Great Music for String Orchestra (A Conductor's Guide to Program Development Featuring the Top 100 Intermediate and Advanced Works). For String Orchestra. Meredith Music Resource. Softcover. 224 pages. Published by Meredith Music (HL.317207).
ISBN 1574631616. 7x10 inches.
This comprehensive guide of intermediate and advanced repertoire highlights 100 of the best compositions and arrangements in print. Annotated in detail – metric and key design, performance and program notes, alternate choices of music – it represents all styles of classical and popular music. A grading scale considers both stylistic and technical challenges. Performance topics include repertoire selection, program design, rehearsal techniques, and score preparation. Music lists from the Renaissance, string folios, patriotic music arranged for string orchestra, and a current contact list of publishers/distributors are included. An invaluable resource for the string teacher, performer and conductor.