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Bringing Music to Life 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 Complete Conductor's Guide to Laban Movement Theory The Complete Conductor's Guide to Laban Movement Theory
Lisa Billingham - GIA Publications

Movement is at the core of conducting and Rudolf Laban (1879-1958) is considered perhaps the most influential scholar of human movement. This concise book is a thoughtful and practical introduction to Laban's... view details
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Composers on Composing for Band, Vol. 4 Composers on Composing for Band, Vol. 4 (Young and Emerging Composers)
ed. Mark Camphouse - GIA Publications

This book is about the connection between composer and conductor, performers and audience, and all of these and music itself. Connection defines what the new generation of composers of wind ensemble music are... view details
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The Conductor's Gesture 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 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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Dictionary of Music Education Dictionary of Music Education (A Handbook of Terminology)
Mark C. Ely & Amy E. Rashkin - GIA Publications

This landmark book provides students, teachers, professionals, and practitioners with a quick, easy-to-use reference for music education terminology. Music education is a broad-based discipline, using words... view details
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Evoking Sound 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
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The Evolution of a Successful Band Director 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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Finale Projects, The Finale Projects, The
Tom Carruth - GIA Publications

Imagine getting private lessons from the world's leading Finale expert. Author Tom Carruth has been using Finale and training others for years. In "The Finale Projects," Carruth draws from his vast experience... view details
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Handbook for the Music Mentor Handbook for the Music Mentor
Colleen Conway, Michael Smith & Thomas Hodgman - GIA Publications

This exceptional handbook is for anyone who is passionate about mentoring our newest generation of music educators - from their time as undergraduate music majors, to their forays as student teachers, and... view details
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Leader of the Band Leader of the Band
Scott Lang - GIA Publications

A heartwarming and inspiring look into the classroom antics and personal lives of nine truly remarkable teachers.  Their own words make for compelling storytelling as you share in their triumphs, heartbreaks,... view details
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Music for Beginning Conductors Music for Beginning Conductors (An Anthology for Choral Conducting Classes)
edited & arranged by Dennis Shrock - GIA Publications

Music for Beginning Conductors is an anthology of music designed to include all repertoire necessary for beginning choral conducting classes. Organized from simple to complex, the 103 pieces in the... view details
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Percy Grainger a Pictorial Biography Percy Grainger a Pictorial Biography
SIMON, R - GIA Publications

Simon, Robert. Published by Ludwig Music, Grafton, OH. Copyright 2003. Third edition, updated and reprinted in 2003. ... view details
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Performance Practices in the Classical Era Performance Practices in the Classical Era
Dennis Shrock - GIA Publications

In this remarkable volume, noted scholar and choral conductor Dennis Shrock brings together in one place writings from more than 100 Classical era authors and composers about performance practices of music... view details
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Music Assessment Across Cultures and Continents Music Assessment Across Cultures and Continents (The Culture of Shared Practice)
Tim Brophy - GIA Publications

What are the purposes of music education assessment?  What are the best strategies and techniques?  How does assessment improve music teaching and learning?  What are the shared research priorities for music... view details
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The Practice of Assessment in Music Education The Practice of Assessment in Music Education
Timothy Brophy - GIA Publications

Can assessing student music learning in the classroom improve music teaching and learning?  The answer is a resounding "Yes!" according to 163 assessment scholars, researchers, music administrators, students,... view details
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Society and Musical Development Society and Musical Development
Edwin Gordon - GIA Publications

In this book, Dr. Gordon imagines conversations about music and music learning from the perspective of composers and conductors, professors and deans, school music teachers...even the parent and the... view details
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Taking a Reasonable and Honest Look at Tonal Solfege and Rhythm Solfege Taking a Reasonable and Honest Look at Tonal Solfege and Rhythm Solfege
Edwin E. Gordon - GIA Publications

Written by a world leader in the field of music education, this book examines the role of solfege as an invaluable tool for the music education professional - a tool that is essential in fostering a thorough... view details
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Teaching Music Through Performance in Choir Teaching Music Through Performance in Choir (Volume 3)
ed. Heather J. Buchanan & Matthew W. Mehaffey - GIA Publications

Volume 3 in this highly successful series is ideal for those seeking a deeper understanding of the preeminent music available for high school and college choirs. In Part I, five leading experts in the choral... view details
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Teaching Music Through Performance in Choir Teaching Music Through Performance in Choir (Volume 2)
Various Contributors - 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... view details
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Wisdom, Wit and Will Wisdom, Wit and Will (Women Choral Conductors on their Art)
Joan Conlon - GIA Publications

Women have had a profound impact on the choral arts. This groundbreaking volume is a celebration and affirmation of this critical role, written by thirteen of the most significant voices in the choral... view details
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