Conducting Made Easy: For Directors of Amateur Musical Organizations

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Scarecrow Press, 1988 - Music - 142 pages
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A practictical guide for effective directing.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
Confessions The Life of a Conductor
1
The Directors Responsibility
6
Mirror perspective
9
Circle Tilt
10
Side View
11
The Right Hand
14
Arm Extension
15
General Tricks
56
Confidence
57
Listening to One Another
59
Technical Tricks
63
Consonants
64
Vowels
65
Precision
66
Hard Swipes
67

The Palm of the Hand
16
The Baton
17
The Beat
20
Geometrical Mechanics
21
Larger Denominations
24
Beat Variation
26
Starting Beat One
27
Starting Beat Two
28
Starting an Offbeat
29
OFF AND RUNNING
30
THE WINNER
32
The Left Hand
35
Holding the Left Hand
36
Loud Soft
37
The Release
38
Sharing
39
NoNoes
41
Distractions
43
Technique
46
Problem Traps
49
Cueing
50
Fermatas
52
The Music Stand
53
Strain
68
Exercise Techniques
71
Option I
72
Chord Changes
74
Chord Inversions
75
Chords in Position
76
Applied Techniques
78
Novelty Songs
81
Religious Songs
84
Terminology
93
TEMPO
103
DYNAMICS
104
INSTRUCTIVE TERMS
107
Choral History
110
Orchestral History
115
Band History
119
Score Reading
123
The Mystique of Conducting
131
Preparation
132
Function and Duty
133
Technique
134
Communication
136
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