Preface - Anthony Burton
Introduction - Christopher Hogwood
Chapter 1- Historical Background -George Pratt-
Chapter 2- Notation and Interpretation -Peter Homan-
Chapter 3- Keyboard -Davitt Moroney-
Chapter 4- Strings -Andrew Manze-
Chapter 5- Wind Instruments -Stephen Preston-
Chapter 6- Singing -John Potter-
Chapter 7- Sources and Editions -Clifford Bartlett-
Sugestion for further readings
Notes on the recordings.
This stimulating guide will help students and their teachers to achieve stylish performances of music of the Baroque period. Individual chapters from leading experts focus on historical background, notation and interpretation, and sources and editions, presenting the latest thinking on performance in a clear, helpful and practical way.