The Musical Director

Author: William Hoare

Number of Pages: 112

Price: £5.00

ISBN: 9780853435938

Dr Hoare discusses the history of opera; the art of conducting; choosing the show; orchestral decisions; learning and preparation; the performance and the get-out. The author conducted more than 40 works during his life-long involvement with amateur operatics.

A painstaking work which covers every area of the musical director’s role, not only that which isvisible to the audience ... but the whole process of study and preparation.” Amateur Stage

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