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Keyboard Interpretation From the 14th to the 19th Century: An Introduction Howard Ferguson

Keyboard Interpretation From the 14th to the 19th Century: An Introduction

Howard Ferguson

Published July 3rd 1975
ISBN : 9780193184190
Paperback
222 pages
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This standard work is an introduction to the interpretation of keyboard music from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century. Dr Ferguson provides information about the instruments themselves, and discusses this vast, fascinating, and ever-changingMoreThis standard work is an introduction to the interpretation of keyboard music from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century. Dr Ferguson provides information about the instruments themselves, and discusses this vast, fascinating, and ever-changing subject under the headings: musical types and forms, tempo, phrasing and articulation, fingering, rhythmic conventions, the `tones or modes, ornamentation, pianists problems, and editors problems.It is a clear, detailed, and practical guide to authenticity in performance which all keyboard players will find indispensable. This reissue incorporates an updated list of modern editions and a completely revised bibliography.