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- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
Musical identity raises complex, multifarious, and fascinating questions. Discussions in this new study consider how individuals construct their musical identities in relation to their experiences of formal and informal music teaching and learning. Each chapter features a different case study situated... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Estelle R. Jorgensen's latest work is an exploratory look into the ways we practice and represent music education through the metaphors and models that appear in everyday life. These metaphors and models serve as entry points into a deeper understanding of music education that moves beyond literal ways... more...
- Rough Guides 2010; US$ 29.99
This expanded and completely revised fifth edition is a unique ebook, spanning a thousand years of music from Gregorian chant via Bach and Beethoven to current leading lights such as Thomas Adès and Kaija Saariaho. There are concise biographical profiles of more than 200 composers and informative summaries of the major compositions in all genres,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.00
"Educating Music Teachers for the 21st Century" discusses a range of teacher education programmes in music across Europe and Latin America reflecting about the shifting conditions, causes and factors in which pre-service teachers construct their musical and educational knowledge. It presents seven case studies carried out in Argentina, Brazil,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95
This presents a detailed and well articulated analysis of the piano works of Marlos Nobre. Nobre is a Brazilian composer who has taught at Yale, the Universities of Indiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, and the Juilliard School. His strong personal connection to the beloved instrument in his first composition, Homenagem a Ernesto Nazareth, Op. 1a 1959, until... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Music Education: Source Readings from Ancient Greece to Today is an anthology of thematically organized essays that illustrate why music education has been valued by cultures and societies from ancient times to the present. Writings by societal leaders ? civic, political, royal, religious, education, intellectual ? present views from many historical... 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...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.26
Hauptbeschreibung Dieses gleichermaßen kenntnisreich und zugänglich geschriebene kleine Buch bietet eine luzide Einführung in die Welt der Opern Giuseppe Verdis und lädt ein, wahre Schätze des musikalischen Welterbes kennen und verstehen zu lernen. Sabine Henze-Döhring hat jene Werke des bedeutenden italienischen Opernkomponisten (1813-1901) ausgewählt,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 44.99
This essay collection provides a variety of ideas and techniques for teaching music classes using elements of popular culture, such as popular songs and genres, mixes and remixes, video games, music videos, television shows, and internet resources. Each chapter offers a pedagogical model for incorporating these powerful tools to encourage student interaction... more...