Eighteenth-century Keyboard Music

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Routledge, 2003 - Music - 443 pages
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This volume focuses on the core composers of the 18th-century repertoire. It begins with an overview of the keyboard instruments that were in use during the 18th century and a chapter on performance practice. The book proceeds through each major composer, beginning with Bach, and then progressing through the French masters, Scarlatti, C.P.E. and J.C. Bach, Haydn, Mozart and early Beethoven. Each chapter is written by a well-known scholar in the field and includes history, musical examples and analysis.

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Robert Marshall is Professor Emeritus of Music at Brandeis University. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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