Face to Face with Orchestra and Chorus A Handbook for Choral Conductors

ISBN-10: 0253216990

ISBN-13: 9780253216991

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Expanded)

Authors: Don V. Moses, Allen F. Ohmes, Robert W. Demaree, Robert W. Demaree

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This guide is written for choral conductors who are presented with the daunting task of conducting a full-sized orchestra. It is a survival kit, featuring an overview of the orchestral instruments & their particular needs, rehearsal tips, & guidelines for proper baroque technique.
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List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Don V Moses is former Director of the School of Music, University of Illinois (now retired).Robert W. Demaree, Jr., is former Dean of the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, Indiana University South Bend (now retired).Allen F. Ohmes is currently Professor of Violin at the University of Iowa.

Working with an Orchestra
The Nature of the Orchestra
The Orchestral Instruments
Preparing for Rehearsals
Adjusting Your Baton Technique
Rehearsing the Orchestra
Conducting Three Baroque Masterworks
Studying the Scores
Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243
Conducting Three Viennese Classical Masterworks
Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa in Angustiis ("Nelsonmesse")
Franz Schubert: Mass in G Major, D. 167
Ludwig van Beethoven: Fantasia, Op. 80 ("Choral")
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