Singers Repertoire Part V: Program Notes for the Singer's Repertoir

Singers Repertoire Part V: Program Notes for the Singer's Repertoir

by Berton Coffin, Werner Singer
     
 

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NOW IN PAPERBACK! Designed for use by professional singers, amateurs, teachers, coaches, and students; contains annotations for more than 1,000 songs in the basic vocal repertoire. Invaluable for those who must prepare program notes.  See more details below

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NOW IN PAPERBACK! Designed for use by professional singers, amateurs, teachers, coaches, and students; contains annotations for more than 1,000 songs in the basic vocal repertoire. Invaluable for those who must prepare program notes.

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...brings to notable conclusion the most comprehensive source of authentic information concerning vocal literature presently extant!
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The five-volume Singer's Repertoire covers 8,200 songs for nine voice classifications. Volume five contains annotations (suitable for use as program notes) for more than 1,000 of the listed songs and arias. Basic information about the styles and vocal contributions of some of the more significant composers is also included. The notes are organized alphabetically by composer and then by title. This is the first paperback edition of a volume originally published in 1962.

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ISBN-13:
9780810801691
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.72(d)

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The late Berton Coffin's teachings and writings established him as an international authority on vocal pedagogy. Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Boulder, he also lived and taught in Europe from 1976 to 1983—in his private studio in Vienna; during summers with the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria; and in twenty-one opera houses in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. He presented master classes in the United States and in Europe and served as a visiting professor of voice at U.S. universities. Dr. Coffin, baritone, held academic and professional music degrees from Columbia University, Eastman School of Music, Chicago Musical College, and Earlham College.

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