Download PDF by Jonathan D. Green: A Conductor's Guide to Choral-Orchestral Works: Part I

By Jonathan D. Green

ISBN-10: 0810847205

ISBN-13: 9780810847200

Now in paperback. This cutting edge survey of enormous choral-orchestral works written among 1900 and 1972 and containing a few English textual content examines eighty-nine works, from Elgar's Dream of Gerontius to Bernstein's Mass. for every paintings, the writer offers a biography of the composer, whole instrumentation, textual content assets, variants, availability of appearing fabrics, functionality matters, discography, and bibliographies of the composer and the paintings. established upon direct ranking examine, every one paintings has been evaluated by way of power functionality difficulties, practice session concerns, and point of hassle for either choir and orchestra. whilst current, solo roles are described.

The forty-nine composers represented comprise Samuel Barber, Arthur Bliss, Benjamin Britten, Henry Cowell, Frederick Delius, R. Nathaniel Dett, Gerald Finzi, Howard Hanson, Roy Harris, Paul Hindemith, Ulysses Kay, consistent Lambert, Peter Mennin, Gunther Schuller, William Schumann, Michael Tippett, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, and Healey Willan.

Written as a box consultant for conductors and someone else curious about programming concert events for choir and orchestra, this article may still end up an invaluable resource of latest repertoire principles and a useful relief to practice session education. textile variation first released in 1994.

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