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Harpsichord and lute music in 17th-century France

David Ledbetter

Harpsichord and lute music in 17th-century France

by David Ledbetter

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Instrumental music -- France -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Keyboard instrument music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Lute music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby David Ledbetter.
      SeriesMusic--scholarship and performance series, Music--scholarship and performance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML497.2 .L4 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 194 p., [2] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2387947M
      ISBN 100253327075
      LC Control Number87017041

      The pricks of harpsichord (Rondeau) and the strum of lute (Dunford) glinted and blended, as if different colors of a single instrument. “It’s very rare that you find someone, where you become one person when you play,” Dunford, 32, said of Rondeau, 29, when both joined a Zoom call recently from their respective homes in France. Lute-like instruments have been found in archeological remains in the Middle East and the Far East from as long as years ago. In Europe lutes were the most popular instruments for a few hundred years, especially from to This can be seen from the large volume of books .

      Early 17th-century French lute music used many small ornaments for purposes of articulation and accentuation, as well as rhythmic modifications of the written notes. These ornaments became important features of harpsichord music, while rhythmic modifications were . Lute music of the 17th century, drawing on traditions of the Renaissance, aspired to an aesthetic of inventiveness and quasi-improvisation. By its nature such music could not espouse well-planned order. And harpsichord music of the period imitated lute music in its sense of improvisation and graceful ‘disorder’. Ledbetter explains.

        50+ videos Play all Mix - Spanish Classical Music | 17th Century Music From The Spanish Territories YouTube Sacred Music From Medieval Spain: The Llibre Vermell And The Cantigas De Santa Maria. BRDPAT History of Music 1 Assignment The development of the suite in French keyboard and lute music during the 17th century Looking at the suite from a German perspective, it seems as if the French suite is less cohesive and refined as compared to the fixed structure of dances found in the German suite.


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Harpsichord and lute music in 17th-century France by David Ledbetter Download PDF EPUB FB2

I recommend it especially to those who play both lute and harpsichord, but it is very worthwhile for harpsichord players also, as it lays out the origins of "the lute style" in 17th century harpsichord music.

Those who play lute will find very worthwhile the discussions in the early part of the book of the different approaches to the lute at the beginning of the 17th century and how the "style brisé" Cited by: 2. Harpsichord and Lute Music in 17th-Century France by D. Ledbetter, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® The works of the 17th-century French harpsichord composers, the clavecinistes, are among the principal treasures of the harpsichord : D.

Ledbetter. I recommend it especially to those who play both lute and harpsichord, but it is very worthwhile for harpsichord players also, as it lays out the origins of "the lute style" in 17th century harpsichord music.

Those who play lute will find very worthwhile the discussions in the early part of the book of the different approaches to the lute at the beginning of the 17th century and how the "style Cited by: 3. Harpsichord and lute music in 17th-century France. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: David Ledbetter.

Introduction. The works of the 17th-century French harpsichord composers, the clavecinistes, are among the principal treasures of the harpsichord repertoire. It is a commmonplace of music histories that their style was strongly influenced by contemporary lutenists, yet the assessment of this influence has until now been limited to pointing out a few superficial resemblances.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: music ; 25 cm: Contents: Preface - Stringed keyboard instruments in 17th-century France; their status, role and repertory according to documentary sources - Basic features of lute and keyboard styles - Lute style cc - Keyboard arrangements from lute repertoire - The relationship of original.

The material for this section is provided by a concordance file for virtually all French seventeenth-century lute sources designed to be usable in conjunction with Gustafson's keyboard catalogue. The final chapter is an attempt to define the degree of affinity existing between particular features of the central harpsichord style and that of the lute on the basis of principles established in the previous.

The view that the lute exercised an important influence on the formation of French harpsichord style in the seventeenth century is a commonplace of musicology.

There is no real body of music for a lute and harpsichord duo. But from the first time they played together, Jean Rondeau and Thomas Dunford were a. Fewer than ten lute-harpsichord makers are known, and there are reasonably detailed descriptions of instruments made by only two or three of them.

Nonetheless, the instrument is mentioned fairly frequently in music books of the early 17th to the midth century. The works of the 17th-century French harpsichord composers, the clavecinistes, are among the principal treasures of the harpsichord repertoire.

It is a commmonplace of music histories that their style was strongly influenced by contemporary lutenists, yet the assessment of this influence has until now been limited to pointing out a few superficial resemblances. Google Books: Harpsichord YouTube Video: Harpsichord Organ Wikipedia: Pipe organ Organ Historical Society American Guild of Organists Early English Organ Project Harpsichord and Lute Music in 17th-century France.

Miscellaneous Keyboard Works: Toccatas, Fugues and Other Keyboard Music: The Bach-Gesellschaft Edition. Couture's essay ‘French harpsichord music of the 17th century’ is well researched, although it contains some small inaccuracies, such as the dating of Bauyn, which has now been revised (post –), and the dates for Louis Couperin, which should read – Booktopia has Harpsichord and Lute Music in 17th-Century France by Dr David Ledbetter.

Buy a discounted Hardcover of Harpsichord and Lute Music in 17th-Century France online from Australia's leading online bookstore. ‘What the lute sources tell us about the performance of French harpsichord music’ (paper given at the International Harpsichord Symposium, Utrecht ); published version in The Harpsichord and its Repertoire, ed.

Dirksen (Utrecht: STIMU, ), pp– Style brisé (French: "broken style") is a general term for irregular arpeggiated texture in instrumental music of the Baroque is commonly used in discussion of music for lute, keyboard instruments, or the viol.

The original French term, in use aroundis style luthé ("lute style"). It was used by François Couperin when referring to arpeggiated textures in his pieces such as. Keyboard and Lute Works is the topic of the fifth series of the New Bach Edition.

Keyboard Works (Klavierwerke) by Johann Sebastian Bach traditionally refers to the Nos. toChapter 8 in the BWV catalogue, listing compositions for a solo keyboard instrument like the harpsichord or the e the fact that organ is also a keyboard instrument, and that in Bach's time the.

In the 17th century the lute began to yield to keyboard instruments, but the intimate music of the French clavecinistes (harpsichordists) was still a clear outgrowth of the precious and evanescent performance style of the 17th-century lutenist Denis Gaultier.

His harpsichord output consists in two small books (suites, really) published in Verlet's recording is complete, and is said to be superb, but amounts to less than 40mn of recorded music, whereas Grémy-Chauliac includes the complete output of Clérambault (), better known for his cantatas, who published a book of harpsichord.

Unmeasured or non-measured prelude is a prelude in which the duration of each note is left to the performer. Typically the term is used for 17th century harpsichord compositions that are written without rhythm or metre indications, although various composers of the Classical music era were composing small preludes for woodwind instruments using non-measured notation well into the 19th century.

English Harpsichord Music of the 17th Century. Deutsche HM: Buy Presto CD online. Bradford Tracey (harpsichord). The Lute and the Harpsichord: EMS 25 August Sophie Yates is joined by lutenist Benjamin Narvey to discuss the relationship between the lute and harpsichord in 17th-century France.

Music by Chambonnières, d'Anglebert, Louis Couperin and François Couperin.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.