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Basso continuo practice in the vocal works of J.S. Bach

Laurence Dana.* Dreyfus

Basso continuo practice in the vocal works of J.S. Bach

by Laurence Dana.* Dreyfus

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, -- 1685-1750.

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    Basso continuo. Basso continuo parts, almost universal in the Baroque era (), provided the harmonic structure of the music. The word is often shortened to continuo, and the instrumentalists playing the continuo part, if more than one, are called the continuo titles of many Baroque works make mention of the continuo section, such as J. S. Bach's Concerto for 2 violins. Basso continuo. Basso continuo parts, almost universal in the Baroque era (–), provided the harmonic structure of the music. The phrase is often shortened to continuo, and the instrumentalists playing the continuo part, if more than one, are called the continuo titles of many Baroque works make mention of the continuo section, such as J. S. Bach's Concerto for Two Violins.

    The origins of basso continuo practice are somewhat unclear. Improvised organ accompaniaments for choral works were common by the late 16th century, and separate organ parts showing only a bass line date back to at least The first known published instance of a basso seguente was a book of Introits and Alleluias by the Venetian Placido. But if some one were to tell me that, for playing the old works, full of fugue and counterpoints, a Bass is not enough, my answer is that vocal works of this kind are no longer in use. Because basso continuo, or thorough bass, remained standard practice until the end of the Baroque period, the era is sometimes known as the “age of the.

    Johann Sebastian Bach () Sonata in e minor for flute and basso continuo, BWV Adagio ma non tanto Allegro Andante Allegro A STUDY OF J.S. BACH’S SACRED AND SECULAR VOCAL WORKS INFLUENCED BY POPULAR STYLIZED DANCE OF THE FRENCH BAROQUE COURT: A PERFORMER’S GUIDE Among the existing body of literature on J.S. Bach’s massive compositional output, a scarce percentage of this research is dedicated specifically to the study of.


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Basso continuo practice in the vocal works of J.S. Bach by Laurence Dana.* Dreyfus Download PDF EPUB FB2

For the performance of the large vocal works of J.S. Bach. An expanded version of the author's doctoral dissertation, Basso Continuo Performance in the Vocal Works of J.S. Bach: a Study of the Original Performance Parts (Columbia University, ), the book authoritatively explores questions of continuo instrumentation and recitative.

Continuo in Bach’s Vocal Works Discussions - Part 4: Continue from Part 3: Niedt-Thieme: Thomas Braatz wrote (January 2, ): So that all other readers can know what Brad is referring to in regard to the very tentative connection between Bach and Niedt, whose work Bach supposedly relied upon when instructing his own students and whose ideas Bach, for the most part, reiterated as part of.

According to Laurence Dreyfus in Bach's Continuo Group, the only two vocal works of Bach where lute is prescribed are the SJP and the Trauer-Ode.

He suggests: "It is important to realize that in Bach's day the lute was no stranger to Leipzig. Basso continuo practice in the vocal works of J.S. Bach: a study of the original performance parts. Peter Williams, "Basso Continuo on the Organ", Music and Letters #50 [], pp and Peter Williams and David Ledbetter, "Continuo", The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians [] Laurence Dreyfus, Bach's Continuo Group: Players and Practices in his Vocal Works [], Harvard University Press.

Figured bass, also called thoroughbass, is a kind of musical notation in which numerals and symbols (often accidentals) indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones that a musician playing piano, harpsichord, organ, lute (or other instruments capable of playing chords) play in relation to the bass note that these numbers and symbols appear above or below.

Bach's Continuo Group: Players and Practices in His Vocal Works example Facsimile Fagotto figured Cammerton genre Gott grosso hand Hans-Joachim Schulze harpsichord harpsichordist Heinichen J. Bach Johann Sebastian Bachs keyboard Kuhnau Leipzig lute Mattheson Matthew Passion ment moreover motet notated obbligato oboes Oratorio orchestra.

The development of monody was one of the defining characteristics of early Baroque practice, as opposed to late Renaissance style, in which groups of voices sang independently and with a greater balance between parts.

Le nuove musiche is a collection of monodies and songs for solo voice and basso continuo by Caccini in The album also includes Pandolfo providing 'obligato' viola da gamba accompaniment in two Bach Passion arias with eminent singers Harry van der Kamp (bass) and Michael Chance (countertenor).

Not surprising on Bach's part, for the viola da gamba was used after mainly with programmatic intentions; it stood for transience and sorrow/5(5). Most of Johann Sebastian Bach's extant church music in Latin —settings of (parts of) the Mass ordinary and of the Magnificat canticle— dates from his Leipzig period (–50).

Bach started to assimilate and expand compositions on a Latin text by other composers before his tenure as Thomaskantor in Leipzig, and he continued to do so after he had taken up that post. Basso continuo, though an essential structural and identifying element of the Baroque period, continued to be used in many works, especially sacred choral works, of the classical period (up to around ).

An example is C. Bach’s Concerto in D minor for flute, strings and basso continuo. - Baroque Music: The Vocal Music of Johann Sebastian Bach Overview. In this lecture, Professor Wright discusses the Baroque period through a detailed look at the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach.

He first takes the students through the basics of Bach’s life, showing slides of the towns and buildings in which Bach and his family lived. J.S. Bach's Messe in B minor for SATB and 's B minor Mass is among the greatest and most ambitious works of all time.

The various stages of composition of the Mass occupied the composer for over two decades: beginnin. The basso continuo was a standardized sort of accompaniment, typically given a bass line and chord symbols only and filing in the chords ad libitum.

J.S. Bach was already beginning to exert more control, writing keyboard parts out instead of leaving it up to the performer to improvise. Since the s, vehement discussions have been held—most of them in the pages of Early Music—concerning performance practice in J. Bach's vocal gh the polemics were lively—many people clearly do care for Bach's music—the discussions always ended in a tacit resignation, caused by the confrontation with what seemed to be a Babylonian : Stefanie Beghein.

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] – 28 July ) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations, and for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B the 19th-century Bach Revival he is generally regarded as one of the greatest.

Edition Peters has published Mr. Dreyfus's critical edition of Bach's sonatas for gamba and harpsichord, and his book, entitled ''Basso Continuo Practice in the Vocal Works of. Recitative that is only accompanied by basso continuo and sets text in a most speechlike fashion is called recitativo semplice According to Rameau, a chord built on.

: J.S. Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2 for Flute, Strings and Basso Continuo BWV in B-Minor (): BooksManufacturer: Dowani Editions.

Baroque music is a period or style of Western art music composed from approximately to This era followed the Renaissance music. Basso continuo.

Basso continuo parts, almost universal in the Baroque era (), provided the harmonic structure of the music. The phrase is often shortened to continuo, and the instrumentalists playing the continuo part, if more than one, are called the continuo titles of many Baroque works make mention of the continuo section, such as J.

S. Bach's Concerto for 2 violins.BACH, J.S.: Works for Violin and Basso Continuo HA Treble (Alto) Recorder, Basso continuo [Sheet music] Faber Music Limited These sonatas are among the best loved and most frequently performed of all works for the instrument and have been presented in a way that fully reflects 's intentions.