Teaching music through performance in band, Volume 6

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GIA Publications, Jan 1, 2007 - Music - 946 pages
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Publisher marketing: The best-selling Teaching Music through Performance in Band series continues to be the indispensable resource for band directors. Volume 6 continues the tradition: current perspectives on major issues in the field together with tools to help band directors identify and teach the best band works being published today. Chapters written by a team of nationally recognized band directors and teachers include "Who Always Has the Melody Most of the Time?" by Larry Blocher, "Soundings: Developing Beautiful Tone" by Ray Cramer, with input from former students, "Making a Difference" by Edward S. Lisk, "Historical Highlights of the Wind Band to 1800: A Heritage and Lineage, Part One: Antiquity to Classical" by Eugene Migliaro Corporon, "The One Who Makes a Difference: Characteristics of Master Teachers" by Tim Lautzenheiser, and "Featuring Soloists with Ensembles" by Richard Miles. Like the other volumes in the series, this book includes extensive analyses of 100 works for band, Grades 2 to 6. The literature selected for this volume is a true showcase of the highest level works for band being published today.

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As with the other Teaching Music Through Performing/Performance, this book gives an overview of the history of each composer and piece that it includes. The book hits many major compositions and ... Read full review

Contents

DEVELOPING BEAUTIFUL TONE
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Grade Five
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FEATURING SOLOISTS WITH ENSEMBLES
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