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Since we are talking about an authentic instrument system in the performance of music of the 18th – early 19th centuries, I will share some observations.
One of the pioneers of authentic performance, the Swiss pianist Edwin Fischer did not even think about how far his simple idea would come to play instruments and compositions of earlier times. He played the piano, the structure of which he did not change, just like the instruments of his orchestra: this is heard from the recordings of Bach’s clavier concerts. Continue reading
The history of vocal performance is a scientific discipline that sheds light on the evolution, process and patterns of singing as a separate form of art in musical culture that has been formed on the European continent for several millennia. The basis of human singing is the voice function of the organism associated with speech, acoustic features of phonetics of speech. A person’s professional singing is different, depending on the type of musical art, genre, style and manner of performance. Continue reading