Continuing the tradition of this venerable series.
Part 1 features essays by six renowned orchestra educators, all with helpful and practical insights for today's middle school, high school, and college conductors. Chapters include: Playing beyond the Score: Thoughts on Teaching Expressive Musicianship · World Music in Orchestral and String Education: Understanding Reggae-Sprinkled "Twinkle" · End of Year Massed Concerts · Checkpoints for Self-Evaluation: Creating a Self-Help Program to Become the Best String Teacher You Can Be · Solving the Mysteries of the String Bass · Taming the Rushin' Sailor's Dance: Using Bowing Principles to Your Musical Advantage.
Part 2 contains analysis of 80 of the most significant works for string and full orchestra in print, Grades 1 - 5. Teacher Resource Guides include essential information on each musical selection, including composer and composition information, historical background, technical requirements, stylistic considerations, musical elements (form and structure), suggestions for additional listening, and a guide to selected references.
Companion CD Set available (20236101).
See pdf for Complete Contents.