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The Baroque Piano: The Influence of Society, Style, and Musical trends on the Great Piano Composers

The Influence of Society, Style and Musical Trends on the Great Piano Composers

By perf. Daniel Glover

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The Influence of Society, Style and Musical Trends on the Great Piano Composers. By perf. Daniel Glover. Edited by Nancy Bachus. Graded Standard Repertoire; Masterworks; Piano Collection. A History of Piano Masterworks. Baroque. Collection. With performance CDs and historical backgorund information. 128 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.26036).

Item Number: AP.26036

ISBN 0739042955. 9x12 inches.

The piano repertoire in this collection is supported by fascinating insight on the influence of society, style, and musical trends on the great keyboard composers of the Baroque period. Nancy Bachus brilliantly employs an integrated arts approach, creating an indispensable resource for every piano teacher, student, and music lover alike. The recordings are artistically performed by concert pianist Daniel Glover. This library-quality edition is a complete version of The Baroque Spirit Books 1 and 2 by Nancy Bachus, and is conveniently packaged with CDs in one volume.
List/syllabus: Royal Conservatory List 2015.

About A History of Piano Masterworks

This four-volume series summarizes the history of piano music and its influence on and by society from the outset of the 17th century through the early 20th century. Part I of each volume explores musicÕs relationship with literary, scientific, social, and political events. Part 2 focuses on the influences of great composers from that era. Nancy Bachus brilliantly employs an intergrated approach, creating an indispensible resource for every piano teacher, student, and music lover alike.

  • Aria  Composed by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Folia  Composed by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • Sonata in A Major  Composed by Baldassare Galuppi
  • Sonata in C Minor  Composed by Pescetti
  • Gavotte  Composed by Arcangelo Corelli
  • Fughetta in E minor  Composed by Zipoli
  • Sonata in G Major  Composed by Domenico Scarlatti
  • Tambourin  Composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau
  • Meneut  Composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully
  • Le Petit-Rien  Composed by Francois Couperin
  • Rigaudon I, II and Variation  Composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau
  • Little Prelude in C Major  BWV 939, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fantasia  Composed by Georg Philipp Telemann
  • Invention  Composed by Johann Philipp Kirnberger
  • Invention No. 8 in F Major  BWV 779, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Musette  BWV Anh. 126, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Hornpipe in E Minor  Composed by Henry Purcell
  • Sarabande  Composed by Johann Pachelbel
  • Chaconne  Composed by Fischer
  • Prelude in G major  Composed by George Frideric Handel
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