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Título: Some Preliminaries in Approaching Carlos Seixas’ Keyboard Sonatas
Autor: Alvarenga, João Pedro d'
Palavras-chave: Eighteenth-Century Music
Keyboard Sonata
Carlos Seixas
Data: 2009
Editora: Ut Orpheus Edizioni
Resumo: The figure and the oeuvre of Carlos Seixas (1704-42) were rediscovered in the 1930s chiefly by the British musicologist Macario Santiago Kastner (1908-92), whose writings and editions raised the attention of international scholars and interpreters for the Portuguese composer. Nevertheless, and in spite of an unusual editorial tradition for Portuguese standards, a critical appraisal of the body of sources of Seixas' keyboard sonatas has never been attempted, to the point of even impeding the knowledge of how many there really are. This article deals briefly with the issues of source situation, authorship attribution and the distinctive characteristics of Seixas' style, offering a preliminary catalogue of the sonatas and a description of four of the manuscript collections containing them, housed at the National Library of Portugal. Textual peculiarities and problems of works surviving in more than one source are examined and the question of text 'banalization' by means of the incorporation of performance practice gestures is also discussed, advancing the hypothesis of the existence of two different traditions for some of the sonatas―one written and one 'oral'―that merge in the texts known to us.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/13062
ISSN: 1722-3954
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