Guides to Band Masterworks – Volume II

Revised Edition

Guides to Band Masterworks – Volume II

Revised Edition

Series: Meredith Music Resource Publisher: Meredith Music Format: Softcover Composer: Robert Garofalo

The second edition of the second volume of this series which provides band directors with a ready-made curriculum developed to incorporate comprehensive-musicianship training through quality band literature features Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst, Chester Overture for Band by William Schuman, and George Washington Bridge also by William Schuman. Every unit study integrates technical skills, musical knowledge and creative projects that lead student musicians to an enlightened and expressive performance. Student workbooks for each of the featured works may be downloaded. Each unit study includes:

• Ear training

• Rhythm studies

• Essential skills information for teaching the compositional elements of music

• Rehearsal strategies for addressing common ensemble issues

• Creative projects

• Active listening activities

• Sample teaching schedule

• Unit quiz (and answer sheet)

• Student practice plan

• Optional band projects

  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • APPENDIX A CREATIVE PROJECTS
  • APPENDIX B SAMPLE TEACHING SCHEDULE
  • APPENDIX C SAMPLE TEACHING SCHEDULE
  • APPENDIX C SAMPLE UNIT QUIZ
  • APPENDIX D APTIONAL CURRICULUM
  • APPENDIX E SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND DISCOGRAPHY
  • APPENDIX F INTEGRATING THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS NATIONAL CORE MUSIC STANDARDS
  • CODA CONTENTS OVERVIEW
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PREFACE
  • UNIT1 SECOND SUITE IN F
  • UNIT2 CHESTER OVERTURE
  • UNIT3 GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE
  • Concert Band

$24.95 (US) Inventory #HL 00171029 ISBN: 9781574631364 UPC: 888680625788 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0" 88 pages

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