These are the things that are ESSENTIAL to know if you are having to run a choir.
ABSOLUTE BASICS HERE
|Introduction| |Courage| |Competency| |Rehearsals| |Budget|
|Beating Time| |Up Beats|
|Pauses| |Eye Contact| |The Other Hand|
|Keys| |Major Keys|
|Minor Keys| |Major or Minor?| |Test Yourself|
These are the things that are USEFUL to know if you are having to run a choir.
MORE ON KEYS AND MODES
|Modes| |More on Minor Keys| |Confusions|
MORE ON INTERVALS
|More on Intervals| |1st, 4ths, 5ths, 8ves| |2nds, 3rds, 6ths, 7ths|
|Transposition| |Test Yourself|
This is something which COULD be useful if new repertoire is hard to obtain, or the choir needs pieces tailor made for them.
|Why Arrange?| |Copyright| |Background| |Vocal Ranges|
|Transposition| |Simple Hymn Tunes| |Combining Tunes|
|Simple Composing| |Adding Interest|
|Summing Up| |Further Study| |Test Yourself|
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