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Singers' and Choral Directors' Bible: Choral Textbooks

Resources for the classical singer, including how to find repertoire, translations, pronunciations, and pedagogical works. Choral music resources also are included.

Choral Textbooks


  • The Art of the Choral Conductor / W.J. Finn.
    Check availability via HATHI Trust.
  • Basic Choral Concepts / D. Moe.
    Check availability at CTS
  • Choral Conducting: An Anthology / S. Adler.
    Check availability via PALNI
  • The Choral Conductor's Handbook / W. Ehret.
    Check availability via PALNI
  • Choral Techniques / G.H. Lamb.
    Check availability via PALNI
  • Face to Face with an Orchestra: A Handbook for Choral Conductors Performing Handel's Messiah, Bach's Magnificat, Vivaldi's Gloria, and Other Works / D.V. Moses.
    Available online at Butler
  • Music for Conducting Class / J. McKelvy, comp.
    Check availability via PALNI

Handel's Messiah "And the Glory of the Lord"


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