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Choral Music on Record

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ISBN-10: 0521363098

ISBN-13: 9780521363099

Edition: 1991

Authors: Alan Blyth

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Description:

Following the successful volumes of Song on Record, this book surveys all the recordings of major choral works from the Monteverdi Vespers to Britten's War Requiem. Discussion of the various interpretations on record is preceded, in each chapter, by informed criticism of the work concerned, including--where appropriate--a clarification of editions, revisions, etc. (all the many changes in Messiah are, for instance, described in detail). The coverage of recordings is exhaustive and its value is enhanced by a detailed discography, with up-to-date numbers of each recording. Each contributor is an authority within his or her specialist area and collectively, their insights and observations of…    
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Book details

List price: $103.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/7/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 318
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
Monteverdi: Vespers (1610)
J. S. Bach: St John Passion
J. S. Bach: St Matthew Passion
J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor
Handel: Messiah
Mozart: Requiem Mass
Haydn: The Creation
Haydn: The Seasons
Beethoven: Missa
Mendelssohn
Stabat mater and Petite messe solonnelle
Grande messe des morts, Te Deum and L'Enfance du
Verdi: Requiem Mass
Brahms: A German Requiem
FaurT: Requiem
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, Tippett: A Child of our Time and Britten: War Requiem
Stravinsky: The Wedding and Symphony of Psalms
Jan�cek: Glagolitic Mass
Discographies
Index