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During his active career he prepared choruses for many of the world’s leading conductors, including Eugene Ormandy, Robert Shaw and Zubin Mehta. Oxford University Press Amazon. Andrew Smouse rated it liked it Jul 30, Twchnique Designer Fashion Brands. Foreword Preface to the third edition Preface to the revised edition Preface to the first edition Inspiration Other studies Conducting technique – general The baton Odds and ends Beat patterns – theory Beat patterns – specific The left hand Dynamics, accents, phrasing, tempo, character Cues Off-beat cues, accents, and syncopations Conducting to records More odds and ends Starts and stops Subdivision and ‘merging’ Moulding the music Fermatas Ears Nerves Thoughts and interpretation Some rehearsal suggestions Solos and recitatives Changing codnucting units The avant-garde The concert Non-musical chores On teaching conducting Additions and amplifications for the third edition Index.


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All conductors should take a look at this book. I know nothing about conducting, although, as a musician, I wanted to learn about this art.

Conducting Technique – Brock McElheran – Oxford University Press

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Want to Read saving…. Pithy and to the point chapters challenge the would-be conductor to reflect deeply on just technoque the heck you think you’re doing up there. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Art and Alchemy of Conducting Hardcover.

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There are a lot of useful “tidbits” of information that have sharpened my conducting and also sparked ideas.

Tis author starts from the very beginning. Principles of Orchestration Dover Books on Music.

Had to get this for a class – a little dated in sections, but overall some solid advice for beginning conductors. Many authors write “beginners” books, and seem to think conductkng you have some knowledge about the subject matter.

Besides conducting various ensembles at the Crane School of Music, McElheran has also conducted various ensembles around the world, including the Philadelphia Orchestra. McElheran leads the student toward mastery of the borck at hand, with firmness and gentle humor.

Conducting Technique: For Beginners and Professionals

He wrote the textbook Conducting Techniques for Beginners and Professionals, which is a used today in several conducting classes around the world. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Isaac Lovdahl rated it it was amazing May 25, Choose your country or region Close. This is a fantastic Conducting book!