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Brock McElheran: Conducting Technique

Foreword
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Inspiration
Other Studies
Conducting Technique - General
The Baton
Odds and Ends
Beat Patterns - Theory
Beat Patterns - Specific
The Left Hand
Dynamics, Accents, Phrasing, Tempo, Character
Cues
Off-Beat Cues, Accents, and Syncopations
Conducting to Records
More Odds and Ends
Starts and Stops
Subdivision and "Merging"
Moulding the Music
Fermatas
Ears
Nerves
Thoughts on Interpretation
Some Rehearsal Suggestions
Solos and Recitatives
Changing Beat Units
The Avant Garde
The Concert
Non-Musical Chores
On Teaching Conducting
Additions & Amplifications for the Third Edition
Index

With over 70,000 copies in print, this is a classic textbook and companion for students and professionals at all levels. This edition starts at the very beginning to include the most basic conducting principles and ends with insightful advice on conducting subtleties. This latest edition takes into account avant-garde music and new music notation.

Item code: 5157B | Book | $23.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | 140 Pages | Spiral-bound | 6 x 8
0-19-386854-7

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