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Chamber ensembles

See below for a selection of the latest books from Chamber ensembles category. Presented with a red border are the Chamber ensembles books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Chamber ensembles books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Orchestration

Orchestration

Author: Cecil Forsyth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/02/2013

On the Guarding of the Heart

On the Guarding of the Heart

Author: Djuro Zivkovic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2012

Chamber Music An Essential History

Chamber Music An Essential History

Author: Mark A. Radice Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2012

Intended for the music student, the professional musician, and the music lover, Chamber Music: An Essential History covers repertoire from the Renaissance to the present, crossing genres to include string quartets, piano trios, clarinet quintets, and other groupings. Mark A. Radice gives a thorough overview and history of this long-established and beloved genre, typically performed by groups of a size to fit into spaces such as homes or churches and tending originally toward the string and wind instruments rather than percussion. Radice begins with chamber music's earliest expressions in the seventeenth century, discusses its most common elements in terms of instruments and compositional style, and then investigates how those elements play out across several centuries of composers-among them Mozart, Bach, Haydn, and Brahms-and national interpretations of chamber music. While Chamber Music: An Essential History is intended largely as a textbook, it will also find an audience as a companion volume for musicologists and fans of classical music, who may be interested in the background to a familiar and important genre.

Chamber Music An Essential History

Chamber Music An Essential History

Author: Mark A. Radice Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2012

Intended for the music student, the professional musician, and the music lover, Chamber Music: An Essential History covers repertoire from the Renaissance to the present, crossing genres to include string quartets, piano trios, clarinet quintets, and other groupings. Mark A. Radice gives a thorough overview and history of this long-established and beloved genre, typically performed by groups of a size to fit into spaces such as homes or churches and tending originally toward the string and wind instruments rather than percussion. Radice begins with chamber music's earliest expressions in the seventeenth century, discusses its most common elements in terms of instruments and compositional style, and then investigates how those elements play out across several centuries of composers-among them Mozart, Bach, Haydn, and Brahms-and national interpretations of chamber music. While Chamber Music: An Essential History is intended largely as a textbook, it will also find an audience as a companion volume for musicologists and fans of classical music, who may be interested in the background to a familiar and important genre.

Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire A Catalog of Modern Music

Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire A Catalog of Modern Music

Author: Dirk Meyer Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2011

In Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire, Dirk Meyer provides conductors, musicians, and librarians with all the information needed to plan their performances of modern chamber music. Meyer lists almost 4,000 works written during the 20th and 21st centuries, representing more than 1,100 composers. Entries are divided into three categories: Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra, and Ensemble. Presented alphabetically by composer, each entry fully describes the composition, including its duration, year of composition, availability, publisher, and complete instrumentation. The comprehensive appendix allows users to search for repertoire based on a variety of criteria, such as instrumentation, duration, solo instruments, and solo voices. As a catalog of modern music, the appendix also provides categories for 21st-century repertoire as well as compositions that use electronics.

Chamber Music A Research and Information Guide

Chamber Music A Research and Information Guide

Author: John H. (Tulane University, USA) Baron Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/01/2010

Chamber Music: A Research and Information Guide is a reference tool for anyone interested in chamber music. It is not a history or an encyclopedia but a guide to where to find answers to questions about chamber music. The third edition adds nearly 600 new entries to cover new research since publication of the previous edition in 2002. Most of the literature is books, articles in journals and magazines, dissertations and theses, and essays or chapters in Festschriften, treatises, and biographies. In addition to the core literature obscure citations are also included when they are the only studies in a particular field. In addition to being printed, this volume is also for the first time available online. The online environment allows for information to be updated as new research is introduced. This database of information is a live resource, fully searchable, and with active links. Users will have unlimited access, annual revisions will be made and a limited number of pages can be downloaded for printing.

Chamber Music William Walton Edition vol. 19

Chamber Music William Walton Edition vol. 19

Author: William Walton Format: Sheet music Release Date: 30/10/2008

for chamber ensemble This volume presents new editions of all Walton's mature chamber music, including the first publication on sale of the Toccata for Violin and Piano, String Quartet (1920-2), and Tema (per Variazioni) per 'Cello Solo.

Chamber Music of Eric Mandat

Chamber Music of Eric Mandat

Author: Suzanne Crookshank Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/07/2008

Orchestration

Orchestration

Author: Cecil Forsyth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/05/2008

Inside Beethoven's Quartets History, Performance, Interpretation

Inside Beethoven's Quartets History, Performance, Interpretation

Author: Lewis Lockwood, Joel Smirnoff, Ronald Copes, Samuel Rhodes Format: Undefined Release Date: 22/04/2008

The string quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven, the signal achievement of that noble genre, have rewarded the engagement of scholars, performers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. This book and its accompanying recording invite you to experience three of these profound and beautiful works of music from the inside, with a leading Beethoven scholar and a premier performing ensemble as your guides. Lewis Lockwood provides historical and biographical background along with musical analysis, drawing on the most important insights of recent scholarship on Beethoven's life and works. The members of the Juilliard Quartet share the fruits of decades of performing and teaching these compositions through annotated scores and recordings of the first movements of three representative quartets, including the rarely heard original version of opus 18 no. 1. And all parties join in lively and illuminating conversations that range from details of bowing and articulation to Beethoven's development as a composer to the social history of the nineteenth century. Inside Beethoven's Quartets illustrates how scholarly knowledge can inform a performance, as well as how performers' interpretive choices can illuminate this sublime music.