Freshly revised & completely rewritten, the landmark book that broke new groundnow contains more theoretical, practical, and analytical insights than ever. The expanded Second Edition
takes full advantage of the experience gained from creating 7 volumes devoted to all aspects of the band profession. It provides band directors with the tools they need to help performers move beyond the printed page to musical awareness and understanding.
Chapters are updated, reflecting recent developments in the wind band genre and community. Enhanced Teacher Resource Guides provide practical, detailed reference to 100 of the best-known and foundational band compositions, Grades 2-6, and their composers.
Part I examines the same topics as in the first edition, with richer and deeper writing. The Teacher Resource Guides provide greater detail, more insight, & far more practical guidance for streamlining and energizing rehearsals. They also include thumbnail references that list publishers, publication dates, etc of each work.
This Second Edition is a vital and essential resource -- truly a major contribution to the wind band profession.
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The CDs: (9954601) · (9954652) · (9979800) · (9990200).