Principles of Choral Arranging


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Written from his four decades experience as a professional arranger, Robert’s Principles of Choral Arranging walks the reader though the process of arranging for choral ensembles, from SATB choirs, to back-up vocal groups, to classical children’s choirs. From its refresher course in basic harmony to its chapter on print music publishing, the book offers valuable insights for every arranger wanting to write for choral voices.

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  • Basic harmony
  • Extended chords
  • Chord substitutions
  • Part writing
  • Chord voicing
  • Musical styles
  • SATB, SAB, SSA, TTBB, children’s choirs, soloists, & a cappella groups
  • Putting an arrangement together
  • Writing a piano accompaniment
  • Writing for the rhythm section
  • Manuscript preparation
  • Print music publication
  • Exercises related to each topic
  • 200+ music examples