Title

A Comparative Study Of Instrumental Conducting Instruction Based On The Treatise, "iniciacion A La Direccion De Orquesta," By Carlos Chavez (mexico)

Date of Award

1983

Availability

Article

Degree Name

Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)

Department

Music

Abstract

This essay presents a brief discussion of the evolution of conducting as an art from late Middle Ages to the present time. A short biographical sketch of Carlos Chavez is also included. The body of the essay examines the conducting curriculum set forth in Chavez's treatise, "Iniciacion a la Direccion de Orquesta," and compares his ideas with those of other conductors and contemporary educators in this art. A complete translation of Chavez's treatise (by this author) is included in the appendix.

Keywords

Biography; Music

Link to Full Text

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