Teaching Music Through Performance in Choir
- GIA Publications
Written, researched, and compiled by choral scholars and educators with a wealth of teaching and conducting experience, Teaching Music through Performance in Choir, Volume 2 aids conductors and educators on their quest toward full musical awareness. This book is an ideal tool for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the preeminent music composed for choir and a wonderful opportunity to learn from some of the most expert voices in the choral profession. Volume 2 uses the choral repertoire grading system developed for Volume 1 and contains thorough analyses of more than 100 of the most significant works for choir ever composed, Levels 1-5. Repertoire Resource Guides include information on the composer and composition, historical background, technical requirements, stylistic considerations, musical elements, suggestions for additional listening, and a guide to selected references. This is an essential resource for choir directors at all levels and a major contribution to the choral field.
Copyright: Chicago, IL: GIA Publications ©2007
Contributors: Jerry Blackstone, Janet Galvan, Ann Howard Jones, James Jordan, Libby Larsen, Heather J. Buchanan and Matthew W. Mehaffey. The accompanying Resource Recording features outstanding performances of selections from Volume 2.