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The Art of Accompaniment from a Thorough-Bass: As Practiced in the 17th and 18th Centuries: Volume 2
The Art of Accompaniment from a Thorough-Bass As Practiced in the 17th and 18th Centuries Volume 2 Author:F. T. Arnold Arnolds well known work is based on the study & coordination or practically every important work on the Thorough Bass, including the books of such authorities as Viadana, Heinichen, Matthewson, CPE Bach, Telemann, & others. — The book surveys the historical development of the Thorough Bass concept & its literature, with extensive excerpts & consi... more »derable interpretative material. This is followed by a discussion of general topics, such as the character of a figure bass, niceties of accompaniment, and forbidden progressions.
There are extensive musical examples on nearly every page.« less