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MUSS2826 Conducting - suggested reading

Studies in Conducting, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Steve Muir
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The Cambridge Companion to Conducting, ed. by José Antonio Bowen (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Galkin, Elliott, A History of Orchestral Conducting: in Theory and Practice (New York: Pendragon Press, 1988).  

Holman, Peter, Before the Baton: Musical Direction and Conducting in Stuart and Georgian Britain (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2020).   

McElheran, Brock, Conducting Technique: for Beginners and Professionals (revised edition; New York: Oxford University Press, 1989).  

Phillips, Kenneth, Basic Techniques of Conducting (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).  

Rosenbaum, Harold, A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting (New York: Routledge, 2018).

Stith, Gary, Score and Rehearsal Preparation: A Realistic Approach for Instrumental Conductors (Galesville MD: Meredith Music, 2011).

Ulrich, Jerry. ‘Conductor's Guide to Successful Rehearsals’, Music Educators Journal 79.7 (1993), 34–68.

Wigglesworth, Mark, The Silent Musician: Why Conducting Matters (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019).  

This list was last updated on 21/01/2022