Mozart S Requiem

Author: Christoph Wolff
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520213890
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"'When was the score of the Requiem completed?' is a question that everyone has asked; . . .but Wolff goes on to ask: 'Where do the technical and stylistic premises for the Requiem lie, and to what extent could these be taken into account after Mozart's death?' This question is rich in implications, central to the uniqueness of the work, and virtually undiscussed in the Mozart literature."--Thomas Bauman, co-author of Mozart's Operas

North Sea Divers A Requiem

Author: Jim Limbrick
Editor: Authors On Line Ltd
ISBN: 9780755200368
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A tribute to those 20th Century professional divers who lost their lives whilst playing their part in effecting the extraction of oil and gas from the North Sea, 1971-1999

Britten War Requiem

Author: Mervyn Cooke
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521446334
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The book examines from various viewpoints Britten's War Requiem, written in 1962 to celebrate the consecration of the new Coventry Cathedral and uniting the famous anti-war poetry of Wilfred Owen with the Latin Requiem Mass. Britten's and Owen's pacifist beliefs are compared, and the chronology of the compositional process unraveled from documentary and manuscript sources. The musical language is analyzed in detail, and the fluctuating critical responses to the score are assessed.

Verdi Requiem

Author: David Rosen
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521397674
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Verdi's Requiem is one of the most frequently performed works of the choral repertoire, and one of Verdi's most important nonoperatic works. In this new handbook, David Rosen discusses the work's composition and performance history, and analyzes each of the seven movements, considering Verdi's interpretation of the liturgical text, with reference to settings by Mozart and Cherubini. Rosen also considers the work's coherence and the controversial issue of its generic status--the degree to which it is "operatic."

Requiem For A Lawnmower

Author: Sally Wasowski
Editor: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9781589790636
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Consisting of practical advice as well as call to action, the Wasowski's professed hope is the this book will send the reader into the garden and the voting booth with a fresh perpective.

Brahms A German Requiem

Author: Michael Musgrave
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521409957
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A detailed study examining The German Requiem, Brahms's controversial, and his largest, masterpiece.

Calcutta Requiem Gender And The Politics Of Poverty

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Editor: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 9788131712993
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Requiem For The Orchard

Author: Oliver De la Paz
Editor: The University of Akron Press
ISBN: 1931968748
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"These are vivid, visceral poems about coming of age in a place 'where the Ferris Wheel / was the tallest thing in the valley,' where a boy would learn 'to fire a shotgun at nine and wring a chicken's neck / with one hand by twirling the bird and whipping it straight like a towel.' . . . In spite of such hardscrabble cruelties?or because of them?there is also a real tenderness in these poems, the revelations of bliss driving along an empty highway 'like opening a heavy book, / letting the pages feather themselves and finding a dried flower.' . . . The poet has a gift for rendering his world in cinematic images. . . . In short, these poems are the stuff of life itself, ugly and beautiful, wherever or whenever we happen to live it." ?Martin Espada

A Practical Guide For Performing Teaching And Singing The Brahms Requiem

Author: Leonard Van Camp
Editor: Alfred Music
ISBN: 9781457489198
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This book is intended to help those who are contemplating performing or studying the Brahms Requiem. It provides historical information, performance considerations, musical analysis, and resource material for all who enjoy the musicology behind this magnificent work. It is especially directed toward conductors, but it is also useful for choristers and soloists as well. A wonderful instructional tool!

Requiem

Author: Clare Francis
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330466135
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Glen Ashard – idyllic Scottish home of ex-rock star Nick Mackenzie and his exotic wife Alusha. A haven of peace and security after all the years on the road. Until the day a small plane with a deadly chemical cargo flies off course . . . In the tragic aftermath, Daisy Field, environmental campaigner, picks up the trail. Abrasive and idealistic, she's determined to fight the 'profits before safety' attitude of the agrochemical industry. But to win she needs Nick's millions, and Nick is facing difficulties of his own . . . From the wilds of Scotland to the corridors of power in London and Chicago, from Madison Square Garden to a seedy security firm in south London, Requiem pulls Daisy into a struggle against apathy, sabotage and dirty tricks . . . 'She writes with passion . . . undoubtedly her most ambitious novel to date' Sunday Express 'Moving . . . a great story' Mail on Sunday 'Pacy . . . intriguing' The Times