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The high school vocal music program / Wayne R. Jipson.

West Nyack, N.Y. : Parker Pub. Company, [1972] .
ISBN 9780133879025, 013387902X

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MT3.U5 J56 Off-site
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Subjects Choral singing -- Instruction and study.
School music -- Instruction and study -- United States.
School music -- Instruction and study.
United States.
Description 224 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Contents 11. Developing soloists and ensembles : The value of solo and ensemble work ; The place of solo and ensemble festival ; Participation: a privilege, not a burden ; Community performance: opportunity or obligation? ; Criteria for Solo selection : Some functional solo materials for high school voices -- 12. Putting on the school musical : Organization : Vocal preparation ; Orchestral and accompaniment preparation ; Dramatic aspects ; Choreography ; Staging and lighting ; Costuming. Stage properties ; Discipline ; Make-up ; Publicity, tickets, and programs ; Money matters ; Scheduling the musical ; Choosing a musical ; Announcing and casting the show ; Rehearsals : A rehearsal process. Choruses ; Putting the pieces together ; The use of microphones ; Technical rehearsal ; Dress Rehearsals ; Performance -- V. Evaluation and promotion : 13. Evaluating the student and the choral program : Problems of grade assignment ; What we hope we are teaching ; Advantage of a dual grading system: objective and subjective ; Behavioral objectives -- 14. Promoting the choral program : Fulfilling a need ; The importance of curricular inclusion ; The open choir ; The self-concept of the young choir ; The new music ; You and the school ; A choral program for all levels of ability.
I. A sequential choral Program : 1. A sequential choral program : A need for sequence ; Objectives ; Change of direction: meeting the vocal needs of the young singer ; Sectioning boys' voices for beginning choir ; Scheduling Practices ; Beginning choir seating ; The listening experience ; Attitudes of the teacher ; Classroom procedures ; Materials for growth ; Conclusion -- 2. Organizing and developing an intermediate choir and girls' choir : Tessitura consciousness ; Seating for girls' choir ; Developing independent musicianship in intermediate and girls' choir ; Classroom Procedures ; What to expect from whom ; Student attitudes Music for growth -- 3. Organizing and developing an advanced choir : Vocal development in rehearsal ; Seating as a means of meeting individual needs : Vertical alignment or octet arrangement ; The core choir ; The scramble. The classroom period ; Materials for the historical survey approach -- II. The high school voice : 4. Handling the changing voice : The boys' vocal change ; The girl's vocal change ; Dealing with self-consciousness ; involving the total class in individual development ; Keeping tabs ; Avoiding the locked-in range ; The desirability of lightness -- 5. Coordinating class voice lessons with the choral program : The necessity for voice classes ; Objectives ; School year scheduling ; Establishing a summer program ; Individual time in the class situation : Class size. Lesson procedure -- 6. Dealing with the individual voice in the group : The danger of a preconception of timbre for the teacher and the student ; Full time female tenors ; Blending without a vocal alternation ; Teaching emulation, not imitation -- III. Physical needs : 7. Developing and maintaining a choral library : Curriculum direction as a library guide ; A realistic budget : How many copies. Individual responsibility: a desired goal ; Filling materials ; Folders and Folder storage : Handing out and preparing new music ; Taking in music. Materials for study : Beginning choir ; Intermediate choir ; Girls' choir ; Concert choir ; Some extended works for advanced choir ; Mass numbers. 8. Obtaining and using adequate choral facilities : Room size and shape ; Sound treatment: Manufactured and improvised ; Risers in the choral rooms ; The piano: Its place in the classroom ; Sound equipment as a learning device ; Handling the rehearsal facilities -- IV. Performances : 9. Giving successful concerts : How many performances for each group? ; From the audiences' standpoint ; Education versus entertainment ; Fitting the community ; Equipment needs for performance ; Exchange concerts and program sharing -- 10. Getting the most out of festivals and concerts : Competitive or noncompetitive ; Problems in objectivity ; A criterion for self-criticism
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)447075
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jipson, Wayne R.
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