A Performer's Guide to Music of the Classical Period

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music


Item no.628292
EditorAnthony Burton
Scope120 pages; 19.1 × 27.6 cm
Release year2018
Publisher/ProducerABRSM Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music
Producer No.ABRSM1939
28.50 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
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This stimulating guide will help students and their teachers to achieve stylish performances of music of the Baroque period. Individual chapters from leading experts focus on historical background, notation and interpretation, and sources and editions, presenting the latest thinking on performance in a clear, helpful and practical way.


  • Preface (Classical period) (Anthony Burton)
  • Introduction (Jane Glover)
  • Historical Background (David Wyn Jones)
  • Notation and Interpretation (Cliff Eisen)
  • Keyboard (David Ward)
  • Strings (Duncan Druce)
  • Wind Instruments (Ashley Solomon)
  • Singing (Richard Wigmore)
  • Sources and Editions (Barry Cooper)