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Janacek Glagolitic Mass

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ISBN-10: 0521380138

ISBN-13: 9780521380133

Edition: 1992

Authors: Paul Wingfield, Julian Rushton

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Description:

The Glagolitic Mass, written between 1926 and 1927, is not only one of Janceks most important works: it is also a masterpiece of the twentieth-century choral repertoire. In this fascinating account of the work and its history, Paul Wingfield brings together material from early articles and reviews, letters and manuscripts which form a comprehensive account of the works genesis and performance history. The author also provides a thorough revision of the Old Church Slavonic text along with English translation, and reconstructs Janceks ideal version of the work - far more exciting than the less adventurous rearrangement currently performed. Chapters on the music itself offer a full synopsis of…    
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Book details

List price: $58.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/12/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 148
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Note on musical examples, bar numbers, abbreviations and translations
Introduction
Genesis and reception
The (Old?) Church Slavonic text
The authentic score
Synopsis
Introduction to the musical organization
Literature 1927-30
Notes
Principal sources of the Glagolitic Mass
Bibliography
Index