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A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

  • Author: Rosenbaum, Harold

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Contents

  • Part 1: Leadership, Logistics, and Decision Making
  • 1. Responsibilities and Opportunities
  • 2. Recruiting, Auditioning, and Assessing
  • 3. Choosing and Learning Repertoire
  • 4. Common Conductor Problems and How to Avoid or Fix Them
  • 5. The Importance of Acquiring a Solid Conducting Technique
  • 6. Logistics: Arranging your Singers and Placing your Choir
  • 7. Running Rehearsals
  • 8. Achieving a Better Choral Sound
  • 9. Special Choral Concepts and Techniques
  • 10. Collaborating with Other Performers
  • 11. Collaborating With, and Supporting Composers
  • 12. Concerts and Venues
  • 13. The Concert Experience - Directing and Savoring
  • 14. Choral Tours
  • 15. Making a Recording
  • 16. Breaking Rules: When and Why It Is Acceptable
  • 17. The World of Professional Choristers - An Inside Look at The New York Virtuoso Singers
  • 18. Performing Modern Music
  • 19. Final Thoughts
  • Part 2: Anthology
  • Appendix 1: Interpreting Johann Sebastian Bach's: Matthaus-Passion (St. Matthew Passion) (Barenreiter edition)
  • Appendix 2: Interpreting Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem
  • Appendix 3: Executing Fermatas in Haydn's Die Schoepfung (The Creation) (Oxford University Press edition)
  • Appendix 4: Interpreting Giuseppe Verdi's Messa da Requiem (Edition Peters Nr. 4250 or Dover Publications).
  • Index