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by David Kish


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Guides to Band Masterworks, Volume 6

By David Kish. ISBN 978-1-57463-134-0, $24.99.

This continuation of earlier volumes provides band directors with a ready-made curriculum developed to incorporate National Core Music Standards through quality band literature. This volume features American River Songs by Pierre La Plante, …and the antelope play by John Carnahan and Echoes of the Hollow Square by Johnnie Vinson. Every unit study integrates technical skills, musical knowledge and creative projects that lead student musicians to an enlightened and expressive performance.
• Ear Training
• Rhythm Studies
• Essential Skills information for teaching the compositional elements of music
• Rehearsal Strategies for addressing common ensemble issues
• Creative Projects
• Active Listening Activities
• Sample Teaching Schedule
• Unit Quiz (and Answer Sheet)
• Student Practice Plan
• Optional Band Projects
Student workbooks for each of the featured works may be downloaded

“The review and analysis of ‘American Riversong’s is as comprehensive and thoughtful as one could find.”
Pierre La Plante, Composer of American Riversongs

“An invaluable instructional guide that provides significant and comprehensive insight for the rehearsal and performance of our band masterworks.”
John Carnahan, Composer of …and the antelope play

“The research is impressive and will provide teachers and students with an excellent introduction to the unique and fascinating practice of shaped note singing.”
Johnnie Vinson, Composer of Echoes of the Hollow Square

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