A History of the Baryton and Its Music: King of Instruments, Instrument of Kings
By: Carol A. Gartrell (author)Hardback
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This publication examines the unique Baroque stringed instrument, the baryton, from its origin in the early 17th century to the present day, using evidence gleaned from extant instruments, manuscript sources, and contemporary accounts. The book offers guidance on playing technique, information on design and manufacture, descriptions and photos of existing instruments, and a repertoire of hitherto unpublished music.
Carol A. Gartrell is Deputy Head of the School of Performance and Screen Studies and Teaching Fellow at Kingston University in Surrey.
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