Upon a Ground – Improvisation on Ostinato Basses
Incl two wonderful play-along CDs!
At long last, a method for improvisation in Renaissance and Baroque music that is recommended by leading musicians and teachers, including Michael Schneider and Maurice van Lishout. The book provides an excellent overview - and vividly conveys the paths to "freer" music making - that is helpful not only for specialists, but also for amateurs.
“Not only does Martin Erhardt teach us how to improvise on ostinato basses in a historically informed fashion, more importantly, he offers a basic attitude towards music making, which musicians in any style and of any playing level should instantly take to heart.” Prof. Maurice van Lieshout, The Hague
Solo / Ensemble
Martin Erhardt (1983)
German and English
Type of Thing you Learn
Diminution, Ostinato, Ground, Dance movements, Modulation, Affects