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Gigue: English Suite no. 3 in G Minor

Joseph Kerman

in The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The characteristic Bach gigue can be considered as a special type of fugue in a strictly prescribed, hypersymmetrical binary form—hypersymmetrical because these fugues come to a dead stop in the ... More


Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the musical life of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Germany from the perspectives of those who lived in it. The men, women, and children of the era are treated here not as extras in ... More


The European Neoclassicist: Finding His Voice

Carol A. Hess

in Sacred Passions: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195383584
eISBN:
9780199864768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383584.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the aftermath of World War I, many composers continued to revive baroque and classical procedures: counterpoint, sonata form, reduced performing forces, and the use of generic rather than poetic ... More


“One Should Not Make a Rule”

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the 1950s and 1960s, a group of Dutch musicians created one of the world centers of what we now call the early music movement. Through the work of the Kuijken brothers, the recorder virtuoso Frans ... More


Genesis (1): Ocular Harpsichord, Organ of Flavors

Peter Szendy

in Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267057
eISBN:
9780823272303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267057.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The père Castel’s Ocular Harpsichord or Polcarpe Poncelet’s Organ of Flavors gesture toward the horizon of a general organology of the senses.


The Brandenburg Concertos and other instrumental works

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the following works: concertos and ouvertures: Brandenburg Concertos (BWV 1042, 1066, 1069); violin, cello, and flute solos: Sei Solo a violino senza basso (BWV 1001–6), Six ... More


Conclusion

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the evolution of Bach's keyboard and instrumental works in the Cöthen and early Leipzig years (1717–1729). Topics covered include the significance of the groupings of his ... More


The harpsichord concertos and other instrumental works

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the following works: two ouvertures (BWV 1068, 1067); two violin concertos (BWV 1041, 1043); concertos for three or four harpsichords (BWV 1063–5); concertos for two ... More


C. P. E. Bach’s Keyboard Music and the Question of Idiom

David Schulenberg

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041488
eISBN:
9780252050084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041488.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The keyboard music of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, commonly described as being for clavichord or generic “clavier,” reveals great variety of idiom, implying significant changes in players’ technical ... More


A Marriage Rooted in Reason

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter six presents a case study of one of the most famous and influential academic couples of the era: Johann Christoph and Luise Adelgunde Viktorie Gottsched. In addition to Frau Gottsched’s ... More


Did J. S. Bach Write Organ Concertos?: Apropos the Prehistory of Cantata Movements with Obbligato Organ

Christoph Wolff

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040191
eISBN:
9780252098413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores the prehistory of the cantata movements with obbligato organ and asks whether Johann Sebastian Bach wrote organ concertos by focusing on the sinfonias of his Cantatas 146 and ... More


Introduction: Androids, Enlightenment, and the Human-Machine Boundary

Adelheid Voskuhl

in Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226034027
eISBN:
9780226034331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226034331.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to discuss two android automata that were made in the Enlightenment, both of which represent women playing a keyboard-type instrument. ... More


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