Bassus Generalis


The hardware/hosting support of this site by the Conservatory of Geneva has been disrupted without notice in 2011. Currently, the site is under reconstruction and will be re-opened as soon as possible.

As to make the so far collected information available until the new site is finished, here a list of the existing sources and translations, some of them still in preliminaty form.

Agostino Agazzari, "Del sonare sopra il basso con tutti li stromento et dell'uso loro nel conserto"
Christoph Bernhard, "Ausführlicher Bericht. vom Gebrauche der Con- und Dissonanzen."
Christoph Bernhard, "Von der Singe-Kunst oder Manier."
Christoph Bernhard, "Tractatus compositionis augmentatus"
Francesco Bianciardi, "Breve Regola per imparar'a sonare sopra il Basso con ogni sorte"
Francesco Gasparini, "l'armonico prattico al cimbalo"
Anaonyms, "Regole di Canto figurato, Contrapunto, d'Accompagnare" and "Regole Per Accompagnar Sopra la Parte"
Georg Muffat, "Regulae Concentuum Partiturae Muffat"
Lorenzo Penna, "Li Primi Albori Musicali"
Michael Praetorius, "Syntagma Musicum, Tomus III, De Basso Generali seu Continuo"
Lodovico Viadana, "Li Cento Concerti Ecclesiastici", preface to the organ voice
Comments and feedback is welcome to bernhard at bassus - generalis dot org
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