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The creative choir: a holistic approach to working with singers by James NeilsonJames Neilson Graham delves into the theory and practice of working with singers, drawing on the insights of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze in relation to movement and Valborg Werbeck-Svärdström in relation to the voice. Singing is an aspect of our common humanity and the health of the socio-musical organism finds its reflection in the choral sound.
Call Number: MT 875 .G73 C74 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Conducting Choirs (3 volumes) by David P. Devenneyvolume 1. The promising conductor : a practical guide for beginning choral conductors -- volume 2. Music for classroom use : a comprehensive collection of musical examples including performance CD for practice and study -- volume 3. The practicing conductor : an exploration of advanced topics relevant to working choral conductors.
Choral Vocal Technique by Sabine HorstmannTopics covered include:
An overview of the “how” and “why” of vocal pedagogy
Techniques for teaching posture, breathing, resonance, and relaxation
Exercises for high range, low range, dynamics, and diction
Suggestions for planning the choral warm-up
Canonic exercises for developing voice and ear
Chorus AmericaChorus America is the advocacy, research, and leadership development organization that advances the choral field. We support and serve choral conductors, administrators, board members, and singers with tools, training, peer networking, and access so that choruses are better able to contribute to their communities.
Choral ArtsThe purpose of Choral Arts is to share the art of choral music through public performance, community outreach, and education initiatives.