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- DescriptionA Catalog of Wind Repertoire Before the Twentieth Century for One to Five Players is the eleventh volume in Dr. David Whitwell's ground breaking thirteen-volume History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble series. The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble has had its focus on the repertoire for ensembles of six or more players. But there is much more to the story of the early professional wind player. His performance of solo repertoire and his participation in smaller wind ensembles reflect the use of such music in smaller palace rooms and in more intimate church performances in particular. It was to offer some documentation for these other categories of wind repertoire that Dr. Whitwell has included this volume. Whitwell's meticulous scholarship reveals the continuous history of the wind ensemble, from its earliest roots to the nineteenth century - an unbroken tradition of wind music that music scholars have never been fully able to appreciate until w.
- Author BiographyDavid Whitwell studied conducting at the Akademie fur Musik, Vienna, with Hans Swarowsky, and with Eugene Ormandy. He has conducted resident ensembles in Austria, Switzerland, Israel, Japan, Wales, England, Germany, The Netherlands, Bolivia, Peru, Korea, Taiwan, Russia and the United States, among them the Philadelphia Orchestra, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Radio Orchestras of Brno and Bratislava, and The National Youth Orchestra of Israel. David Whitwell was named as one of six men who have determined the course of American bands during the second half of the twentieth century, in the definitive history, The Twentieth Century American Wind Band (Meredith Music), and he is one of nine men described by Paula A. Crider in The Conductor's Legacy (Chicago: GIA, 2010) as 'the legendary conductors' of the twentieth century.
- Author(s)Dr David Whitwell
- PublisherWhitwell Books
- Date of Publication30/10/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWhitwell Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight726 g
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
- Edition Statement2nd
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