Chamber Music: An Essential History by Mark A. Radice

By Mark A. Radice

meant for the tune scholar, the pro musician, and the song lover, Chamber song: an important History covers repertoire from the Renaissance to the current, crossing genres to incorporate string quartets, piano trios, clarinet quintets, and different groupings. Mark A. Radice provides an intensive assessment and background of this fashioned and liked style, in most cases played by means of teams of a measurement to slot into areas similar to houses or church buildings and tending initially towards the string and wind tools instead of percussion. Radice starts off with chamber music's earliest expressions in the seventeenth century, discusses its most typical parts by way of tools and compositional sort, after which investigates how these components play out throughout a number of centuries of composers- between them Mozart, Bach, Haydn, and Brahms- and nationwide interpretations of chamber tune. whereas Chamber song: a necessary History is meant principally as a textbook, it's going to additionally locate an viewers as a better half quantity for musicologists and fanatics of classical tune, who should be drawn to the heritage to a well-recognized and critical genre.

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