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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Vademecum del Musicista Terza Edizione

    Guida per chi pratica e/o ascolta musica

    Il Vademecum del Musicista di Francesco Castiglione è strutturato in tre parti: la prima parte è rivolta al Benessere in generale e vengono elaborate due tecniche di musicoterapia: la prima di ascolto passivo, cioè, basata sul solo ascolto della musica per il raggiungimento di stati di equilibrio attraverso l’auto-osservazione e la seconda è una tecnica di musicoterapia attiva basata sulle ... Read more

    $7.99 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

  • Oscar's A+ Band Director Guide: A Veteran Band Teacher's Guide to Teaching Music

    by Oscar Dames ...
    Leading a successful band or music program isn't as simple as teaching middle schoolers musical notes and getting them to play well together. It's a fun, yet sometimes challenging adventure that goes way beyond what you learned in college or university.In Oscar's A+ Band Director Guide, Oscar Dames gives you all the tools you need to teach kids music, lead a band, and create a successful music ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How To Discover Your True Voice

    About the bookCreating music is an art meant for anyone with the genuine desire to be heard.The world has become fast paced, and there's an information overload that makes one begin to lose sight of the necessary details.There are thousands of great songs out there, but there's room for more!This book offers insights into the song writing process, as well as tips that can help any talented ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • 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

  • Music Production, Songwriting & Audio Engineering, 2022+ Edition: The Professional Guide for Music Producers, Songwriters & Audio Engineers in Music Studios

    Techniques, Tricks & Pro Tips to Make Your Sound The Very Best it Can Be!Do you want to make better music? How about achieving a professional sound? Or even being able to work in professional studios?If you're serious about improving your music production, songwriting & audio engineering skills to a professional level then keep on reading…Most musicians dream of making professional sounding music. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Music Elements: Music Theory, Songwriting, Lyrics & Creativity Explained

    Embrace Your Inner ArtistDo you struggle writing songs?Have you ever tried learning music theory but found it hard or thought that it wasn't necessary?If you are finding that you are writing songs, and whilst they sound good, there is something missing then read on. What you are missing is the sense of harmony and emotion that professional producers and songwriters have. Your about to discover ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • The Compleat Conductor

    A world-renowned conductor and composer who has lead most of the major orchestras in North America and Europe, a talented musician who has played under the batons of such luminaries as Toscanini and Walter, and an esteemed arranger, scholar, author, and educator, Gunther Schuller is without doubt a major figure in the music world. Now, in The Compleat Conductor, Schuller has penned a highly ... Read more

    $31.99 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