I recently came accorss a 1966 article by Sylvia Garnsey: The use of Hand-Plucked Instruments in the Continuo Body: Nicola Matteis. Music and Letters, Vol. 47 No. 2 (apr. 1966)I found it to be a very interesting read. As something written almost half a century ago, it is bound to have some opinions that are no longer current. However, what struck me the most was that she mentions that Matteis's continuo realizations lead to awkward voicing. I wouldn't be surprised, but when I strum a chord in…See More
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