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A history of key characteristics in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
by Rita Steblin.
- Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 1996.
- xii, 396 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
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- 1. Ancient Greeks and the Doctrine of Ethos
- 2. Medieval-Renaissance Modes and Their Affects
- 3. Transition from Modality to Tonality: Early French Key Characterizations
- 4. Johann Mattheson and the Early 18th-Century German Approach to Key Characteristics
- 5. Rameau and Rousseau: Equal Temperament versus Unequal Temperament
- 6. Marpurg versus Kirnberger: The Tuning Controversy in Germany
- 7. Psychological Factors: The Sharp-Flat Principle
- 8. Physical Factors: The Properties of Instruments
- 9. Tradition and Key Characteristics in the Early 19th Century
- A. Catalogue of Characteristics Imputed to Keys
- B. Original Language of Lengthy Key Descriptions: Mattheson, J. J. Wagner, Schrader, Schilling, Hand
- C. Original Language of Translated Excerpts.
- Other information
- Originally published 1981.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -388) and index.
- 1878822624 (alk. paper)
- Identifying numbers
- LCCN: 95043922 /MN
- OCLC: 33333545