The wind ensemble and its repertoire : essays on the 40th anniversary of the Eastman Wind Ensemble (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The wind ensemble and its repertoire : essays on the 40th anniversary of the Eastman Wind Ensemble

Author: Frank Cipolla; Donald Hunsberger; Eastman Wind Ensemble.
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Fortieth Anniversary of the Ensemble was celebrated in February 1992 at the Eastman School of Music, with a series of concerts, conducting workshops, and scholarly papers, presented under the aegis of the American Sonneck Society. These papers are the foundation of this book and will be viewed as primary research into the areas of historical development of the wind band, repertoire analysis, and performance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Cipolla; Donald Hunsberger; Eastman Wind Ensemble.
ISBN: 1878822462 9781878822468
OCLC Number: 474052323
Description: vi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Part 1 The wind band-origins and heritage: the wind ensemble concept, Donald Hunsberger; the early American wind band - Hautboys, Harmonies, and Janissaries, Raoul Camus; the American Brass band movement in the mid-19th century, Jon Newsom; before the Brass band - trumpet ensemble works by Kuffner and Lossau, Robert Sheldon; J.A.C. Somerville and the British band in the era of Holst and Vaughan Williams, Jon Mitchell. Part 2 Studies on the repertoire: towards a critical edition of Stravinsky's "Symphonies of Wind Instruments", Robert Wason; Sousa Marches - principles of historically informed performances, Frank Byrne; Richard Wagner's "Trauermusik", WWV 73 ["Trauersinfonie"], Michael Votta. Part 3 The international spread of the wind ensemble: contemporary British music for band and wind ensemble, Timothy Reynish; wind bands in Continental Europe, Leon Bly; historical development of wind bands in Japan, Toshio Akiyami.
Responsibility: edited by Frank J. Cipolla & Donald R. Hunsberger.

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Essays centred on the subject of the wind band, including its historical development and underlying principles.  Read more...

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A magnificent book, with a wealth of factual information, scholarship and research, covering not only the last forty years, but also the early history of the wind band ensemble. The breadth of Read more...

 
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