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Choir Builders



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Choir Builders
By Rollo Dilworth
Book and CD
Grades 3 - 12
126 pages

Fundamental vocal techniques for classroom and general use. A collection of 54 inventive, educational songs and exercises for choirs. Includes a demonstration CD for quick learning or sing along with the recording for hands-free, portable warm-ups. Piano accompaniments for all exercises are provided.

Goals of the book are to foster healthy vocal/choral development for choirs at all levels; to facilitate focused singing using unison, 2-part, 3-part and 4-part textures; and to prepare choral voices for artistically expressive performance.

Philosophy and Goals
How to Use This Book 
Chapter 1 - Preparation
Chapter 2 - Unison Building Songs and Exercises
Chapter 3 - Unison (opt. 2-part) Building Songs and Exercises
Chapter 4 - 2-Part Treble or Mixed Building Songs and Exercises
Chapter 5 - 3 or 4-Part Mixed Building Songs and Exercises
Piano Accompaniments
   Multiple Expression Levels (M.E.L.)
   Kodaly/Curwen Hand Signs
   Kodaly/Curwen Advanced Hand Signs
   Kodaly Rhythm Syllables
   National Standards for Music Education
   Basic Conducting Patterns
   Author Biography


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Highly recommended
Leeann S on Jul 26, 2012



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