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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oratorio.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Howard E. Smither.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML 3201 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21090535M
ISBN 100807812749
LC Control Number76-43980

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With this volume, Howard Smither completes his monumental History of the Oratorio. Volumes 1 and 2, published by the University of North Carolina Press in , treated the oratorio in the Baroque era, while Volume 3, published in , explored the genre in the Classical era. Here, Smither surveys the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century oratorio, stressing the . A History of the Oratorio is the first full-length history of the genre since Arnold Schering published his Geschichte des Oratoriums in In addition to synthesizing current thought about the oratorio, these volumes contribute new information on relationships between oratorio librettos and contemporary literary and religious thought, and Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. Selected twentieth-century oratorios. Igor Stravinsky, Oedipus rex: opera-oratorio ; French oratorio ; German oratorio ; English oratorio --Epilogue to A history of the oratorio --Appendix: A checklist of twentieth-century oratorios. Responsibility: by Howard E. Smither. More information: French equivalent / Équivalent français.   Read "A History of the Oratorio Vol. 2: the Oratorio in the Baroque Era: Protestant Germany and England" by Howard E. Smither available from Rakuten Kobo. Written by an eminent scholar in a style that represents American musicological writing at its Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

The Oratorio in the classical Era is the third volume of Howard Smither's monumental History of the Oratorio, continuing his synthesis and critical appraisal of the comprehensive study surpasses in scope and treatment all previous works on the subject. A fourth and final volume, on the oratorio in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, is : Howard E. Smither.   A History of the Oratorio is the first full-length history of the genre since Arnold Schering published his Geschichte des Oratoriums in In addition to synthesizing current thought about the oratorio, these volumes contribute new information on relationships between oratorio librettos and contemporary literary and religious thought, and Book Edition: Omnibus E-Book.   Book Review A History of the Oratorio. A History of the Oratorio. Vol. 4, The Oratorio in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. By Howard E. Smither. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, [xxiv, p. ISBN $]. Written by an eminent scholar in a style that represents American musicological writing at its communicative best, A History of the Oratorio offers a synthesis and critical appraisal so exhaustive and reliable that the serious student of the oratorio will be compelled to look to these volumes as an indispensable source. No work on the history of the oratorio has yet appeared 5/5(1).