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Conducting technique etudes : Laban-based etudes for class or individual practice : a practical companion to the The Conductor's Gesture and Evoking Sound / James Jordan ; with exercises by Blake Henson, Gerald Custer ; with CD of recorded etudes, Jonathan Palmer Lakeland.

Author/creator Jordan, James Mark author.
Format Audio (CD), Book, Print, and Musical Sound Recording
Publication Info Chicago : GIA Publications, Inc., [2013]
Copyright Notice ©2013
Description1 book (290 pages) ; 28 cm + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorHenson, Blake R., author.
Other author/creatorCuster, Gerald, author.
Other author/creatorLakeland, Jonathan Palmer, performer.
Other author/creatorComplemented by (work): Jordan, James Mark. Conductor's gesture.
Other author/creatorComplemented by (work): Jordan, James Mark. Evoking sound.
Contents Introduction to the pedagogy of etudes -- A short explanation of the three layers of conducting technique development -- A system of analysis for studying harmonic rhythm -- Does gesture influence sound? Two schools of thought -- Use and study of the harmonic etudes -- Some technique/body mapping reminders -- The Laban rudiments and harmonic etudes -- The basic harmonic rudiments based upon the Laban efforts -- The harmonic etudes -- Practicing the etudes -- Motets (All meter signatures) -- Thinking about harmony -- Appendix I. Laban effort bank -- Appendix II. Rating scales for self-observation.
Local noteJOYNER MUSIC LIBRARY BOOK ACCOMPANIED BY SOUND RECORDING LOCATED AT CALL NUMBER: MusicLib CD-3464.
General noteThis book offers a new approach to the teaching of conducting, through practice etudes based on harmonic rhythm. The book draws upon the gestural vocabulary of Rudolf Laban, as explored in Jordan's book, The Conductor's Gesture. The book features exercises by Blake Henson and Gerald Custer. The CD presents audio versions of the exercises. With an introduction and bibliography. Two appendices.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 283-285).
Performer On accompanying compact disc: Jonathan Palmer Lakeland, piano.
ISBN1579999948
ISBN9781579999940
Publisher numberG8419CD GIA Publications, Inc.
Publisher numberG8419 GIA Publications, Inc.

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