The modern conductor: a college text on conducting based on the principles of Nicolai Malko as set forth in his The conductor and his baton

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Prentice-Hall, 1961 - Music - 308 pages
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Contents

Chapter
1
TRADITIONAL PATTERNS
16
Chapter
20
Timebeating gestures in general The preparatory beat
31
THE EXPRESSIVE GESTURES
60
CUES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LEFT HAND
87
Chapter 8
110
Chapter 9
127
INTERPRETING THE CHORAL SCORE
184
INTERPRETING THE ORCHESTRAL SCORE
197
PREPARING THE PERFORMANCE
212
MEMORIZING THE SCORE
225
The melding of gestures Psychological conducting Writing
244
CREATIVE CONDUCTING Ultimate Mastery
254
Appendix C
270
Appendix
285

Chapter 10
140
Chapter 12
154
MECHANICS OF THE BAND SCORE
167
Index to Diagrams and Musical Examples
299
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