A Conductor’s Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral by Jonathan D. Green

By Jonathan D. Green

In A Conductor’s advisor to chose Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works, Jonathan D. Green's 6th book-length contribution of courses for conductors, he deals this spouse to his significantly acclaimed A Conductor’s consultant to the Choral-Orchestral Works of J. S. Bach. during this quantity, eco-friendly addresses works of the Baroque period from Monteverdi via Bach's contemporaries.

In addition to short biographical sketches for every composer, eco-friendly comprises for every paintings the approximate period, textual content resources, acting forces, at present on hand versions, destinations of manuscript fabrics, notes, functionality matters, overview of solo roles, overview of hassle, and a discography and bibliography. period info comes from a number of resources, yet eco-friendly turns to real recording occasions of performances. the aim of this ebook is to help conductors in choosing repertoire acceptable to their wishes and the skills in their ensembles. The discographies and bibliographies, whereas now not exhaustive, function invaluable beginning issues for additional research.

A Conductor’s consultant to chose Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works should attract conductors in assisting their live performance programming. Librarians and track scholar also will locate this paintings an incredible reference identify for the learn of Baroque repertoire.

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Challenge Classics: CC 72250. Selected Bibliography Kilian, Dietrich: Das Vokalwerk Dietrich Buxtehudes: Quellenstudien zu seiner Überlieferüng und Verwendung, 13, 22, 195, 197, 202, 237. Free University of Berlin: dissertation, 1956. Grusnick, Bruno: “Zur Chronologie von Dietrich Buxtehudes Vokalwerken,” Musikforschung, volume 10 (1957), 80, 84. Sørenson, Søren: Diderich Buxtehudes vokale kirkenmusik: Studier til den evangeliske kirkekantates udviklingshistorie, 36, 95, 97, 154, 168, 171. Copenhagen: Ejnar Munksgaard, 1958.

A minimal part appears in the score of the Gurlitt edition. A Conductor’s Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works 29 that could be effectively treated as solos within a larger choral configuration. The soloistic passages have some conservative melismatic writing. The four-part textures are almost entirely syllabic and employ homophonic writing and close imitation. Much of the string writing is contrapuntally independent from the voices, and the principal support of the voices comes from the continuo.

New York: Schirmer Books, 1987. Herzlich lieb, hab ich dich o Herr, BuxWV 41 Duration: ca. 18 minutes Text: The text is by Martin Schalling (c. 1570). Performing Forces: voices: SSATB choir; orchestra: strings (2 violins, 2 violas, and double bass or bassoon) and continuo. First Performance: unknown Editions: Herzlich lieb, hab ich dich o Herr is published in a critical edition edited by Bruno Grusnick. Kassel: Bärenreiter, which is available for purchase as a reprint from Kalmus. Autograph: Manuscript materials may be found in the Bibliothek der Hansestadt of the Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, Berlin (A373).

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