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- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 18.35
Face to Face with Orchestra and Chorus is a crucial guide for choral conductors who are presented with the daunting task of conducting a full-size orchestra. This book provides a survival kit for both novice and experienced choral conductors, with an overview of the orchestral instruments and their particular ... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
Sound Advice is a valuable resource for college students, beginning teachers, and experienced conductors of children's choirs. It covers the vast array of skills needed by today's conductor and will benefit all choir directors who want their choirs to reach a higher level of artistry.This book will be useful on many levels: for the college student... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 24.00
Though it has often been passionately criticized--as fraudulent, exploitative, even pagan--the American funeral home has become nearly as inevitable as death itself, an institution firmly embedded in our culture. But how did the funeral home come to hold such a position? What is its history? And is it guilty of the charges sometimes leveled against... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 88.95
Developing Musicianship Through Aural Skills is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as a part of an integrated and holistic curriculum for training professional musicians. Each chapter is organized to take advantage of how our minds and instincts naturally hear and understand music... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
From the music that thumps through a listener's headphones to the strains of an orchestra funing up for a performance, science plays a vital role in how we hear and create music. Music examines what music is and how scientific principles help control how it is made, and also delves into the histories and workings of different types of musical instruments.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 45.99
This handbook offers a unique perspective of choral singing from a soloist's viewpoint, providing a clear outline of several issues facing the solo singer in the choral setting. It discusses concepts as diverse as body position in rehearsal and acoustic sound production, and it offers practical ideas and solutions to these challenges. Teaching examples... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 23.99
World renowned conductor and composer, Gunther Schuller, has stirred controversy with The Compleat Conductor , his highly provocative critique of modern conducting. In these pages he castigates many of this century's most venerated conductors for using the podium to indulge their own interpretive idiosyncrasies rather than devote themselves to reproducing... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 64.99
To perform well in today's highly competitive world where technical skills have been advanced to an unprecedented degree, a singer must be able to handle incredible pressure within the performing arena; his or her ability to deal with this stress will often determine whether he or she will succeed. Why, then, do singers with less technical skill sometimes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 43.99
Designed for both the practicing choral director and the choral methods student, this is a compact and comprehensive overview of the many teaching methods, strategies, materials, and assessments available for choral sight-singing instruction. Sight-singing is an important, if sometimes neglected, facet of choral music education that often inspires... more...