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Italian Concerto Chromatic Fantasia And Fugue And Other Works For Keyboard

Author : Johann Sebastian Bach
ISBN : 9780486253879
Genre : Music
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A generous selection of Bach's best-known, most-performed, and most-recorded works for the keyboard, reproduced from the authoritative Bach-Gesellschaft edition. The 16 works — chiefly preludes, fugues, and fantasias — are reproduced in a format ideal for study and practice, with large noteheads, wide margins, and clear, bold printing.
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Italian Concerto

Author : Johann Sebastian Bach
ISBN : 1554735548
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This difficult but rewarding arrangement of one of Bach's most famous keyboard works is sure to impress audiences everywhere. If Bach was alive today, he would surely have considered writing for the versatile sound of the modern sax quartet!
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Bach Studies 2

Author : Daniel R. Melamed
ISBN : 0521470676
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This 1995 volume presents twelve essays by internationally distinguished Bach scholars, covering a broad range of issues in this field.
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The Keyboard Music Of J S Bach

Author : David Schulenberg
ISBN : 9781136091469
Genre : Music
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The Keyboard Music of J.S. Bach provides an introduction to and comprehensive discussion of all the music for harpsichord and other stringed keyboard instruments by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Often played today on the modern piano, these works are central not only to the Western concert repertory but to musical pedagogy and study throughout the world. Intended as both a practical guide and an interpretive study, the book consists of three introductory chapters on general matters of historical context, style, and performance practice, followed by fifteen chapters on the individual works, treated in roughly chronological order. The works discussed include all of Bach's individual keyboard compositions as well as those comprising his famous collections, such as the Well-Tempered Clavier, the English and French Suites, and the Art of Fugue.
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Five Centuries Of Keyboard Music

Author : John Gillespie
ISBN : 9780486318790
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A practicing musician and professor of music offers the first work in English to comprehensively survey the development of solo keyboard works. Gillespie discusses 350 composers and their works for harpsichord and piano, including Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and Debussy. Includes 116 musical examples, illustrations, and a glossary of musical terms.
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Complete Organ Symphonies

Author : Charles Marie Widor
ISBN : 9780486266916
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The greatest French organist of his day, Widor (1844–1937) composed 10 organ "symphonies" — actually solo compositions usually consisting of 6 or 7 short movements, that treat the organ as a kind of self-contained orchestra. Series I includes Symphonies Nos. 1–4, Op. 13 and Symphonie No. 5, Op. 42. Frequently performed today. Glossary of French terms.
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Complete Keyboard Transcriptions Of Concertos By Baroque Composers

Author : Johann Sebastian Bach
ISBN : 9780486255293
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Early in his career, Bach began to transcribe for the keyboard a number of concertos for violin, oboe, and other instruments by such baroque masters as Vivaldi and Telemann. His purpose: to study and explore the works of other composers as well as to supply good clavier music for his own performances. This collection of sixteen of these celebrated transcriptions is reprinted from the definitive Bach-Gesellschaft edition prepared by Ernst Naumann and presented in a study format designed to give amateur and professional pianists and harpsichordists a lifetime of pleasurable study and use. Six of these glorious keyboard works are known to be transcriptions of Vivaldi violin concertos. Three are based on concertos written by Duke Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar, the son of Bach's employer at Weimar. One is based on a violin concerto by Telemann, another on an oboe concerto by Alessandro Marcello, and another on a concerto by Benedetto Marcello. The sources of the remaining works are unknown. Vivaldi, whose music Bach probably first heard in 1712, was to provide a strong influence on the young composer. Bach would eventually assimilate the Italian's style and use it with his own contrapuntal heritage and the Northern idiom in creating what we recognize today as the typical Bach style. These transcriptions, which represent his introduction to the new idiom, richly display a dynamic virtuosity that makes their performance an exhilarating experience.
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Complete Works For Pianoforte Solo

Author : Felix Mendelssohn
ISBN : 9780486311647
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Volume 2 includes Sonatas Op. 105 and 106; Complete Songs without Words, more.
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Complete Piano Rags

Author : Scott Joplin
ISBN : 9780486312101
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All 38 piano rags by the acknowledged master of the form, reprinted from the publishers' original editions complete with sheet music covers. Introduction by David A. Jasen.
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