... a fascinating overall impression of the day-to-day concerns and working environment of a professional musician of the late 17th century." —American Recorder
This volume presents Muffat’s texts along with variants from his own editions in other languages. Wilson’s highly readable supplementary materials make this a useful work for theorists, historians, and performers. The book is particularly enlightening on differences between French and German practice. Treats pitch, ornamentation, bowing, and more.