Performance Practices in Baroque Keyboard Music (with Bonus Lecture on Baroque Dance)
Composed by Maurice Hinson. Masterworks; Reference Textbooks; Textbook - Piano (DVD). Alfred Masterwork Edition. Baroque; Masterwork. DVD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.21443).
Item Number: AP.21443
Composers in the Baroque period (1600-1750) produced some of the greatest and most exciting keyboard music ever. This captivating DVD looks at conventions and knowledge that help the performer create a more historically informed performance. Organized as a practical aid to today's performers and teachers, basic touches, articulations, dynamics and ornamentation are discussed in detail. Also on this DVD is a lecture on the history of Baroque dance and the relationship between dance movements and the performance of keyboard music. The dances are broken down into component steps for learning by t he viewer. Nine of the most popular court dances (minuet, sarabande, gigue, allemande, bourrÃ©e, polonaise, courante, gavotte and rigaudon) are performed to Dr. Hinson's keyboard accompaniment by dancers in Baroque costume. Approx. 107 minutes.