Concert Music 1630—1750

New Oxford History of Music Volume VI


Gerald Abraham, editor


Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1986
Concert Music 1630—1750Concert Music 1630—1750Concert Music 1630—1750

Printing Details

First edition hardback in dustwrapper. 25 × 16cm, xx, [1] 786pp.

This volume offers an overall view of a period which witnessed a proliferation of music in all genres, highlighting the musical landmarks and masterpieces of the age. It discusses the ode and oratorio in England, secular song in Europe, and the whole range of baroque instrumental music from keyboard music and the solo sonata to the orchestral suite and concerto grosso.


The book is in very good condition with a little finger marking to the pages' outer edges. The duswrapper is a little creased to the spine and edges but is now within a protective sleeve.





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