The Compleat Conductor
By (author) Gunther Schuller
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Compleat Conductor by Gunther Schuller
Book DescriptionGunther Schuller is one of America's leading contemporary composers, conductors, and musicologists. He has become increasingly dismayed about the way contemporary orchestra leaders have been ignoring the composer's intentions in playing the basic concert repertory from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. In this controversial new book, Schuller puts forth his own principles of conducting, and then analyses in detail several classical masterpieces, comparing the composers' original notation to the way conductors interpret them. Showing ways in which current orchestra and conducting standards can be radically improved, this book is an indictment of contemporary musical trends and an incisive study of the dialogue between composition and performance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195126617
(234mm x 157mm x 39mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gunther Schuller
Gunther Schuller, Hardback (October 2011)
The autobiography of composer and conductor Gunther Schuller and a recounting of the American musical scene through the twentieth century and into the twenty-first.
Musings, Paperback (April 1999)
This volume contains the essays, speeches, liner notes, dictionary entries and magazine articles of Gunther Schuller. The writings cover such artists as Paul Whiteman, Duke Ellington and Sarah Vaughn and topics like the "Third Stream", the art of conducting and the future of opera.
Swing Era, Paperback (March 1992)
Following on from the author's previous work, "Early Jazz", this detailed history of jazz covers the crucial era which saw the rise of big band swing and the transition to the more "avant-garde" bop style which revolutionized jazz in the 1940s.
Horn Technique, Paperback (March 1992)» View all books by Gunther Schuller
This detailed guide to all aspects of horn-playing has been revised and updated to include an extensive repertoire list which lists over 1000 pieces for the horn from the solo, chamber and orchestral repertoires.
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Author Biography - Gunther Schuller
Gunther Schuller is one of America's leading contemporary composers, conductors, and musicologists.
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