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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99
Although women have been teaching and performing music for centuries, their stories are often missing from traditional accounts of the history of music education. In Women Music Educators in the United States: A History , Sondra Wieland Howe provides a comprehensive narrative of women teaching music in the United States from colonial days until... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and exercises for bowing and string crossing. Grodner addresses technical obstacles in musical performance, offers advice on instrument and bow... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 29.99
Contributors: J. Mark Searce, Betty Anne Younker, John Kratus, Caroline Levine, Therese Volk Thouhey, Timothy D. Taylor, Lise C. Vaugeois, Margaret Schmidt, Sandra Trehub, Randall Everett Allsup, Heidi Westerlund, Sandra Stauffer, Joseph Pignato, Scott D. Lipscomb, Gena R. Greher, Herbert H. Tsang, Frank Heuser, David R. Sears, Janet R. Barrett, Thomas... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
This ground-breaking history explores how the ABRSM became such a formative influence and looks at some of the consequences resulting from its pre-eminent position in British musical life. Its exploration of how the ABRSM negotiated music's changing social, educational and cultural landscape casts fresh light on the challenges facing music education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Music covers the areas that all music teachers need to be aware of: recent government legislation, national initiatives and departmental policy. Individual titles then provide subject specific guidance, illustrated with case studies, on the following areas: support for more able pupils with learning... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 39.95
This book provides a timely and unique overview of music education in the UK by considering its achievements, analysing its current performance and setting out aspirations for the future. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 24.99
The bestselling guide to teaching yourself the violin just got better Despite being one of the most popular musical instruments for budding musicians, the violin has a reputation as being amongst the most difficult to learn. But no longer. Violin for Dummies is packed with the information you need to learn the art of this beautiful instrument,... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99
Infuse your lyrics with sensory detail! Writing great song lyrics requires practice and discipline. Songwriting Without Boundaries will help you commit to routine practice through fun writing exercises. This unique collection of more than150 sense-bound prompts helps you develop the skills you need to: tap into your senses and inject your writing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
The use of computers and associated compositional software in music education is frequently decontextualized from cultural and social relationships, thereby ignoring the fact that new technologies are used and developed within existing social spaces that are always already delineated along gender lines. Armstrong suggests these gender-technology relations... more...