SCHULENBERG, David

Music of the Baroque.
Detallada introducción a la música europea entre los años 1600 y 1750. Este texto nos aporta una visión de la música barroca que integra sus prácticas interpretativas, contexto histórico y cultural, etc., examinando una selección de más de cuarenta composiciones musicales. Esencial para quien desee introducirse en el estudio de la música barroca.
349pp., Oxford, 2001. Idioma : inglés. Encuadernación cartoné con sobrecubierta.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
Music History, 1600-1750: Some Basic Ideas
Historical Background: Western Europe, 1600-1750
Music in European History, 1600-1750
The Place of Music and Musicians in Society
Performance Practices
2. A Sixteenth-Century Prologue: Motet and Madrigal
The Late-Renaissance Motet: Palestrina and Lassus
The Madrigal: Gesualdo and Monteverdi
3. Transistions around 1600
Some General Developments
Instruments
Monody
4. Monteverdi and Early Baroque Musical Drama
Claudio Monteverdi
Monteverdi's Orfeo
The Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Venetian Opera
5. Lully and French Musical Drama
The French Style
Lully's Armide
6. Secular Vocal Music of the Later Seventeenth Century
Barbara Strozzi
Alessandro Scarlatti and the Later Cantata
English Vocal Music in the Later Seventeenth Century
7. Seventeenth-Century Sacred Music
Sacred Music in Venice: Giovanni Gabrieli
Sacred Music in Germany: Heinrich Schutz
Seventeenth-Century Oratorio
8. Late Baroque Opera
Handel
Rameau
9. Late Baroque Sacred Music
Johann Sebastian Bach
Handel: Jephtha
10. Baroque Keyboard Music I: Toccata and Suite
Keyboard Instruments of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
The Uses of Keyboard Music
Baroque Keyboard Music in Italy
Baroque Keyboard Music in France and Germany
11. Baroque Keyboard Music II: Fugues, Pieces , and Sonatas
Later Baroque German Keyboard Music
Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Music in France
Other Eighteenth-Century Keyboard Composers
12. Baroque Music for Instrumental Ensemble: The Sonata
The Chief Ensemble Instruments of the Baroque
Types of Baroque Music for Instrumental Ensemble
The Baroque Sonata
Biber
Corelli
13. The Baroque Instrumental Concerto
Corelli and the Concerto Grosso
The Solo Concerto
J.S. Bach and the Concerto
14. A Mid-Eighteenth Century Epilogue: The Galant Style
The Galant Style
Telemann
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Bibliography
Index