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- July 29, 2010 at 10:44 am #262186Archive UserMemberI’m thinking about doing Haydn’s “Creation” with my community choir this spring. It would be with organ. A few questions: Does it work well with organ? Are there any ‘standard’ cuts that are recommended? If not, what solos, if any, could be cut from the score? What edition would you recommend?Thank you, in advance, for your suggestions.Christine JanisArtistic Director, Walla Walla Choral SocietyJuly 30, 2010 at 4:16 pm #262308Scott DeanMember
preparing for a recent performance and having the same
question re: cuts I discovered many simply delete the third part
(in my opinion a shame but an understandably practical decision for
those who must truncate the work). The orchestration plays such a
significant role in depicting the subject, whether it be animal,
mammal, season, or sentiment, it is difficult to imagine the work,
even with the capability of the tonal divisions of an organ,
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