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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Music and the Brain: Studies in the Neurology of Music is a collaborative work that discusses musical perception in the context of medical science. The book is comprised of 24 chapters that are organized into two parts. The first part of the text details the various aspects of nervous function involved in musical activity, which include neural and... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 43.35
Hauptbeschreibung This volume brings together twenty-one original essays by international scholars from the fields of gender studies, cultural theory, and music studies. Covering a wide range of music genres and theoretical perspectives, the shared concern of all contributions is the underlying concept of gender and sexuality pervading music production... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 40.94
Sven Oliver Müller und Jürgen Osterhammel haben bereits in dem Heft »Musikalische Kommunikation« (Geschichte und Gesellschaft 2012/1) die Grundlage gelegt: »Warum sollten sich Historikerinnen und Historiker mit Musik beschäftigen?« Weil, so ihre Antwort, »Musik das globalisierte Kulturgut par excellence« ist. Sven Oliver Müller hat diesen Auftrag nun... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 16.37
Komponierende Stararchitekten, eitle Gesangsvirtuosen und triumphierende Dirigenten: Das musikalische Rom bot vielen eine Bühne. Klangvolle Namen wie Palestrina, Händel, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Berlioz und Puccini waren darunter. Andreas Pehl, selbst Opern- und Oratoriensänger, hat sich auf den Weg gemacht, die großartige Musikstadt neu zu entdecken.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 37.99
Music educators and practicing musicians have failed to benefit as much as they could from music psychology research. Parncutt and McPherson propose to improve the situation by describing new approaches, informed by recent psychological research, to teaching music, learning music, and making music at all educational levels. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 49.99
In 'Rekindling the Spark', Haroutounian offers a concise synthesis of the research and resources on musical talent - what it is, how to identify and recognize it, and how to nurture and develop it. Exercises throughout the book offer parents and teachers activities to do with children that are useful in spotting and developing musical potential. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95
What motivates people to be involved in musical performance, and how do they articulate these needs and drives? What do performers gain from their involvement in musical activities? How do audience members perceive their relationship to the performer, the music and the event? These questions and more are addressed here, with the help of detailed empirical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 109.95
A boy sings...a beautiful thing' (www.boychoirs.org), but is it? What kinds of boy, singing what kinds of music and to whom? Martin Ashley presents a unique consideration of boys' singing that shows the high voice to be historically, culturally and physiologically more problematic even than is commonly assumed. Through Ashley's extensive... more...