American Masses and Requiems: A Descriptive Guide

American Masses and Requiems: A Descriptive Guide

by David P. DeVenney
     
 

Giving brief, essential information on some 700 works, this guide illustrates the scope of Mass and Requiem compositions of the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present day.  See more details below

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Giving brief, essential information on some 700 works, this guide illustrates the scope of Mass and Requiem compositions of the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present day.

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Giving brief, essential information (including performance forces, duration, and publisher) about some 700 works, this guide illustrates the scope of Mass and Requiem composition in the US from the early 19th century to the present. DeVenney describes in larger detail 28 of the most important pieces in this repertory, ranging from Benjamin Carr's 1805 Mass in three parts and works of Amy Beach and John Knowles Paine, to settings by Roger Sessions, Ned Rorem, and Leonard Bernstein. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780914913146
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Series:
Fallen Leaf Reference Books in Music Series, #15
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.72(d)

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David P. DeVenney is assistant professor of music at West Chester University.

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