Handel's Messiah: Warm-Ups For Successful Performance - Director's Score (Book/Online Media)

Books and Digital Audio | SATB

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

Handel's Messiah: Warm-Ups For Successful Performance has been specially designed to help choirs who are preparing to sing Handel's Messiah. This valuable resource is a must for every choral director responsible for guiding the performance of this cherished yet challenging work.

The book is available as a Director's Score or Singer's Edition and each is broken into three sections:

  • Part I provides an introduction to preparing Messiah and highlights Baroque performance practice and ideals, practical considerations for the performance and other helpful information.
  • Part II includes warm-ups for 20 choruses.
  • Part III includes appendices with a historical context of Messiah, primary sources supporting Baroque style and expression and a recommended reading list.

The Director's Score includes the full text and warm-ups with Piano accompaniments, along with a code for accessing downloadable singer parts online. The Singer's Edition includes a handy folder-sized print edition of the vocal warm-ups.

ISBN: 9781495073724
Published on: 11 January 2017
No of pages: 224
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00152409