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Teaching with Passion, Purpose and Promise
Peter Loel Boonshaft - Meredith Music Publications

This book is a collection of practical solutions, inspirational stories, thought-provoking quotations and motivational ideas for teachers of all levels and disciplines. It affirms the wonder of education, the... view details

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Tools for Powerful Student Evaluation
Susan R. Farrell - Meredith Music Publications

This book presents a practical source of authentic assessment strategies for music educators.  Includes over 70 pages of tasks and charts for assessing the learning process as well as the product.  With... view details

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Toward Center
James Jordan & Nova Thomas - GIA Publications

Performing artists and teachers often speak of the huge impact "Center" has upon their profession and craft. In this book, conductor and educator James Jordan details how the power of Center grounds... view details

Tuning for Wind Instruments: A Roadmap to Successful Intonation
Shelley Jagow - Meredith Music Publications

Here is all the information a music educator needs to fine-tune ensembles. Contents cover the origin of our pitch tuning standard; the best tuning notes for each instrument; 14 steps for tuning chords; how to... view details

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Tuning the Band
James Jurrens - RBC Publications

Here's a concise and easy to understand reference for the instruments of the concert band.  It provides a detailed guide to intonation tendancies for each instrument as well as solutions for each problem.... view details

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What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (The Practical Application of Body Mapping to Making Music)
Barbara Conable - GIA Publications

The invaluable information contained in this book is based on the work of cellist and educator William Conable. He developed the concept of Body Mapping to free the body and mind to move and make music... view details

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Wind Bands of the World (Chronicle of a Cherished Tradition)
Robert E. Foster - Meredith Music Publications

A comprehensive history describing the development of instruments, musicians, composers, conductors and the music itself. Virtually every aspect of the growth of bands has been traced, leading to todays... view details

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Winds of Change II (The New Millenium)
Frank L. Battisti - Meredith Music Publications

This new publication is an extension of  Battisti's"The Winds of Change," which traced the development of the American wind band/ensemble in the twentieth century. This book covers all the important... view details

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The Winds of Change (The Evolution Of The American Wind Band)
Frank Battisti - Meredith Music Publications

This book offers discussion on the important wind band personalities and organizations of our time, and provides useful information on hundreds of compositions for the modern band.                             ... view details

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