Orchestral Pops Music

Author: Lucy Manning
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810884232
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this new edition of Orchestral “Pops” Music: A Handbook, Lucy Manning brings to the present her remarkable compendium, which has proven so critical to the success of “pops” concert programming. This revised handbook alleviates this time-consuming task by offering a list of works for orchestral “pops” concerts that is comprehensive, informative, and current. In addition to corrections and updates, this revised edition of Orchestral “Pops” Music: A Handbook includes at least 1000 new titles.

The Band Music Handbook

Author: Christopher M. Cicconi
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442268646
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Band Music Handbook: A Comprehensive Catalog of Band Repertoire presents professional, college, community, and school band directors with an essential tool for discovering and selecting appropriate repertoire. Christopher M. Cicconi presents a wide-ranging catalog of band music composed in the past twenty-five years. From the work of John Adams to Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, the music cataloged includes works appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Each work listed includes date of origin, duration, exact instrumentation, and publisher. A number of appendixes further classify the repertoire by composer, title, and duration and offer a detailed list of publishers, a bibliography for further reading, and a comprehensive march list. Following the model of the best-selling Daniels’ Orchestral Music, The Band Music Handbook puts the information that band conductors, directors, and musicians need right at their fingertips. It is also an essential tool for future music educators and instrumental music education students seeking assistance in repertoire selection.

Ballet Music

Author: Matthew Naughtin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 081088660X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides a practical guide for the professional musician who works with ballet companies. It addresses the daily routine of the modern ballet company, outlines the various roles, and examines the complete process of putting a dance performance on stage. Includes a listing of classic ballets in standard repertoire.

The American Piano Concerto Compendium

Author: William Phemister
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538112345
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The second edition of The American Piano Concerto Compendium reveals to professional and amateurs pianists forty percent more works than the first edition from 1985. It is a valuable resource not only for pianists and conductors, but also for orchestras, teachers, students, music historians and critics, collectors, and concert attendees.

The Opera Manual

Author: Nicholas Ivor Martin
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810888696
Format: PDF
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The Opera Manual is the only single source for the answers to these and other important questions. It is the ultimate companion for opera lovers, professionals, scholars, and teachers, featuring comprehensive information about, and plot summaries for, more than 550 operas—including every opera that is likely to be performed today, from standard to rediscovered contemporary works.

The composer s handbook

Author: Bruce Cole
Publisher: Schott & Company Limited
ISBN: 9780946535804
Format: PDF, ePub
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(Schott). Anyone who can pick up a pencil can draw. Anyone who can sing or play an instrument can compose. "The Composer's Handbook" is a step-by-step guide to the composition of melody, harmony, form and texture and covers styles and techniques from plainchant to minimalism, rock and rave. - for composers aged 11-18 * games and groupwork for the beginner * projects for the more advanced * illustrations and worked examples of complete pieces

Orchestral Music

Author: David Daniels
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Also Available: Orchestral Music Online This fourth edition of the highly acclaimed, classic sourcebook for planning orchestral programs and organizing rehearsals has been expanded and revised to feature 42% more compositions over the third edition, with clearer entries and a more useful system of appendixes. Compositions cover the standard repertoire for American orchestra. Features from the previous edition that have changed and new additions include: · Larger physical format (8.5 x 11 vs. 5.5 x 8.5) · Expanded to 6400 entries and almost 900 composers (only 4200 in 3rd Ed.) · Merged with the American Symphony Orchestra League's OLIS (Orchestra Library Information Service) · Enhanced specific information on woodwind & brass doublings · Lists of required percussion equipment for many works · New, more intuitive format for instrumentation · More contents notes and durations of individual movements · Composers' citizenship, birth and death dates and places, integrated into the listings · Listings of useful websites for orchestra professionals

Handbuch der Oper

Author: Rudolf Kloiber
Publisher: J.B. Metzler
ISBN: 9783476025869
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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- Das aktuelle Opernrepertoire in rund 340 ausführlichen Werkbeschreibungen - Jetzt mit über 100 neuen Operntexten vom Frühbarock bis zur jüngsten Gegenwart - Die neuen Texte wurden verfasst von Robert Maschka und hochrangigen Opernfachleuten - Zuverlässiges Nachschlagewerk für alle praktischen Fragen rund um Rollenbesetzungen, Spieldauer, Besetzung, Libretto, Handlung, historischen Hintergrund und stilistische Stellung - Mit Registern zu den Fachpartien, Titeln, Komponisten und Librettisten - Jetzt in hochwertiger gebundener Ausstattung