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Early Keyboard Instruments A Practical Guide

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ISBN-10: 052164366X

ISBN-13: 9780521643665

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Rowland, Colin Lawson, Robin Stowell

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This text covers a wide range of performance issues on keyboard instruments relevant to the music of the 17th to the 19th centuries. It includes descriptions of the harpsichords, clavichords and pianos used by performers of the period.
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Book details

List price: $94.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/2/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.924

Colin Lawson is Director of the Royal College of Music, London. He has an international profile as a period clarinettist and has played principal in most of Britain's leading period orchestras, notably The Hanover Band, the English Concert and the London Classical Players, with whom he has recorded extensively and toured world-wide. Described by Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung as 'a brilliant, absolutely world-class player' he has appeared as a soloist in many international venues, including London's major concert halls and New York's Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. His recent discography includes two volumes of sonatas by Lef�vre in their original scoring for C clarinet and cello.…    

Stylistic awareness and keyboard music
Repertory, performance and notation
The instruments
Use of instruments and technique
Non-notated and notated issues
Case studies
Continuo realisation