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 New,The Solfeggio Tradition

A Forgotten Art of Melody in the Long Eighteenth Century

  • Author: Baragwanath, Nicholas



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  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Figures
  • Glossary of Technical Terms
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Discovering Solfeggio
  • Section I - Context: Apprenticeship, Plainchant, and the Rudiments
  • Chapter 2: Sepperl's Story: A Case Study in Music and Social Mobility
  • Chapter 3: The Church Music Industry
  • Chapter 4: Eighteenth-Century Plainchant--For Beginners
  • Chapter 5: Canto Fermo and Canto Figurato
  • Section II - Theory and Practice: Lessons in the Art of Melody
  • Chapter 6: Speaking Solfeggio
  • Chapter 7: Singing Solfeggio
  • Chapter 8: Learning la sol fa mi, with Some Hints on Musical Grammar
  • Chapter 9: Solano and Sabbatini on Modulation
  • Section III - The Solfeggio Repertory: Types, Styles, and Genres
  • Chapter 10: Defining Solfeggio
  • Chapter 11: Unaccompanied Solfeggio
  • Chapter 12: Accompanied Solfeggio
  • Chapter 13: Solfeggio and Partimento
  • Epilogue
  • Chapter 14: Alternative Systems and the End of the Great Tradition
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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