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The Technique of Gregorian Chironomy By Joseph Robert Carroll
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The Technique of Gregorian Chironomy by Joseph Robert Carroll is an excellent book for anyone looking to learn more about conducting and directing gregorian chant, or even perfecting his own chant... More > skills. Reprint of the 1955 edition.< Less
The Technique of Gregorian Chironomy By Joseph Robert Carroll
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Joseph Robert Carroll has written the best, perhaps even the only, complete tutorial in conducting chant according to the Solesmes method, which is known as chironomy. This guide was first published... More > in 1955 by the Gregorian Institute of America, and is republished in 2009 by the Church Music Association of America. It is no substitute for a live lesson but it is the best tutorial in print.< Less
Advanced Studies in Gregorian Chant By Justine Ward
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This masterful guide by Justine Ward, enormously rare, is now in print again for the first time since 1949. It is her most advanced guide to understanding and singing Gregorian chant. It covers the... More > management of dynamics, the singing of the Psalms including intonations and rules for adapting syllables to melodic formula, the three styles of chant, the treatment of accents, varieties of notation, forms of composition, the diagramming of chants, centonization, interpretation, chironomy and conducting, expression and accompaniment, as well as the origin, evolution, mutilation, and regeneration of the chant. If you have only thought of Mrs. Ward in connection with children's pedagogy, this book will amaze you. It is probably the most advanced guide to the practical singing and understanding of the details of Gregorian chant ever written. It certainly embodies the height of classical Solesmes styling. It is a must for anyone who aspires to mastery. The book is softcover, 208 pages.< Less