American Choral Review Archive

Volume 24, No. 4

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Articles

Handel's Laudate pueri

by Mary Ann Parker-Hale

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Handel's contrapuntal skill and knowledge of the choral medium date...

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Handel's contrapuntal skill and knowledge of the choral medium date from his early German years, but his sojourn in Italy changed the direction of his choral style. Not only did he assimilate the brilliant concertato manner, but he was deeply affected by the monumentality and flexibility of style in the sacred choral works of Italian composers. He was ready to open an entirely new chapter in the history of choral music.

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In Memoriam: Julius Herford

by Ann Waters

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American choral conductors have lost in julius Herford a foremost...

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American choral conductors have lost in julius Herford a foremost mentor and affectionately honored guide. The following tribute was written for the American Choral Review by one of julius Herford's students and colleagues, who served as his assistant for two years when he was teaching at the Westminster Choir College in Princeton.

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