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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
"Opera Coaching "is the first practical guide for pianists, singers, and opera producers to this important--and often neglected--career. The opera coach is a teacher who helps singers not only meet the physical and vocal demands of a score, but--like the dramatic coach--shapes their entire performance. The opera coach must have a wide knowledge, from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95
Twentieth-Century Music Theory and Practice introduces a number of tools for analyzing a wide range of twentieth-century musical styles and genres. It includes discussions of harmony, scales, rhythm, contour, post-tonal music, set theory, the twelve-tone method, and modernism. Recent developments involving atonal voice leading, K-nets, nonlinearity,... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 12.99
Darren Henley and Sam Jackson have set out to make the world of classical music accessible to all. Three sections steer you through the terminology and etiquette of classical music, open the fascinating history of the genre and its key figures over the last 1,000 years, and provide a detailed reference guide. From Bach to Brahms, Dubussy to Dvorak,... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
From Great Composers author Michael Steen, a unique multi-platform project offering a royal box view into one of mankind?s greatest art forms. From the soaring heights of Wagner?s epic Ring cycle to the tear-jerking emotion of Mozart?s breathtakingly beautiful Don Giovanni, opera is one of the most powerful artistic forms mankind has ever created.... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95
Lucy Green suggests that there is an aspect of musical experience which is momentarily, virtually free from the musical meanings of everyday experience. This aspect, which crosses over musical divisions and affiliations, can be reached in the classroom, particularly through informal music learning practices drawn from the world of popular music. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Is my singing good enough? What should I do with instruments? How can I create a rich and exciting musical environment which will allow for both child and adult led musical activity? Singing, dancing and music-making comes naturally to young children, but we as adults often lack confidence in our musical ability. This easily accessible book will... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Conferences, workshops and curricula are for the first time beginning to develop around the theme of "world music theory," as students, teachers and researchers recognize the need for analytical concepts and methods applicable to a wider range of human musics. This book proposes a number of such concepts and methods and Mark Hijleh presents... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Written as a follow-up to 'A Book of Operas', this is another comprehensive study of several great operas from the renowned musicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel. Includes in-depth analyses of: Samson and Delilah and other biblical operas Die Konigin von Saba Herodiade Lakme Pagliacci Cavalleria Rusticana The operas of Mascagni Iris Madame Butterfly... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 2.90
Rossini?s La Cenerentola (or Cinderella) is one of the most popular comic operas in the classical repertoire ? the timeless fairy tale about the triumph of virtue over snobbery. Its first performance at Rome?s Teatro Valle in January 1817 ? when the composer was not yet 25 ? was the customary fiasco. More recently, audiences have laughed at Rossini?s... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of JLS? Have you followed the bands rise to fame from early success on The X Factor to chart topping pop sensation? If you think you are an expert on JLS, then find out how much you really know by testing yourself and your friends with this fun quiz book. Most fans will be able to tell you what JLS stands for but do you know what... more...