This document is intended to show the various kinds of stylistically appropriate melodic and rhythmic ornamentation that can be used in the improvisation of the Sarabandes by J.S. Bach. Traditional editions of Bach's and other Baroque-era keyboard works have reflected evolving historical trends. The historical performance movement and other attempts to "clean up" pre-1950s romanticized performances have greatly limited the freedom and experimentation that was the original intention of these dances. Prior to this study, few ornamented editions of these works have been published.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical referencesNote typebibliography
- Field of study: Music
- Contains: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Französische Suiten. Sarabands