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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.95
An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background,... more...
- Hunter House 2011; US$ 14.95
This lively and imaginative book is being used in homes and schools in over 13 countries to help children learn about music and sound while they develop the ability to listen, concentrate, be creative, improvise, and trust one another. Using audiocassettes or CDs, of popular songs and simple instruments children and adults get to play listening... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine acting, singing and dancing into a comprehensive guide, combining what have previously been treated as three separate disciplines. This book contains fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99
Assembles eleven distinguished writers on music to discuss the ingenuity with which sound is organized in musical traditions all over the world. This work contains an introductory chapter which proposes ways to think about musical structures cross-culturally. It also contains recordings, notations, diagrams, and imaginative descriptions. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
This textbook prepares Music Education and Choral Conducting majors to be effective middle school and high school choral music teachers. It fully integrates the choral field experience for hands-on learning and reflection and allows the student to observe and teach the book?s principles. It covers the essentials of vocal development, auditions, literature,... more...
- Opera Journeys Publishing 2009; US$ 9.75
A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
Composing is part if the mainstream music curriculum for many children yet children's music does not receive the same attention as their art or creative writing. Children Composing 4-14 traces the ways in which composing can be organised and taught within the school music curriculum, drawing on children's own music-making activities. This practical... more...
- Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75
A comprehensive guide to Debussy's PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE, featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...