Music in the Galant Style

byRobert Gjerdingen

Hardcover | April 15, 2007

Music in the Galant Style by Robert Gjerdingen
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Music in the Galant Style is an authoritative and readily understandable study of the core compositional style of the eighteenth century. Gjerdingen adopts a unique approach, based on a massive but little-known corpus of pedagogical workbooks used by the most influential teachers of the century, the Italian partimenti. He has brought this vital repository of compositional methods into confrontation with a set of schemata distilled from an enormous body of eighteenth-century music, much of it known only to specialists, formative of the "galant style."
Robert Gjerdingen is Professor of Music at Northwestern University's School of Music
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Title:Music in the Galant StyleFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:448 pages, 8.5 X 10.91 X 1.18 inShipping dimensions:448 pages, 8.5 X 10.91 X 1.18 inPublished:April 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195313712

ISBN - 13:9780195313710

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