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Conducting concerti : a technical and interpretive guide

Author: David Itkin
Publisher: Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book examines 43 great concerti and discusses, in detail, the technical, aural, rehearsal, and intra-personal skills that are required for ""effortless excellence."" Maestro Itkin wrote this book for conductors first encountering the concerto repertoire and for those wishing to improve their skills about this important, and often understudied, literature. Often misunderstood is the fact that both the physical  Read more...
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Itkin, David.
Conducting concerti.
(DLC) 2014019784
(OCoLC)881030129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Itkin
ISBN: 9781574415834 1574415832
OCLC Number: 891591148
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction, Part 1: Conducting concerti --
Introduction, Part 2: The soloist's perspective --
Piano concerti --
Piano concerto no. 1 in E minor, op. 11 ; Piano concerto no. 2 in F minor, op. 21 / Frederick Chopin --
Nights in the gardens of Spain / Manuel deFalla --
Concerto in F ; Rhapsody in blue / George Gershwin --
Piano concerto in A minor, op. 16 / Edvard Grieg --
Piano concerto / Aram Khachaturian --
First concerto for piano and orchestra in E-flat major / Franz Liszt --
Paganini variations for solo piano and orchestra / Witold Lutoslawski --
Piano concerto no. 2 in G minor, op. 16 ; Piano concerto no. 3 in C major, op. 26 / Sergei Prokoffiev --
Piano concerto no. 1 in F-sharp minor, op. 1 ; Piano concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18 ; Piano concerto no. 3 in D minor, op. 30 ; Variations on a theme of Paganini, op. 43 / Sergei Rachmaninoff --
Piano concerto in G / Maurice Ravel --
Piano concerto in A minor, op. 54 / Robert Schumann --
Piano concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23 ; Piano concerto no. 2 in G major, op. 44 / Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky --
Piano concerto (Double piano concerto) / Ralph Vaughan Williams. Violin concerti. Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 14 / Samuel Barber --
Violin concerto in G minor, op. 26 / Max Bruch --
Symphonie espagnole, op. 21 / Edouard Lalo --
Violin concerto in E minor, op. 64 / Felix Mendelssohn --
Violin concerto no. 1 in D major, op. 6 / Niccolo Paganini --
Tzigane, concert rhapsody for violin and orchestra / Maurice Ravel --
Carmen fantasy / Pablo de Sarasate --
Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 99 / Dmitri Shostakovich --
Violin concerto in D minor, op. 29 / Jean Sibelius --
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D Major, op. 35 / Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky. Cello concerti. Concerto for violoncello and orchestra, op. 22 / Samuel Barber --
Cello concerto in B minor, op. 104 / Antonin Dvorak --
Cello concerto in E minor, op. 85 / Edward Elgar --
Cello concerto no. 1 in A minor, op. 33 / Camille Saint-Saøns --
Cello concerto no. 1, op. 107 / Dmitri Shostakovich --
Variations on a Rococo theme, op. 33 / Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky. Other works. Concerto in C major, op. 56 (Triple concerto) / Ludwig van Beethoven --
Age of anxiety; Symphony no. 2 / Leonard Bernstein --
Double concerto for violin and cello in A minor, op. 102 / Johannes Brahms --
Harp concerto, op. 25 / Alberto Ginastera --
Concierto de Aranjuez / Joaquin Rodrigo --
Concerto for alto saxophone and orchestra / Henri Tomasi --
Concerto for viola and orchestra [1962 version] / William Walton.
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