Music Books


Berck, Heinz (*1931): Die Viola d’Amore

Berck, Heinz (*1931): Die Viola d’Amore

Product.Nr.: BE01

History, construction, artistic designing, repertoire, methodology, literature, edited by Heinz Berck. A comprehensive compendium about the Viola d’Amore. With numerous illustrations, 250 p. Published by the author.

38,50 EUR

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CHRISTOUT, Marie-Francoise: Le Ballet de Cour au XVIIe siècle

CHRISTOUT, Marie-Francoise: Le Ballet de Cour au XVIIe siècle

Product.Nr.: MI21

The Ballet de Cour in the 17th century, Iconographie Musicale, ISBN 2-8266-0812-6, Buch, Rest-Exemplare, Sonderpreis, Minkoff

24,80 EUR

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Engelke, Ulrike: Music and Language

Engelke, Ulrike: Music and Language

Product.Nr.: AG01

Interpretation of Early Music According to Traditional Rules
Revised and enlarged new edition. "Music and Language" combines with many practical examples the most important historical knowledge for the interpretation of early music. So it offers to all instrumentalists and singers a well-founded guidance on interpretation. After an introduction to the Menusuralnotation major textbooks (15th to 18th century) for the diminution, articulation, vibrato and declamation are summarized and provide information about the performance style of that time. The chapter "Melody as Musical Speech (Mattheson)" and "Tempo Relations of Canzonas by Frescobaldi, Castello and Fontana" round off the essay with a historical review and practical examples. For the most authentic reproduction of early music, this book is indispensable.
214 pages, bilingual (d-engl), (ISBN: 978-3-89688-479-4)

39,00 EUR

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Erhardt, Martin (*1983): Improvisation mit Ostinatobässen (16.-18. Jh.)

Erhardt, Martin (*1983): Improvisation mit Ostinatobässen (16.-18. Jh.)

Product.Nr.: EW821

Teaching material for experimentation in lessons, ensemble, and private study for all instruments, including play-along CDs (in 415 and 440 Hz). At long last, a method for improvisation in Renaissance and Baroque music that is recommended by leading musicians and teachers, including Michael Schneider and Maurice van Lishout. The book provides an excellent overview - and vividly conveys the paths to "freer" music making - that is helpful not only for specialists, but also for amateurs. German, 148 pages

An english translation (EW 905) by Milo Machover is available.

29,80 EUR

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Erhardt, Martin (*1983): Upon a Ground – Improvisation on Ostinato Basses

Erhardt, Martin (*1983): Upon a Ground – Improvisation on Ostinato Basses

Product.Nr.: EW905

from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries. Translation from the greman (of EW 821) by Milo Machover. A Hands-on guide for use in class, in a group or alone. For all instruments, including two play-along cds. 148 pages 

„This is a useful book, rather more thorough than the usual instruction.“ EARLY MUSIC REVIEW (GB), 10/2014

„Dieses Werk ist eine sehr fundierte, methodisch durchdachte und motivierende Anleitung, die nicht zuletzt durch die musikalisch inspirierende Mitspiel-CD einlädt zu einer umfangreichen Ostinato-Jam-Session.“ WINDKANAL, 4/2013

29,80 EUR

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Hotteterre, Jacques (1674-1763): L’Art de Préluder

Hotteterre, Jacques (1674-1763): L’Art de Préluder

Product.Nr.: EW815

sur la flûte traversiere, sur la flûte à bec, sur le hautbois et autres instruments de dessus, Paris 1719, translated and edited by Dagmar Wilgo. This German translation of Hotteterre’s famous improvisation method, which is based on the original Old-French text, provides also violinists, oboists, and traverso players with valuable information concerning the performance practice of the High Baroque. 112 pages, landscape format.

26,50 EUR

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Hotteterre, Jacques (1674–1763): Principes de la Flûte Traversière

Hotteterre, Jacques (1674–1763): Principes de la Flûte Traversière

Product.Nr.: EW924

ou la Flûte d'Allemange. De la Flûte à Bec, ou Flûte douce, et du Haut-Bois, Paris 1707. As commented German translation from the French with introduction and summary and fingering charts for flute, recorder, and oboe, edited by Karl Kaiser. 92 pages. A Vademecum for flutists!

24,50 EUR

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