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Andreas Werckmeister's Cribrum Musicum (1700) and Harmonologia Musica (1702)

The Original German Treatises with Parallel, Annotated English Translations

Andreas Werckmeister's Cribrum Musicum (1700) and Harmonologia Musica (1702)( )
Author: Werckmeister, Andreas
Mongoven, Casey
ISBN:978-1-57647-217-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $163.95
Book Description:

Andreas Werckmeister's Cribrum musicum (1700) is one of the earliest examples of German music criticism. Written in the form of an epistle, it undertakes scathing criticism of an erroneous fugue by an unknown author. A primary focus is what Werckmeister saw as the improper use of the modes. It is appended with a part of Johann Kuhnau's Musicalischer Quack-Salber (1700) entitled The True Virtuoso and Blissful Musician, which Johann Georg Carl, a Halberstadt town musician who facilitated...
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Book Details
Pages:528
Detailed Subjects: Music / Instruction & Study / Theory
Music / Instruction & Study / Composition
Music / Instruction & Study / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.7 x 22.2 x 3.271 cm
Book Weight:0.722 Kilograms



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