Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2008 - Music - 283 pages
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(Amadeus). By the author of the critically acclaimed Choral Music in the Twentieth Century , this volume is an indispensable resource for choral conductors, a valuable guide for choral singers and other music lovers, and an essential text for educators and their students. As with his first book, Nick Strimple reviews 100 years of choral music literature, offering a straightforward text that is gratifying and enlightening. Strimple covers repertory by Beethoven, Brahms, Verdi, Faure, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Bruch, Mahler, and lesser figures. The text is illustrated with photos and musical examples, and appendices include works lists organized by type of chorus and accompaniment.
  

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Contents

A Brief Overview
1
Austria and Germany
11
France Switzerland and the Low Countries
81
The British Isles
103
The Czech Lands Slovakia Hungary and Poland
121
Russia Scandinavia and the Baltics
147
The Iberian Peninsula and Italy
171
The Americas
195
Epilogue
225
Works Lists
231
Compositions for Boys or Childrens Chorus
247
Compositions for Female or Treble Chorus
248
Compositions for Male Chorus
250
Bibliography
255
Index
271
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About the author (2008)

Nick Strimple serves as music director of the Choral Society of Southern California, the Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale, and the Los Angeles Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble, as well as minister of music at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church.

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