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Jordan, James Mark

Overview
Works: 211 works in 301 publications in 4 languages and 8,778 library holdings
Genres: Art music  Instructional and educational works  Documentary films  Methods (Music)  Carols  Sacred music  Masses  Christmas music  Toccatas  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Conductor, Editor, Teacher , Performer, Instrumentalist
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Most widely held works by James Mark Jordan
Evoking sound : fundamentals of choral conducting and rehearsing by James Mark Jordan( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching music through performance in choir( Recording )

in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written, researched, and compiled by choral scholars and educators with a wealth of teaching and conducting experience, the Teaching Music through Performance in Choir series aids conductors and educators on the quest toward full musical awareness."--Publisher description
Group vocal technique by Frauke Haasemann( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video shows various exercises for relaxing, breathing, how to extend your voice, and other various procedures to create consistency in your vocal technique, and contains representative examples of each of the foundational concepts
Living voices by James Whitbourn( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and Latin and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up front! : becoming the complete choral conductor( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Group vocal technique( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows various exercises in order to relax, breathe, how to extend your voice, and other various procedures to create consistency in your vocal technique
Innisfree : choral music of hope, dreams and living by James Mark Jordan( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musician's soul : a journey examining spirituality for performers, teachers, composers, conductors, and music educators by James Mark Jordan( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the precise techniques of music-making lies the uncertain and often untapped world of artistic self-expression and soulful spirituality. James Jordan's The Musician's Soul starts all musicians on a journey to that higher plane. Jordan offers words of wisdom and encouragement based on his own journey as a conductor, yet these writings are pertinent to all musicians, perhaps to any creative being. 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. Look beyond the mechanics of technique into the soul of music, creating a new, inspired voice
Angels in the architecture by Westminster Williamson Voices( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The school choral program : philosophy, planning, organizing, and teaching by Michele Holt( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new choral methods text is a resource for future practitioners and a reference for any choral conductor. This book includes the combined experience and expertise of both recognized leaders in music education and choral teachers who work in today's classroom. With insights and perspectives, 20 authors--all leading choral directors, administrators, practicing teachers in the schools, and clinicians--bring their unique voices to a wide range of topics. Subjects covered include: Philosophy and teaching styles, history of choral music, designing and scheduling the choral program, choosing repertoire, care and feeding of the high school choir, assessment, the choral warm-up and rehearsal, elementary and middle school choral programs, the changing voice, improvisation, vocal jazz and music theatre, multicultural considerations, movement and rhythm, commissioning works for choirs, choral programs in urban settings, and touring with your choir. Also included with the book is a CD containing recordings of exemplary high school choral performance models
Evoking sound : the choral warm-up : method, procedures, planning, and core vocal exercises by James Mark Jordan( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new text by James Jordan summarizes his 25 years of experience teaching and reinforcing healthy vocal technique for choirs at all levels of development. The book is a comprehensive guide to the teaching of vocal technique through the choral warm-up that he has presented to thousands of choral directors in workshops across the country. Philosophy, teaching procedures, and specific exercises are presented in the text. Among the topics included are: alignment (using Alexander Technique and Body Mapping principles), use of the sigh for diagnosing vocal problems, breathing, inhalation, exhalation, support, resonance, vowel colors, leaps, range extension, crescendo/decrescendo, martellato, staccato, procedures for teaching diction plus general diction guidelines, teaching and reinforcing rhythm and consistent tempo, and strategies for good intonation. This is a comprehensive vocal guide for choral directors. Accompaniment CD included. The Choral Warm-Up is designed to: help conductors plan and implement efficient choral warm-ups, build healthy voices within the choral rehearsal, provide vocalises that have accompaniments complete with modulations upward and downward, and categorize vocalises according to specific vocal objectives [Publisher description]
The anatomy of conducting : architecture & essentials( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Topics covered ... include: basic conducting patterns in legato and marcato for all basic meters, conducting with and without a baton, extensive demonstration of preparatory gestures, explanation of the architecture of conducting, body mapping principles applied to conducting, discussions on sound shaping and sound morphology ..."--Container
The musician's breath : the role of breathing in human expression by James Mark Jordan( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, James Jordan examines why and how the breath is the "delivery system" for human and musical ideas in performance. "The breath," Dr. Jordan writes, " is the most magical and human thing we can engage as artists." The Musician's Breath is divided into two sections: The first discusses the "why" of breathing, while the second provides the "how" with practical applications for singers, instrumentalists, and conductors.--[book jacket]
Teaching music through performance in middle school choir( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching music through performance in choir : resource recordings( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in Multiple languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This two-CD set contains premier recordings of 38 of the most significant works composed for choir, levels 1-3, as selected by leaders in the choral art ... For more information about each piece, as well as conducting insights ... refer to the book, Teaching Music through Performance in Choir, Volume 1 ... published by GIA Publications, Inc."--Container
Choral ensemble intonation : method, procedures & exercises by James Mark Jordan( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hole in the sky by James Mark Jordan( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolae : music for Christmas by James Whitbourn( )

2 editions published in 2016 in Latin and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inscape : choral music of Gerald Custer by Gerald Custer( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musician's trust by James Mark Jordan( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical collaborators Jordan and Whitbourne bring the importance of trust center stage and explore the many facets of this mysterious quality, both for individuals and ensembles.-Cover
 
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Evoking sound : fundamentals of choral conducting and rehearsing
Alternative Names
James Jordan (conductor) Amerikaans dirigent

Jordan, James 1953-

Jordan, James M.

Jordan, James M. 1953-

Jordan, James M. (James Mark)

Jordan, James Mark 1953-

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The musician's soul : a journey examining spirituality for performers, teachers, composers, conductors, and music educatorsThe school choral program : philosophy, planning, organizing, and teachingThe musician's breath : the role of breathing in human expressionChoral ensemble intonation : method, procedures & exercises