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By Faber
Arguably the primary source of information about eighteenth-century performance practice.
Handel's Messiah: A Rhetorical Guide by Judy Tarling
Although known largely because of his genius son, Leopald Mozart was also a distinguished musician; ...
The must have treatise for any player of early keyboards.
A study of what kinds of music were used on the Elizabethan stage; where, when and which instruments and personnel.
A comprehensive historical and technological study of the pianoforte based on primary source materia...
Instrumental Tutor
This legendary work is a comprehensive survey of the topic, covering every issue of significance to today's performers. This rich collection of source material for the musicologist is an equally indispensable companion for conductors, editors and performers.
One of the best-known guides to courtly dance of the Renaissance was the "Nobilta di Dame" (1600), an Italian dance manual offering a rich repertory of aristocratic social dance, including the music and fully described choreography for 49 dances.

A book about historical performance practice in its broadest sense, looking at what values are behind the music.

Studies the different approaches to fret spacing from the 1520s to the 1740s by a variety of figures...