Basic Techniques Of Conducting
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📒Basic Techniques Of Conducting ✍ Kenneth Harold Phillips
✏Basic Techniques of Conducting Book Summary : Systematic, practical, and thorough, Basic Techniques of Conducting offers a clear instructional strategy and a basic methodology for teaching the physical gestures and concepts essential for the development of a convincing conducting technique. Taking a competency-based approach, this text provides a clear, step-by-step system for mastering the physical gestures required for good conducting. Paying special attention to the psychomotor skills needed for clear and expressive conducting, it establishes a solid foundation on which to build an advanced and personal conducting style. Based on ten years of teaching and class-testing, the text is carefully organized to establish essential conducting skills over a one-semester period. Each of the thirty lessons introduces basic conducting techniques in a developmental sequence, and includes a review of previous techniques, "guided practice" segments for group practice of new techniques, and "assignment" sections for independent study and practice. The text is fully illustrated with many conducting diagrams, photographs of hand and body movements, and numerous musical examples for directed conducting practice. Emphasizing complete musical examples rather than short excerpts, it features both choral and instrumental exercises for drill and practice. Engaging and accessible, Basic Techniques of Conducting offers all of the content necessary to build a solid foundation of conducting skills for all vocal and instrumental music education majors.
📒Basic Conducting Techniques ✍ Joseph A. Labuta
✏Basic Conducting Techniques Book Summary : Basic Conducting Techniques, Seventh Edition, provides a clear and intelligible introduction to the art of conducting an ensemble. Over the course of fourteen chapters, the authors explicate the elements of conducting, supplementing their teachings with an extensive selection of musical examples from the classical repertoire. Practical and innovative, clear and approachable, this text illuminates the essential skills a beginning conductor should develop to lead and rehearse a performing group. This new edition features: chapters rewritten to highlight important information and show connections between different sections a new chapter on expressive conducting, consisting of expanded and updated content select full scores in the "Musical Excerpts" section excerpts with transpositions for each chapter, allowing easy access for class performance a new companion website, which includes the scores and transpositions for all musical excerpts, audio recordings of the excerpts, and demonstration videos modeling specific techniques for each chapter. With the beginning conductor in mind, this hands-on, competency-centered approach is appropriate for mixed classes of choral and instrumental music majors, providing indispensable versatility for students and practicing conductors alike. Rooted in decades of teaching and conducting experience, Basic Conducting Techniques is the essential guide to the principles of conducting.
📒Conducting Technique ✍ Brock McElheran
✏Conducting Technique Book Summary : For beginners and professionals, this edition starts at the very beginning to include the most basic conducting principles and ends with insightful advice on coducting subtleties. This latest edition takes into account avant-garde music and new music notation.
📒Conducting And Rehearsing The Instrumental Music Ensemble ✍ John F. Colson
✏Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble Book Summary : Reference A Conductor's Guide to Nineteenth-Century Choral-Orchestral Works by Jonathan Green (Scarecrow, Dec. 2007) / 350 pages / 6 x 9 / $78 (cloth) LTD sales: 375 units, $19,275.15 net, 102 in stock Orchestral Music: A Handbook, Fourth Edition by David Daniels (Scarecrow, Oct. 2005) / 640 pages / 9 x 11.5 / $74 (cloth) LTD sales: 6,893 units, $338,618.50 net, 379 in stock
📒Expressive Conducting ✍ Jerald Schwiebert
✏Expressive Conducting Book Summary : Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors applies the insight of movement and performance theory to the practice of conducting, offering a groundbreaking new approach to conducting. Where traditional conducting pedagogies often place emphasis on training parts of the body in isolation, Expressive Conducting teaches conductors to understand their gestures as part of an interconnected system that incorporates the whole body. Rather than emphasizing learning specific patterns and gestures, this book enables student and professional conductors to develop a conducting technique that is centered around expressing the themes of the music. Drawing parallels to the worlds of acting, this text treats the body as the conductor’s instrument. Coaching notes derived from years of experience as a performance movement specialist offer readers approachable methods for eliminating communication barriers—both conscious and subconscious—to encourage optimal performance, highlighting acting theory, movement exercises and the significance of weight distribution. Unlike other conducting approaches, this text understands that conducting resonates throughout the entire body and is not conveyed by the hands or baton alone. With a comprehensive consideration of the conductor’s body and movements, featuring over 50 original illustrations, Expressive Conducting advances strategies for improving one’s conducting skills in rehearsal and performance. Jerald Schwiebert has developed a practical language for expressive conducting. Together, Schwiebert and Barr present a text that is suitable for conducting students, instructors, and professionals alike.
📒Upbeat Downbeat ✍ Sandra Willetts
✏Upbeat Downbeat Book Summary : Conducting is a multifaceted craft that includes ear training, vocal, training, conducting techniques, rehearsal techniques, performance practice, music theory, and music history--not to mention basic leadership and group dynamics. It can also be an art that will consume a lifetime of study and practice. Many people have skills in some of these areas, but it is the rare person who has mastered every facet of this complex craft. The scope of this book is to address only the physical skills, the one area that most people can master relatively quickly, regardless of their skill level in other areas. * Written for new directors or the director wanting more training * Contains illustrations and diagrams to covey key concepts * Written by one of America's most respected choral conducting instructors * Will help music leaders become more comfortable with this difficult area of music leadership * Will give directors a higher level of confidence with their church choir Maket *Church choir directors * Music directors
📒The Grammar Of Conducting ✍ Max Rudolf
✏The Grammar of Conducting Book Summary : THE GRAMMAR OF CONDUCTING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO BATON TECHNIQUE AND INTERPRETATION provides a comprehensive introduction to the techniques and practical concerns of leading an orchestra. The text proceeds from basic conducting patterns to sophisticated explorations of performance and rehearsal techniques.
📒Exploring Research In Music Education And Music Therapy ✍ Kenneth H. Phillips
✏Exploring research in music education and music therapy Book Summary : Kenneth H. Phillips, Ph.D., is Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Studies in Music Education at Gordon College and Professor Emeritus of the University of Iowa. An award-winning researcher and teacher, he has been recognized by the National Association of Music Education (MENC) as oneof the nation's most accomplished music educators. Dr. Phillips is the author of Teaching Kids to Sing (Schirmer Books/Thompson), Basic Techniques of Conducting (OUP), and Directing the Choral Music Program (OUP), and has written over 90 articles published in leading music education journals. He hasmade numerous presentations of his research throughout the United States, and in Canada, China, Australia, and New Zealand.
📒Conducting Meaningful Interpretation ✍ Carolyn Widner Ward
✏Conducting Meaningful Interpretation Book Summary : Covering everything from the history of interpretation, to strategies and tools for effective communication, to the future of the profession, this reference guide is a vital resource for guides and interpreters in natural resource management programs. Includes tips on traditional campfire programs, high-tech audiovisual presentations, presenting to special groups and much more.
📒Teaching Kids To Sing ✍ Kenneth H. Phillips
✏Teaching Kids to Sing Book Summary : A foundational text in music education, TEACHING KIDS TO SING, 2e delivers a developmental program of exercises and skills to help all students achieve confident, accurate, and expressive singing. Founded on the principle that singing is a "learned" skill and grounded in the latest physiological research, this popular text provides a groundbreaking, step-by-step methodology for energizing the body, breath, ear, voice, and song. Thoroughly revised and updated, the new Second Edition includes a revision of the basic methodology, updated research on young singers, a separate new section on vocal physiology, contemporary music selections, and much more.