Basic Techniques of Conducting

Basic Techniques of Conducting

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This introduction to conducting method, appropriate for vocal and instrumental conducting students, is organized to establish essential conducting skills in a developmental sequence. The book contains thirty content lessons, guided practice outlines, ten videotaping sessions with evaluation forms for each taped session, assignments at the end of each lesson, illustrations with photos and conducting diagrams, as well as numerous choral and instrumental musical examples for directed conducting practice. Concentrating on the basics, this text emphasizes the development of the psychomotor skills needed for clear and expressive conducting.show more

Product details

  • Spiral bound | 256 pages
  • 223.52 x 276.86 x 20.32mm | 453.59g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • halftones, line drawings, musical examples
  • 0195099370
  • 9780195099379
  • 943,389

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Basic Techniques of Conducting is a competency-basic introduction to conducting developed over ten years of teaching and class testing. Concentrating on the basics, this text provides all the essential concept necessary to build a solid foundation of conducting skills for choral and instrumental music. Paying special attention to the physical aspects of conducting, this practical guide emphasizes the development of the psychomotor skills needed for clear and expressive conducting.show more

About Kenneth H. Phillips

Kenneth H. Phillips is a professor of Music and Education at The University of Iowa. He is the author of Teaching Kids to Sing (1992), Teaching Kids to Sing Video Series and Teaching Kids to Sing Exercise and Vocalise Cards (1994). He conducts the Chamber Singers of Iowa City and the Cedar Rapids Symphony Children's Discovery Chorus.show more

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