Posts tagged Chicago Chorale
Summer’s placid surface is about to explode into the frenzy of Autumn.

I entered this profession with ideals and excitement; too often, though, ideals are back-burnered, and one is compelled to think in terms of what sells, what will the ensemble tolerate, what can we afford. September-May can easily become a exercisein keeping ones head above water; June-August can be a welcome antidote to that.

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Behind/beyond the B minor score

A first glance at a good Bach edition reveals time signatures, clefs, and a lot of notes—little else. No color words; no tempo indications; no dynamic markings; no crescendos, decrescendos, ritardandos, accelerandos; very little to delineate phrase, articulation, emotional content; almost no ornamentation.

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