of the best-selling Teaching Music through Performance in Band
series sets new standards as a comprehensive and indispensable resource for band directors.
Containing current perspectives on the wind band world from internationally respected leaders, together with analysis of 100 significant works for band from Grades 2 through 6, this book gives band directors essential tools for success in the profession.
This volume features chapters on: Imagination and Creativity (Lisk) · The Cornerstones for Program Success (Lautzenheiser) · Historical Highlights of Wind Band: The French Revolution to the Present (Corporon) · Exploring Japanese Band Culture (Cramer) · Focus (Blocher) · and Rehearsing and Teaching (Miles).
Like other Teaching Music editions, the book includes extensive analyses of a broad range of the best wind band literature being published today.
Teacher Resource Guides include: composer descriptions; historical perspectives; technical & stylistic considerations; breakdowns of music elements; form & structure analysis; and more.
The CDs: Grade 2 & 3 (21220100) · Grade 4 (22061500).