By Howard E. Smither
Continuing the process of the former volumes, Smither treats the oratorio in each one language and geographical quarter by way of first exploring the cultural and social contexts of oratorio. He then addresses aesthetic thought and feedback, treats libretto and song normally, and provides specific analyses of the librettos and song of particular oratorios (thirty-one in all) which are of particular value to the background of the genre.
As a synthesis of specialised literature in addition to an research of basic assets, this paintings will function either a springboard for extra study and an important reference for choral conductors, soloists, choral singers, and others drawn to the historical past of the oratorio.
Originally released 2000.
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A History of the Oratorio: Vol. 4: The Oratorio in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Howard E. Smither