Table of contents for Playing Bach on the keyboard : a practical guide / Richard Troeger.


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Contents
Preface
Introduction. History and Performance
Part I. 	Sounds and Styles
Chapter 1. Instruments
The harpsichord
The lute-harpsichord
The clavichord 
The pedal harpsichord and clavichord
The fortepiano
The modern piano
The organ
Orchestral instruments
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 2. Genres and Styles in Bach's Keyboard Music
Basic genres
French and Italian national styles
Homophony
Imitation of other media
Stylus phantasticus
Counterpoint
Musical imagery
Dances
Galant style
Interdependence of elements
Suggestions for further reading
Part II.	Performance and Notational Practices
Chapter 3. Accounts of Bach's Playing Style
Bach's playing as described by his contemporaries
Bach's performance directions
Chapter 4. Dynamics
Musical textures and the harpsichord
Bach's keyboard writing
Orchestral and terrace dynamics
Dynamics based on harmony
Dynamics and musical context
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 5. Articulation
General articulatory styles
"Ordinary movement"
Legato
Detachment and staccato
Slur meanings
Notational habits
Bach's articulatory notation
Upbeat slurring
Rests and releases
Articulation of themes and motives
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 6. Phrasing
Accent
Metric variation
Musical scansion
Figural writing
Timing in the stylus phantasticus
Reiteration of notes
Phrasing and dynamics
Playing counterpoint
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 7. Meter, Accent, Tempo, and Time Words
Tempo and time signatures
Meter and the stylus phantasticus
Tempo words
Tempo and musical context
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 8. Rhythmic Elements
Musical shaping
Foreground, middleground, and background
Characterization
Rhythmic functions
Rubato
Final cadences
Rhythmic notation and performance practices
Variable dot
Two against three
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 9. Ornamentation and Embellishment
Variability in ornaments
The trill
The tremolo
The mordent
The turn
The slide
One-note graces
Arpeggios
Block-notated chords
Elaboration of fermatas
Conventional additions of ornaments
Bach's note picture
Embellishments
Varied repetitions
Bach's doubles
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 10. Keyboard Fingering
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 11. Continuo Accompaniment and Ensemble Playing
Suggestions for further reading
Part III. Speculative Matters
Chapter 12. Musical Rhetoric
The rhetorical model in brief
Inventio; loci topici (invention; finding topics)
Dispositio (arrangement)
Decoratio (figures of speech)
Rhetoric and performance
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 13. Temperament
Suggestions for further reading
Chapter 14. Musicology and the Performer
Appendix A. Editions and Facsimiles
Appendix B. Tempo Relationships 
Appendix C. Styles in the Keyboard Works 
Appendix D. Performance Practice Myths
Glossary
Selected Bibliography
General Index
Index of Works Cited
 

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