About the author: Dr. Esselstrom received his Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University. He is currently Professor of Music at Indiana University South Bend. He is also Music Director and Conductor of the Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra (Metropolitan Orchestra), and Director of Instruction, Division of the Arts, IUSB.
1998 0-7734-8400-0 Text provides insights into the works and a basis for discussion about them. Brief historical context is provided, instrumentation list and phrasal analysis precede the discussion of each movement, conducting commentary explains musical and technical considerations.