Girolamo Frescobaldi: A Variety of Inventions

Instrumentation: Book
Publisher: Peacock Press
Format: Book    
Product code: P-LESTER    
Tags: Keyboard


Girolamo Frescobaldi was the greatest Italian keyboard player of the early Baroque, introducing his own unconventional style of inventive harmony, quirky rhythms and innovative embellishment, and recognised as a beacon of musical excellence. Harpsichordist and organist Richard Lester explores his creative genius, with practical discussions on 17th-century fingering methods, ornamentation, organ registration, modes, tuning and temperament, and Italian instruments. Paperback edition. A hardback edition is also available (P-LESTER-HB).

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