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The Art of Conducting Technique
The Art of Conducting Technique The Art of Conducting Technique
Harold Farberman - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

 A fresh, original look at the art of conducting, including Pattern Cubes, which is a three-dimensional system for charting baton movement. Through th is book, both the aspiring and the experienced conductor... view details
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The Art of Interpretation of Band Music
The Art of Interpretation of Band Music 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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Conducting My Life
Conducting My Life Conducting My Life (Life Lessons from a High School Music Teacher)
Paul D. Everts - Infinity Publishing

How do you conduct your life? Carefully? Cautiously? Courageously? You have one opportunity to conduct your life; like music, you want your life to be better than a "C." "C" stands for average, which means

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Conducting the Music, Not the Musicians
Conducting the Music, Not the Musicians Conducting the Music, Not the Musicians
Jerry & Henry Nowak - Carl Fischer LLC

Conducting the Music, Not the Musicians is the first conductor training text to put the primary emphasis on musical expression as it introduces basic technique through the concept of phrase

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Conducting With Feeling
Conducting With Feeling Conducting With Feeling
Frederick Harris - Meredith Music Publications

Just as directors encourage students to derive inspiration from exposure to great music, so conductors must find inspiration in their work.  This thought-provoking book contains insights from ten

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Instrumental Conducting Performance Materials
Instrumental Conducting Performance Materials Instrumental Conducting Performance Materials
John M. Laverty - GIA Publications

This remarkable book contains twelve short musical excerpts of great instrumental works, or mini-scores, designed to accompany any instrumental conducting method. Each excerpt presents specific challenges

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Instrumental Music Education
Instrumental Music Education Instrumental Music Education (Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony)
Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius & Mitchell Lutch - Routledge & Kegan

Intended for college instrumental music education majors studying to be band and orchestra directors at the elementary, middle school or high school level.  This textbook presents an extensive look at the... view details
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Learn Conducting Technique with the Swiss Exercise Ball
Learn Conducting Technique with the Swiss Exercise Ball Learn Conducting Technique with the Swiss Exercise Ball (Developing Kinclusive Conducting Awareness)
James Jordan - GIA Publications

James Jordan's groundbreaking Learn Conducting Technique with the Swiss Exercise Ball takes the study of conducting beyond the mechanics to a higher plane. Using the Swiss Exercise Ball, everyone from the

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The Musical Mind of the Creative Director
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

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The Musician's Breath
The Musician's Breath The Musician's Breath
James Jordan, Mark Moliterno & Nova Thomas - GIA Publications

This provocative book examines how the breath is the "delivery system" for human and musical ideas in performance and makes a compelling case for the power of the breath and the power of submitting oneself to... view details
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On Becoming a Conductor
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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The Spark
The Spark The Spark (Notes from the Podium)
Gary Gackstatter & Ron Sikes - C Alan / McClaren Productions

"The Spark is a publication every teacher needs to read, absorb, and infuse in their own day-to-day teaching. If I would have had access to this publication as a young teacher perhaps I would have become

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Teaching Instrumental Music
Teaching Instrumental Music Teaching Instrumental Music (Developing the Complete Band Program)
Shelley Jagow - Meredith Music Publications

Both novice and experienced band directors will benefit from the wide range of information offered through this unique and effective resource. The valuable information contained in the more than forty

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Teaching Music with Purpose
Teaching Music with Purpose Teaching Music with Purpose (Conducting, Rehearsing, Inspiring)
Peter Boonshaft - Meredith Music Publications

Bridging the gap between effective teaching and artistic musical performance is difficult to define and filled with intangibles.  Peter Boonshaft's thoughtful book is a groundbreaking volume that discusses the... view details
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The Conductor's Companion
The Conductor's Companion The Conductor's Companion
Gary Stith - Meredith Music Publications

One hunderd outstanding middle school, high school, collegiate, and professional band and orchestra conductors passionately and candidly share their most powerful rehearsal techniques and cutting-edge

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Toward Center
Toward Center 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
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