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

By Jonathan D. Green

ISBN-10: 0810847205

ISBN-13: 9780810847200

Now in paperback. This cutting edge survey of huge 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, variations, availability of appearing fabrics, functionality concerns, discography, and bibliographies of the composer and the paintings. established upon direct rating examine, every one paintings has been evaluated when it comes to capability functionality difficulties, practice session matters, and point of trouble 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 advisor for conductors and somebody else fascinated with programming concert events for choir and orchestra, this article may still end up an invaluable resource of recent repertoire principles and a useful reduction to practice session training. textile version first released in 1994.

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