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Playing the Harpsichord - (Dover Books on Music) by Howard Schott (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 240

Genre: Music

Sub-Genre: Instruction & Study

Series Title: Dover Books on Music

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Dover Publications

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Howard Schott

Language: English

TCIN: 77726422
UPC: 9780486422343
Item Number (DPCI): 247-60-6352


This concise volume by an expert is not only a practical manual for the performer but also an authoritative history of the instrument. In covering the essentials of performance practice and musical style for the classical repertoire, the text provides important suggestions for mastering basic touch, fingering, articulation and phrasing, rhythm and tempo, ornaments such as the trill, slide, turn, and arpeggio; ensemble playing; and other fundamentals. "Very well produced and much to be recommended." -- Music and Letters.
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