Although 'Early Music' as a term of reference has now replaced 'ancient', 'old', or 'pre-classical', performance issues remain much the same as before. This book offers fresh solutions for singers, players and directors.
“Musicians are shown how to perform concertos by Vivaldi and his contemporaries in a way that would be recognized and encouraged by their composers. In addition, the key role of Sir Thomas Beecham as a pioneer in early music receives its proper credit and appreciation. ”