A Guide to the Latin American Art Song Repertoire: An Annotated Catalog of Twentieth-Century Art Songs for Voice and Piano (Indiana Repertoire Guides)
By: Maya Hoover (author)Paperback
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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.
Maya Hoover is Assistant Professor of Voice at the University of Hawai'i at Mnoa, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Latin American Art Song Alliance. Her publications have appeared in Classical Singer, The Mentoring Connection, and the Philosophy of Music Education Review.
Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Argentina / Allison Weiss 2. Bolivia 3. Brazil / Stela M. Brandao 4. Chile 5. Colombia / Ellie Anne Duque 6. Costa Rica 7. Cuba 8. Dominican Republic 9. Ecuador 10. El Salvador 11. Guatemala 12. Haiti / Jean-Ronald LaFond 13. Honduras 14. Jamaica 15. Mexico 16. Nicaragua 17. Panama 18. Paraguay 19. Peru / Jose-Luis Maurtua 20. Puerto Rico 21. Uruguay 22. Venezuela / Kathleen L. Wilson Appendix A: List of Countries and Regions in Latin America Appendix B: Statistics by Geographic Region Appendix C: List of Publishers Appendix D: List of Suggested Repertoire Notes Bibliography List of Contributors Index
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