Twentieth-Century Countertenor Repertoire: A Guide

Twentieth-Century Countertenor Repertoire

A Guide

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ISBN10: 0810861038 ISBN13: 9780810861039 Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Published: Aug 12 2008 Pages: 400 Weight: 3.12lbs. Height: 11.25" Width: 8.75" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

This catalog lists approximately 600 pieces composed for countertenor between 1950 and 2000. About 350 composers from about 30 countries are represented, whose works are in a variety of languages (from English to Greek). Entries, organized alphabetically by composer, list birth and death dates, nationality, title, medium, date, duration, instrumentation, voicing, range, tessitura, and author and language of the text. Information on premiere, commissions, publisher (with addresses in an appendix), score and recording availability, and difficulty are included, as well as a short description. Rickards, a countertenor, is a voice teacher at the Vocal Arts Institute at the U. of Indianapolis. Annotation

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