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- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11
Music educators and practicing musicians have failed to benefit as much as they could from the past two decades of music psychology research. In this volume, 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... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
Gathering perspectives of musical talent from the psychological, musical, and educational fields, Kindling the Spark is the only single sourcebook that defines musical talent and provides practical strategies for identifying and nurturing it. Joanne Haroutounian uses her experience as teacher, researcher, and parent to clarify central issues concerning... more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95
Have you ever wondered why music makes you feel so good? Why did we evolve to have music, and what does music do to us? You Are What You Hear is a bit of a romp compared to the usual science book. Dr. Witchel, a specialist in music, pleasure and the brain, explains how the body and the brain are influenced by different kinds of music, why some music... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52
This book sets out the psychological basis of musical development in children and adults. The study has two major objectives: to review the research findings, theories and methodologies relevant to the developmental study of music; and to offer a framework within which these can be organised so as to pave the way for future research. It describes the... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 10.50
Al sinds onze babytijd hebben wij, mensen, een grote perceptuele gevoeligheid voor zowel de melodische, ritmische als dynamische aspecten van spraak en muziek. Het gaat, voor zover we nu weten, om een uniek menselijke aanleg voor het waarnemen, interpreteren en waarderen van muziek, nog voordat er een woord gesproken, of zelfs maar bedacht is. Het... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Building on the insights of the first volume on Music and Gesture (Gritten and King, Ashgate 2006), the rationale for this sequel volume is twofold: first, to clarify the way in which the subject is continuing to take shape by highlighting both central and developing trends, as well as popular and less frequent areas of investigation; second, to provide... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 22.99
Play it from the Heart uses stories and concepts from music education as models for success. Making music together requires exceptional cooperation, and ensembles are the ultimate cooperative organizations. J. Steven Moore relates what he and his students have learned about excellence, leadership, responsibility, cooperation, and passion from being... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
How do we develop musical creativity? How is musical creativity nurtured in collaborative improvisation? How is it used as a communicative tool in music therapy? This comprehensive volume offers new research on these questions by an international team of experts from the fields of music education, music psychology and music therapy. The book celebrates... more...