By Jonathan D. Green
This cutting edge survey of enormous choral-orchestral works is a continuation of the author's past research of 20th century works with English texts. eco-friendly examines approximately 100 works, from Rachmaninov's Vesna to Penderecki's music of Songs. for every paintings, he presents a biography of the composer, whole instrumentation, textual content resources, versions, availability of acting fabrics, functionality matters, discography, and bibliography of the composer and the paintings. dependent upon direct ranking research, each one paintings has been evaluated when it comes to power functionality difficulties, practice session concerns, and point of hassle for either the choir and orchestra. whilst current, solo roles are defined. The composers represented during this paintings comprise Bela Bartok, Leonard Bernstein, Ernest Bloch, Maurice Duruf?, Hans Werner Henze, Paul Hindemith, Arthur Honegger, Leos Janacek, Gy?rgy Ligeti, Gustav Mahler, Carl Orff, Krzysztof Penderecki, Francis Poulenc, Igor Stravinsky, Anton Webern, and Kurt Weill. Written as a box consultant for conductors and others excited about programming live shows for choir and orchestra, this article will turn out an invaluable resource of recent repertoire rules and a useful reduction to practice session education.
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First Performance: 1 July 1960; Basle University; Agnes Giebel, Elsa Cavelti, Peter Pears, Heinz Rehfuss; Basle University Chorus, Basler Kammerorchester; conducted by Paul Sacher. Edition: Cantata Academica is published by Boosey and Hawkes. Piano-vocal score (LCB 160), choral score (LCB 53), and miniature score (HPS 719) are available for purchase; full score and orchestral material are available for rental. The piano-vocal score was prepared by Imogen Holst. Autograph: The manuscript is in the possession of the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basle, Switzerland, having been purchased prior to sale at an auction at Christie's in London on 23 March 1961.
He entered the Curtis Institute in 1941, where he studied conducting with Fritz Reiner and orchestration with Randall Thompson. He also studied conducting with Serge Koussevitsky and composition with Aaron Copland and Paul Hindemith at Tanglewood (1940-42). He was catapulted to fame as a conductor when he substituted for the ailing Bruno Walter in a national radio broadcast. After a year as joint principal conductor with Dmitri Mitropoulos, he was named sole conductor of the New York Philharmonic (1958-69), retiring as conductor laureate.
New York: Carroll and Graf, 1991. Burton, Humphrey: Leonard Bernstein. New York: Doubleday, 1994. Burton, William Westbrook, editor: Conversations About Bernstein. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Page 15 Chichester Psalms (1965) Duration: ca. 19 minutes Text: The Psalms in Hebrew Performing Forces: voices: boy soloist, SATB choral solos; SSAATTBB choir; orchestra: 3 trumpets in Bb, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion (7 players - glockenspiel, xylophone, suspended cymbal, crash cymbals, triangle, temple blocks, wood block, whip, rasp, snare drum, 3 bongos, tambourine, bass drum), 2 harps, and strings.