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Author Moses, Don V., 1936-

Title Face to face with orchestra and chorus : a handbook for choral conductors / Don V Moses, Robert W. Demaree, Jr. and Allen F. Ohmes.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2004]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.5145 MOS 2004    Available
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Edition 2nd, expanded ed.
Description xii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Originally published: Prestige Publications, 1987.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-200) and index.
Contents Working with an orchestra -- Conducting three baroque masterworks -- Conducting three Viennese classical masterworks.
Summary 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 from the Baroque and Classical periods, including Handel's Messiah, Bach's Magnificat in D Major, Vivaldi's Gloria, and Beethoven's "Choral" Fantasia.
Subject Conducting.
Choruses -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.).
Orchestral music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.).
Added Author Demaree, Robert W.
Ohmes, Allen F.
Other Form: Online version: Moses, Don V., 1936- Face to face with orchestra and chorus. 2nd, expanded ed. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004 (OCoLC)652362227
ISBN 0253344379 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253344373 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0253216990 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780253216991 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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