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The Study of Fugue

Mann, Alfred

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ISBN 10: 0393096750 / ISBN 13: 9780393096750
Published by W W Norton & Co, 1958
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Title: The Study of Fugue

Publisher: W W Norton & Co

Publication Date: 1958

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Book Type: Book

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Opening with a comprehensive historical survey of writings on the fugue from the beginning of fugal teaching (circa 1350) to the present, this text also explores four 18th-century studies which are its classical presentations: Steps to Parnassus, J. J. Fux (1725), A Treatise on Fugue, F. W. Marpurg (1753–54), more. Includes introductions, commentary, and 255 musical examples.

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Alfred Mann was a musicologist, former conductor of the Cantata Singers, editor of a new full score of Handel's Messiah, and a contributor to The Musical Quarterly and other scholarly periodicals.

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