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A History of Western Choral Music [electronic resource]

Chester L. Alwes
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]-
Language
English
ISBN
9780195177428, 9780199361939, 9780199376995, 9780199377008
Summary
"A History of Western Choral Music explores the various genres, important composers, and influential works essential to the development of the western choral tradition. Divided across two volumes, this comprehensive investigation moves from the Medieval period through the Avant-Garde." -- Publisher description.
Contents
  • Volume 1: Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Western choral music - Medieval foundations
  • Sacred choral music of the Renaissance, I (1425-1525)
  • Secular choral music of the Renaissance (1140-1625)
  • Sacred choral music of the Renaissance, II (1525-1600)
  • Sacred choral music in England (1450-1650)
  • Choral music of the Italian Baroque (1600-1725)
  • Choral music in Germany from Hassler to Buxtehude
  • French Baroque music
  • Choral music in England from the Restoration to Handel
  • The choral music of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Aspects of classicism and romanticism in choral music
  • The mass (1750-1900)
  • Romanticism and the requiems of Mozart, Berlioz, Verdi, and Brahms
  • Sacred choral music from Mozart to Liszt
  • Notes
  • Art credits
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Volume 1. From medieval foundations to the romantic age
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-476) and index.
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