Authenticity in musical performance an analytical performance
By Nicholas luby
The very beginnings of the authenticity debate can be traced back to the turn of the 20th century, when Arnold Dolmetsch, musician, instrument-maker and pioneer musicologist, began writing about the performance of old music. From that time on, an ever-growing number of musicians and scholars have been engaged in the study andperformance of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.
This constituency, now referred to as the historical, period, or authentic performance movement, or simply the early music movement, emerged alongside those preexisting performance traditions that were inherited from Liszt and the great Romantics and perpetuated by the celebrated virtuosi of the day...
authenticity in musical performance an analytical performance