The Baroque period of European history was one in which many styles were forumlated. A development in music fundamental to this era, and with far-reaching consequences in later periods of music, was that of the concerto style for mixed groups or choirs of voices and instruments. From this, the instrumental concerto of the Baroque period emerged as an independent form towards the end of the 17th century. This book is an illustrated survey of the growth and development of the concerto from its origins to the present day. ...

A Companion to the Concerto 1989, MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780028719610

AMERICAN edition


A Companion to the Concerto 1988, Helm, London

ISBN-13: 9780747020066