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Contents Preface vii Acknowledgements ix List of Illustrations x List of Figures xiii List of Tables xiv List of Musical Examples xv Notes on Contributors xvii Introduction: From 'Renaissance' to 'Baroque'? Jonathan P. Wainwright 1 1 Baptiste's Hautbois: The Metamorphosis from Shawm to Hautboy in France, 1620-1670 Bruce Haynes 23 2 A Commentary on the Letter by Michel de La Barre Concerning the History of Musettes and Hautboys Marc Ecochard 47 3 The Woodwind Instruments of Richard Haka (1645/6-1705) Jan Bouterse 63 4 Basstals or Curtoons: The Search for a Transitional Fagott Graham Lyndon-Jones 73 5 The Iconographic Background to the Seventeenth-Century Recorder Anthony Rowland-Jones 87 6 The Renaissance Flute in the Seventeenth Century Nancy Hadden 113 7 The Flute at Dresden: Ramifications for Eighteenth-Century Woodwind Performance in Germany Mary Oleskiewicz 145 8 How did Seventeenth-Century English Violins Really Sound? Peter Trevelyan 167 9 The Development of French Lute Style 1600-1650 Matthew Spring 173 10 The Early Air de Cour, the Theorbo, and the Continuo Principle in France Jonathan Le Cocq 191 11 From Stops Organical to Stops of Variety: The English Organ from 1630 to 1730 Dominic Gwynn 211 12 Upgrading from Consorts to Orchestra at the Württemberg Court Samantha Owens 227 13 From Violin Band to Orchestra Peter Holman 241 14 Organological Gruyère Jeremy Montagu 259 Workshop reports 1 J.S. Bach's Actus tragicus: 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit' (BWV 106) Andrew Parrott 269 2 The French Baroque Orchestra: Lully, Charpentier, Couperin Graham Sadler 271 Bibliography Books and Articles 275 Music 299 Index 307
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Musical instruments -- 17th century -- History -- Congresses.
Instrumental music -- 17th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.