Choral Pedagogy / Edition 2by Brenda Smith, Robert T. Sataloff
Pub. Date: 01/28/2006
Publisher: Plural Publishing, Inc.
With new chapters, fully updated and revised, Choral Pedagogy is intended to aid the voice teacher, choral conductor, church musician, and professional or amateur singer develop strategies for lifelong singing. It concisely and clearly presents the principles of voice pedagogy from the perspective of both conducting and voice science in a very user-friendly fashion with helpful charts and simple anatomic diagrams. It offers teaching methods from history and philosophy, medical and voice science, and pedagogical concepts from active musical experts. Special attention is given to the needs of amateur singers and conductors. Topics covered include choral diction, posture and seating, rehearsal practices, and matters of vocal health.
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Table of ContentsPreface. INTRODUCTION. Amateur and Professional Choral Singers. The Rehearsal Process. VOCAL HEALTH AND PEDAGOGY. Anatomy and Physiology of the Voice. Medical Care of Voice Disorders. Performing Arts Medicine and the Professional Voice User: Risk of Non-Voice Performance. Seating Problems of Vocalists. Historical Overview of Vocal Pedagogy. THE VOCAL APPROACH TO CHORAL MUSIC. Voice Building for Choirs. Choral Singing: The Singing Voice and the Choral Tone. Choral Singing Techniques. Choral Diction. Rehearsal Techniques. Children's Choirs: A Selected Bibliography. Glossary.
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