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Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century

Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century

John A. Rice, Walter Frisch (Series Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-393-92018-5

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336 pages

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A concise anthology including a wide range of eighteenth-century music.

Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Eighteenth Century. Twenty-nine carefully chosen works—including a piano sonata by Anna Bon, liturgical music by Ignacio de Jerusalem, and movements from Haydn symphonies—offer representative examples of genres and composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present a careful analysis of the music, and online links to purchase and download recordings make listening easier than ever.

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  1. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Stabat mater: Stabat mater dolorosa 
  2. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, La serva padrona: A Serpina penserete 
  3. Johann Adolph Hasse, Artaserse: Per questo dolce amplesso 
  4. Lodovico Giustini, Piano Sonata No. 1 in G Minor: Corrente 
  5. Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata in C Major, K. 421 
  6. Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1: Adagio 
  7. Domenico Gallo, Trio Sonata No. 1 in G Major: First movement 
  8. Johann Christian Bach, Sonata in D Major, Op. 5, No. 2: First movement 
  9. Christoph Willibald Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice: Act 2, Scene 1 up to end of chorus Misero giovane 
  10. Johann Baptist Vanhal, Missa pastoralis: Agnus Dei 
  11. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Fantasia in C Minor, W. 63, No. 6 
  12. Johann Stamitz, Symphony in D Major, Op. 3, No. 2: Presto 
  13. Anna Bon, Keyboard Sonata in F Major, Op. 2, No. 3: Allegretto 
  14. Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 8 in G Major (Le soir): First movement 
  15. Ignacio de Jerusalem, Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe: Vidi speciosam 
  16. Tommaso Traetta, Antigona: Piangi, o Tebe 
  17. Giovanni Paisiello, Il barbiere di Siviglia: Finale of Act 4 (extract) 
  18. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453: Andante 
  19. Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2 (The Joke): Presto 
  20. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, String Quartet in A Major, K. 464: Minuet and Trio 
  21. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Così fan tutte: Fra gli amplessi in pochi istanti 
  22. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 (Prague): Allegro 
  23. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Don Giovanni: Madamina, il catalogo è questo 
  24. Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 97 in C Major: Adagio ma non troppo 
  25. Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata No. 52 in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI: 52: Allegro 
  26. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2: Grazioso 
  27. Joseph Haydn, The Seasons: Hier treibt ein dichter Kreis and Hört das laute Getön 
  28. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major (Sinfonia eroica): Marcia funebre 
  29. Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 (“Razumovsky”): Allegro molto
In addition to full scores, the anthology includes concise analyses of the music from both formal and stylistic points of view. Information about form appears in tables, so that students can instantly understand the shape of anthology compositions. In addition to supplying concise analyses, the anthology commentaries also address such issues as sources and performance practice.

A wide range of recording options gives students and instructors flexibility in listening to anthology selections. StudySpace provides links to stream nearly every anthology selection from Naxos (accessible via an institutional subscription or a US$25 individual subscription), as well as links to purchase and download recordings from iTunes and Amazon, allowing students to listen to music the way they want. In addition, students can purchase access to, and adopters can request a free DVD of, The Norton Opera Sampler, Norton’s groundbreaking collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera that includes two full hours of opera scenes.