Performing Saint-Saëns, Poulenc, Respighi?
Date: August 25, 2014
BarGraphica is pleased to announce the third installment of its choral monograph series, Camille Saint-Saëns, Christmas Oratorio. This monograph attempts to bring into one publication as much practical information as possible about the work including background, analysis, a discography, suggested program notes, information about editions, and numerous relevant quotations from the composer collected from a wide variety of sources. It will assist conductors and musicians who are learning and performing the Oratorio in getting to know the man and the music and help them in developing an authentic interpretation of this approachable and often-performed work.
It is available now from CreateSpace (an Amazon company) and will soon be avaiable at Amazon and other retailers:
Previous choral monographs include Francis Poulenc's Gloria, with extensive errata lists:
and Respighi's Laud to the Nativity: