Music in European Capitals: The Galant Style, 1720-1780
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Musical history buffs will like this book. Karen Hite Jacob Music in European Capitals covers a wide range of locations, is well researched and scholarly. It is an interesting read while being informative. Might well be a before vacation read if going to one of these cities and wishing to see places associated with this typeof history.
. He lives in Berkeley, California. Daniel Heartz, Ph.D., professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, is the recipient of Guggenheim Fellowships, two ASCAP–Deems Taylor Awards, and the Kinkeldey Award of the American Musicological Society
He lives in Berkeley, California. . About the Author Daniel Heartz, Ph.D., professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, is the recipient of Guggenheim Fellowships, two ASCAP–Deems Taylor Awards, and the Kinkeldey Award of the American Musicological Society
The book concludes with a description of Christian Bach in London, Paisiello in Saint Petersburg, and Boccherini in Madrid. Lavishly illustrated with music examples and reproductions, both in black-and-white and color, this master study will be of inestimable importance to scholars, cultural historians, performers, and all music lovers.. This long-awaited book offers a view of eighteenth-century music that is broad and innovative while remaining sensitive to the values of those times and places. One comes away from it with an understanding of the European context behind the triumphs of Haydn and Mozart. No less central was Venice, where Vivaldi perfected the concerto, on which