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Choral Conducting and the Construction of Meaning: Gesture, Voice, Identity

Choral Conducting and the Construction of Meaning: Gesture, Voice, Identity

  • Author: Garnett, Liz
valuable for those interested in delving deeper into the study of conducting and the social and cultural issues that lead people to join the musical ensembles they do

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$63.75

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Contents

  • Contents: Introduction: choral conducting in context
  • Part I How to Study Conducting: Model, Method, Metalanguage: How do people think about conducting?
  • From ethnography to peer research
  • How to write about conducting. Part II Choral Singing and Enculturation: Defining choral culture: what counts as choral?
  • Creating choral culture: the dos and don'ts
  • Maintaining choral culture: policing the boundaries. Part III Conducting Gesture and Musical Thought: Different styles, different gestures
  • Different styles, common ground
  • Metaphoric gesture and embodied musical meaning
  • Spontaneous gesture and the ensemble. Part IV The Conductor-Choir Bond: Monkey see, monkey do
  • Making use of the conductor-choir bond
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index.