J:5401963:BK:Ornamentation: a Question and Answer Manual
Ornamentation: a Question and Answer Manual
Carole Bigler & Valery Lloyd-Watts
- Alfred Music Publishing
This guide to understanding ornamentation in each era of music includes information on how to understand and remain faithful to the composer's intention, how many and which notes to use in each ornament, how to integrate ornaments smoothly into a performance and simple strategies and systems for realizing and practicing ornaments. A synthesis of years of scholarly research resulting in a logical, easy-to-follow and accurate volume.