This collection of diverse essays paints a broad picture of the history of sacred choral music in America, and provides practical tips for teaching theory, diction, and style. Written by musicians with extensive experience in American music, including members of Gloriae Dei Cantores and their director, Elizabeth Patterson, these essays distill a wealth of research, knowledge, and opinions into a practical resource for anyone approaching this great repertoire.
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Table of Contents
|Sacred Music in America: An Overview||8|
|The American Chorister||21|
|Performing the Music of Our Time||31|
|Music of the Synagogue||40|
|A Selected and Annotated Bibliography||67|
|Notes on Contributors||74|
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Most impressive is Adler's overview of American sacred music... the essays are interesting for summarizing and closing gaps of knowledge.