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Author Steinberg, Michael, 1928-2009-

Title Choral masterworks : a listener's guide / Michael Steinberg.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.1 STE    Available
Description xiii, 321 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Adams: Harmonium -- Bach: The passions (Saint John Passion, Saint Matthew Passion); Magnificat; Mass in B minor -- Beethoven: Missa solemnis -- Berlioz: Requiem -- Brahms: A German requiem; The shorter choral works (Schicksalslied = Song of destiny, Nänie = Lament, Gesang der Parzen = Song of the fates) -- Britten: War requiem -- Cherubini: Requiem in C minor -- Dallapiccola: Canti di prigonia = Songs of captivity -- Dvořák: Stabat Mater -- Elgar: The dream of Gerontius -- Fauré: Requiem -- Handel: Messiah, Der Messias (arr. Mozart) -- Haydn: Harmoniemesse (wind-band mass); Two great oratorios (Die Schöpfung = The creation; Die Jahreszeiten = The seasons) -- Honegger: Le Roi David = King David -- Janáček: Glagolitic Mass -- Kodály: Psalmus hungaricus -- Mendelssohn: Elias = Elijah -- Mozart: The shorter choral works; Mass in C minor; Requiem -- Orff: Carmina burana -- Rachmaninoff: The bells -- Schmidt: Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln = The book With seven seals -- Sessions: When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd -- Stravinsky: The wedding, Perséphone, Symphony of Psalms, Mass, Canticum sacrum = Sacred canticle, Requiem canticles -- Tippett: A child of our time -- Vaughan Williams: A sea symphony, Sancta civitas -- Verdi: Requiem -- Walton: Belshazzar's feast -- Wuorinen: Genesis.
Subject Choral music -- Analysis, appreciation.
ISBN 0195126440 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780195126440 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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