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Dr Scott Fredrickson
Popular Choral Handbook

Purpose of the Text
A Brief Survey of the Growth of Pop, Jazz and Show Choirs
The Well-balanced Choral program
Show Choir vs. Jazz Choir Literature
Conceptualization and Hierarchy of learning
The Vocal Ensemble
Intonation and Tuning
Rehearsal Techniques
Conducting the Ensemble
Stylistic Considerations Affecting Interpretation
Rhythmic Intensity
Linear Intensity Through Melodic Interpretation
Chordal Intensity Through Harmonic Considerations
Overall Intensity Through Contrast
Repertoire Selection
Programming Decisions
Altering a Pulished Piece of Music
Use of Recorded Tracks
Use of Outside Help

This handbook contains more than 300 pages of techniques and concepts for pop, jazz, and show choir style and interpretation that have been proven effective through years of use in graduate schools and choral-conducting seminars and workshops. The handbook comes with two CDs containing numerous musical examples notated in the book. Topics include: developing the appropriate choral tone, rehearsal techniques, conducting, chord tuning, rhythmic intensity, melodic interpretation, repertoire selection, programming decisions, and much more.

Item code: 6224B | Book & 2 CD | $34.98 add item to cart
Choral  | 320 Pages | Softcover | 8 x 11

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