Modern harpsichord music

a discography by Martin Elste

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
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  • Harpsichord music -- 20th century -- Discography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementcompiled by Martin Elste.
SeriesDiscographies,, no. 58
LC ClassificationsML156.4.H3 E47 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1111538M
ISBN 100313292388
LC Control Number94037353

Zuckermann, Wolfgang: The Modern Harpsichord. The central theme of The Modern Harpsichord—that harpsichords should be made today as they were in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries—altered the course of modern harpsichord development. The story behind the book, and the jacks that Wolfgang collected from makers all over the world, can. Buy Modern Harpsichord Music: A Discography (Discographies: Association for Recorded Sound Collections Discographic Reference) by Elste, Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Martin Elste. 2nd revised edition of the book first published by King’s Music in , incorporating the latest research plus a new essay by Jane Clark on the architecture of the Couperin’s Ordres. ISBN Preferring to hear these pieces performed on the modern piano, I found these original harpsichord performances of equal enjoyment. Loreggian and Borgestede both possess an impressive early music pedigree as reflected in their accurate and dedicated playing here. The plus to this set is both its completeness and its sonic brilliance.

The Harpsichord Clearing House's complete list contains the most comprehensive, global listing of harpsichords, virginals and clavichords for sale--used and new. The Complete List Each instrument listing begins with a number and an abbreviation for the state or country in which it is located. Buy The modern harpsichord; twentieth century instruments and their makers. by Wolfgang Zuckermann online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ In the narrow sense, "harpsichord" designates only the large wing-shaped instruments in which the strings are perpendicular to the keyboard. François Couperin is known above all for his harpsichord music: between and he published four books of suites (ordres) for harpsichord. Jean Phillipe Rameau () French composer and music theorist. Wrote one of the first modern music theory book ‘Treatise on Harmony’ Bef he spent his life as a keyboardist & church musician, writing several books of harpsichord music, Pièces de clavecin, (‘Works for Keyboard’) and some vocal cantatas & motets. Af saw his greatest success as a French opera Size: KB.

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This is the first book on the harpsichord of the twentieth century, covering all known makes since Modern harpsichord music book revival began about fifty years ago. The author visited the workshops of makers in Europe and America and discussed with them firsthand their philosophies and methods of construction/5(4).

“The harpsichord opened me up to modern music,” Mr. Esfahani said. “Who would have thought?” If his project is to prove that his is a truly modern instrument, to break it out of its period. Although the modern harpsichord is a much greater part of 20th-century music than one might imagine, it is about to become a relic because of its historical incorrectness.

This will leave sound recordings as the prime medium of information for contemporary compositions, most of which cannot be adequately performed on any other by: 1. The harpsichord was widely used in Renaissance and Baroque music, both as an accompaniment instrument and as a soloing instrument.

During the Baroque era, the harpsichord was a standard part of the continuo group, the musicians who performed the basso continuo part that acted as the foundation for many musical pieces in this era.

Modern Harpsichord Music: A Discography (Discographies: Association for Recorded Sound Collections Discographic Reference) by Elste, Martin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A discography and bibliography of music written for the modern harpsichord, this volume features more than mass-marketed recordings of some compositions written after.

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Edward L. Kottick draws on his extensive technical knowledge and experience as a harpsichord builder to detail the changing design, structure, and acoustics of the instrument over Reviews: 1.

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“Realizing that most people approach a harpsichord with caution, the way they do a vicious dog,” Mr. Zuckermann wrote in his book “The Modern Harpsichord” (), “I decided that the. In The Romance of the Piano, a piano guide and history book, author Eric Blom even provided do-it-yourself instructions for creating a harpsichord sound, recommending “a grand piano may with little trouble be converted into a fairly good imitation harpsichord by covering the strings with a layer or two of newspaper.”.

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Though different modern pianos may not sound exactly the same as one another, they all sound more or less like pianos to our ears. But the piano didn't appear fully formed in the world of music as the instrument we know today: it has a variety of predecessors, not all of which sound very similar to the modern piano at all, and a few distinctive-sounding examples of which you can hear.

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Similar modern takes on harpsichord making became available in other countries as well; a mid-sixties list of harpsichord makers with various angles toward their building principles, with short portraits, is in Wolfgang Zuckermann The modern harpsichord: Twentieth century instruments and their makers (October House, ).

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The harpsichord was an important keyboard instrument in Europe from the 15th through the 18th centuries, and as revived in the 20th, is widely played today. This article gives a history of the harpsichord; for information on the construction of this instrument, its variant forms, and the music composed for it, see harpsichord.

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The second and third volumes are divided into 2 parts each and the whole book has a total duration of 2 hours and 10 minutes (22 minutes for the first book, 52 and 53 minutes for the following.