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Playing the Harpsichord

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This concise volume by an expert is not only a practical manual for the performer but also an authoritative history of the instrument. In covering the essentials of performance practice and musical style for the classical repertoire, the text provides important suggestions for mastering basic touch, fingering, articulation and phrasing, rhythm and tempo, ornaments such as...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 27th 2002 by Dover Publications
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Allen Garvin
Good section on repertoire, divided by century. Decent discussion of phrasing and unequal notes.
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