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Seaman, Christopher

Overview
Works: 102 works in 144 publications in 1 language and 1,283 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Music  Biography 
Roles: Conductor, Performer
Classifications: MT85, 781.45
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Publications about  Christopher Seaman Publications about Christopher Seaman
Publications by  Christopher Seaman Publications by Christopher Seaman
Most widely held works by Christopher Seaman
Inside conducting by Christopher Seaman ( Book )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What does a conductor actually do? How much effect does he or she have? Can the orchestra manage without one? Why don't the players look at the conductor more? Is it necessary for the conductor to play every instrument? What about interpretation? What happens at rehearsals? Why do some conductors "thrash around" more than others? Who's the boss in a concerto: the soloist or the conductor? These are some of the questions that receive lively and informative answers in this book by renowned conductor Christopher Seaman. Composed of short articles on individual topics, it is easy to consult and accessible. Each article begins with an anecdote or saying and ends with quotes from musicians, often expressing opposing views. There are many books on the art of conducting but none like this. Music lovers wondering what the figure on the podium actually does, and aspiring conductors eager to learn more about the art and craft of leading an orchestra, will all treasure this wise yet humorous book
Brian Cherney by Brian Cherney ( )
4 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symphony no. 2, A London Symphony by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra ( )
1 edition published in 2009 and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brigg fair, etc by Frederick Delius ( )
1 edition published in 1994 and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Festival overture, op. 96 by National Youth Orchestra of Scotland ( )
1 edition published in 2010 and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wasps the lark ascending ; etc by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( )
1 edition published in 1994 and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Piano concerto no. 3 Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
McCormack favourites ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Piano concerto no. 1 op. 23 Francesca da Rimini : op. 32 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A London symphony Serenade to music by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in Undetermined and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wasps Lark ascending ; Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis ; Fantasia on Greensleeves ; English folk song suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction and allegro Falstaff ; Fantasy and fugue in C minor by National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delius by Frederick Delius ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LONDON SYMPHONY CHORUS. ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. HICKOX, Richard (conductor). SHIRLEY-QUIRK, John (baritone)
Vaughan Williams the Wasps, Lark Ascending, Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis, Fantasia on Greensleeves, English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams ( Recording )
and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini op. 43 ; Concerto for piano & orchestra no. 3 in D minor, op 30 by Sergei Rachmaninoff ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring and others by Frederick Delius ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The firebird transcribed for piano by the composer by Igor Stravinsky ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Oiseau de feu: Conte dansé en deux tableaux de Michel Fokine / Le Chant du Rossignol: Poème symphonique
Trumpet concerto in E flat by Joseph Haydn ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1975 and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerto for piano & orchestra no. 1 in F sharp, op. 1 Suite no. 1 op. 5 : "Fantasie tableaux" by Sergei Rachmaninoff ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violin concertos, op. 14 by Samuel Barber ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (15)