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On becoming a conductor : lessons and meditations on the art of conducting

Author: Frank L Battisti
Publisher: Galesville, MD : Meredith Music, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank L Battisti
ISBN: 9781574630862 1574630865
OCLC Number: 166379733
Description: xii, 167 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : observations on conducting and the conductor --
pt. I. Personal characteristics : essential knowledge, skills, experiences, and work ethic/mentor/models --
Personal characteristics and essential knowledge, skills, experiences --
Dedication, work ethic, and models/mentors --
pt. II. Selecting literature/programming : reading, studying, and marking the score --
Selecting literature and programming --
Skills needed for reading and inner hearing what's in a score --
Score study --
Marking the score --
pt. III. Realizing the music : role of integrity, imagination, and emotion --
Interpretation/realization --
pt. IV. Creativity and imagination : conducting technique, conductor/player relationship, leadership --
Conductor's creativity and imagination --
Conducting technique : gestures of expression --
Conductor/player relationship : the art of collaboration --
Leadership --
pt. V. Rehearsal planning and execution : conducting a performance, study repertoire --
Rehearsals, preparation/planning, formulating schedules --
Rehearsal considerations --
Seating arrangements --
Amount of rehearsal time --
Conducting a performance --
Study repertoire --
pt. VI. Evaluation, maturation, and reflection --
Conductor evaluation and player progress assessment --
Continuous personal growth/development --
pt. VIII. Conductor-teacher as music educator --
Music and the arts : the conductor-teacher's role --
Suggestions concerning what conductors should and should not do --
Postscript and a poem --
Appendix 1. Sources of quotations --
Appendix 2. Bibliography and recommended books for conductor-teachers --
Appendix 3. Additional resources (books, guides, journals) --
Appendix 4. DVDs for conductors.
Responsibility: Frank L. Battisti.

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