A Guide to the Latin American Art Song Repertoire

A Guide to the Latin American Art Song Repertoire

An Annotated Catalog of Twentieth-century Art Songs for Voice and Piano

eBook - 2010
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A reference guide to the vast array of art song literature and composers from Latin America, this book introduces the music of Latin America from a singer's perspective and provides a basis for research into the songs of this richly musical area of the world. The book is divided by country into 22 chapters, with each chapter containing an introductory essay on the music of the region, a catalog of art songs for that country, and a list of publishers. Some chapters include information on additional sources. Singers and teachers may use descriptive annotations (language, poet) or pedagogical annotations (range, tessitura) to determine which pieces are appropriate for their voices or programming needs, or those of their students. The guide will be a valuable resource for vocalists and researchers, however familiar they may be with this glorious repertoire.

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780253003966
0253003962
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 343 p.)

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