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The Resource The birth of the orchestra : history of an institution, 1650-1815, John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw

The birth of the orchestra : history of an institution, 1650-1815, John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw

Label
The birth of the orchestra : history of an institution, 1650-1815
Title
The birth of the orchestra
Title remainder
history of an institution, 1650-1815
Statement of responsibility
John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the emergence of the orchestra from 16th-century string bands to the "classical" orchestras of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and their contemporaries
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spitzer, John
Dewey number
784.209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1202
LC item number
.S75 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zaslaw, Neal
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Orchestra
Label
The birth of the orchestra : history of an institution, 1650-1815, John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [553]-591) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Pre-orchestral ensembles -- Lully's orchestra -- Corelli's orchestra -- The orchestra in Italy -- The orchestra in France -- The orchestra in Germany -- The orchestra in England -- The classical orchestra -- Placement, seating, and acoustics -- Orchestral performance practices -- The life and times of an eighteenth-century orchestra musician -- The birth of orchestration -- The meaning of the orchestra
Control code
52485404
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 614 pages, xvi pages of plates
Isbn
9780195189551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
Label
The birth of the orchestra : history of an institution, 1650-1815, John Spitzer and Neal Zaslaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [553]-591) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Pre-orchestral ensembles -- Lully's orchestra -- Corelli's orchestra -- The orchestra in Italy -- The orchestra in France -- The orchestra in Germany -- The orchestra in England -- The classical orchestra -- Placement, seating, and acoustics -- Orchestral performance practices -- The life and times of an eighteenth-century orchestra musician -- The birth of orchestration -- The meaning of the orchestra
Control code
52485404
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 614 pages, xvi pages of plates
Isbn
9780195189551
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music

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