Archive for the ‘Book Reviews’ Category
David Sawtelle previews Diane Wittry’s “Beyond The Baton: What Every Conductor Needs to Know.”
Incoming Conductors Guild President James Allen Anderson reviews a new book about the “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber. Is it REALLY the “saddest music ever written?” Mr. Anderson helps you decide.
Book Review: Introduction to the Orchestra Conducting Technique in accordance with the School of Ilya Musin
Another conducting textbook! Do you need it on your bookshelf? Silas Nathaniel Huff weighs in Ennio Nicotra’s new conducting handbook.
Conductor and pedagogue Leonard Atherton reviews a new book by (and about) 20th century British composer William Alwyn.
Dr. Kevin McMahon thoughtfully and extensively reviews Gustav Meier’s new conducting textbook. You’ll want to read them both!
Dr. Lyn Schenbeck reviews Lucy Manning’s new “must have” volume for your conducting reference bookshelf.
Got room in your library for something extra? You can never have too much information. Lucy Manning reviews this volume with the biographical “411″ on all the big “names” working today.