonatas

Improvisation

Pedagogy

Chronology

Organology

Style classi.cation

Style sources

Infuence

Nationalism I

Nationalism II

 Evidence old and new

3.- Heteroglossia

An open invitation to the ear: topic and genre

A love-hate relationship? Scarlatti and the galant

Iberian infuence

Topical opposition

4.- Syntax

Repetition and rationality

Phrase rhythm

Opening and closure

Sequence

 Kinetics

 Vamps

5.- Irritations

Der unreine Satz

  Introduction

  Voice leading

  Counterpoint

  Cluster chords and dirty harmony

  Rationales

Tempo and Scarlatti’sAndantes

Ornamentation

Source matters

6.- ‘Una genuina música de tecla’

Fingermusik and ‘mere virtuosity’

 Keyboard realism

Texture and sonority

7.- Formal dynamic

 Binary-form blues

Thematicism

Formal propertiesand practices

Dialect or idiolect?

Lyrical breakthrough

Pairs

 

Finale

Bibliography

Index