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American Wind Band: a Cultural History
Richard K. Hansen - GIA Publications

Band historian Richard K. Hansen offers the most thorough work of its kind ever published. In Part 1, he explores the seminal traditions of the ancient Aztecs, the Colonial drum and fife troops, the Golden Age... view details

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The Art of Interpretation of Band Music
Mark Walker - GIA Publications

Each insightful and informative chapter provides a window into the creative process of ten remarkable conductors as they share a captivating range of approaches into the world of musical expression. When is it... view details

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The Art of Successful Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

This book from one of the nation's most sought-after motivators and speakers on education and leadership is the book that you've been looking for!  Includes sections on the art of teaching, attitude... view details

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Band Instrument "Quick Fix" Repair Solutions
Gregory Biba - GIA Publications

Essential repair techniques as well as suggestions for instrument maintenance are provided in a format that is easy to follow and intuitively organized.  You will be guided step by step through each repair... view details

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Bringing Music to Life
Barry Green - GIA Publications

World-class bassist and best-selling author Barry Green has spent his life learning and showing others how to bring music to life.  In this innovative, imaginative text, he shares what he has discovered since... view details

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The Choral Challenge (Practical Paths to Solving Problems)
Michael Kemp - GIA Publications

The Choral Challenge is a handbook of solutions for common and not-so-common problems facing choral conductors at all experience levels. From "A" for agility to "Y" for yawning, Michael Kemp pours a... view details

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Choral Ensemble Intonation (Method, Procedures and Exercises)
James Jordan & Matthew Mehaffey - GIA Publications

Faced with persistent intonation problems in their own choirs, authors James Jordan and Matthew Mehaffey developed an innovative new method of choral ensemble solfege that offers dramatic improvement in tuning... view details

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Choral Singing Step by Step (Eleven Concise Lessons for Individual or Choral Ensemble Use)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

This unique self-study guide distills the essentials of good vocal technique into eleven concise, accessible lessons.  Prepared by acclaimed conductor and pedagogue James Jordan, it is a perfect guide for... view details

Classic Leadership - Teacher's Edition with DVD (A Curriculum for the Development of Student Leaders)
Tim Lautzenhauser - GIA Publications

The first published leadership curriculum specifically designed for high school students and written by one of the most well respected and sought-after experts on leadership development. Any organization will... view details

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The Composer's Craft (A Practical Guide for Students and Teachers)
Blake Henson & Gerald Custer - GIA Publications

Award-winning composers and composition teachers take a fresh look at what composers actually do by focusing on the elements of craft that composers use every day: the manipulation of sound and silence,... view details

Conducting Nuances (Little Things Mean a Lot)
Anthony Maiello - GIA Publications

Refine your conducting technic through the study of left-hand development, independence, expressive gestures, delicate transitions, fractional entrances and cutoffs, starting and stopping, establishing new... view details

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Conducting Women's Choirs (Strategies for Success)
ed. Debra Spurgeon - GIA Publications

This is a pioneering yet practical book and DVD devoted to all aspects of the women's choir - a groundbreaking contribution and a true collaborative effort from top professionals in the field. For the first... view details

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The Conductor as Leader (Principles of Leadership Applied to Life on the Podium)
Ramona M. Wis - GIA Publications

The role of conductor goes far beyond the notes on the score; a successful conductor also has to be an effective leader.  The information in this text will help you develop skills needed to work together with... view details

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The Conductor's Gesture (A Practical Application of Rudolf von Laban's Movement Language)
James Jordan with Meade Andrews & Giselle Wyers - GIA Publications

The culmination of almost thirty years of research, writing, and teaching, this important book presents a vision of conducting gesture and technique as a movement language. In this comprehensive resource, the... view details

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The Conductor's Legacy (Conductors on Conducting for Wind Band)
Paula Crider - GIA Publications

Paula Crider shares a wealth of knowledge gleaned from interviews with extraordinary personalities who have changed the landscape of the wind band world. These pioneering and innovative conductors share... view details

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Creating the Special World (A Collection of Lectures)
Weston H. Noble - GIA Publications

Creating the Special World is a collection of lectures that epitomize the teachings of Weston Noble, one of the most influential leaders in the field of choral music of the past 55 years. The ten insightful... view details

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Deep River (The Life and Music of Robert Shaw)
Keith Burris - GIA Publications

Robert Lawson Shaw was born in Red Bluff, California on April 30, 1916 - another century, another America. By the time he died, 82 years later, he had become one of America's classical music icons - a key... view details

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Dizzy Gillespie: The Man Who Changed My Life (From the Memoirs of Arturo Sandoval)
Robert Simon & Marianela Sandoval - GIA Publications

2013 marked the 20th anniversary of the passing of Dizzy Gillespie, a master entertainer and one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. This book celebrates the relationship and influence Gillespie had... view details

Everyday Wisdom for Inspired Teaching
Tim Lautzenheiser - GIA Publications

What are the secret ingredients of master teachers? If you were a student in your class, what would you be learning? Would it be both exciting and valuable? How do you create a disciplined classroom... view details

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Evoking Sound (Fundamentals of Choral Conducting - Second Edition)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

Now significantly revised and expanded, with a foreword by Morten Lauridsen, James Jordan's groundbreaking book incorporates more than ten years of new conducting insights, pedagogy, and philosophy to create a... view details

Evoking Sound: Choral Vocal Technique (The Choral Warmup)
Sabine Horstmann - GIA Publications

Inspired by the teachings of her mentor, the legendary Frauke Haasemann, Sabine Horstmann has written these creative exercises for choirs at any level of development.  Written in a straightforward, direct... view details

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Evoking Sound: The Choral Rehearsal (Volume 1 - Techniques and Procedures)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

This comprehensive book is intended for choirs at all skill levels, and covers a wide range of subjects, including: rehearsal preparation and planning, how to listen, conducting gesture as a rehearsal... view details

Evoking Sound: The Choral Rehearsal (Volume 2 - Inward Bound-Philosophy and Score Preparation)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

For the first time in a single volume, this book provides choral directors with a comprehensive guide to score analytical techniques used by the world's leading choral conductors and innovators. Topics covered... view details

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The Evolution of a Successful Band Director (A Proven Plan to Improve Your Effectiveness)
Scott Rush - GIA Publications

Intended for both novice and experienced band directors, this companion to the best-selling book Habits of a Successful Band Director is designed to present effective teaching principles with more depth... view details

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