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By Stewart Carter, Jeffery Kite-Powell

Revised and accelerated, A Performer’s advisor to 17th Century tune is a accomplished reference advisor for college students musicians. The publication includes beneficial fabric on vocal and choral track and elegance; instrumentation; functionality perform; ornamentation, tuning, temperament; meter and pace; basso continuo; dance; theatrical creation; and lots more and plenty extra. the quantity comprises new chapters at the violin, the violoncello and violone, and the trombone—as good as up to date and accelerated reference fabrics, net assets, and different newly to be had fabric. This hugely available guide will end up a welcome reference for any musician or singer attracted to traditionally trained performance.

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18. If, for example, one chooses to use throat articulation for passaggi with note values transcribed as modern sixteenth notes, a normative tempo range would be from ???? = 104/106 at the slower end to ???? =122/124 at the faster. For audio examples using throat articulation, see my recordings of Purcell’s “Hark, the echoing air” on the CD From Rosy Bowers, Albany Records Troy #127 (1994), which at around ???? = 108 is one of the fastest recorded tempos for this piece to date, and the final Presto (V) movement of Antonio Bononcini’s “Laudate Pueri” on the CD Antonio and Giovanni Bononcini: Sonatas and Cantatas, Centaur CRC 2630 (2003), which is at a tempo of ???? = 122.

See also MacClintock, Readings: 69. 11. For more detailed discussion see Sanford, “Comparison”: par. 1 and audio examples 15, 16. See also Sanford, Vocal Style: 51ff; and Greenlee, “Dispositione”: 47–55. 12. ” Caccini, Nuove musiche: preface. 13. Strunk, Source Readings, Baroque: 25. 14. ” See also MacClintock, Readings: 73. 15. See, for example, Harris, “Voices”: 105. 16. ” See also MacClintock, Readings: 73 26 Vocal/Choral Issues 17. Gable, “Observations”: 94, suggests this. Intensity vibrato is produced with a different vocal mechanism than the trillo, so the former would not lead directly into the latter.

Praetorius, Syntagma III:231). For a translation of this passage in its entirety, see Kite-Powell, Syntagma III: 215. 76.

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