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Author Smith, Brenda (Brenda Jo)

Title Choral pedagogy / Brenda Smith, Robert Thayer Sataloff.

Published San Diego : Singular, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.5071 SMIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introduction. Ch. 1. Amateur and Professional Choral Singers. Ch. 2. The Rehearsal Process -- II. Vocal Health and Pedagogy. Ch. 3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Voice. Ch. 4. Medical Care of Voice Disorders / Robert Thayer, Sataloff Hawkshaw and Mary Hawkshaw. Ch. 5. Performing Arts Medicine and the Professional Voice User: Risk of Nonvoice Performance. Ch. 6. Seating Problems of Vocalists / Richard Norris. Ch. 7. Historical Overview of Vocal Pedagogy / Richard Miller -- III. The Vocal Approach to Choral Music. Ch. 8. Voice Building for Choirs. Ch. 9. Choral Singing: The Singing Voice and the Choral Tone. Ch. 10. Choral Singing Techniques. Ch. 11. Choral Diction. Ch. 12. Rehearsal Techniques.
Summary This concise text is a must-have for choral conducting students or students looking to enter the fields of music education, church music, or choral singing. The text combines the principles of voice pedagogy and voice science with the practices of choral conducting. It offers teaching methods from history and philosophy, medical and voice science, pedagogical concepts, and active music experts, with sufficient medical verification and user-friendly language for medical and vocal term comprehension. Special attention is given to the needs of an amateur singer, with topics covered including choral diction, posture and seating considerations, rehearsal process, and matters of vocal health. With handbook examples and study questions for easy referencing and short essays regarding the work of amateur singers, this text is sure to prove inspiring to students in the choral field.
Other author Sataloff, Robert Thayer.
Subject Choral singing -- Instruction and study.
Choral conducting.
Voice -- Care and hygiene.
ISBN 0769300510 (soft cover : alk. paper)