J:10191268:BK:Great Music for String Orchestra
Great Music for String Orchestra
Barbara Boscaino Tamburro
- Meredith Music Publications
This comprehensive guide of intermediate and advanced repertoire highlights 100 of the best compositions and arrangements in print. Annotated in detail - metric and key design, performance and program notes, alternate choices of music - it represents all styles of classical and popular music. A grading scale considers both stylistic and technical challenges. Performance topics include repertoire selection, program design, rehearsal techniques, and score preparation. Music lists from the Renaissance, string folios, patriotic music arranged for string orchestra, and a current contact list of publishers/distributors are included. An invaluable resource for the string teacher, performer and conductor.