A Bio-bibliography of Composer Warren Benson (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 111)

A Bio-bibliography of Composer Warren Benson (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 111)

By: Alan D. Wagner (author)Hardback

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Provides a useful resource on the life and works of Warren Benson. His music is created out of such depth of experience that one can only understand and appreciate it through an astute understanding of the man.

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Contents

Preface i; Foreword v; Acknowledgements ix; CHAPTERS:; 1. Introduction 1; 2. Biography I: 1924-1953 13; 3. Biography II: 1953-2004 37; 4. Wind Ensemble Music 77; 5. Orchestra Music 113; 6. Solo/Soli with Wind Ensemble 123; 7. Instrumental Chamber Music 137; 8. Solo Instrumental Music 165; 9. Choral Music 183; 10. Solo Vocal Music 209; 11. Writings and Other Works 233; 12. Musical Style and Language 247; 13. Teaching, Significance, Interpretation, Philosophy and Other Thoughts 275. APPENDICES:; 1. Oeuvre: Chronological 299; 2. Oeuvre: Alphabetical 309; 3. Selected Works by Genre 321; 4. Discography 329; 5. A Jazz and Poetry Service Program 339; 6. Selected Festival and Concert Programs 343; 7. A Tale of Three Ensembles: Benson's Repertoire as Performed by the U.S. Marine Band, the Eastman Wind Ensemble, and the Meadows Wind Ensemble 351; 8. Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame Nomination Letters 357; 9. "The Enunciation" 365; 10. "Dear Andy" 367; 11. "Homage A Canaletto" 371; 12. Publishing Companies of Benson Music 383; Bibliography 385; Index 397.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780773462410
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 425
  • ID: 9780773462410
  • ISBN10: 0773462414

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