Title Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century
Book Condition New in Fine dust jacket
Publisher Amadeus Press 2008
1574671545 / 9781574671544
Seller ID 11124
283pp, illustrations, music examples. Beginning in 1796 with the composition and performance of Haydn's Mass in B-flat major ('Heiligmesse') , this study covers an extraordinary range of sacred and secular music for vocal ensembles, including works rooted in various ethnicities and nationalities. Strimple examines the choral repertoire by region, with chapters on Austria and Germany; France, Switzerland and the Low Countries; the British Isles; central Europe; Russia, Scandinavia and the Baltics; Spain, Portugal and Italy; and the Americas.