By Albert R. Rice
Acclaimed writer of The Baroque Clarinet, Albert R. Rice, now provides a complete examine of the clarinet in use during the classical interval, from 1760 to 1830. in the course of the early a part of this in depth interval of musical experimentation, the clarinet used to be remodeled from a generally baroque software to a necessary piece of the classical ensemble. slightly a part century later, in 1812, Iwan Mueller built the thirteen-keyed clarinet, which introduced the device into the Romantic age.
The Clarinet within the Classical Period offers a close assessment of the achievements of the period's most crucial clarinet makers, together with James wooden, Teobaldo Monzani, Jean-Francois Simiot, in addition to the options of inventive performers reminiscent of Iwan Mueller and César Janssen. Rice bargains new examine in regards to the perform of clef notation by way of Italian, French, and German composers, clarifying their use of transposing clarinets. The ebook additionally explores the inventive relationships of 2 key trios of composer, maker, and performer - Carl Maria von Weber, Heinrich Baermann, and Jean-Jacques Baumann; and Mozart, Anton Stadler, and Theodore Lotz - reading how clarinet development and function perform constructed in tandem with musical types.
Essential analyzing for clarinetists and when you love their tune, The Clarinet within the Classical Period recounts a desirable bankruptcy within the instrument's history.