Choral Music: History, Style and Performance Practice / Edition 1

Choral Music: History, Style and Performance Practice / Edition 1

by Robert L. Garretson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131371916

ISBN-13: 9780131371910

Pub. Date: 04/04/1997

Publisher: Pearson

Takes the reader through an enlightening tour of choral music, emphasizing on the musical style performance practice of different historical periods. The reference provides guidelines on the numerous aspects of performance practice for choral music based on the Renaissance Period, the Baroque Period, the Classical period, the Romantic period, and

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Takes the reader through an enlightening tour of choral music, emphasizing on the musical style performance practice of different historical periods. The reference provides guidelines on the numerous aspects of performance practice for choral music based on the Renaissance Period, the Baroque Period, the Classical period, the Romantic period, and the Modern Period, with special emphasis on meter and stress, tempo, dynamics, tone quality, pitch, texture, and expressive aspects of the music of each period. Appropriate for Junior/Graduate-level courses in Choral Conducting and Literature..

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131371910
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/04/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,222,975
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. The Renaissance Period.

2. The Baroque Period.

3. The Classical Period.

4. The Romantic Period.

5. The Modern Period.

Appendices:

A. Choral Composers.

B. Extended Choral Works.

C. Choral Octavo Publications.

D. Music Publishers and Distributors.

Index.

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