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Harp Music Bibliography: Chamber Music and Concertos

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Overview

Contains over 5000 entries of works for harp in combination with up to eight other instruments, songs and other vocal and choral works with harp accompaniment, and harp concertos and other concerted works in which the harp plays a solo role. This chamber music volume contains citations of harp music published between 1800 and 2000 in a classified arrangement, with the first eight sections subdivided by original works and arrangements: 1) Duets; 2) Trios; 3) Quartets; 4) Quintets; 5) Sextets; 6) Septets; 7) Octets; 8) Nonets; 9) Solo voice with harp; 10) Solo voices (2 or more) with harp; 11) Harp with chorus; and 12) Harp concertos. Each entry includes information needed to accurately identify a work, including uniform titles when needed, publisher information, pagination when available, and complete contents listings for anthologies. Following the main sections is an index of names and titles. Finally, there is an index of music playable on non-pedal or "folk" harps. Designed to complement Harp Music Bibliography: Compositions for Solo Harp and Harp Ensemble (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995) and Harp Music Bibliography Supplement: Compositions for Solo Harp and Ensemble.

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An excellent work useful to music libraries but highly recommended as well for harp enthusiasts.
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An excellent work useful to music libraries but highly recommended as well for harp enthusiasts.
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This reference contains about 5,000 entries on works for harp (in combination with as many as eight other instruments), songs and other vocal and choral works with harp accompaniment, and harp concerti and other concerted works in which that instrument plays a solo role. It contains citations of music published between 1800 and 2000, subdivided by original works and arrangements. Within each classification, citations are arranged alphabetically by composer, or by arranger or compiler for anthologies or anonymous works. Each entry provides the information required to accurately identify a work such as uniform titles (when needed), publisher, pagination (when available), and complete contents listings for anthologies. Includes an index of names and titles, and of music playable on non-pedal harps. Palkovic is head librarian at the College-Conservatory of Music Library, U. of Cincinnati. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810841253
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2002
  • Pages: 700
  • Sales rank: 1,294,043
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Palkovic is Head Librarian at the College-Conservatory of Music Library, University of Cincinnati Libraries. He is also the editor of the Index and Bibliography Series of the Music Library Association, published by Scarecrow Press.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 List of Abbreviations Chapter 4 How to Use the Bibliography Chapter 5 Original Duets Chapter 6 Arranged Duets Chapter 7 Original Trios Chapter 8 Arranged Trios Chapter 9 Original Quartets Chapter 10 Arranged Quartets Chapter 11 Original Quintets Chapter 12 Arranged Quintets Chapter 13 Original Sextets Chapter 14 Arranged Sextets Chapter 15 Original Septets Chapter 16 Arranged Septets Chapter 17 Original Octets Chapter 18 Arranged Octets Chapter 19 Original Nonets Chapter 20 Arranged Nonets Chapter 21 Solo Voice with Harp Chapter 22 Solo Voices with Harp Chapter 23 Chorus with Harp Chapter 24 Harp Concertos Chapter 25 Name Index Chapter 26 Title Index Chapter 27 Instrument Indexes Chapter 28 Index of Works Playable on Non-Pedal Harp Chapter 29 About the Author

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