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Choral performance : a guide to historical practice

Author: Steven E Plank
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Choral Performance: A Guide to Historical Practice presents a detailed discussion of various aspects of historical performance practice, especially as they relate to liturgical polyphony of the Renaissance. Plank considers such issues as timbre, tempo, and rhythm; the makeup of the ensemble, articulation, ornamentation, pitch, and tuning; and interpretive goals - issues in which premodern choral technique and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven E Plank
ISBN: 0810851415 9780810851412
OCLC Number: 54974415
Description: viii, 129 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
It's on account of the sound it is --
The ensemble --
What pitches shall we sing? --
Rhythm, tempo, and the conductor's gesture --
Articulation, ornamentation, and interpretation --
Putting things into practice --
So what?
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