Georg Muffat on Performance Practice (Paperback)
The Texts from Florilegium Primum, Florilegium Secundum, and Auserlesene Instrumentalmusik--A New Translation wi (Publications of the Early Music Institute)
Indiana University Press, 9780253213976, 152pp.
Publication Date: November 9, 2001
... a fascinating overall impression of the day-to-day concerns and working environment of a professional musician of the late 17th century." --American Recorder
This volume presents Muffat's texts along with variants from his own editions in other languages. Wilson's highly readable supplementary materials make this a useful work for theorists, historians, and performers. The book is particularly enlightening on differences between French and German practice. Treats pitch, ornamentation, bowing, and more.