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Tijs Krammer
Choral Conducting Technique

Cultivating the Gesture, Shaping the Sound

Basic Movements
Indicating Cues, Endings, and Tempo
Beat Patterns
The Anchor Pattern
The Size of the Conducting Movements
Common Mistakes in Beat Patterns
Changes in Time
Choosing Alternative Beat Patterns
The Left Hand
Conducting Volume
Cueing Entrances
Eye Contact and Focus
Complex Time
Passive Conducting
Varied and Effective Conducting

Explore the art of gesture and how it shapes the music you get from your singers. Is it always necessary to beat the time? What should I do with my other hand? Are there strategies for connecting with larger groups? How can I develop my own conducting style? This clearly presented text answers these questions and many more with both theory and practice. Special features include carefully designed diagrams that illustrate beat patterns in a variety of meters, plus downloadable exercises for further study. A complete method for beginners, and a refresher course for experienced directors.

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