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Janacek Glagolitic Mass

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ISBN-10: 0521380138

ISBN-13: 9780521380133

Edition: 1992

Authors: Paul Wingfield, Julian Rushton

List price: $63.00
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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: $63.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/12/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 148
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

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