Basic Conducting Techniques / Edition 5by Joseph A. Labuta
The Fifth Edition of Basic Conducting Techniques provides sound, practical, hands-on procedures, techniques, guidance, and materials for the beginning conducting class. Joseph A. Labuta, an experienced musician and educator, employs a broad repertory of musical excerpts and scores, most reduced to four-part format, which enables students to work with an ensemble of… See more details below
The Fifth Edition of Basic Conducting Techniques provides sound, practical, hands-on procedures, techniques, guidance, and materials for the beginning conducting class. Joseph A. Labuta, an experienced musician and educator, employs a broad repertory of musical excerpts and scores, most reduced to four-part format, which enables students to work with an ensemble of class members to practice conducting and rehearsal techniques at each class meeting.
- Along with each carefully selected example from music literature are specific instructions keyed to the text, identifying conducting problems the student must master to develop conducting skills.
- Excerpts include orchestral materials, band scores, as well as choral music excerpts, choral scores, and choral rehearsal techniques.
- Modular format for self-paced learning; provisions for ongoing student evaluation, including rating scales, checklists, and analytical guides.
- Alternate approaches for use of the materials provided to the instructor.
- Transposed parts for the musical excerpts in Part III.
- Examples of score analysis for students to use as models.
- More detail and elaboration of instruction preceding the excerpts.
- A Mastery section for challenge and evaluation.
- Additional photographs to clarify and model techniques.
- Prentice Hall
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- 5TH SPRL
- Product dimensions:
- 8.58(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.56(d)
Table of Contents
|Pt. 1||Conducting Technique|
|Ch. 1||The Baton, Preparation, Downbeat, and Release||7|
|Ch. 2||Beat Patterns and Preparations in Tempo, Dynamic, and Basic Style||17|
|Ch. 3||Preparations and Releases for all Counts||23|
|Ch. 4||Fractional Beat Preparations||28|
|Ch. 5||Divided Meters||31|
|Ch. 6||Conducting Musical Styles||34|
|Ch. 7||The Fermata||37|
|Ch. 8||The Cue||45|
|Ch. 9||The Left Hand||47|
|Ch. 10||Asymmetrical and Changing Meters||57|
|Ch. 11||Tempo Changes and Accompanying||62|
|Pt. 2||Score Preparation and Rehearsal Technique|
|Ch. 12||Analysis and Score Preparation||67|
|Ch. 13||The Instrumental Rehearsal||92|
|Ch. 14||The Choral Rehearsal||100|
|Pt. 3||Musical Excerpts|
|App. A||Competencies for the Beginning Conducting Class||374|
|App. B||Student Evaluation||375|
|App. C||Chart of Transpositions and Clefs||378|
|App. D||Full Score Instrumentation and Foreign Equivalents||379|
|App. E||Counting Drills for Uneven Meters||380|
|App. F||Musical Style Chart||382|
|App. G: Glossary||384|
|Index of Musical Excerpts||388|
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