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Liste over Harpsichordist Person : Stem på dine favoritter.

Liste over Harpsichordist Person   : Stem på dine favoritter.

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A harpsichordist is a person who plays the harpsichord.

Many baroque composers played the harpsichord, including Johann Sebastian Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, George Frideric Handel, François Couperin and Jean-Philippe Rameau. At this time, it was common for such musicians also to play the organ, and all keyboard instruments, and to direct orchestral music while playing continuo on the instrument.

Modern harpsichord playing can be roughly divided into three eras, beginning with the career of the influential reviver of the instrument, Wanda Landowska. At this stage of the 'harpsichord revival', players generally used harpsichords of a heavy, piano-influenced type made by makers such as Pleyel; the revival of the instrument also led some composers to write specifically for the instrument, often on the request of Landowska. An influential later group of English players using post-Pleyel instruments by Thomas Goff and the Goble family included George Malcolm and Thurston Dart. Beginning in the 1920s, Gavin Williamson and Philip Manuel also helped popularize the harpsichord through concert tours, and were, in fact, the world's only full-time harpsichord duo, known as Manuel and Williamson, performing throughout North American and Europe. They had studied for many years with Wanda Landowska both in France and in New York. In the 1930s Manual and Williamson made the first recordings of the Bach multiple keyboard concerti with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the duo also gave the American premiere performance of Bach's Concerto in C major for two harpsichords. In addition, they gave American premieres of many works of Couperin and Rameau, among other composers.

The next generation of harpsichordists were pioneers of modern performance on instruments built according to the authentic practices of the earlier period, following the research of such scholar-builders as Frank Hubbard and William Dowd. This generation of performers included such players as Isohlde Ahlgrimm, Ralph Kirkpatrick, Igor Kipnis, and Gustav Leonhardt. More recently, many outstanding harpsichordists have appeared, such as Scott Ross, Trevor Pinnock, Kenneth Gilbert, Christopher Hogwood, Jos van Immerseel, Ton Koopman, Gary Cooper and David Schrader, with many of them also directing a baroque orchestra from the instrument.

 
 
 
 
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  • Du kan stemme opp eller ned. Vennligst alltid vurdere konteksten for å stemme, for eksempel en sang skal bli stemt opp eller ned i forhold til de andre sangene som finnes på albumet, en skuespiller prestasjoner i forhold til andre aktører i samme film, en bok med hensyn til andre bøker av samme forfatter eller innenfor samme sjanger.
  • En stemme kan avbrytes ved å klikke på motsatt stemme innen 24 timer. Du kan da stemme på nytt på samme gjenstand.
  • Hver bruker har en stemme per element innenfor en bestemt liste hver 24. time. Etter 24 timer kan du stemme på nytt på den samme varen innen den samme listen.
  • Du kan stemme på så mange elementer som du liker i en liste eller på samme element hvis det er en del av en annen liste. For eksempel kan du stemme David Bowie opp eller ned på listen over pop artister samt på listen over indie rock artister og på listen over rock artister etc.
  • Glad Stemmegivning!