Stolen Time & Musical Expression

Stolen Time & Musical Expression

We tend to think of rubato as being largely associated with the romantic period, but elements of what we would call rubato can be traced back to as early as the 9th century! It was an established part of ¬†music performance in both the baroque and classical periods. This week’s blog post explores the origins of tempo rubato¬†and how composers such as CPE Bach and Mozart incorporated it within their works.

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