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Sound in Motion: A Performer s Guide to Greater Musical Expression (Paperback)

David McGill

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ISBN 10: 0253219264 / ISBN 13: 9780253219268
Published by Indiana University Press, United States, 2009
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Language: English . Brand New Book. David McGill has assembled an exhaustive study that uses the musical concepts of the legendary Marcel Tabuteau as a starting point from which to develop musical thought. McGill methodically explains the frequently misunderstood Tabuteau number system and its relationship to note grouping-the lifeblood of music. The controversial issue of baroque performance practice is also addressed. Instrumentalists and vocalists alike will find that many of the ideas presented in this book will help develop their musicianship as well as their understanding of what makes a performance musical. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780253219268

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Title: Sound in Motion: A Performer s Guide to ...

Publisher: Indiana University Press, United States

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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David McGill has assembled an exhaustive study that uses the musical concepts of the legendary Marcel Tabuteau as a starting point from which to develop musical thought. McGill methodically explains the frequently misunderstood "Tabuteau number system" and its relationship to note grouping-the lifeblood of music. The controversial issue of baroque performance practice is also addressed. Instrumentalists and vocalists alike will find that many of the ideas presented in this book will help develop their musicianship as well as their understanding of what makes a performance "musical."

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"A most important, all encompassing book about music, its nature and its significance, not only for the professional musician, but for all those who see in it an expression of human creation. [McGill] deals with the different expressive means of sound, of styles and, perhaps most important of all for the practicing musician: the connection between attitude and aptitude. He understands perfectly that music is, after all, not a profession, but rather a way of life. . . . A rare book full of knowledge and insight." --Daniel Barenboim, world-renowned pianist and conductor

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