A Conductor’s Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral by Jonathan D. Green

By Jonathan D. Green

In A Conductor’s consultant to chose Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works, Jonathan D. Green's 6th book-length contribution of publications for conductors, he bargains this better half to his severely acclaimed A Conductor’s advisor 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 comprises for every paintings the approximate length, textual content resources, acting forces, presently on hand versions, destinations of manuscript fabrics, notes, functionality concerns, overview of solo roles, overview of hassle, and a discography and bibliography. length info comes from numerous resources, yet eco-friendly turns to genuine recording instances of performances. the aim of this ebook is to assist conductors in deciding upon repertoire applicable to their wishes and the talents in their ensembles. The discographies and bibliographies, whereas now not exhaustive, function priceless beginning issues for extra research.

A Conductor’s consultant to chose Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works should entice conductors in assisting their live performance programming. Librarians and song pupil also will locate this paintings a terrific reference identify for the examine of Baroque repertoire.

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18 minutes Text: The text is by Martin Schalling (c. 1570). Performing Forces: voices: SSATB choir; orchestra: strings (2 violins, 2 violas, and double bass or bassoon) and continuo. First Performance: unknown Editions: Herzlich lieb, hab ich dich o Herr is published in a critical edition edited by Bruno Grusnick. Kassel: Bärenreiter, which is available for purchase as a reprint from Kalmus. Autograph: Manuscript materials may be found in the Bibliothek der Hansestadt of the Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, Berlin (A373).

The choral material is vocally and musically conservative. Much of the choral parts are directly doubled by the instruments with some rhythmic variation. The string writing is simple and idiomatic. This is a practical work well within the abilities of most amateur ensembles. Choir: medium easy; Orchestra: easy. Selected Discography: Miriam Meyer, Siri Karoline Thornhill, Klaus Mertens, Jorg Durmuller; conducted by Ton Koopman. Recorded in 2006 or 2007 in Waalse Church, Amsterdam. Challenge Classics: CC 72250.

Wiesbaden: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1974. : Dieterich Buxtehude: Organist in Lübeck, 141, 198, 302-303, 333. New York: Schirmer Books, 1987. Jesu dulcis memoria, BuxWV 57 Duration: ca. 9 minutes Text: The text is by Jubilus Bernhardi. Performing Forces: voices: alto, tenor, and bass; orchestra: 2 violins and basso continuo. First Performance: unknown Editions: Jesu, dulcis memoria is published in a critical edition, Dietrich Buxtehude: Werke, edited by Wilibald Gurlitt, volume 7, page 72. Autograph: Manuscript materials may be found in the Uppsala Universitetsbiblioteket (51:8).

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