Sound in Motion: A Performer's Guide to Greater Musical Expression

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Indiana University Press, 2007 - Music - 374 pages
David McGill has assembled an exhaustive study that uses the musical concepts of the legendary Marcel Tabuteau as a starting point from which to develop musical thought. McGill methodically explains the frequently misunderstood ""Tabuteau number system"" and its relationship to note grouping-the lifeblood of music. The controversial issue of baroque performance practice is also addressed. Instrumentalists and vocalists alike will find that many of the ideas presented in this book will help develop their musicianship as well as their understanding of what makes a performance ""musical.""

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This book will change your musical life. It is a fabulous guide for any instrumental performer or singer. McGill will challenge you to think of music not as something defined by talent, or magically ... Read full review


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