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Evoking Sound, by James Jordan.
Hardbound. Sale Price $19.00
Written by a professor and conductor at Westminster Choir College,
This book questions the basics at the most fundamental level, doing so in a way that will engage and inspire the conductor in you. You’ll come away from Evoking Sound feeling a renewed sense of the totality of the conducting endeavor, and having a grasp on how to evoke sound from many unique human instruments. ISBN 094105083-1 GIA Publications, 1996, pp 323
German for Singers, A Textbook of Diction and Phonetics by William Odom and Benno Schollum.
Paperbound. Sale price $60.00. ($115 on Amazon)
A valuable tool for learning both the basics and the advanced details of German diction. First published in 1981, German for Singers remains an effective and authoritative guide to German diction for singers of every genre. The second edition is corrected, revised and updated and includes an audio CD demonstrating the sounds of the German language. Paper bound. ISBN 978-0028646015 Schirmer 1997 pp 169
Singer’s Manual of French and German Diction by Dr. Richard G. Cox.
Paperbound. Sale price $30.00 ($69 on Amazon)
The Singer’s Manual of German and French Diction by Dr. Richard G. Cox: Using both phonetic and IPA characters, this book explains step by step the common pronunciations of both vowels and consonants for each language. ISBN 978-0028706504 Schirmer/Cenage 1996 67 pp
The Musician’s Soul, A Journey Examining Spirituality for Performers, Teachers, Composers, Conductors and Music Educators, by James Jordan.
Hardcover. Sale price $10.00. (Amazon $23)
The Musician’s Soul, A Journey Examining Spirituality for Performers, Teachers, Composers, Conductors, and Music Educators by James Jordan: Filled with inspiring, thought-provoking quotations, life experiences and ideas, this book will encourage you to explore your inner self by creating openness and vulnerability, finding your center, and discovering the importance of solitude as well as community The result will be a new heartfelt honesty and beauty in your music. ISBN 978-1579990589 GIA Publications 1999, pp 185
Choral Ensemble Intonation: Method, Procedures and Exercises, by James Jordan and Matthew Mehaffey.
Choral Ensemble Intonation: Method, Procedures and Exercises, by James Jordan and Matthew Mehaffey: Forced to find a way to correct persistent intonation problems in his own choir, author James Jordan embarked, with the help of Matthew Mehaffey, on the development of choral ensemble solfege. This book (along with the two different exercise octavos) presents this innovative new method, along with procedures and exercises, sure to improve the aural skills of any choir. Hardcover. Sale price $20.00 ISBN 978-1579991609 GIA Publication 2001
Choral Ensemble Intonation: Method, Procedures and Exercises, Exercise Octavo- Modal exercises: this set of exercises is designed to be used in conjunction with Jordan and Mehaffey’s book Choral Ensemble Intonation. The exercises contain studies in all the modes, composed by Roger Ames and edited by James Jordan.
Octavo. Sale price $1.00. GIA Publ G5527M pp16
Choral Ensemble Intonation: Method, Procedures and Exercises, Exercise Octavo–Intonation exercises: composed by Roger Ames, edited by James Jordan.
Octavo. Sale price $1.00. GIA Publ. G5527I pp24