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The Choir and How to Direct It
Pavel Chesnokov - Musica Russica

This first-ever published translation of Pavel Chesnokov's pioneering treatise on choral conducting conveys Chesnokov's text in fluent and readable English. A valuable teaching guide for choral musicians... 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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The Choral Director's Cookbook (Insights and Inspired Recipes for Beginners and Experts)
Various Contributors - Hal Leonard Corporation

This valuable collection of quick-to-read yet deeply insightful strategies is like finding expert trade secrets from around the world all placed in one easy source!  Only 126 pages long, the book has articles... view details

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The Choral Director's Guide to Sanity... And Success! (How to Develop a Flourishing Middle School/Junior High Choral Program)
Randy Pagel & Linda Spevacek - Heritage Music Press

Succinctly written and fully charged with practical, step-by-step instructions, this excellent book offers wisdom and advice on issues confronting every choral educator every day: classroom management; choral... view details

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$29.95
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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$1.95
2/3/4-Part 
$1.85
Choral Excellence for Treble Voices (Your Guide to the World's Finest Choral Literature)
Marie Stultz - Choral Excellence

Now, for the first time, choir directors can take a two-pronged approach to exploring the repertoire for treble choirs from upper elementary through high school. Along with the purchase of the book Choral... view details

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Choral Musicianship (A Director's Guide To Better Singing)
William Fenton & Sarah Johnson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book was written to assist the choral conductor in the educational process of improving choral sound, especially in the junior high and high school. It is a practical approach to presenting various... 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

Circle of Sound
Doreen Rao & Bill Perison - Boosey & Hawkes

Circle of Sound Voice Education is a contemplative approach to singing through Eastern breathing meditation, martial arts movement forms and Western bel canto vocalization exercises. This... view details

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Compleet Madrigal Dinner Booke
Paul Brandvik - Curtis Music Press

A successful Madrigal Dinner is a composite endeavor of several artistic disciplines. Here is an excellent resource for any production team that is considering a Medieval feast-traditionally done to welcome... view details

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The Complete Guide to Teaching Vocal Jazz
Steve Zegree - Heritage Music Press

Are you thinking of starting your own vocal jazz group, or bringing some characteristic jazz charts into your choir program? Make sure you check out this indispensable book by Steve Zegree.  It will get you... view details

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Conducting Choirs
David P. DeVenney - Lorenz Corporation

This three-volume series is a comprehensive tool for beginning conductors or more experienced conductors who are beginners in choral conducting.  Volume 1, "The Promising Conductor," presents fundamental... view details

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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Confessions of a Shameless Name-Dropper (Adventures in the Music Business)
Mark Cabaniss - Melrose House Publishing LLC

The music business has taken Mark Cabaniss on adventures far from his native state of North Carolina…from Nashville to Broadway to Holly­wood and back. In celebration of his 25th year in the... view details

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Creating Artistry Through Choral Excellence
Henry Leck & Flossie Jordan - Hal Leonard Corporation

True artistry is a mastery of details, and Henry Leck's treatise on the choral art discusses virtually every aspect of choral music with clarity and expertise.  The first of its two sections contains practical... view details

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Creating Artistry Through Movement and the Maturing Male Voice
Henry Leck & Randy Stenson - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here is an amazing choral resource that demonstrates how movement while singing helps to harness the natural kinesthetic learning processes in males. Featuring the acclaimed St. Mary's International School... 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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Dictionary of Dance
John Jacobson - Hal Leonard Corporation

This handy, practical resource features over 450 choreography terms, defined and demonstrated with the music teacher in mind. In the book, the movements are alphabetized and numbered, with easy-to-follow... view details

Discover Your Voice-Book and CD
BROWN, O - Singular Publishing Group Inc.

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Educating Young Singers (A Resource for Teacher-Conductors)
Mary Goetze, Angela Broeker & Ruth Boshkoff - MJ & Associates, Inc.

This marvelous book is filled with ideas, processes, demonstrations, and activities to give the choral teacher-conductor a multifaceted tool for nurturing the developing choir. The book is organized in three... view details

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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