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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...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 18.94
An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre. In Acting Through Song ,?Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training ? including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst others ? and applies them to the fundamental component of musical theatre: singing. With dozens of exercises... 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...
- Wharncliffe 2006; US$ 8.99
Brass Bands Play an important part in Barnsley's rich cultural and musical heritage. The collieries and heavy industry, on which the town's prosperity was built, proved fertile ground in which talented musicians were to gather together and develop the skills of their neighbours and workmates. They formed bands to entertain themselves and others,... more...
- ECW Press 2010; US$ 12.95
Permeating the shadows and the darkness of the bayou—a world all its own that stretches from Houston, Texas, to Mobile, Alabama—this 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 home—such as Bob Dylan, Jerry Reed, Nick Cave,... 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...