Table of Contents

Title Page

Dedication

Introduction

Chapters:

Part One:

1. Ferrara I: City of Music
2. Ferrara II: The Devolution
3. Rome, 1607
4. Flanders, 1607-1608
5. Rome, 1608-1615: St. Peter’s
6. Rome, 1608-1615: Casa Bentivoglio
7. Mantua, 1614-1615
8. Rome, 1615-1628
9. Florence, 1628-1634
10. Rome, 1634-1643
11. Frescobaldi’s Instruments

Part Two:

12. The Art of Counterpoint: The Fantasie of 1608 and the Recercari et Canzoni of 1615
13. “Affetti cantabili e diversità di Passi”: The Toccate e Partite dintavolatura di cimbalo … Libro Primo of 1614-1616
14. “Diversi tempi, & variationi”: The Capricci of 1624
15. “Questa nuova maniera”: The Secondo Libro di Toccate of 1627
16. “La varietà dell’inventioni”: The Canzoni of 1628 and 1634
17. Vocal Music
18. Last Works: The Fiori Musicali of 1635 and the Aggiunta to Toccate I of 1637
19. The Performance of Frescobaldi’s Keyboard Music

List of Figures

Weights and Measures

Musical Examples: Frederick Hammond, harpsichord and organ

Documentary Appendix

Abbreviations and Bibliography

Catalogue of Works