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Conducting. Score reading and playing

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  • The Conductor as Leaderby Ramona M. Wis

    Gia Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    Vision, trust, persuasion, and character are just a few of the key concepts explored in this volume that brings the wealth of leadership literature to bear on the business of running a musical ensemble. The book argues that the role of a conductor is more than just to cue entrances, hold fermatas, and execute final cutoffs with a flourish—it should... more...

  • Face to Face with Orchestra and Chorus, Second, Expanded Editionby Don V Moses; Jr. Robert W. Demaree; Allen F. Ohmes

    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...

  • The Score, the Orchestra, and the Conductorby Gustav Meier

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    Known internationally for his work as a teacher of conducting, Gustav Meier's influence in the field cannot be overstated. In The Score, the Orchestra and the Conductor , Meier demystifies the conductor's craft with explanations and illustrations of what the conductor must know to attain podium success. He provides useful information from the rudimentary... more...

  • The Compleat Conductorby Gunther Schuller

    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...

  • Keyboard Skills for Music Educators: Score Readingby Shellie Gregorich; Benjamin Moritz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    Keyboard Skills for Music Educators: Score Reading is the first textbook equip future educators with the ability to play from an open score at the keyboard. Score reading can be a daunting prospect for even the most accomplished pianist, but it is a skill required of all choral and instrumental music instructors. Although most music education curricula... more...

  • Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensembleby John F. Colson

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 86.50

    Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble is the most comprehensive guide on the rehearsal process for conducting instrumental music ensembles. Ideal for the advanced instrumental music conductor seeking to look beyond basic conducting technique, this work breaks the multidimensional activity of working with an ensemble,... more...

  • Baton Basicsby Diane Wittry

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    In Baton Basics , conductor Diane Wittry offers a unique approach to teaching conducting through weight, resistance, and energy. In doing so she gives readers new tools for effective and ultimately musical forms of conducting, forms based on conveying energy. more...

  • Inside Conductingby Christopher Seaman

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 24.99

    Exactly what does a conductor do in front of an orchestra? Internationally renowned conductor Christopher Seaman offers lively and informative answers in this wise yet humorous book. more...

  • Markenadäquate Gestaltung von Live Communication-Instrumentenby Beatrice Ermer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.46

    Markenaufbau zur Wettbewerbsdifferenzierung hat in den letzten Jahren auch in BtoB-Märkten an Bedeutung gewonnen. Ein besonderer Stellenwert hierfür kommt den Instrumenten der Live Communication zu. Vor dem Hintergrund des identitätsbasierten Markenmanagements untersucht Beatrice Ermer die markenadäquate visuelle Gestaltung von Messeauftritten. Sie... more...

  • Conducting Concertiby David Itkin

    University of North Texas Press 2014; US$ 23.96 US$ 20.37

    This book examines 43 great concerti and discusses, in detail, the technical, aural, rehearsal, and intra-personal skills that are required for "effortless excellence." Maestro Itkin wrote this book for conductors first encountering the concerto repertoire and for those wishing to improve their skills about this important, and often understudied, literature.... more...

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