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The Stylus Phantasticus and Free Keyboard Music of the North German Baroque.

0754634167

The stylus phantasticus and free keyboard music of the North German baroque.

Collins, Paul.

Ashgate Publishing Co.

2005

229 pages

$89.95

Hardcover

ML430

Collins (music, U. of Limerick, Ireland) examines the fantastic style in keyboard pieces of North German Baroque composers, through the theoretical underpinnings that originated from Athanasius Kircher in the seventeenth century and influenced other music theorists during the eighteenth. The study centers on keyboard preludes and toccatas, their application of Kircher's and other theorist's definitions, and how their style changed from one century to the next; it analyzes the music of Italians Frescobaldi, Merulo, and Rossi, and Froberger, Buxtehude, and other German organists.

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