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The Resource Maestros and their music : the art and alchemy of conducting, John Mauceri

Maestros and their music : the art and alchemy of conducting, John Mauceri

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Maestros and their music : the art and alchemy of conducting
Title
Maestros and their music
Title remainder
the art and alchemy of conducting
Statement of responsibility
John Mauceri
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
John Mauceri brings a lifetime of experience to bear in an unprecedented, hugely informative, consistently entertaining exploration of his profession, rich with anecdotes from decades of working alongside the greatest names of the music world. With candor and humor, Mauceri makes clear that conducting is itself a composition: of legacy and tradition, techniques handed down from master to apprentice, and more than a trace of ineffable magic. He reveals how conductors approach a piece of music (a calculated combination of personal interpretation, imagination, and insight into the composer's intent); what it takes to communicate solely through gesture, with sometimes hundreds of performers at once; and the occasionally glamorous, often challenging life of the traveling maestro. Mauceri, who worked closely with Leonard Bernstein for eighteen years, assisted Leopold Stokowski, and was on the faculty of Yale University for fifteen years, is the perfect guide to the allure and theater, passion and drudgery, rivalries and relationships of the conducting life
Summary
An accessible tour of the enigmatic craft of conducting by the celebrated international conductor explores how the art of his profession is itself a composition of legacy, tradition, and techniques that involve intricate communicative gestures
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DLC
Dewey number
781.45
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the art and alchemy of conducting
Label
Maestros and their music : the art and alchemy of conducting, John Mauceri
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-249) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A short history of conducting -- The technique of conducting -- How do you learn an orchestral score? -- How do you learn to be a conductor? -- What makes one conductor's performance different from another's? -- Relationships. The relationship with the music ; The relationship with the musicians ; The relationship with the audience ; The relationship with the critics ; The relationship with the owners and management -- Who's in charge? -- The loneliness of the long-distance maestro -- Recordings vs. performances (vs. recordings of performances) -- The mystery: everything and its opposite
Control code
965617607
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780451494023
Lccn
2016055932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965617607
Label
Maestros and their music : the art and alchemy of conducting, John Mauceri
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A short history of conducting -- The technique of conducting -- How do you learn an orchestral score? -- How do you learn to be a conductor? -- What makes one conductor's performance different from another's? -- Relationships. The relationship with the music ; The relationship with the musicians ; The relationship with the audience ; The relationship with the critics ; The relationship with the owners and management -- Who's in charge? -- The loneliness of the long-distance maestro -- Recordings vs. performances (vs. recordings of performances) -- The mystery: everything and its opposite
Control code
965617607
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 262 pages
Isbn
9780451494023
Lccn
2016055932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965617607

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