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Music as Creative Practice Nicholas Cook. This might be the best book on the subject that’s out there. It is a simple, clear and precise technique, I have sucessfully used, while directing Ward Choirs and Congregations of the “Mormon” church, over the past 30 years.
This book starts at the very beginning and ends with some remarkably profound insights on conductorial subtleties. For Beginners and Professionals.
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The book is an excellent techniqje. Book McElheran believes that an experienced conductor is one in whom detection, diagnosis, and remedy of a problem take place simultaneously. Everything is presented in a very concise manner. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 18, Shelby Marshall rated it it was amazing. Read reviews that mention recommend this book conducting book conductor choral conductors beginners concise beginner technique basics beginning brock class conduct learn baton helpful humorous ideas interested.
This book gives valuable hints about these three basic conductorial functions from the viewpoint of chorus and orchestra alike. During his active career he prepared choruses for many of the world’s leading conductors, including Eugene Ormandy, Robert Shaw and Zubin Mehta. Share your thoughts with other customers.
It flows very nice. Clarke and Mark Doffman. It is not an in-depth, super thorough explanation of any one topic but it does a fantastic job of hitting all the main consucting of conducting.
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I conduct a church orchestra that has woodwinds, brass and strings and I have found the material in this book to be very helpful. Recommended for non conductors too! An experienced conductor is one in whom detection, diagnosis, and remedy take place simultaneously; as he hears the error, he realizes where the fault lies and what to do about it.
I am brodk experienced orchestral conductor. Other editions – View all Conducting technique for beginners and professionals Snippet view – For this revised edition the conductiing has made a number of corrections and additions, including a new preface. Besides conducting various ensembles at the Crane School of Music, McElheran has also conducted various ensembles around the world, including the Philadelphia Orchestra. I would recommend this book for anyone interested in conducting, as a beginner, professional, or someone just curious about the topic.
McElheran leads the student toward mastery of the problems at hand, with firmness and gentle humour. The instructions are quite clear, it covers a little bit of everything, and the exercises are invaluable! Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. McElheran leads the student toward mastery of the problems at hand, with firmness and gentle humour. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This book has a perfect mix of both. But, we believe in the pursuit of excellence and that music should be performed to invite the Holy Spirit, not detract from it.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It’s clear and concise and easy to read. Basic Techniques of Conducting. For beginners and professionals, this edition starts at the very beginning to include the most basic conducting principles and ends with insightful advice on coducting subtleties.
Conducting Technique: For Beginners and Professionals by Brock McElheran
Learn how your comment data is processed. An experienced conductor is one in whom detection, diagnosis, and remedy take place simultaneously; as he hears the error, he realizes where the fault lies and what to do about it. 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 and interpretation Some rehearsal suggestions Solos and recitatives Changing beat units The avant-garde The concert Non-musical chores On teaching conducting Additions and amplifications for the third edition Index.
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Conducting Technique: For Beginners and Professionals
Pithy and to the point chapters challenge the would-be conductor to reflect deeply on just what the heck you think you’re doing up there. There are a lot of useful “tidbits” of information that have sharpened my conducting and also sparked ideas. Fantasies of Improvisation Dana Gooley.
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Academic Skip to main content. Steve Poole rated it really liked it Oct 11, This book gives valuable hints about these three basic conductorial functions from the viewpoint of chorus and orchestra alike.