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Author International Orpheus Academy for Music Theory (4th : 2006)

Title Partimento and continuo playing in theory and in practice / Thomas Christensen [and others] ; [editors, Dirk Moelants, Kathleen Snyers]
Published Leuven Leuven University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (136 pages) : illustrations, music
Series Collected writings of the Orpheus Institute ; #9
Collected writings of the Orpheus Institute ; #9
Contents Thoroughbass as music theory / Thomas Christensen -- Partimenti written to impart knowledge of counterpoint and composition / Robert Gjerdingen -- Partimento-fugue: the Neapolitan angle / Giorgio Sanguinettti -- The playing of partimento / Rudolf Lutz
Summary This volume is a collection of essays based on lectures given at the International Orpheus Academy for Music Theory on 'Music and Theory: Thoroughbass in Practice, Theory, and Improvisation''. Hence the point of departure was not 'Music Theory'' as such, but the interaction between music theory, music history, performance practice, aesthetics, and related sciences. This multidisciplinary approach, with the accent on the interplay between music performance and music theory, is reflected in the contributions to this book. Thomas Christensen, in his contribution, shows how the development of tonal
Notes Collected essays based on lectures given at the 4th International Orpheus Academy for Music Theory in 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Composition (Music)
Continuo.
Counterpoint.
Music theory -- Composition -- History and criticism.
Musical accompaniment.
Performance practice (Music)
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Christensen, Thomas Street.
Moelants, Dirk, 1946-
Snyers, Kathleen.
ISBN 9058678288
9461660944
9789058678287
9789461660947