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Author Caldwell, J. Timothy, 1945-

Title Expressive singing : Dalcroze eurhythmics for voice / J. Timothy Caldwell
Published Mount Pleasant, Mich. : Glenn Street Press, [2012]
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Contents ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Part I: Background""; ""Chapter 1: One Voice Teacher�s education""; ""The Eclectic Voice Teacher""; ""Why the Dalcroze Method?""; ""Chapter 2: Vocal Mythology""; ""Chapter 3: Emile Jacques-Dalcroze""; ""Biography""; ""Influences""; ""First Principles""; ""Part II: The Dalcroze Methodology""; ""Chapter 4: The Dalcroze Equation""; ""Space, Energy, and Plasticity""; ""Time""; ""Weight""; ""Balance""; ""Plasticity""; ""Chapter 5: The Normative Measure and Its Effect""
""Appendix A: Suggestions for Learning a Score Musically""""Exercises Distilled from Chapter 11""; ""Bonus Exercise for Non-Piano Players""; ""List of Attitudes""; ""Appendix B: Greenwell Registration Chart""; ""Introduction""; ""Elements of Registration""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
""Arrhythm""""Errhythm""; ""Eurhythm""; ""Effect of the Normative Measure""; ""Chapter 6: Understanding Music Through Kinesthetics""; ""Affect and Movement""; ""The Dance of Affect""; ""Playing Detective""; ""Skills for Expressive Reading""; ""Chapter 7: Improvisation""; ""Proaction and Reaction""; ""Improvisation""; ""Three Exercises in Plasticity""; ""Mirror Exercises""; ""Exercises That Develop Ability to Improvise Text or Music""; ""Exercises in Gibberish""; ""Musical Gibberish""; ""Chapter 8: Rhythmic Solfege""; ""Fixed do System""; ""Comparison of German and French Theories""
""Coordinating Ear and Voice""""Coordinating Ear and Body""; ""Affect and Its Effect on Technique""; ""Three Methods of Processing Information""; ""Three Forms of Kinesthesia""; ""Chapter 12: Putting it all Together: Creative Practicing""; ""Important Principles""; ""The Exercises""; ""Singing Musically in the Early Learning Stages""; ""Chapter 13: Three Sample Lessons""; ""First Lesson With a New Student""; ""Lesson With a Second-Year Student""; ""Lesson With a Fourth-Year Student""; ""Summary""; ""Chapter 14: Conclusion""; ""Questions and Answers""
""Summary""""Chapter 9: The Behaviors for Learning""; ""Paying Attention""; ""Turning Attention to Concentration""; ""Remembering""; ""Reproducing the Performance""; ""Changing""; ""Automating""; ""Part III: Putting the Dalcroze Methodology to Work""; ""Chapter 10: Musical Rules""; ""Introduction""; ""Aesthetic Choices""; ""Two Assumptions""; ""What Makes a Performance Expressive?""; ""General Rules of Phrasing""; ""Rules of Accentuation""; ""Rules of Nuance""; ""Chapter 11: Applying Eurhythmics to Technique""; ""Performer Controls""; ""Voice Classification""; ""Breathing""; ""Articulation""
Summary In Expressive Singing: Dalcroze Eurhythmics for Voice, Timothy Caldwell pulls together concepts from Eurhythmics,?rules? of musical expression from Lussy, and neurologically-based approaches to practicing. He then presents them in new, coherent approaches to teaching, learning, and performing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (OverDrive, viewed Feb. 28, 2013)
Subject Jaques-Dalcroze, Émile, 1865-1950.
Musical meter and rhythm.
Singing -- Instruction and study.
Form Electronic book
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