The Band Music Handbook: A Catalog Of Emerging Band Repertoire by Christopher M. CicconiThe Band Music Handbook: A Catalog Of Emerging Band Repertoire by Christopher M. Cicconi

The Band Music Handbook: A Catalog Of Emerging Band Repertoire

byChristopher M. Cicconi

Hardcover | February 16, 2017

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The Band Music Handbook: A Comprehensive Catalog of Band Repertoire presents professional, college, community, and school band directors with an essential tool for discovering and selecting appropriate repertoire. Christopher M. Cicconi presents a wide-ranging catalog of band music composed in the past twenty-five years. From the work of John Adams to Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, the music cataloged includes works appropriate for all ages and skill levels.Each work listed includes date of origin, duration, exact instrumentation, and publisher. A number of appendixes further classify the repertoire by composer, title, and duration and offer a detailed list of publishers, a bibliography for further reading, and a comprehensive march list. Following the model of the best-selling Daniels' Orchestral Music, The Band Music Handbook puts the information that band conductors, directors, and musicians need right at their fingertips. It is also an essential tool for future music educators and instrumental music education students seeking assistance in repertoire selection.
Christopher M. Cicconi is director of bands and assistant professor of music education at Towson University. Conductor of the Towson University Symphonic Band, he also teaches courses in conducting, methods of teaching instrumental music in secondary education, and brass methods. Prior to his arrival in Maryland, Cicconi earned a docto...
Title:The Band Music Handbook: A Catalog Of Emerging Band RepertoireFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 11.32 × 8.65 × 0.65 inPublished:February 16, 2017Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442268638

ISBN - 13:9781442268630

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Table of Contents

PrefaceCitation GuideList of AbbreviationsComposition CatalogAppendix A: Works Listed by TitleAppendix B: Works Listed by DurationAppendix C: Composer IndexAppendix D: Composers Listed by NationalityAppendix E: Works That Include Chorus, Solo Voice, Solo Instrument, and Obscure InstrumentsAppendix F: Transcriptions and ArrangementsAppendix G: Orchestra l Transcriptions of Mark HindsleyAppendix H: Marches of James Henry FilmoreAppendix I: Marches of Karl KingAppendix J: Marches of John Phillip SousaAppendix K: Publisher and Source InformationBibliography

Editorial Reviews

The Band Music Handbook by Christopher Cicconi is an invaluable tool for any conductor. The extensive listings are clear and organized in such a way that one can quickly find the relevant information. The wind equivalent of the Daniels' Orchestral Music-as essential as owning a score and baton!