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Books/Manuscript: (US) "Counterpoints Publishing LLC" and "The Countertenor Voice: An Online Journal"

Contributed by Admin on Jan 27, 2011

Coun­ter­points Pub­lish­ing LLC was formed to an­swer the ques­tion, “who does a coun­tertenor have to know to get his hands on some reper­toire?” While the coun­tertenor voice has ex­pe­ri­enced a well-de­served re­nais­sance since Al­fred Deller stepped out of the choir stalls at St. Paul’s Cathe­dral in Lon­don, much of the mu­sic from the coun­tertenor’s Baroque hey­day re­mains bound up in li­braries, in il­leg­i­ble or pro­hib­i­tively ex­pen­sive scores.

We at Counterpoints Publishing say, “we are well into the information age, yet we are still combing for music like its 1899. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE!” Counterpoints Publishing is not your typical publisher. We publish freshly revised and historically informed piano/vocal editions of the core countertenor repertoire  (beginning with Handel’s operatic arias) at low cost. …

Our monthly online journal, The Countertenor Voice, will feature informative articles from eminent experts in the countertenor voice and early music, reviews and previews of recordings and performances, and general banter about how it is countertenors do what they do.   …

To read more of the editorial article visit: Coun­ter­points Pub­lish­ing LLC or The Countertenor Voice: An Online Journal