Pro Tips for Band Directors:
Exploring the Masterworks
5. Norman Dello Joio
Scenes from "The Louvre"
What music might be expected when pairing a mid-1900s Pulitzer-winning composer with styles from the Renaissance and Baroque to support a television show about the development of France’s most famous museum? Norman Dello Joio’s Scenes from “The Louvre” is the masterwork that resulted from this unusual list of ingredients! Join Dr. Chad R Nicholson on this tour of musical styles, score investigations, and conducting strategies that will assist conductors as they bring this beautiful work to their students.
Session One: Introduction
- Outline and Background
- General Score Study
Sessions Two & Three:
- Score Study
Sessions Four & Five:
- Conducting & Rehearsal Strategies
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Pro Tips for Band Directors: Exploring the Masterworks looks into five different works that are standards in the wind band repertoire. Each course discusses one work and what makes that work important, then talks about ways to bring the musical expressiveness in that piece out of your students.
Full Pro Tips for Band Directors Series
Includes 5 full stand-alone video courses
- Gustav Holst, First Suite in E-flat
Gustav Holst, Suite No. 2 in F
Ralph Vaughan Williams, English Folk Song Suite
Percy Grainger, Colonial Song
Norman Dello Joio, Scenes from "The Louvre"