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  • The Silent Musician

    Why Conducting Matters

    A conductor is one of classical music's most recognizable figures. Many people who have never actually been to an orchestral concert have an image of what one looks like. But rarely does such a well-known profession attract so many questions: 'Surely orchestras can play perfectly well without you? Do you really make any difference to the performance?'This book is not intended to be an instruction ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • In Their Own Words

    Canadian Choral Conductors

    Winner of the 2002 National Choral Award for Outstanding Choral PublicationThey are at the heart of every community in Canada, whether they be singing in concert or rehearsal, in a worship service or at a special event. They are Canada’s choirs, and their dedication to their craft is a source of both entertainment and inspiration. And at the heart of every choir, there is a choir master who, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Conductor as Leader

    Principles of Leadership Applied to Life on the Podium

    by Ramona M. Wis ...
    Vision, trust, persuasion, and character are just a few of the key concepts explored in this volume that brings the wealth of leadership literature to bear on the business of running a musical ensemble. The book argues that the role of a conductor is more than just to cue entrances, hold fermatas, and execute final cutoffs with a flourish—it should also be about inspiring the musicians in front of ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Symphony No.7 in D Minor - A Conductor's Score - Op.124

    First published in 1912, this book contains the original musical notation for Charles V. Stanford's “Symphony No.7, Op.12”, a classical musical composition for orchestra. A wonderful example of Romantic music from the early 19th century, this piece will appeal to musicians and others with an interest in playing Stanford's marvellous compositions. Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 – 1924) was an ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • When The Saints Go Marching In

    Easy for Trumpet Quartet

    "When The Saints Go Marching In" - Traditional.Easy arrangement for Trumpet Quartet (comfortable range and key).Full Score (1) + Parts (4) ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • American Choral Directors Association

    series Images of America
    American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) was formed in Kansas City, Missouri, on February 24, 1959, by 35 choral directors from around the United States. They aimed to create an organization that would meet the professional needs of all choir directors. To achieve this goal, they made the promotion of excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • On the Performance of Beethoven's Symphonies and Other Essays

    series Dover Books on Music
    This volume contains English translations of three important literary works by Austrian conductor Felix Weingartner (1863–1942). The title essay is a detailed account of specific performing difficulties and questions of interpretation in each of the nine symphonies, a comprehensive treatment that will be indispensable to music students. Additional features include "On Conducting" and "The Symphony ... Read more

    $21.93 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stickings to go

    Warm-up exercises for Drums

    by André Oettel ...
    Stickings to go is a collection of warm-up and technique exercises which you can practice on the snare drum or a drumpad. 29 pages, with a variety of exercises for the advanced and professional drummer. Short rhythms with accents, flams and doubles are written in several groupings of eighth and sixteenth notes, triplets, quintuplets and sextuples.In the following chapters, individual techniques ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stickings to go

    Aufwärmübungen für Schlagzeuger

    by Andre Oettel ...
    Stickings to go ist eine Sammlung an Aufwärm- und Technikübungen, welche man auf der Snare Drum oder einem Drumpad üben kann. 29 Seiten, mit einer Vielzahl an Übungen für Fortgeschrittene und Profi-Drummer. Kurze Rhythmiken mit Akzenten, Flams und Doubles sind in verschiedenen Gruppierungen mit Achtel- und Sechzehntelnoten, Triolen, Quintolen und Sextolen notiert. In den weiteren Kapiteln ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Antonio Pappano: I Made It! Your Turn Now

    In this short story Sir Antonio, Music Director of The Royal Opera House, London, and of the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia of Rome, opens up and tells us his personal story. His path of a life that has led him to be one of the most famous orchestra directors in the world today. His story is that of a normal person, a story of passions, of ambitions, a story that teaches each of us that we can do ... Read more

    $4.05 AUD

  • The Modern Composer and His World

    series Heritage
    Proceedings of the International Conference of Composers attended by SCEG at the Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario in August 1960. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Rehearsing the Band, Volume 2

    (Meredith Music Resource). Reading this book soon leads one to discover that band conductors are indeed fortunate to have a number of talented and accomplished leaders, who were not only willing, but enthusiastic about sharing their ideas and philosophies with younger colleagues. The result of all of this is to provide a huge "room" where everyone can gather to ask questions on all aspects of ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

    Rooted in the experience of a professional choral conductor, this book provides a guide to practical issues facing conductors of choral ensembles at all levels, from youth choruses to university ensembles, church and community choirs, and professional vocal groups. Paired with the discussion of practical challenges is a discussion of over fifty key works from the choral literature, with ... Read more

    $82.99 AUD

  • George Szell's Reign

    Behind the Scenes with the Cleveland Orchestra

    series Music in American Life
    George Szell was the Cleveland Orchestra's towering presence for over a quarter of a century. From the boardroom to the stage, Szell's powerful personality affected every aspect of a musical institution he reshaped in his own perfectionist image. Marcia Hansen Kraus's participation in Cleveland's classical musical scene allowed her an intimate view of Szell and his achievements. As a musician ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Now That You Are Choirmaster

    by Soji Ojeniyi ...
    From the music that moves the people to the love that binds or tears them apart, Now That You Are Choirmaster shows the issues essential to the vocal group leader and the inside game played by the people to whom he is essential. It covers copyright to songwriting, funding to financial impropriety, part leading to verbal attacks, and fraternal fluxes to funny friendships. Its language is sweet ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Rehearsing

    Critical Connections for the Instrumental Music Conductor

    Following on the heels of his Conducting and Rehearsing the Instrumental Music Ensemble, John F. Colson takes students to the next level in conducting practice with Rehearsing: Critical Connections for the Instrumental Music Conductor. Colson draws together the critical connections for those seeking to become fully capable and self-assured instrumental music conductors. As he argues, too often ... Read more

    $89.99 AUD

  • Basic Conducting Techniques

    Basic Conducting Techniques, Seventh Edition, provides a clear and intelligible introduction to the art of conducting an ensemble. Over the course of fourteen chapters, the authors explicate the elements of conducting, supplementing their teachings with an extensive selection of musical examples from the classical repertoire. Practical and innovative, clear and approachable, this text illuminates ... Read more

    $231.99 AUD

  • The Art of Interpretation of Band Music

    Exploring the best practices for achieving true musical expressivity, this offering from a team of leading conductors is a practical guide to achieving the primary goal of any wind band performance: artistry. The book addresses questions such as When is it appropriate to “change” a score? How can programming contribute? How can a year of performances be sequenced with creativity in mind? and How ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Creative Research in Music

    Informed Practice, Innovation and Transcendence

    series ISME Series in Music Education
    Creative Research in Music explores what it means to be an artistic researcher in music in the twenty-first century. The book delineates the myriad processes that underpin successful artistic research in music, providing best practice exemplars ranging from Western classical art to local indigenous traditions, and from small to large-scale, multi-media and cross-cultural work formats. Drawing on ... Read more

    $75.99 AUD

  • The Choral Conductor's Companion

    100 Rehearsal Techniques, Imaginative Ideas, Quotes, and Facts

    One hundred powerful rehearsal techniques and ideas passionately shared by leading expert choral pedagogues, composers, conductors, vocologists, music therapists, researchers, speech-language pathologists, studio teachers, and professional practitioners. Each quick-to-read, insightful article includes fascinating facts about famous composers and conductors, thoughtful motivational quotes, and ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Daniels' Orchestral Music

    series Music Finders
    Daniels’ Orchestral Music is the gold standard for all orchestral professionals—from conductors, librarians, programmers, students, administrators, and publishers, to even instructors—seeking to research and plan an orchestral program, whether for a single concert or a full season.This sixth edition, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the original edition, has the largest increase in entries ... Read more

    $131.99 AUD

  • Wilhelm Furtwängler

    Art and the Politics of the Unpolitical

    by Roger Allen ...
    Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886-1954) has entered the historical memory as a renowned interpreter of the canon of Austro-German musical masterworks. His extensive legacy of recorded performances of Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner and Wagneris widely regarded as unsurpassed. Yet more than sixty years after his death he remains a controversial figure: the complexities and equivocacy of his high-profile ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Conductors in Britain, 1870-1914

    Wielding the Baton at the Height of Empire

    Book 15 - Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Drawing on many archival findings, this book considers the emerging function and status of orchestral conductors in Britain, and the nature of the opportunities available to them, from the late Victorian era until the outbreak ofWorld War I. It does so by examining and comparing the profiles and impact of eight men whose work supplied the needs of a variety of institutions across the period but ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Conducting the Brahms Symphonies

    From Brahms to Boult

    How did Brahms conduct his four symphonies? What did he want from other conductors when they performed these works, and to which among them did he give his approval? And crucially, are there any stylistic pointers to these performances in early recordings of the symphonies made in the first half of the twentieth century?For the first time, Christopher Dyment provides a comprehensive and in-depth ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD