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The Historical Harpsichord

by Howard Schott

  • 76 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pendragon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Keyboard instruments,
  • Musical Instruments - Strings,
  • Musical Instruments - Construction And Repair,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Musical Instruments - Piano

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9771877M
    ISBN 100945193750
    ISBN 109780945193753

    The art of expressive harpsichord playing was lost when the instrument was replaced by the piano in the nineteenth century. Despite the great strides in Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPrice: $ Bartolomeo Cristofori as harpsichord maker / Hubert Henkel --The identification and authentication of Italian string keyboard instruments / Denzil Wright. Series Title: Historical harpsichord, v. 3. Responsibility: general editor, Howard Schott.

    Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy Historical Harpsichord Technique - (Publications of the Early Music Institute) by Yonit Lea Kosovske (Hardcover) at Target. Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive Up. Claude Mercier-Ythier ( – 3 July ) was a French harpsichord maker who ran a shop and workshop in Paris dedicated exclusively to harpsichords. Instruments that he built and restored have been played in many concerts and recordings, including a recording of Bach's complete keyboard works by Zuzana wrote a standard book on the topic, Les clavecins, published in

    Historical harpsichord technique: developing la douceur du toucher. [This] book is methodical and well-written, and it is a strong contender for inclusion in any harpsichordist's library." * Early Music America * "Kosovske's book is an important addition to the Read more User-contributed reviews. A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a a pipe organ, a harpsichord may have more than one keyboard manual and harpsichords may have stop buttons which add or remove additional octaves. Some harpsichords may have a lute stop, which simulates the sound of a plucked activates a row of levers that turn a trigger mechanism that plucks one or more .


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If you are looking for a coffee table book full of full-colour pictures combined with important scholarship, then I cannot recommend John Koster's superb book on the Boston Museum Collection (ISBN )or Ed Kottick's excellent A History of the Harpsichord (ISBN ) highly enough/5(4).

Illustrated with musical examples as well as photos of the author at the keyboard, Historical Harpsichord Technique can be used for individual or group lessons and for amateurs and professionals. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below Cited by: 1. Historical Harpsichord, Vol. 4: Harpsichord Decoration and the Yale Taskin - A Monograph Series in Honor of Frank Hubbard [Sheridan Germann, Richard Rephann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Historical Harpsichord, Vol. 4: Harpsichord Decoration and the Yale Taskin - A Monograph Series in Honor of Frank Hubbard1/5(1). A handbook for tuning harpsichords and fortepianos, with tuning techniques and tables of fifteen historical temperaments.

While one can purchase electronic tuning aids that provide most of the useful temperaments in this book, one does, by learning to set them by ear, open up a vast field of possibilities.

A History of the Harpsichord brings together for the first time more than photographs, illustrations, and drawings of harpsichords in public museums and private collections throughout Europe the United States.

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.

Volume IV of The Historical Harpsichord contains two monographs of major importance, Harpsichord Decoration: A Conspectus by Sheridan Germann, and A Fable Deconstructed: The Taskin at Yale by Richard Rephann.

Sheridan Germann, an acclaimed scholar and practitioner in the field of harpsichord decoration, offers the first comprehensive illustrated conspectus of thesubject. An accompanying CD includes performances on several of the historical instruments described and illustrated in the volume, including a spinett virginal by Martin van der Biest and instruments built by Ruckers and Pleyel.

The volume devotes attention to American harpsichord design as well as to present and future uses of the instrument.

A History of the Harpsichord "A History of the Harpsichord" was written by longtime ZHI agent Ed Kottick The book jacket says it all: A History of the Harpsichord brings together for the first time more than photographs, illustrations, and drawings of harpsichords in public museums and private collections throughout Europe and the United States.

Illustrated with musical examples as well as photos of the author at the keyboard, Historical Harpsichord Technique can be used for individual or group lessons and for amateurs and professionals.

Language: English Grade Level: 17 and up: 60 Kindle Books for $2 each. Browse our selection of Kindle Books discounted to $2 each. Reviews: 4. Historical Harpsichord Technique: Developing La douceur du toucher (Publications of the Early Music Institute) - Kindle edition by Kosovske, Yonit Lea.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Historical Harpsichord Technique: Developing La douceur du toucher (Publications of the /5(5). 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.

Historically informed performance (also referred to as period performance, authentic performance, or HIP) is an approach to the performance of classical music, which aims to be faithful to the approach, manner and style of the musical era in which a work was originally conceived.

It is based on two key aspects: the application of the stylistic and technical aspects of performance, known as. Other topics addressed include posture, early pedagogy, exercises, articulation, and fingering patterns. Illustrated with musical examples as well as photos of the author at the keyboard, Historical Harpsichord Technique can be used for individual or.

Historical Pianos" Harpsichords & Clavichords Hardcover – January 1, by N.E. Michel (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover/5(2). The third volume in The Historical Harpsichord-Essays in Honor of Frank Hubbard series contains two studies of major importance.

The name Bartolomeo Cristofori is immediately identified with the invention of the pianoforte, a harpsichord with a hammer action that can play loudly and softly. Indeed, Cristofori was an innovative builder of harpsichords of various types, as is fully described and. If you are looking for a coffee table book full of full-colour pictures combined with important scholarship, then I cannot recommend John Koster's superb book on the Boston Museum Collection (ISBN )or Ed Kottick's excellent A History of the Harpsichord (ISBN ) highly s: 3.

A History of the Harpsichord + CD by Edward L. Kottick,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Historical Harpsichord Technique by Yonit Lea Kosovske,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

"Well-conceived and well-written, Historical Harpsichord Technique offers valuable information for all who have an interest in developing good harpsichord touch." —William Wiggins, Oberlin College and Conservatory "Kosovske’s book is an important addition to the literature on harpsichord : Indiana University Press.

Reconstructing the harpsichord / Frank Hubbard --The surviving instruments of the Blanchet workshop / William Dowd --In the direction of the beginning / Christopher Page.

Series Title: Historical harpsichord, v. Other Titles: Reconstructing the harpsichord Surviving instruments of the Blanchet workshop In the direction of the beginning.

Buy Historical Harpsichord Harpsichord Decoration, a Conspectus: A Monograph Series in Honor of Frank Hubbard: 4 by Pendragon Press (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: [x], pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: Harpsichord decoration: a conspectus / Sheridan.The earliest surviving harpsichords were built in Italy in the early 16th century. Little is known of the early history of the harpsichord, but, during the 16th–18th century, it underwent considerable evolution and became one of the most important European instruments.