On Becoming a Conductor

Lessons and Meditations on the Art of Conducting

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On Becoming a Conductor

Lessons and Meditations on the Art of Conducting

Series: Meredith Music Resource Publisher: Meredith Music Format: Softcover Author: Frank Battisti

This incredible book by one of the world's foremost authorities on conducting contains no conducting patterns, and no advice on how to conduct any piece. Instead, it focuses on the skills, knowledge and experiences needed to become and function as a conductor-teacher.

“This text is a 'must have' for all serious musicians. It captures the legacy and wisdom of one of the most important conductors of our time. This is what can happen when a focused and inquisitive mind meets up with a uniquely creative imagination.”

– Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Director of Wind Studies, College of Music – University of North Texas

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  • APPENDIX 1 SOURCES OF QUOTATIONS
  • APPENDIX 2 BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR CONDUCTOR-TEACHERS
  • APPENDIX 3 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES (BOOKS,GUIDES,JOURNALS)
  • APPENDIX 4 DVD'S FOR CONDUCTORS
  • PART 1 PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS,EXPERIENCES,AND WORK ETHIC/MENTOR/MODELS
  • PART 3 REALIZING THE MUSIC-ROLE OF INTEGRITY,IMAGINATION,AND EMOTION
  • PART 4 CREATIVITY AND IMAGINATION-CUNDUCTING TECHNIQUE,CONDUVTOR/PLAYER RELATIONSHIP,LEADERSHIP
  • PART 5 REHEARSAL PLANNING AND EXECUTION-CUNDUCTINGA PERFORMANCE,STUDY REPERTOIRE
  • PART 6 EVALUATION, MATURATION, AND REFLECTION
  • PART 7 CONDUVTOR-TEACHER AS MUSIC EDUCATOR
  • PART1 CHAPTER1 PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS,EXPERIENCES
  • PART1 CHAPTER2 DEDICATION,WORK ETHIC,AND MODELS/MENTORS
  • PART2 CHAPTER3 SELECTING LITERATURE AND PROGRAMMING
  • PART2 CHAPTER4 SKILLS NEEDED FOR READING AND INNER HEARING WHAT'S IN A SCORE
  • PART2 CHAPTER5 SCORE STUDY
  • PART2 CHAPTER6 MARKING THE SCORE
  • PART2 SELECTING LITERATURE/PROGRAMMING-READING,STUDYING,AND MARKING THE SCORE
  • PART3 CHAPTER7 INTERPRETATION/REALIZATION
  • PART4 CHAPTER10 CONDUCTOR/PLAYER RELATIONSHIP-THE ART OF COLLABORATION
  • PART4 CHAPTER11 LEADERSHIP
  • PART4 CHAPTER8 CONDUCTOR'S CREATIVITY AND IMAGINATION
  • PART4 CHAPTER9 CUNDUCTING TECHNIQUE-GESTURES OF EXPRESSION
  • PART5 CHAPTER12 REHEARSALS,PREPARATION/PLANNING,FORMULATING SCHEDULES
  • PART5 CHAPTER13 REHEARSAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • PART5 CHAPTER14 SEATING ARRANGEMENTS
  • PART5 CHAPTER15 AMOUNT OF REHEARSAL TIME
  • PART5 CHAPTER16 CONDUCTING A PERFORMANCE
  • PART5 CHAPTER17 STUDY REPERTOIRE
  • PART6 CHAPTER18 CONDUVTOR EVALUATION AND PLAYER PROGRESS ASSESSMENT
  • PART6 CHAPTER19 CONTINUOUS PERSONAL GROWTH/DEVELOPMENT
  • PART7 CHAPTER20 MUSIC AND THE ARTS-THE CONDUCTOR-TEACHER'S ROLE
  • PART7 CHAPTER21 SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING WHAT CONDUCTORS SHOULD AND SHOULD NOT DO
  • PART7 POSTCRIPT POEM

$32.95 (US) Inventory #HL 00317171 ISBN: 9781574630862 UPC: 884088201074 Width: 7.0" Length: 10.0" 184 pages

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