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The History of Choral Music

Chester L. Alwes

The History of Choral Music

by Chester L. Alwes

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL10133736M
ISBN 100195177428
ISBN 109780195177428

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A Survey of Choral Music (Harbrace History of Musical Forms) by Ulrich, Homer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at IFCM History Book Click to view. Download. ICB Bulletin. Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official.


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The History of Choral Music by Chester L. Alwes Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is being used as a text for a choral literature class. It is a great overview of the history of music and is easy to read, follow and understand.

A great Cited by:   "A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 1 by Chester L. Alwes is a welcome addition to the literature on choral music. Choral directors of all levels will appreciate this book for its clear narrative and methods of analysis whether they use it as a textbook, a reference work, or a guide to programming."The Choral Scholar/5(2).

This book examines the development of choral music from the beginnings of choral polyphony in the fifteenth century through the Renaissance and Baroque eras into the sacred works of the Classic–Romantic age. The book begins with the medieval foundations of polyphony, liturgy, modality, and mensural notation, culminating in the isorhythmic motet of the Ars Nova.

A History of Western Choral Music explores the various genres, key composers, and influential works essential to the development of the western choral tradition. Volume II examines the major genres common to the Classical and Romantic eras and offers a thorough exploration of the array of styles and approaches developed over the course of the.

This page lists all books in the category Music History» Sacred & Choral, available to browse and buy. Conducting Choral Music. Author: Garretson, Robert L. ISBN: () Sign up to our Presto The History of Choral Music book mailing list to find out all the latest news.

Choral music, music sung by a choir with two or more voices assigned to each part. Choral music is necessarily polyphonal—i.e., consisting of two or more autonomous vocal lines. It has a long history in European church music. Choral music ranks as one of several musical genres subject to misunderstanding because of false historical perspectives or misinterpretation caused by.

Book Review: Choral Singing and Healthy Voice Production, by DAvid M. Howard Choral Journal () Vol. 56, No. 8, pp. Brenda Smith. Browse: Music History, Sacred & Choral, Choral Music This page lists all books in category: Music History» Sacred & Choral» Choral Music.

Showing 11 - 20 of results. "A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 1 by Chester L. Alwes is a welcome addition to the literature on choral music.

Choral directors of all levels will appreciate this book for its clear narrative and methods of analysis whether they use it as a textbook, a reference work, or a guide to programming." — The Choral ScholarPages: Choral music is commonly written on an open score with one of the staves for each voice part.

Choral music may be written to be performed a cappella (unaccompanied) or it may be accompanied by piano, organ, or instrumental ensembles of varying combinations or orchestra.

A choir (/ ˈ k w aɪər /; also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such an ensemble to may perform music from the classical music repertoire, which spans from the medieval era to the present, or popular music repertoire.

Most choirs are led by a conductor, who leads the. Choral music - Choral music - Sacred music: The ordinary of the mass (consisting of the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus and Benedictus, Agnus Dei, and in some medieval masses also the “Ite, missa est”) has been a focal point of choral music for more than years.

The earliest masses, such as the four-part setting by the 14th-century French composer Guillaume de Machaut. : Choral Music: History, Style And Performance Practice () by Garretson, Robert L.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(2). Music in early Christian worship consisted of melody only. Toward the end of the Middle Ages, more complex music, featuring the simultaneous singing of more than one melodic line, was composed for use in worship.

For several centuries, this complex-or polyphonic-music was composed by many of Europe's most famous and skilled composers. A History of Western Choral Music explores the various genres, key composers, and influential works essential to the development of the western choral tradition.

Author Chester L. Alwes divides this exploration into two volumes which move from Medieval music and the Renaissance era up to the 21st century. Volume I surveys the choral music of composers including Josquin.

Help finding scores, recordings, and videos of choral music, as well as information on the history, teaching, and directing of choral : Anne Harlow. In this brief text, Homer Ulrich offers students a history of choral music that is as rich and fascinating as the genre itself.

Emphasizing those works that represent historical or stylistic turning points, A SURVEY OF CHORAL MUSIC begins several centuries before the invention of the genre and takes students all the way into the twentieth century/5.

A History of Western Choral Music explores the various genres, key composers, and influential works essential to the development of the western choral tradition.

Author Chester L. Alwes divides this exploration into two volumes which move from Medieval music and the Renaissance era up to the 21st century. Volume I surveys the choral music of composers. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The renaissance period.

Renaissance society ; Renaissance composers ; Renaissance choirs ; Musical style and performance practice ; Music and the related arts ; Epilogue --The baroque during the baroque era ; Baroque composers. Free Online Library: A History of Western Choral Music.(Book review) by "Notes"; Library and information science Books Book reviews.

Printer Friendly. 24, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. Keyword Title Author Topic. The Free Library > Entertainment/The Arts > Music > Notes > September 1. Your choir and congregation will discover once again the source of our hope! According to 1 Peter“He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead ” (CSB) Created by the Dove-Award-winning team Dennis and Nan Allen, this minute musical includes SATB arrangements for small-to-medium-sized choirs, or choirs with limited .Choral music refers to music which is written for and sung by a choir.

Each different part in a piece of choral music is sung by two or more voices. Since the size of a choir can vary, the structure of a choral composition also will vary. A piece can be written for as few as a dozen singers or for a group large enough to sing Gustav Mahler's Author: Espie Estrella.

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