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Face to face with orchestra and chorus : a handbook for choral conductors

Author: Don V Moses; Robert W Demaree; Allen F Ohmes
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd, expanded edView all editions and formats
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This is a crucial guide for choral conductors who are presented with the daunting task of conducting a full-size orchestra. This book provides a survival kit for both novice and experienced choral conductors, with an overview of the orchestral instruments and their particular needs, tips for rehearsing an orchestra effectively, and guidelines for proper baton technique. Conductors are walked through six case studies  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moses, Don V., 1936-
Face to face with orchestra and chorus.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)652362227
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don V Moses; Robert W Demaree; Allen F Ohmes
ISBN: 0253344379 9780253344373 0253216990 9780253216991
OCLC Number: 53926875
Notes: Originally published: Prestige Publications, 1987.
Description: xii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Working with an orchestra --
Conducting three baroque masterworks --
Conducting three Viennese classical masterworks.
Responsibility: Don V Moses, Robert W. Demaree, Jr. and Allen F. Ohmes.

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Essential advice for any choral conductor who is "face to face" with an orchestra  Read more...
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This second edition . . . will attract a new generation of conductors to what remains a singular text in our field. . . * Choral Journal *

 
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