By Mark Phillips

Such a lot classical guitar folios function compositions by way of the lesser-known "guitar" composers. This assortment, although, solely positive aspects track by means of the world's most famous composers. The works of Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frederick Handel characterize the end result of the Baroque period. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart stands on the summit of the Classical period. Ludwig van Beethoven straddles the Classical and Romantic eras, and Johannes Brahms is the enormous of the Romantic period. for academic reasons, the items were prepared so as of trouble inside each one composer's part. moreover, entire performances of all items will be heard at the accompanying CD. take pleasure in! contains: Jesu, pleasure of Man's wanting * The Harmonious Blacksmith * Ode to pleasure * Lullaby * and extra.

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16 Blume’s entries are translated in his Renaissance and Baroque Music. 17 The comparison is made in Tomlinson, Monteverdi and the End of the Renaissance, chap. 1. For Monteverdi, see also Palisca, ‘The Artusi–Monteverdi Controversy’; Carter, ‘Artusi, Monteverdi, and the Poetics of Modern Music’. 14 tim carter certainly knew each other, and even Galileo had visited Mantua in 1604. But whether any or all of them usher in a period we might call the Baroque is another matter altogether. The confluence of such iconoclasm, however, does suggest that something different was in the air.

R. A. Harman (London, 1952; repr. 1966), p. 293. 18 tim carter made itself felt in Dowland’s more declamatory lute songs. The Dresden composer Heinrich Sch¨ utz paid two extended visits to Venice, the first in 1609– 12 – his encounters with Giovanni Gabrieli clearly had a profound effect on his own polychoral settings published in the Psalmen Davids (1619) – and the second in 1628–9, when he met and worked with Claudio Monteverdi. The later English madrigalist Walter Porter also claimed to have studied in Italy with Monteverdi.

For not only does music have as her purpose usefulness [il giovamento] and pleasure, most natural features of her sister, but also, grace, sweetness, seriousness, wit, humour, vitality – the garments with which those sisters adorn themselves so charmingly – are worn by the one and the other in so similar a fashion that often the poet resembles the musician and the musician the poet. But since poetry was the first to be 7 In a letter, with Castiglione, to Pope Leo X, 1519, in Shearman, Mannerism, p.

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