New PDF release: A History of the Oratorio: Vol. 4: The Oratorio in the

By Howard E. Smither

With this quantity, Howard Smither completes his enormous History of the Oratorio. Volumes 1 and a couple of, released through the college of North Carolina Press in 1977, handled the oratorio within the Baroque period, whereas quantity three, released in 1987, explored the style within the Classical period. the following, Smither surveys the historical past of 19th- and twentieth-century oratorio, stressing the most geographic parts of oratorio composition and function: Germany, Britain, the USA, and France.

Continuing the procedure of the former volumes, Smither treats the oratorio in each one language and geographical quarter via first exploring the cultural and social contexts of oratorio. He then addresses aesthetic conception and feedback, treats libretto and tune regularly, and provides exact analyses of the librettos and track of particular oratorios (thirty-one in all) which are of designated significance to the historical past of the genre.

As a synthesis of specialised literature in addition to an research of basic assets, this paintings will function either a springboard for additional examine and a necessary reference for choral conductors, soloists, choral singers, and others attracted to the heritage of the oratorio.

Originally released 2000.

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