The Art of Conducting

 

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The Art of Conducting


by Roy E Ernst (Author)
by Donald R. Hunsberger (Author)

 

Hardback

ISBN: 9780070313262

 

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Contains instruction in choral and instrumental conducting, along with a selection of scores for classroom practice. This book is meant for both beginning and intermediate students.


This text contains practical instruction in choral and instrumental conducting, for both beginning and intermediate students, along with a large selection of scores for classroom practice.


 

ISBN 70313261
ISBN13 9780070313262
Publisher McGraw Hill Higher Education
Format Hardback
Publication date 01/01/1992
Pages 448
Weight (grammes) 889
Published in United States
Height (mm) 254
Width (mm) 203

SECTION ONE: BASIC PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES
1. Posture
2. Dynamics
3. Using the Baton
4. Entrances on Beats 2, 3, and 4
5. Score Study
6. Subdivision of Beats
7. Dynamic Accents
8. Asymmetrical Meters
9. Sustaining Gestures
10. Programming

SECTION TWO: SPECIAL TOPICS AND TECHNIQUES
11. Conducting Accompaniments
12. Contemporary Music
13. Musical Theater
14. The Jazz Ensemble

SECTION THREE: ANTHOLOGY: MUSICAL EXCERPTS FOR CLASS PERFORMANCE. SECTION FOUR: APPENDIXES
APPENDIX 1. The Conducting Course
APPENDIX 2. Daily Exercises for Warm-Up and Review
APPENDIX 3. Seating Charts
APPENDIX 4. Program Checklist
APPENDIX 5. Concert Preparation Checklist
APPENDIX 6. Form for Evaluating Conductors
APPENDIX 7. Glossary
APPENDIX 8. Bibliography: Recommended Readings
APPENDIX 9. References
INDEXES
Index of Composers
Subject Index
List of Activities