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Description - Face to Face with Orchestra and Chorus, Second, Expanded Edition by Don V. Moses

Face to Face with Orchestra and Chorus is a crucial guide for choral conductors who are presented with the daunting task of conducting a full-size orchestra. This book provides a survival kit for both novice and experienced choral conductors, with an overview of the orchestral instruments and their particular needs, tips for rehearsing an orchestra effectively, and guidelines for proper baton technique. Conductors are walked through six case studies from the Baroque and Classical periods, including Handel's Messiah, Bach's Magnificat in D Major, Vivaldi's Gloria, and Beethoven's "Choral" Fantasia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253216991
ISBN-10: 0253216990
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Don V. Moses

Don V Moses is former Director of the School of Music, University of Illinois (now retired).Robert W. Demaree, Jr., is former Dean of the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, Indiana University South Bend (now retired).Allen F. Ohmes is currently Professor of Violin at the University of Iowa.