Carl B. Schmidt's A History of the Handel Choir of Baltimore (1935–2013): PDF

By Carl B. Schmidt

ISBN-10: 0739199331

ISBN-13: 9780739199336

A heritage of the Handel Choir of Baltimore (1935-2013): tune, unfold Thy Voice round chronicles the historical past of 1 of America’s longstanding volunteer choral firms, one who has within the footsteps of venerable ensembles reminiscent of the Handel and Haydn Society (Boston), the Bethlehem Bach Choir, and the Handel Society of Dartmouth College. It starts off through contemplating tune within the urban of Baltimore, and setting up the explanations surrounding the choir’s formation. massive assurance is given to the impact of Katharine M. Lucke, certainly one of Baltimore’s grandes dames—as a composer, mover, and shakerand an important strength in Baltimore’s nationwide song Week from her place at the college of the Peabody Conservatory of song. hence the e-book specializes in the contributions of every of the 10 conductor/music administrators, the vicissitudes of investment a volunteer choir, the choir’s contributions to track schooling within the better Baltimore metropolitan quarter, and the choir’s repertoire. The e-book comprises vast appendices describing the choir’s repertoire, its presidents, and its unbroken string of Messiah performances.

Throughout greater than seventy-five years, the Handel Choir of Baltimore has remained real to its unique constitution as an novice choral association that aspires to the top criteria of creative excellence. A background of the Handel Choir of Baltimore is a useful source to these attracted to choral tune stories, the working of an beginner, volunteer choir, and different disciplines of song studies.

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