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The Chichester Psalms of Leonard Bernstein
Paul R. Laird

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The Chichester Psalms of Leonard Bernstein
by Paul R. Laird ; edited by Michael J. Budds.

Published 2009 by Pendragon Press in Hillsdale, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

A hint of West Side Story. The genesis of Chichester Psalms ; Bernstein on sabbatical, 1964-1965 ; The correspondence with Dean Walter Hussey ; Sketches and other extant musical materials
His own two tonal feet. The nature of Chichester Psalms ; The compositional landscape of the mid-1960s ; Consonance, dissonance, and Chichester Psalms ; The generating cell : an effective afterthought ; The text : a challenging decision ; The scoring : a somewhat unusual ensemble ; The style : eclecticism and vernacular influences ; The score : Bernstein's expressions marks
Movement I : The sacred dance. Musical description ; Sketches ; Hebrew text accent
Movement II : The good shepherd. Musical description ; Sketches ; Hebrew text accents
Movement III : Dwelling together in unity. Musical description ; Sketches ; Hebrew text accents
Reception in concerts and on recordings : Reviews of live performances
Psalm-enchanted evening : A final perspective.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.

Series
CMS sourcebooks in American music -- no. 4

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
782.2/4
Library of Congress
ML410.B566 L35 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23397702M
ISBN 10
1576471527
ISBN 13
9781576471524
LC Control Number
2009022257
OCLC/WorldCat
370387907
Library Thing
9608155
Goodreads
2999677

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