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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Conducting Music
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Conducting Music

by Michael Miller
 

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The complex art of conducting may look effortless to the casual onlooker; however, it requires a great deal of knowledge and skill. The success of a performance hinges on the director's ability to keep the group playing together and interpreting the music as the composer intended. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Conducting Music shows student and novice

Overview

The complex art of conducting may look effortless to the casual onlooker; however, it requires a great deal of knowledge and skill. The success of a performance hinges on the director's ability to keep the group playing together and interpreting the music as the composer intended. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Conducting Music shows student and novice conductors how to lead bands, orchestras, choirs, and other ensembles effectively through sight-reading, rehearsals, and performances. Bonus online video content shows expert conductors conducting various time signatures, tempos, downbeats, cues, articulations, dynamics, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101588758
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
06/05/2012
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Miller attended the prestigious Jazz Studies Program at the Indiana University School of Music. A former percussion instructor and working drummer, he is also an accomplished composer and arranger. He is the author of more than 30 books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Playing Drums, Second Edition; The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Music Theory, Second Edition; The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Singing; The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Music Composition; and The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Solos and Improvisation.

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