Provides students in choral ensembles with a representative sampling of Renaissance choral music, as well as information about its style and structure. Also designed to give choral conductors instructional materials that can help them teach students about the music as it is being rehearsed and prepared for performance. Includes a conductor's manual and a performer's programmed instruction workbook.
Frances R. Poe (MM, Ph.D., Indiana) is Associate Professor of Music Education and former department head, Westminster Choir College. She consults for Educational Testing Services and has been Director of Music in churches in Georgia, Florida, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and Conductor of the University Madrigal Singers at URI and at Westminster's Collegium Musicum.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 The Conductor's Manual Chapter 3 The French Chanson Chapter 4 The Italian Madrigal and Balletto Chapter 5 The English Madrigal and Ballett Chapter 6 The German Lied Chapter 7 The Renaissance Motet Chapter 8 The Mass Chapter 9 The Anthem Chapter 10 The Chorale Motet Part 11 The Performer's Workbook Part 12 Bibliography Part 13 About the Author