9780131697560

Contemporary Choral Arranging

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    9780131697560

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    0131697560

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/4/1986
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Comprehensive text about Choral Arranging which encompasses various styles of arranging, uses current source material, and follows a logical, pedagogical order.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xv
Introduction
1(2)
Initial Choral Arranging Considerations
3(15)
Voice Types and Combinations According to Age Groups
3(3)
Elementary School Level
3(1)
Middle School Level
4(1)
Mature Adult Voices
5(1)
Musical Notation
6(12)
Score Setup
6(5)
Chord Nomenclature
11(1)
Stemming, Beaming, and Rests
12(1)
Piano Notation
13(1)
Text Notation
14(2)
Text Declamation
16(2)
Basic Harmonic Principles for Choral Arranging
18(12)
Initial Harmonic Concepts
18(2)
Close and Open Voicing
18(1)
Chord Spacing
19(1)
Inversion
19(1)
Doubling
20(1)
Chord Motion
20(2)
Voice Leading and Tendency Tones
20(2)
Parallel and Contrary Motion
22(1)
Voice Crossing
22(1)
Chord Vocabulary and Chord Progression in Melody Harmonization
22(6)
Basic Triadic Harmony
23(1)
Melody Harmonization
24(1)
Diatonic Seventh Chords
25(2)
Secondary Dominant Seventh Chords
27(1)
Other Chromatic Chords
28(1)
Arranging Exercises
28(2)
Keyboard Accompaniment
30(29)
The Role of the Accompaniment
30(14)
Technical Considerations
44(2)
Styles of Accompaniment
46(9)
Choral Doubling
46(1)
Arpeggiation
46(1)
Rhythmic Patterns and Figures
46(5)
Counter-Material
51(1)
Unconventional Voicings
51(4)
Special Effects
55(1)
Summary
55(1)
Arranging Exercises
56(3)
Two-Part Arranging
59(17)
Typical Voice Combinations
59(1)
Homophonic Textures
60(1)
Note-Against-Note
60(1)
Animated Homophony
61(1)
Contrapuntal Textures
61(13)
Countermelody
61(3)
Descant
64(2)
Figuration
66(2)
Ostinato
68(1)
Imitation
69(1)
Canon
70(4)
Partner Songs
74(1)
Model Arrangements
74(1)
Arranging Exercises
75(1)
Modulation
76(21)
Purpose and Location
76(1)
Key Choice
77(1)
Types of Modulation
77(11)
Pivot Chord Modulation
78(1)
Chromatic Inflection
78(3)
Common Tone Modulation
81(4)
Direct Modulation
85(1)
Technical Considerations
85(3)
Context of the Modulation
88(4)
Immediate Modulation
88(1)
Extended Modulation
88(3)
Medley
91(1)
Arranging Exercises
92(5)
Introductions and Endings
97(18)
Introductions Directly Derived from the Arrangement
98(5)
Introductions Derived from the First Phrase
98(1)
Introductions Derived from a Subsequent Phrase
98(3)
Introductions Derived from the Accompaniment
101(1)
Introductions That Combine Functions
102(1)
Endings Directly Derived from the Arrangement
103(3)
Endings That Repeat the Last Phrase
105(1)
Endings That Feature Rhythmic Augmentation
105(1)
The Tag Ending
105(1)
Freely Composed Introductions and Endings
106(6)
Imitative Beginnings or Endings
106(3)
Other Freely Composed Introductions or Endings
109(3)
Arranging Exercises
112(3)
Planning the Arrangement
115(9)
Initial Considerations Regarding Performance Group and Musical Source
115(1)
Detailed Study of the Musical Source
116(1)
Text
116(1)
Melodic Form
116(1)
Pitch and Rhythmic Organization
117(1)
Planning the Overall Form of the Arrangement
117(1)
Sectional (AABA)
117(1)
Strophic
118(1)
Strophic with Refrain
118(1)
The Contribution of Musical Elements to Form Delineation
118(1)
Texture
118(1)
Accompaniment
119(1)
Dynamics
119(1)
Key
119(1)
Tempo
119(1)
Application of Musical Elements to Specific Forms
119(2)
Sectional (AABA)
119(1)
Strophic
120(1)
Strophic with Refrain
120(1)
Adding Introductions and Endings
121(1)
Final Assembly of the Arrangement
121(1)
Applying the Planning Progression to an Existing Arrangement
121(3)
Considering the Type of Group
121(1)
Detailed Study of the Musical Source and Text
122(1)
Planning the Overall Form of the Arrangement
122(1)
Summary of Formal Treatment
123(1)
Adding Introductions and Endings
123(1)
Three-Part Arranging
124(20)
Typical Voice Combinations and Applications
124(1)
Homophonic Textures
125(6)
Note-against-Note
125(2)
Animated Homophony
127(3)
Melody Line with Background Vocal Texture
130(1)
Contrapuntal Textures
131(8)
Countermelody
131(4)
Figuration
135(2)
Ostinato
137(2)
Imitation
139(1)
Model Arrangement
139(4)
Arranging Exercises
143(1)
Four-Part Arranging
144(27)
Typical Voice Combinations and Applications
144(1)
Homophonic Textures
145(6)
Note-against-Note
145(2)
Animated Homophony
147(4)
Melody Line with Background Vocal Texture
151(1)
Contrapuntal Textures
151(11)
Countermelody
151(4)
Figuration
155(1)
Ostinato
156(1)
Imitation
156(6)
Special Features Concerning All-Female and All-Male Arrangements
162(5)
All-Female Arrangements
162(1)
All-Male Arrangements
162(3)
Barbershop Quartets and Sweet Adelines
165(2)
Model Arrangement
167(3)
Arranging Exercises
170(1)
Special Choral Devices
171(12)
Special Sonorities
171(6)
Neutral Syllables
171(1)
Imitating Specific Instruments or Sounds
172(2)
Scat Singing
174(2)
Speaking
176(1)
Special Techniques
177(6)
The Fan
178(1)
Unconventional Harmonies
179(1)
The Pyramid
180(3)
Adapting an Existing Arrangement to a Different Choral Combination
183(4)
Adapting the SATB Arrangement
183(3)
Original SATB Setting
184(1)
SA Setting
184(1)
SAB Setting
184(1)
SSA Setting
184(1)
TTBB Setting
184(2)
Adapting Hymn Settings
186(1)
Jazz Vocal Styles
187(26)
Rhythm
187(4)
Swing Notation
188(1)
Syncopation
188(3)
Even Eighth-Note Rhythm
191(1)
Meter
191(1)
Tempo
192(2)
Melodic Inflection
194(1)
Harmony
195(11)
Chordal Extensions
196(1)
Chord Alterations
197(2)
Chord Substitution
199(5)
Voicings
204(2)
Formal Structure
206(5)
AABA Form
206(4)
Blues Form
210(1)
Endings
210(1)
Model Arrangement
211(1)
Arranging Exercises
212(1)
Country, Rock, and Pop Vocal Styles
213(25)
Country Music
213(1)
Rock Music
214(6)
Pop Music
220(1)
Summary and Synthesis
221(2)
Arranging Exercises
223(1)
The Accompaniment in Jazz and other Popular Styles
The Instruments of the Rhythm Section
224(3)
Piano
224(1)
Guitar
225(1)
Bass
225(1)
Drums
226(1)
Instrumental Roles
227(9)
Jazz: Swing
227(2)
Jazz: Bossa Nova
229(2)
Rock Music
231(3)
Country Music
234(2)
Pop Music
236(1)
Arranging Exercises
236(2)
Arranging with Small Instrumental Ensembles
238(12)
Adding One Instrument
238(1)
Adding Two Instruments
239(2)
Adding an Instrumental Ensemble
241(9)
Sacred Style
243(1)
Jazz and Rock Styles
244(6)
Getting Your Arrangement Published
250(5)
Preparation of the Manuscript
250(2)
Selecting a Publisher
252(1)
Use of Copyrighted Material for Performance and Publication
253(2)
Performance Rights
253(1)
Publications Rights
253(2)
APPENDIX I: MELODIC SOURCE MATERIAL FOR ARRANGING 255(15)
Traditional-Folk
255(5)
All the Pretty Little Horses
255(1)
Aura Lee
256(1)
Gypsy Rover
256(1)
I Know Where I'm Going
257(1)
Jennie Jenkins
257(1)
Johny Has Gone for a Soldier
257(1)
Magic Penny
258(1)
My Horses Ain't Hungry
258(1)
Shenandoah
259(1)
The Water Is Wide
259(1)
Spirituals
260(3)
Kumbaya
260(1)
Oh, Sinner Man
260(1)
This Little Light of Mine
261(1)
This Train
261(1)
Wade in the Water
262(1)
Were You There?
262(1)
Sacred
263(3)
Coventry Carol
263(1)
O Little Town of Bethlehem
263(1)
Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken
264(1)
Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty
265(1)
Particularly Adaptable to Popular Styles
266(4)
As Time Goes By
266(1)
Autumn Leaves
267(1)
Darlin Corey
267(1)
Every Night When the Sun Goes In
268(1)
I Could Write a Book
268(1)
Tom Dooley
269(1)
APPENDIX II: COMPLETE CHORAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR STUDY 270(49)
Early in the Morning (Three-Part)
271(7)
Goin' to Boston (SAB)
278(8)
Let There Be Peace on Earth (SA)
286(5)
Nice 'N' Easy (SATB Jazz Style)
291(10)
Sing a Rainbow (SA)
301(7)
Swansea Town (SATB)
308(11)
Index 319

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