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The Stylus Phantasticus and Free Keyboard Music of the North German Baroque

The Stylus Phantasticus and Free Keyboard Music of the North German Baroque

  • Author: Collins, Paul

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Contents

  • Contents: Preface
  • Classifications of musical style during the 17th and early 18th centuries
  • Kircher's Musurgia universalis (1650) and the stylus phantasticus
  • The stylus phantasticus in 18th-century writings: Janovka, Brossard, Mattheson, Walther, and Grassineau
  • The origins of the stylus phantasticus and the style's relationship to rhetoric
  • The free keyboard works of the north German organ school and the stylus phantasticus
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.