A Practical Guide for Performing, Teaching, and Singing the Brahms "Requiem"
This book is intended to help those who are contemplating performing or studying the Brahms Requiem. It provides historical information, performance considerations, musical analysis, and resource material for all who enjoy the musicology behind this magnificent work. It is especially directed toward conductors, but it is also useful for choristers and soloists as well. A wonderful instructional tool!
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Accompaniments for Performances Without Orchestra
Regarding the Chapters on the Individual Movements
Denn alles Fleisch est ist wie Gras All Mortal Flesh is Just Like Grass
Herr lehre doch mich Lord Help Me to Know
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alto Bach baritone bass bassoon beat beginning in measure Blessed Motive Blest Brahms Requiem Brahms's Bremen C. F. Peters cellos choir chord chorus Clara Schumann clarinet climax Coda comfort conductor crescendo double dynamic edition eighth notes Ein deutsches Requiem English entrance Example F Major final flute forte Freu fugal-fantasy fugato fugue funeral march German Requiem harp hemiola Hoggard horns indicated instruments Johannes Brahms joic Joy Motive Lord lovely Meas melody metronome marking minor Mortality Motive movement II movement VII Mystical Seventh oboe octave orchestra Partial score passage pedal point performance piano play players praise quarter notes Rehearsal Letters Reinthaler rhythmic Robert Shaw Schumann sing singers sixth movement Solace Motive solo soloist Song of Triumph soprano soprano and tenor sorrow staccato stretto strings sung tempo tenor Theme timpani tonic translation triplets trombones violas violins voices Walter Westafer woodwinds word