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By Jonathan D. Green

ISBN-10: 0810886499

ISBN-13: 9780810886490

In A Conductor’s advisor to chose Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works, Jonathan D. Green's 6th book-length contribution of courses for conductors, he bargains this significant other 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 contains for every paintings the approximate period, textual content resources, acting forces, presently to be had versions, destinations of manuscript fabrics, notes, functionality concerns, overview of solo roles, assessment of hassle, and a discography and bibliography. length info comes from quite a few resources, yet eco-friendly turns to real recording instances of performances. the aim of this booklet is to help conductors in opting for repertoire acceptable to their wishes and the talents in their ensembles. The discographies and bibliographies, whereas no longer exhaustive, function priceless beginning issues for extra research.

A Conductor’s consultant to chose Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works should attract conductors in aiding their live performance programming. Librarians and tune pupil also will locate this paintings a fantastic reference name for the learn of Baroque repertoire.

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Selected Discography: Miriam Meyer, Bettina Pahn, Klaus Mertens; conducted by Ton Koopman. Recorded in 2006 or 2007 in Waalse Church, Amsterdam. Challenge Classics: CC 72246. Selected Bibliography Kilian, Dietrich: Das Vokalwerk Dietrich Buxtehudes: Quellenstudien zu seiner Überlieferüng und Verwendung, 14, 24, 35, 149, 151, 166, 186, 190, 194, 202, 234. Free University of Berlin: dissertation, 1956. Grusnick, Bruno: “Zur Chronologie von Dietrich Buxtehudes Vokalwerken,” Musikforschung, volume 10 (1957), 83.

The trumpets only appear in verse 3, mm. 78-97. This passage is included in the violin parts, and can be navigated without trumpets, but their presence is desirable. The trumpet I part is high and exposed; aside from this part the orchestral component is not challenging. Choir: medium difficult; Orchestra: easy. Selected Discography: Gothenburg Baroque Arts Ensemble; conducted by Magnus Kjellson. Intim Musik. Kerstin Bruns, Wilfried Jochens, Stephan Schreckenberger; Cantus Cölln; conducted by Konrad Junghänel.

It is published by Wilhelm Hansen. Autograph: Manuscript materials may be found in the Uppsala Universitetsbiblioteket (50:13 and 85:1-18). Notes: The tune, which appears in the Nürnbergischen Gesangbuch of 1676 and 1690, is reputed to be by Christian Weselovius. Performance Issues: The choral writing is principally homophonic with some close imitation. The vocal parts are harmonically well supported by the instruments, and the choral passages that are only accompanied by continuo are contrapuntally the most simple.

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