frequency and time description of selected rehearsal behaviors used by five choral conductors

by Virgil Leon Thurman

Publisher: [s.n.] in Urbana, Ill

Written in English
Published: Pages: 208 Downloads: 634
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Subjects:

  • Choral conducting.,
  • Choral singing -- Instruction and study.,
  • Music rehearsals.

Edition Notes

Statementby Virgil Leon Thurman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT85 .T52 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 208 leaves.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14751770M

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A frequency and time description of selected rehearsal behaviors used by five choral directors (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).Cited by: 3.

A frequency and time description of selected rehearsal behaviors used by five choral directors (Unpublished doctoral dissertation) University of Illinois Jan V L Thurman. A frequency and time description of selected rehearsal behaviors used by five choral conductors.

Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Cited by: Download Citation | Once more, with feeling: Conductors’ use of assessments and directives to provide feedback in choir rehearsals | In this article Conversation Analysis is used to explore the.

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Abstract/Description: Rehearsals of four outstanding choral conductors were examined to isolate techniques used and time spent in developing choral tone. Participants included four collegiate choral conductors who have been identified as experts in the field of choral music as evidenced by national and international acclaim.

For many amateur singers, the choral rehearsal is the only singing that they do each week. Conductors should spend some time with them to establish the basics of the foundations of singing and then continue to remind them of these principles at every rehearsal.

Their technique and stamina will improve and so will the sound of the ensemble. Description: This comprehensive and engaging sourcebook is an essential guide to a productive and musical choral rehearsal written by a leading voice in choral pedagogy.

Intended for choirs of all skill levels, The Choral Rehearsal: Volume 1 covers a wide range of subjects and features sections devoted to: • The spirit of the rehearsal. I'd say, very cautiously, that there is some truth to this comparison—but I don't think it warrants quite so broad a generalization, for several reasons.

Among them, * The size of any ensemble, whether instrumental, choral, or both, is a pretty st. The Identification of Conductor-Distinguished Functions of Conducting Chagnon () reveals how choral conductors sensitize musicians to gestures to improve their response, adapt movements from these students, 24 with two to four years of conducting training or experience, 14 with five to 10 years of experience, 14 with 11 to 20 years.

Rehearsal Etiquette. Whether you’re in an orchestra for the first time or you’re an experienced orchestral performer, you’ll soon notice that there are some unwritten “rules” pertaining to your involvement and behavior during rehearsal.

Conductors even have their own style and set of expectations for the musicians under their direction. Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral has been defined as "the art of directing the simultaneous performance of several players or singers by the use of gesture." The primary duties of the conductor are to interpret the score in a way which reflects the specific indications in that score, set the tempo, ensure correct entries by.

Score and Reheasal Preparation: A Realistic Approach for Instrumental Conductors will challenge you as an educator to spend time doing your "homework" before asking the students to do theirs.

I will never step-up to my podium again without having prepared as this book suggests/5(11). Home › Forums › Choral Discussions › Rehearsal Techniques for Conductors This topic has 3 replies, 4 voices, and was last updated 3 years, 11 months ago by Tim Sharp.

Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total). (T/F) The conductor's role includes interpreting the music for the group.

How many instrumentalists would you expect to find in a chamber group. You just studied 22 terms. Now up your study game with Learn mode. (T/F) The conductor's role includes interpreting the music for the group.

How many instrumentalists would you expect to find in a. Music and Leadership: the Role of the Conductor Josep Gustems Carnicer1, Diego Calderón Garrido2 & Salvador Oriola Requena3 Abstract Leadership is a social competence linked to the figure of the conductor of a music group (choir, orchestra, gospel, and big-band).File Size: 52KB.

The term used to describe music that is descriptive and is intended to evoke-musical ideas, images in the mind of the listener by musically representing a scene, image or mood is: Program music The conductor at the premiere of the Symphonie fantastique was.

What are some of the qualities of a good orchestra or choir conductor. For the purposes of this answer, I'm going to be talking about my own experiences with conductors. I'm not a professional musician, though I've worked with professional conduct.

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For reference, I've been playing violin for ~8 years. Conductors usually aren't there to keep time, but rather to direct nuances in the actual playing (ie changing tempos/dynamics). In fact, one of my teachers used to talk about how an orchestra played an entire concert without their conductor due to a delayed flight or something.

There are still dedicated conductors because they were at one time necessary. The way programs are selected, access to scores, and technologies are a changing/improving. Budgets are being slashed. Today a temporary conductor (ie different musician from the group for each piece) or no conductor can suffice.

Lux is a small choral piece. Which instrument, a cello or a violin, produces a higher-pitched sound. Explain your answer.

-   In rehearsal, the conductor’s personality and approach can make a difference. In the past, some conductors were absolute dictators, brooking no backtalk from the galley slaves.

Others were more collegial, asking in conversation with the musicians what might work best. Personal example, one conductor I had (in high school) wouldn't let us play the final note of Beethoven's 5th in rehearsal.

Each time we got there he would cut us off in the final rest, and have us start the movement over again (or from a passage he thought needed more work).

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- Joshua Bell quotes from "Good conductors know when to let an orchestra lead itself. Ninety percent of what a conductor does comes in the rehearsal - the. A conductor must stand in front of an orchestra or other large body of musicians to coordinate and direct a musical performance.

Beat time with a baton. (Choral conductors use their hands). Communicate where the phrasing, dynamics and articulations go by visually (and in rehearsal), the conductor must synchronize and implement the.The effort to keep an orchestra afloat is a costly one--many of the top ensembles approach members staffed with professional musicians who demand salaries that reflect their talents and professional status, not to mention the cost of hiring conductors and guest performers, rental of rehearsal halls, etc.

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