The Solo Song 1580-1730: Italian, English, French, and German music for voice and instrumental accompaniment, from Monteverdi to Bach.
Piano players and their singing friends will delight in this big book of music from a wide range of compositional styles. Monteverdi, Purcell, Lully, Handel, Back, and lesser-known contemporaries are featured. Keyboard accompaniments from this period were written in abbreviated form. Professor McClintock has provided realizations to assist the modern performer, clearly differentianted so you can see how the music was originally written. Literal translations to English are provided for songs in foreign languages. Biographical notes on the composers. Index. 75 works total. MacClintock was Professor of Musicology at the University of Cincinnati and was also a concert singer. Index. Jacket is distressed. W. W. Norton & Co. Inc. 1973. Hb, Dj. USED. $25.00