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Title:
Imperfect harmony : finding happiness singing with others
Author:
Horn, Stacy.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013.
Physical Description:
284 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
"As Horn relates her funny and profound experiences as a choir member [of the Choral Society of Grace Church in New York], she treats us to an eclectic history of group singing and the music that moves us--whether we're hearing it for the first time or the hundredth--, the dramatic stories of conductors and composers, and discoveries from the new science of singing, including the remarkable physical benefits of song"--Amazon.com.
Language:
English
Contents:
A German requiem -- Recitative: the Orpheus Glee Club -- The Chichester Psalms -- Recitative: the Rubinstein Club -- Messiah -- Toward the unknown region -- Recitative: the People's Choral Union -- Mass No. 11 in D minor, aka Missa in Angustiis -- Ave Maria -- Recitative: the Chatham Street Chapel riot -- Missa simile est regnum coelorum -- The last invocation and memoranda -- Recitative: Francis Boott and R. Nathaniel Dett -- O magnum mysterium -- Ye shall have a song and Water night and Fate and faith songs.
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ISBN:
9781616200411
Format :
Book

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