Daniels’ Orchestral Music is an in-depth guide for conductors, music programmers, orchestra librarians, and students researching orchestral programs. This updated fifth edition contains more than 8,500 entries, organized alphabetically by composer and title. Each entry includes the piece’s date of composition, duration, and instrumentation. Appendices include lists of chorus and solo works, plus lists of instrumental works by instrumentation, duration, those intended for youth concerts, anniversaries of composers, and composer groups. The “Orchestralogy” appendix provides a bibliography and gives Internet resources, institutions, and organizations of interest to orchestra professionals.
Daniels’ Orchestral Music, Fifth Edition, by David Daniels, Rowman & Littlefield, www.rowman.com.