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Orchestras books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Orchestras category. Presented with a red border are the Orchestras books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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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: 13/04/2018

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 is here told by its musical director from its inception to its eventual end.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Arias, Ensembles, & Choruses An Excerpt Finder for Orchestras by John Yaffe, David Daniels Arias, Ensembles, & Choruses An Excerpt Finder for Orchestras
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This is a one-stop sourcebook for orchestras, opera companies, conductors, and librarians programming vocal excerpts for concert performance. Includes detailed information on a vast repertoire of vocal pieces commonly extracted from operas, operettas, musicals, and oratorios --more than 1,500 excerpts...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire A Catalog of Modern Music by Dirk Meyer Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire A Catalog of Modern Music

This book supplies conductors, music administrators, and librarians with all the information needed to plan performances of modern chamber music. It provides details on 4,000 titles composed during the 20th or 21st centuries, and the appendix allows users to search...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Recording Orchestra and Other Classical Music Ensembles by Richard 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

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: 15/11/2016

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

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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: 06/02/2015

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: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2015

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: 11/12/2014

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

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: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2014

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