The Art of Conducting


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The Art of Conducting

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



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 384
Weight (grammes) 884
Published in United States
Height (mm) 266
Width (mm) 223

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