Garnett,Liz: Choral Conducting & the Construction of Meaning (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754663799
Shop Product Code: 263817Y
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Subtitle: Gesture, Voice, Identity

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

Publisher: Ashgate

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It is a truism in teaching choral conducting that the director should look like s/he wishes the choir to sound. The conductor's physical demeanour has a direct effect on how the choir sings, at a level that is largely unconscious and involuntary. This book explores these questions at both theoretical and practical levels. It examines textual and ethnographic sources, and draws on theories from critical musicology and nonverbal communication studies to analyse them.
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