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Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music

VOLUME 5 (1999) NUMBER 1

Table of Contents



  • JOHN WALTER HILL, Roman Monody, Cantata, and Opera from the Circles around Cardinal Montalto. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. Reviewed by Robert L. Kendrick
  • DIETRICH BARTEL, Musica Poetica: Musical-Rhetorical Figures in German Baroque Music. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997. Reviewed by George J. Buelow
  • JOACHIM KREMER, Joachim Gerstenbüttel (1647–1721) im Spannungsfeld von Oper und Kirche: Ein Beitrag zur Musikgeschichte Hamburgs. Musik der frühen Neuzeit, 1. Hamburg: von Bockel Verlag, 1997. Reviewed by Frederick K. Gable
  • GEOFFREY WEBBER, North German Church Music in the Age of Buxtehude. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Reviewed by David Yearsley


  • ANTONIO BONONCINI, Complete Sonatas for Violoncello and Basso Continuo. Edited by Lowell Lindgren. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 77. Madison, WI: A-R Editions, Inc., 1996. Reviewed by Gregory Barnett
  • BARBARA STROZZI, Cantate, ariete a una, due, e tre voci, opus 3, Edited by Gail Archer. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 83. Madison: A-R Editions, 1997. Reviewed by John Walter Hill
  • SAMUEL CAPRICORNUS, Geistliche Harmonien III. Edited by Paul Walker. Collegium Musicum: Yale University, Series II, volume 13. Madison: A-R Editions, 1997. Reviewed by Geoffrey Webber
  • Solo Compositions for Violin and Viola da Gamba with Basso Continuo from the Collection of Prince-Bishop Carl Liechtenstein-Castelcorn at Kromeriz. Edited by Charles E. Brewer. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 82, Madison: A-R Editions, 1997. Reviewed by Peter Wollny
  • HENRY ALDRICH, Selected Anthems and Motet Recompositions, Edited by Robert Shay. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 85. Madison: A-R Editions, 1998. Reviewed by Michael Burden
  • ELISABETH-CLAUDE JACQUET DE LA GUERRE, Céphale et Procris. Edited by Wanda R. Griffiths. Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 88. Madison, WI: A-R Editions, 1998. Reviewed by Carl B. Schmidt
  • CHARLES (?) HUREL, Tablature de luth et de théorbe (ca. 1675): Ms PLM 17524 BDG, The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Preface by François Lesure. Geneva: Minkoff, 1996;ELISABETH JACQUET DE LA GUERRE, Les Pièces de clavessin, premier livre. Introduction by Carol Bates. Geneva: Minkoff, 1996, and Manuscrit Bauyn (ca. 1690): Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France Ms. Rés 674–675. Second Edition. Preface by Davitt Moroney. Geneva: Minkoff, 1998. Reviewed by David Ledbetter
  • JEAN (?) DE SAINTE-COLOMBE, Recueil de pièces de basse de viole en musique et en tablature (ca. 1690): Manuscrit de Tournus (ms M.3, Bibliothèque municipale, Tournus). Introduction and index by François-Pierre Goy. Preface by Henri Lévêque. Geneva: Minkoff, 1998; Recueil de pièces de viole en musique et en tablature (1666) (Ms M2.1 T2.17C.Case, Washington: Library of Congress). Introduction and index by Stuart Cheney. Geneva: Minkoff, 1998. Reviewed by Mary Cyr


  • MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER, Messe pour le Port-Royal. Michel Chapuis, organ; les Demoiselles de Saint-Cyr; Emmanuel, director. Auvidis/Astrée, 1997. Reviewed by Benjamin Van Wye
  • Seventeenth-Century French Harpsichord Music. Edward Parmentier, harpsichord. Wildboar, 1990;The Bauyn Manuscript: Seventeenth-Century French Harpsichord Music. Byron Schenkman, harpsichord. Wildboar, 1997; and Music for the Royal Pleasures: Harpsichord, Lute, and Organ Music in the Salon of Louis XIV. Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord and organ; with Catherine Liddell, lute. Wildboar, 1997. Reviewed by Denis Herlin
  • BIAGIO MARINI, Curiose & moderne inventioni. Romanesca. Harmonia Mundi USA, 1997. Reviewed by Paul Whitehead
  • In stil moderno: The Fantastic Style in Seventeenth-Century Italy. Ingrid Matthews, baroque violin; Byron Schenkman, harpsichord. Wildboar, 1995;ANDREA FALCONIERI, Canzone, Sinfonie, Fantasie, Capricci, Brandi, Correnti, Gagliarde, Alemane, Volte (Naples, 1650). La Luna: Ingrid Matthews and Scott Metcalfe, violins; Emily Walhout, viola da gamba; Byron Schenkman, harpsichord. Wildboar, 1996;and ELISABETH-CLAUDE JACQUET DE LA GUERRE, Sonates pour le viollon, 1707. Ingrid Matthews, baroque violin; Byron Schenkman, harpsichord; Margriet Tindemans, viola da gamba. Wildboar, 1996. Reviewed by Linda Maria Koldau


by Bruce Gustafson, Reviews Editor

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