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Author Miller, Michael, 1958-

Title The complete idiot's guide to conducting music / by Michael Miller.

Imprint New York : Alpha Books, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    781.635 MIL    Available
Description xiv, 226 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series The complete idiot's guide to
Complete idiot's guide.
Note Includes index.
Contents Behind the scenes. What makes a great conductor? ; Same job, different roles ; Preparing the score ; Conducting rehearsals -- Basic skills. Developing stance and baton technique ; Conducting basic metric patterns ; Conducting triple meter patterns ; Conducting advanced meters and subdivided beats -- Interpretation and expression. Interpreting and controlling the performance ; Using the left hand ; Conducting tempo ; Conducting dynamics and phrasing ; Conducting cues and accents ; Conducting recitatives and other unmetered music -- Different types of conducting. Conducting orchestras and concert bands ; Conducting marching bands ; Conducting jazz bands ; Conducting choirs ; Conducting musicals and shows ; Conducting in the recording studio.
Summary To the untrained eye, conducting looks simple, but it require precise skills. Learn the basics and the nuances of conducting for any type of ensemble, in any musical genre.
Subject Conducting.
Conductors (Music)
Added Title Conducting music
ISBN 9781615641680

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