Choral Performance: A Guide to Historical Practice
Greig, Donald, Musical Times
Third way Choral performance: a guide to historical practice Steven E. Plank Scarecrow Press (Lanham, Maryland, & Oxford, 2004); viii, 127pp; £16.99 PBK. ISBN °8108 5141 5.
THE early music movement has its own history of which Steven E. Plank's Choral performance represents one of the most recent developments. We are at a stage, he suggests, where 'the focus on questions of "what" have been richly supplemented by questions of "how" and "why".' Questions of 'why' are generally left to critical commentators and historiography: questions of 'how' belong to the realm of performance, and over the past 15 years there has been an increase in specialist performers' guides informed by …
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Publication information: Article title: Choral Performance: A Guide to Historical Practice. Contributors: Greig, Donald - Author. Magazine title: Musical Times. Volume: 146. Issue: 1892 Publication date: Autumn 2005. Page number: 102+. © Musical Times Publications, Ltd. Autumn 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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