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Choral Fantasia

  • A commonplace assumption about American workers is that they lack class consciousness. This perception has baffled social scientists, demoralized activists, and generated a significant literature on American exceptionalism. In this provocative book, a young sociologist takes the prevailing assumptions to task and sheds new light upon this very important...

    Publisher : University of California Press
    published : 1989
  • FANTASIA tells of her astonishing rise from hopeless high school dropout to American Idol superstar in the inspirational New York Times bestseller Life Is Not a Fairy Tale In one moment, with one tearful performance of "Summertime," the nineteen-year-old Fantasia captured the hearts -- and the votes -- of millions of American Idol fans....

    Publisher : Touchstone
    published : 2006
  • In Tragedy in the Age of Oprah: Essays on Five Great Plays , Louis Fantasia provides a provocative examination of the relationship between popular culture and classical tragedy. Making a persuasive argument for the lessons tragedy has to offer today?s audiences, Fantasia examines five enduring works of theatre: Euripides? Medea , William Shakespeare?s...

    Publisher : Scarecrow Press
    published : 2012
  • This volume is geared toward organists seeking a brief, convenient guide to developing technical grounding for the scoring of compositions. Noted musicologist Cecil Forsyth takes readers bar by bar through a complete choral orchestration in this excellent and inexpensive tutorial. Forsyth discusses general principles in terms of their application to...

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2013
  • This concise overview of the labor movement in the United States focuses on why American workers have failed to develop the powerful unions that exist in other industrialized countries. Packed with valuable analysis and information, Hard Work explores historical perspectives, examines social and political policies, and brings us inside today's unions,...

    Publisher : University of California Press
    published : 2004
  • Choral Repertoire is a comprehensive reference book about choral music in Western culture from Gregorian chant to compositions of the early twenty-first century. The material in the book covers general characteristics of the major historical eras, biographical sketches and discussions of the complete choral output of more than 500 composers, and...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2009
  • Here are more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks, ranging from Handel's Messiah and Bach's Mass in B Minor to works by Haydn, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and many others. Steinberg spans the entire history of classical music, from such giants of the Romantic era as Verdi and Berlioz, to leading modern composers such as Elgar,...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2005
  • The first study to connect the exponential growth in amateur choral singing to the culture of public celebrations and festivals.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2012
  • This is an annotated bibliography to books, recordings, videos, and websites on choral music. This book will serve as an excellent tool for librarians, researchers, and scholars in sorting through the massive amount of new material that has appeared since publication of the previous edition.

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2012
  • Choral Conducting is a resource for singers, teachers, and choral conductors, and a college-level text for students of choral conducting. It also includes an overview of what is involved in leading a choral group and examines theories of learning and human behaviour and the history of choral music together with conductor's role. The book also discusses...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2012