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Choir [text (large print)] / Gareth Malone.

By: Malone, Gareth, 1975- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Charnwood ; Thorpe, 2013, c2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: xiv, 357 pages (large print), [8] pages of plates : color portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444817317 (hbk.); 1444817310 (hbk.).Subject(s): Choir (Television program) | Choirs (Music) -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: 791 MAL Summary: "Gareth Malone was an unknown choirmaster when he arrived on British TV screens: boyish, irrepressible and determined, he took on a collection of kids from the most unlikely comprehensive and turned them into a talented performing choir. Since then, each series of THE CHOIR has gone on to ever more demanding challenges, and this is Gareth's memoir of a period in which he has not only transformed the lives of thousands but also gained a lifetime's worth of experience in human frailty and strength. Written with real joy, emotion and amusement, the twenty chapters each deal with an individual moment - both breakthroughs and disasters - or an individual character that has contributed to this extraordinary adventure." --Publisher description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Gareth Malone recounts the heart-warming stories and transformations behind the award-winning BBC2 series 'The Choir' and 'Sing While You Work'. For the first time, Gareth reveals everything he has learned from working with so many groups of memorable people.

Complete and unabridged.

Originally published: London: Collins, 2012.

"Tears, triumphs and transformations..." --Cover.

"As seen on BBC" --Cover.

TV tie-in.

"Gareth Malone was an unknown choirmaster when he arrived on British TV screens: boyish, irrepressible and determined, he took on a collection of kids from the most unlikely comprehensive and turned them into a talented performing choir. Since then, each series of THE CHOIR has gone on to ever more demanding challenges, and this is Gareth's memoir of a period in which he has not only transformed the lives of thousands but also gained a lifetime's worth of experience in human frailty and strength. Written with real joy, emotion and amusement, the twenty chapters each deal with an individual moment - both breakthroughs and disasters - or an individual character that has contributed to this extraordinary adventure." --Publisher description.

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