"A major contribution to the history and literature of choral music. A vital and necessary addition to the library shelves, certain to be referred to regularly."--Pasatiempo
"Choral Repertoire is an invaluable resource book for the choral conductor, conducting student and choral singer. It should be a part of the curriculum of any music education or conductor degree program. It rightfully deserves a place among the standard music reference publications. Dennis Shrock has provided us with a must-have!"--Joseph Jennings, Music Director, Chanticleer
"Dr. Dennis Shrock is indisputably one of the very top choral scholars in the United States. Add to this his expertise as a choral director and you have a superbly qualified author. Every choral director should have this compact, scholarly, practical historical survey of our field. It reads superbly, yet with ease. What a treasure!"--Weston Noble, Professor Emeritus, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
"This is the most complete volume on choral music ever written. This is for all choral enthusiasts; professionals, singers, conductors, academicians, students both graduate and undergraduate, church musicians--whatever your interest, this is a book for you. It is fascinating reading, whether you are researching a specific composer or seeking ideas for repertoire. Details abound!"--Vance George, Freelance Conductor and Conductor Emeritus, San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Dennis Shrock is author of Choral Monuments, Choral Repertoire and Choral Scores (Oxford University Press), as well as Performance Practices in the Baroque Era and A Conductor's Guide to Choral/Orchestral Repertoire (GIA).