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liz garnett
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Apr 25, 2009, 9:49 AM

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April sees the publication of Choral Conducting and the Construction of Meaning: Gesture, Voice, Identity. It is the outcome of a five-year research project exploring two central, interrelated questions:

1. What is the mechanism by which a conductor's gesture immediately and audibly affects the sound of a choir's voices?

2. To what extent are the characteristic gestural styles associated with directing in different choral styles an integral part to the performing traditions?

More details can be found on the publisher's website:

http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754663799

Liz Garnett

 
 


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