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

By Jonathan D. Green

Now in paperback. This leading 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, versions, availability of acting fabrics, functionality matters, discography, and bibliographies of the composer and the paintings. dependent upon direct rating learn, each one paintings has been evaluated by way of strength functionality difficulties, practice session concerns, and point of trouble for either choir and orchestra. while 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 someone else occupied with programming live shows for choir and orchestra, this article may still turn out an invaluable resource of recent repertoire rules and a useful relief to practice session education. textile variation first released in 1994.

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