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Alternative Rehearsal Techniques Alternative Rehearsal Techniques
Edward S. Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

A new dimension in band performance! Improve rehearsal efficiency through a more effective learning environment with access to the student's fullest musical potential. Provides new concepts, graphic... view details
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The Brass Player's Cookbook The Brass Player's Cookbook (Creative Recipes for a Successful Performance)
Kenneth Amis - Meredith Music Publications

Here's a  stimulating collection of unique concepts on becoming a successful performer by 57 of today's most outstanding brass professionals.  Problem-solving tips, practical, philosophical concepts and... view details
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Chorale and Shaker Dance Chorale and Shaker Dance
John Zdechlik - Neil A Kjos Music Co

A superb selection for any contest or concert program. Comprised of two main musical ideas, one of which is the familiar Shaker hymn 'Tis The Gift To Be Simple, this is an exceptionally interesting,... view details
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A Composer's Insight, Vol. 5 A Composer's Insight, Vol. 5
Timothy Salzman - Meredith Music Publications

The fifth volume in this series on major contemporary wind band composers. Included are "behind-the-notes" perspectives acquired from personal interviews with the composers. An excellent resource for... view details
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A Conductor's Interpretive Analysis of Masterworks for Band A Conductor's Interpretive Analysis of Masterworks for Band
Frederick Fennell - Meredith Music Publications

In this informative work you'll find inspiration for superior presentations of these masterworks for band. The author's thoughts and insights are shared on the following: Divertimento for Band... view details
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The Creative Director The Creative Director (Beginning and Intermediate Levels)
Edward Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

If you teach young musicians, you should read this book! Lisk takes a practical and innovative approach to get ting musicians off to a good start by focusing on the student's innate learning process. Following... view details
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The Creative Director: Conductor, Teacher, Leader The Creative Director: Conductor, Teacher, Leader
Edward Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

Conducting-listening skills, harmonic and melodic content, ensemble sonority and expressive conducting are only a few of the insightful topics included in this publication from Ed Lisk.  The complexities of... view details
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Great Music for Wind Band Great Music for Wind Band (A Guide to the Top 100 Works in Grades IV, V, VI)
Chad Nicholson - Meredith Music Publications

A must for every band library!  This one-of-a kind publication greatly simplifies the selection of literature and provides a wealth of additional information.  Excerpts of melodic themes are included as are... view details
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Guide to Score Study Guide to Score Study (For the Wind Band Conductor)
Frank Battisti & Robert Garofalo - Meredith Music Publications

A comprehensive book containing a wealth of practical advice on how to become a better conductor by increasing one's understanding of score reading and musical analysis.  A common-sense approach, with numerous... view details
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Guide to the Understanding and Correction of Intonation Problems Guide to the Understanding and Correction of Intonation Problems
Al "Corky" Fabrizio - Meredith Music Publications

Provides a detailed guide to the understanding and solving of intonation problems that exist on most instruments and in many ensembles.               ... view details
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Guides to Band Masterworks Guides to Band Masterworks
Robert J. Garofalo - Meredith Music Publications

A comprehensive book containing a wealth of practical advice on how to become a better conductor by increasing one's understanding of score reading and musical analysis.  A common-sense approach, with numerous... view details
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Guides to Band Masterworks #3 Guides to Band Masterworks #3
David Kish - Meredith Music Publications

A ready-made curriculum that incorporates comprehensive musicianship training through quality band literature. English Folk Song Suite, Variations on a Korean Folk Song and Cajun Folk Songs are... view details
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Guides to Band Masterworks #4 Guides to Band Masterworks #4 (Instructional Designs for Teaching Comprehensive Musicianship in Rehearsal and Performance)
David Kish - Meredith Music Publications

Guides to Band Masterworks with downloadable student workbooks provides band directors with a ready-made curriculum developed to incorporate comprehensive musicianship training through quality band... view details

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Guides to Band Masterworks #5 Guides to Band Masterworks #5 (Instructional Designs for Teaching Comprehensive Musicianship in Rehearsal and Performance)
David Kish - Meredith Music Publications

This continuation of volumes 1, 2, 3 and 4 provides band directors with a ready-made curriculum developed to incorporate comprehensive-musicianship training through quality band literature. This volume... view details

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Improving Intonation in Band and Orchestra Performance Improving Intonation in Band and Orchestra Performance
Robert Garofalo - Meredith Music Publications

Every band director will benefit from this in-depth and eminently useful text on intonation.  Extensively detailed, this book covers acoustic principles of band and orchestra instruments, strategies for... view details
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Majoring in Music Majoring in Music (All the Stuff You Need to Know)
Rich Holly - Meredith Music Publications

This guide will prepare music students (and their parents) for the exhilarating and consuming life of a music student.  From practicing to personal relationships and coursework, you'll find no-nonsense advice... view details
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The Music Teacher's First Year The Music Teacher's First Year (Tales of Challenge, Joy, and Triumph)
Beth Peterson - Meredith Music Publications

From a first-year teacher whose instruments were stolen before entering his building and a teacher who received "hate mail" before her first day, to a teacher whose sensitivity, flexibility and insight gained... view details
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Music Teaching Style Music Teaching Style (Moving Beyond Tradition)
Alan Gumm - Meredith Music Publications

Whether you teach instrumental, vocal, or general music, this book has many wonderful ideas to get you through each school year.  Assertive teaching, time efficiency, student independence and choosing a new... view details
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Music for Concert Band Music for Concert Band
Joseph Kreines & Robert Hansbrough - Meredith Music Publications

This second edition is a comprehensive anthology of meticulously selected and graded literature for wind band. It contains hundreds of works appropriate for elementary through professional-level... view details

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The Musical Mind of the Creative Director The Musical Mind of the Creative Director
Edward S. Lisk - Meredith Music Publications

Chapters that address the connection of nuance and inflections with language and music and that expand the meaning of the words "ensemble and entrainment" are but a few of the insightful topics covered by this... view details
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On Becoming a Conductor On Becoming a Conductor (Lessons and Meditations on the Art of Conducting)
Frank L. Battisti - Meredith Music Publications

This incredible book by one of the world's foremost authorities on conducting contains no conducting patterns, and no advice on how to conduct any piece.  Instead, it focuses on the skills, knowledge and... view details
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Rehearsal Handbook Rehearsal Handbook (For Band and Orchestra Students)
Robert Garofalo - Meredith Music Publications

There are so many things that players should know about music, but there is never enough rehearsal time to cover them.  That's why this handbook, designed especially for secondary school band and orchestra... view details
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Rehearsing the Band Rehearsing the Band
John E. Williamson - Meredith Music Publications

If you are a conductor or are in training to be one, this book is for you!  It gathers some of the greatest directors of bands in the country to answer questions on the art of rehearsing. Conductors Frank... view details
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Score Rehearsal Preparation Score Rehearsal Preparation (A Realistic Approach for Instrumental Conductors)
Gary Stith - Meredith Music Publications

This volume is sure to provide the most practical approach to orchestra and wind band score study for the active conductor.  It methodically simplifies preliminary score study and initial rehearsal preparation... view details
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