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Orchestras books

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Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles by Professor Richard (Vanderbilt University USA) King Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles

Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles explores techniques and methodologies specific to recording classical music. Whether a newcomer or a seasoned engineer looking to refine their skills, this book speaks to all levels of expertise and covers every aspect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2016

Robert Schumann and the Piano Concerto by Claudia MacDonald Robert Schumann and the Piano Concerto

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

The Political Orchestra The Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics During the Third Reich by Fritz Trumpi The Political Orchestra The Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics During the Third Reich

This is a groundbreaking study of the prestigious Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics during the Third Reich. Making extensive use of archival material, including some discussed here for the very first time, Fritz Tr mpi offers new insight into the orchestras'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2016

Highlife Giants West African Dance Band Pioneers by John Collins Highlife Giants West African Dance Band Pioneers

Highlife Giants is an intimate portrait of the pioneering artistes of West Africa's vibrant music scene from the 1920s onwards. It is packed full of inside information from stars including E.T Mensah, Kofo Ghanaba, King Bruce, Bobby Benson, Victor Uwaifo,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2016

Upbeat The Story of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq by Paul MacAlindin Upbeat The Story of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq

The story of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq, its origins, troubles, many achievements, and its eventual end.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2016

A Pastoral Symphony (Full Score) Symphony No. 3 by Ralph Vaughan Williams, David Matthews A Pastoral Symphony (Full Score) Symphony No. 3
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A heartfelt and subtly beautiful tribute to the dead of the First World War, Vaughan Williams' Third Symphony is amongst his most powerful works. Faber Music publishes this long-awaited hardback critical edition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2016

Daniels' Orchestral Music by David Daniels Daniels' Orchestral Music

Daniels' Orchestral Music is the gold standard among orchestra conductors, music programmers, symphony directors, and any other music professional-or student-seeking to research an orchestral program for a recital or a full season.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2015

Contemporary Orchestration A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians by R.J. (Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA) Miller Contemporary Orchestration A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians
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Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2014

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Trans-Atlantic Passages Philip Hale on the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1889-1933 by J. Mitchell Trans-Atlantic Passages Philip Hale on the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1889-1933

Philip Hale (1854-1934) helped put Boston on the Transatlantic map through his music writing. Mitchell reconstructs Hale's oeuvre to produce an authoritative account of the role the Boston Symphony played in the international world of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century music.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2014

Contemporary Orchestration A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians by R.J. (Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA) Miller Contemporary Orchestration A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians
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Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2014

El Sistema Orchestrating Venezuela's Youth by Geoffrey (Reader in Musicology, Royal Holloway University of London) Baker El Sistema Orchestrating Venezuela's Youth
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The Venezuelan youth orchestra program known as El Sistema has garnered global renown through its claims to use classical music education to foster social inclusion. Yet, it has been the subject of surprisingly little scrutiny and genuine debate.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2014

Baton Basics Communicating Music through Gesture by Diane (Music Director, Allentown Symphony Orchestra) Wittry Baton Basics Communicating Music through Gesture
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In Baton Basics, conductor Diane Wittry offers a unique approach to teaching conducting through weight, resistance, and energy. In doing so she gives readers new tools for effective and ultimately musical forms of conducting, forms based on conveying energy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2014

Baton Basics Communicating Music through Gesture by Diane (Music Director, Allentown Symphony Orchestra) Wittry Baton Basics Communicating Music through Gesture
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In Baton Basics, conductor Diane Wittry offers a unique approach to teaching conducting through weight, resistance, and energy. In doing so she gives readers new tools for effective and ultimately musical forms of conducting, forms based on conveying energy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2014

Orchestral Pops Music A Handbook by Lucy Manning Orchestral Pops Music A Handbook

In this new edition of Orchestral Pops Music: A Handbook, Lucy Manning brings to the present her remarkable compendium, which has proven so critical to the success of pops concert programming. This revised handbook alleviates this time-consuming task by offering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2013

Inside Conducting by Christopher Seaman Inside Conducting

Exactly what does a conductor do in front of an orchestra? Internationally renowned conductor Christopher Seaman offers lively and informative answers in this wise yet humorous book.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2013

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