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This competency-based workbook provides sound and practicalhands-onprocedures for beginning and advanced conducting enthusiasts. It features a broad repertory of musical excerpts, andsince most are reduced to a four-part formatusers can practice conducting skills and rehearsal techniques readily. The workbook and accompanying media disc promoteself-directed learningby challenging users to attempt conducting techniques as they arise in the music. Audio examples and full scores are provided on the media disc.The workbook details conducting techniques including the baton, beat patterns, fractional beat preparations, the fermata, asymmetrical and changing meters, tempo changes and accompanying. It also outlines score preparation and rehearsal technique and provides musical excerpts.For individuals interested in learning the finer points of musical conducting.

Table of Contents

Conducting Technique
The Baton, Preparation, Downbeat, and Release
Beat Patterns and Preparations in Tempo, Dynamic, and Basic Style
Preparations and Releases for All Counts
Fractional Beat Preparations
Divided Meters
Conducting Musical Styles
The Fermata
The Cue
The Left Hand
Asymmetrical and Changing Meters
Tempo Changes and Accompanying
Score Preparation and Rehearsal Technique
Analysis and Score Preparation
The Instrumental Rehearsal
The Choral Rehearsal
Musical Excerpts
Competencies for the Beginning Conducting Class
Student Evaluation
Chart of Transpositions and Clefs
Full Score Instrumentation and Foreign Equivalents
Counting Drills for Uneven Meters
Musical Style Chart
Expressive Conducting
Selected References
Index of Musical Excerpts
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