The Grammar of Conducting: A Comprehensive Guide to Baton Technique and Interpretation / Edition 3

The Grammar of Conducting: A Comprehensive Guide to Baton Technique and Interpretation / Edition 3

by Max Rudolf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028722213

ISBN-13: 9780028722214

Pub. Date: 06/25/1995

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028722214
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/25/1995
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.87(w) x 10.14(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface to the Third Edition. Introduction. PART ONE: BASIC TECHNIQUES. 1. The Neutral-Legato Pattern (4-Beat). 2. Staccato Patterns (4-beat). 3. The Expressive-Legato Pattern (4-Beat). 4. Starting on Counts Other Than the First Count. 5. The 3-Beat. 6. The 2-Beat. 7. The 1-Beat. 8. Dynamics and Articulation. 9. Starting After the Count. 10. The 6-Beat. 11. Subdivision. 12. Number of Beats in a Measure. 13. 5-Time, 7-Time, and Other Asymmetric Time Patterns. PART TWO: APPLICATIONS. 14. Ritardando and Accelerando. 15. The Marcato Pattern. 16. Rests. 17. The Tenuto Pattern. 18. Different Uses for Basic Patterns. 19. Holds. 20. Accents and Syncopation. 21. Phrasing. 22. Changes of Meter and Tempo. 23. Application of Baton Technique. 24. Free Style. PART THREE: EXECUTION AND PERFORMANCE. 25. Achieving Complete Physical Control. 26. On Preparation in General. 27. Score Study and Preparation of Orchestra Materials. 28. Rehearsal Techniques. 29. Conduction Opera. 30. Conduction Choral Works with Orchestra. PART FOUR: INTERPRETATION AND STYLE. 31. Aspects of Interpretation. 32. Choice of Tempo. 33. Aspects of Performance Practice. 34. Aspects of Musical Style. 35. Recollections and Reflections: On Education, Conducting, and a Conductor''''s Life in Our Time. Appendix A: Discussion of Complete Works or Movements. Appendix B: Wagner''''s Instructions Regarding the Performance of Two of His Overtures. Appendix C: Carl Maria von Weber, Overture to Oberon. Appendix D: The First Violin Part of Mozart''''s Symphony no. 35 in D Major (K.385), Marked for Performance. Recommended Reading General Index. Index of Figures and Works.

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