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Choral Conducting: Philosophy and Practice / Edition 1
     

Choral Conducting: Philosophy and Practice / Edition 1

by Colin Durrant
 

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ISBN-10: 0415943574

ISBN-13: 9780415943574

Pub. Date: 05/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Choral Conducting is a resource for singers, teachers, and choral conductors, and a college-level text for students of choral conducting. It also includes an overview of what is involved in leading a choral group and examines theories of learning and human behaviour and the history of choral music together with conductor's role. The book also discusses issues of

Overview

Choral Conducting is a resource for singers, teachers, and choral conductors, and a college-level text for students of choral conducting. It also includes an overview of what is involved in leading a choral group and examines theories of learning and human behaviour and the history of choral music together with conductor's role. The book also discusses issues of the conductor-vocalist relationship, the mechanics of singing, rehearsal strategies, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415943574
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I. Philosophy
1. Swimming with the Tide
2. Human Learning and Behavior
3. Why do people sing?
4. The Role of the Conductor
5. The Choral Conducting Phenomenon
6. Towards a Super-model Choral Conductor

II. Practice
7. The Conductors' Craft: Rehearsing
8. Less is more: Conducting Gesture
9. Conducting and Vocal Development and Health
10. Teaching Choral Conducting: Philosophy and Practice
11. Last Movement
Bibliography
Index

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