Organ/keyboard - Level 3
Composed by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643). Edited by Christopher Stembridge; Kenneth Gilbert. This edition: Urtext edition. Paperback. Organ and Keyboard Works. Performance score, anthology. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.BA8414).
Item Number: BA.BA8414
ISBN 9790006506248. 24 x 30.4 cm inches. Text Language: German/English. Preface: Christopher Stembridge.
With this volume, Baerenreiter is continuing the Frescobaldi Urtext edition which sets new standards offering professional musicians, musicologists and enthusiasts alike an unrivalled musical text.
Volume III includes Frescobaldi's foreword on the performance of his keyboard music ("avvertimenti"), eleven toccatas for organ, the "madrigale passagiatio" "Ancidetemi pur d'Archadelt" (in addition Arcadelt's madrigal of the same name in the Appendix), six canzonas, strictly contrapuntal hymns and Magnificat settings primarily intended for organists, five galliards and six correntes, the "Aria detta La Frescobalda" and three partitas.
Each volume contains an introduction which describes the genesis of the works, the situation regarding sources, performance practice as well as the editorial technique employed. A critical commentary rounds off each volume.
The series is planned to comprise six volumes.