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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 89.95
This Festschrift honors the career of Charles P. Schmidt on the occasion of his retirement from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His main research focus has been the social-psychology of music education, including the subtopics of motivation in music learning, applied music teaching behaviors, and personality and cognitive styles in music... more...
- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 21.20
The Art of Teaching Music takes up important aspects of the art of music teaching ranging from organization to serving as conductor to dealing with the disconnect between the ideal of university teaching and the reality in the classroom. Writing for both established teachers and instructors on the rise, ... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 26.00
Bach's spectacular Goldberg Variations represent a high point in the whole repertory of keyboard music, particularly for the harpsichord. This book takes a detailed look at their historical origins, what their exceptionally intricate plan is, what kind of impact they have had, and how their mysterious beauty has been created. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99
J. S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have been central to the violin repertoire since the mid-eighteenth century. This engaging volume is the first comprehensive exploration of the place of these works within Bach's music: it focuses on their structural and stylistic features as they have been perceived since their creation. Joel Lester,... more...
- Routledge 1979; US$ 53.95
Designed for all music teachers, this book provides a careful and clear examination and analysis of the fundamental concepts involved in music. Professor Swanwick investigates questions such as: What is music? Is music meaningful? Does music refine our feelings and emotions? If so, how? The discussion of these questions forms a conceptual framework... more...
- ECW Press 2010; US$ 12.95
Permeating the shadows and the darkness of the bayoua world all its own that stretches from Houston, Texas, to Mobile, Alabamathis study of marsh music leaves New Orleans to discover secret legends and vivid mythology in the surrounding wilderness. The people and the cultures that have called the bayou homesuch as Bob Dylan,... more...
- Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 20.99
"... one of the most interesting, useful and even exciting books on the process of musical creation." ?American Music Teacher "... noteworthy contribution... with plenty of insight into interpretation... remarkable as an insider?s account of the works in an individual perspective." ?European Music Teacher Drake groups the Beethoven piano sonatas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
This book is the first rigourous and detailed exploration of exactly how blues singers used formulas to create songs, and it more than amply fills the gap in the the study of the blues, where the structure and content of the lyrics have been less fully explored than the musical form. Focusing on the songs recorded by African-American singers for... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 27.95
Offers an exploration of how blues singers used formulas to create songs, and presents a study of the blues, where the structure and content of the lyrics have been less explored than the musical form. This book is useful for the students of African-American music, cultural studies, history and linguistics, and others interested in Blues. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 23.99
While program building is an essential, time-consuming part of every music teacher's job, students are rarely prepared for it. Ryan covers issues important to student teachers, new teachers, teachers changing schools, and teachers looking to rejuvenate their existing programs. more...