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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Music Education: Source Readings from Ancient Greece to Today is a collection of thematically organized essays that illuminate the importance of music education to individuals, communities and nations. The fourth edition has been expanded to address the significant societal changes that have occurred since the publication of the last edition, with... 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...
- Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 20.99
"... one of the most interesting, useful and even exciting books on the process of musical creation." ?American Music Teacher "... noteworthy contribution... with plenty of insight into interpretation... remarkable as an insider?s account of the works in an individual perspective." ?European Music Teacher Drake groups the Beethoven piano sonatas... more...
- National Library of Australia 2009; US$ 9.99
Learn about ten musical instruments using this lift-the-flap book and its fun characters. Use the clues to guess which instrument is under the flap and then learn how the instrument is played. All the instruments in this book are ones that children might play in their school band. Children learn whether an instrument belongs to the woodwind, the brass,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00
The first two volumes of Peter Williams's classic study of Bach's organ works have been fully revised, taking account of Bach scholarship of the past 25 years. This one-volume edition provides a piece-by-piece commentary on this ever-popular repertoire, showing what its unique qualities are, and how we might hear and play it today. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 29.00
Although Dvorák's Cello Concerto is enormously popular, no extended study of it has yet been undertaken. This book is a detailed guide intended for concert-goers and students of this well-loved work, considering aspects of historical background, form, virtuosity, performance and the concerto's rich personal content. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 26.00
Bach's spectacular Goldberg Variations represent a high point in the whole repertory of keyboard music, particularly for the harpsichord. This book takes a detailed look at their historical origins, what their exceptionally intricate plan is, what kind of impact they have had, and how their mysterious beauty has been created. more...
- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 18.35
Face to Face with Orchestra and Chorus is a crucial guide for choral conductors who are presented with the daunting task of conducting a full-size orchestra. This book provides a survival kit for both novice and experienced choral conductors, with an overview of the orchestral instruments and their particular ... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 25.00
What makes a classical song a song? In a wideranging discussion, covering such contrasting composers as Brahms and Berberian, Schubert and Kurtág, Jonathan Dunsby considers the nature of vocality in songs of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...