Style and performance for bowed string instruments in French baroque music

Style and performance for bowed string instruments in French baroque music
This book deals with the interpretation of French Baroque music for violin, cello, viol, and contrebasse in their various roles as solo and ensemble instruments. The period covered is approximately 1680 to 1760, when the violin, cello, and viol came into prominence as solo instruments in France.
Publication Year: 
2012

Cyr, Mary

Mary Cyr served as chair of Music and later Director of the School of Fine Art and Music prior to her retirement in 2005. She continues to pursue research on the viola da gamba, French chamber music and opera.