Companion to Baroque Music

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Julie Anne Sadie
University of California Press, 1998 - Music - 549 pages
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The Companion to Baroque Music is an illuminating survey of musical life in Europe and the New World from 1600 to 1750. With informative essays on the social, national, geographical, and cultural contexts of the music and musicians of the period by such internationally known scholars as Peter Holman, Louise Stein, Michael Talbot, Julie Anne Sadie, Stanley Sadie, and David Fuller, the Companion offers a fresh perspective on the musical styles and performance practices of the Baroque era. The Companion to Baroque Music is an illuminating survey of musical life in Europe and the New World from 1600 to 1750. With informative essays on the social, national, geographical, and cultural contexts of the music and musicians of the period by such internationally known scholars as Peter Holman, Louise Stein, Michael Talbot, Julie Anne Sadie, Stanley Sadie, and David Fuller, the Companion offers a fresh perspective on the musical styles and performance practices of the Baroque era.
  

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Julie Anne Sadie is a music critic, historian, and performer specializing in Baroque music. In 1995 she was appointed Director of the Handel House Museum in London, scheduled to open in 2000. She is coeditor of the Norton-Grove Dictionary of Women Composers (1994).

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