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Bringing Music to Life

By Barry Green

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Composed by Barry Green. Music Education. DVD. GIA Publications #786. Published by GIA Publications (GI.G-DVD-786).

Item Number: GI.G-DVD-786

Barry Green, bassist, educator, and author of The Inner Game of Music, The Mastery of Music, and Bringing Music to Life with special guest David Darling, Grammy-winning improvising cellist-educator Through astonishing demonstrations with more than 200 high school performers in a wide variety of music settings, this DVD captures the methods, techniques, and inspiration that best-selling author Barry Green employs to truly Bring Music to Life. Guest clinicians include David Darling, Kristin Korb, John Clayton, Alan Scofield, Mark Dresser, Mary Knysh, Lynn Miller, Julie Weber, Jerry Pannone, and Harvey Benstein. YouTube links embedded on this DVD connect you to additional clips showing the Bringing Music to Life principles of breath, pulse, and movement, with examples from Gustavo Dudamel, Leonard Bernstein, Joshua Bell, Kronos Quartet, Tito Puente, and more. Interactive exercises invite you to unlock the three pathways of breath, pulse, and movement. Play along, move, drum, and sing as you bring music to life with these simple inspiring demonstrations. For musicians on all levels, public or private, in the classroom, band, orchestra, or choir room--jam, scat, move, and groove as you Bring Music to Life! Topics covered include: Overview Breath Pulse Movement Integrated Extras--a conversation with David Darling and Barry Green on improvisation Barry Green served as Principal Bassist of the Cincinnati Symphony for twenty- eight years. As former Executive Director of the International Society of Bassists, he is currently directing a young bassist program for the San Francisco Symphony Education Department, teaches privately, and is the organizer of the Northern California Bass Club.

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