Building Choral Excellence: Teaching Sight-Singing in the Choral Rehearsal / Edition 1

Building Choral Excellence: Teaching Sight-Singing in the Choral Rehearsal / Edition 1

by Steven M. Demorest
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195165500

ISBN-13: 9780195165500

Pub. Date: 04/10/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Designed for both the practicing choral director and the choral methods student, Building Choral Excellence is a compact and comprehensive reference that provides choral directors with all the information they need to make informed choices about teaching sight-singing. Unlike many publications that offer a single approach to teaching music reading, this book does not…  See more details below

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"Designed for both the practicing choral director and the choral methods student, Building Choral Excellence is a compact and comprehensive reference that provides choral directors with all the information they need to make informed choices about teaching sight-singing. Unlike many publications that offer a single approach to teaching music reading, this book does not espouse a single method: rather, it offers an overview of the many teaching methods, strategies, materials, and assessments available for choral sight-singing instruction."--BOOK JACKET.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195165500
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/10/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. IWhy Teach Sight-Singing?
1A History of Sight-Singing Instruction in the United States5
2What Research Offers Teachers20
Pt. IIHow to Teach Sight-Singing
3Systems and Methods of Instruction37
4Sight-Singing Lesson Models60
5Integrating Sight-Singing into the Choral Rehearsal93
6Sight-Singing Assessment Procedures105
Pt. IIIWhat Materials Are Available?
7Materials127
8Review of Materials133
App: Web Survey Contributor List163
Notes165
References169
Index175

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