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Author Bartle, Jean Ashworth
Title Sound Advice : Becoming a Better Children's Choir Conductor
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2003
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- FOREWORD -- INTRODUCTION -- ONE: The Formative Years -- TWO: Training Eight- to Fourteen-Year-Old Children to Sing -- THREE: Checklist for Ideal Rehearsals and Preparation for Complete Artistic Performances -- FOUR: Developing Literacy -- FIVE: Discipline -- SIX: The Importance of Organization -- SEVEN: The Audition Process: Know Your Children, Your Parents, and Your Community -- EIGHT: Things They Didn't Teach You at Music School -- NINE: Conducting an Orchestra -- TEN: Preparing the Children to Sing a Major Work with Orchestra -- ELEVEN: Recording, Commissioning, and Touring -- TWELVE: From the Children -- APPENDIX ONE: Warm-up Vocal Exercises -- APPENDIX TWO: Audition Form -- APPENDIX THREE: Sample Programs from Toronto Children's Chorus -- APPENDIX FOUR A: Criteria for Choosing Repertoire Appropriate for Children -- APPENDIX FOUR B: Repertoire Lists for Toronto Children's Chorus -- APPENDIX FIVE A: Concepts to Be Learned by the End of Training Choir I, Training Choir II, and Training Choir III -- APPENDIX FIVE B: Memos for the the First Four Rehearsals -- APPENDIX SIX: Sight-Singing Curriculum Outline for the Toronto Children's Chorus -- APPENDIX SEVEN: Rounds All Children Should Know -- APPENDIX EIGHT: Treble Choir Repertoire with Orchestral Accompaniment -- APPENDIX NINE: Repertoire Recommended List -- APPENDIX TEN: Toronto Children's Chorus Compact Discs -- APPENDIX ELEVEN: The Seating Plan -- APPENDIX TWELVE: Examples of Four-Measure Sight-Reading Passages -- APPENDIX THIRTEEN: Transposing and Nontransposing Instruments -- BIBLOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W
Sound Advice' covers the vast array of skills needed by today's conductor of children's choirs. The author outlines everything from the development of musicianship through singing and literacy in the choral setting, to the challenges of conducting an orchestra, working with staff, parents, and a Board of Directors
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bartle, Jean Ashworth Sound Advice : Becoming a Better Children's Choir Conductor Cary : Oxford University Press USA - OSO,c2003 9780195141788
Subject Choral conducting.;Children's choirs.;Choral singing -- Instruction and study -- Juvenile
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