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- R&L Education 2008; US$ 26.99
Co-published by MENC: The National Association for Music Education. A History of American Music Education covers the history of American music education, from its roots in Biblical times through recent historical events and trends. It describes the educational, philosophical, and sociological aspects of the subject, always putting it in the context... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Eroticism in Early Modern Music contributes to a small but significant literature on music, sexuality, and sex in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe. Its chapters have grown from a long dialogue between a group of scholars, who employ a variety of different approaches to the repertoire: musical and visual analysis; archival and cultural history;... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 16.99
The power of music, the way it works on the mind and heart, remains an enticing mystery. Now two noted writers on classical music, Michael Steinberg and Larry Rothe, explore the allure of this melodious art--not in the clinical terms of social scientists--but through stories drawn from their own experience. In For the Love of Music, Steinberg and Rothe... more...
- Springer US 2013; US$ 179.00
Connecting mathematical representations of music to computational problem-solving, the author?s spiral array geometric model for tonality benefits from his unique perspective?as concert pianist and successful PhD candidate in operations research. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 37.99
The full range of Western music is explored through 21 concise chapters on such topics as melody, harmony, counterpoint, texture, melody types, improvisation, music notation, free imitation, canon and fugue, vibration and its relation to harmony, tonality, and the place of music in architecture and astronomy. Intended for amateurs and professionals,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 48.00
The Musical Topic discusses three tropes prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral. Raymond Monelle provides an in-depth cultural and historical study of musical topics -- short melodic figures, harmonic or rhythmic formulae carrying literal or lexical meaning... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.49
Vor nicht langer Zeit stellte ein dänischer Repräsentant der klassischen Musik fest: Kein Land in Europa weise eine höhere Komponistendichte auf als seine Heimat. Für die Entwicklung im 20. Jahrhundert kann dieses leicht überspitzte Statement tatsächlich einen gewissen Wahrheitswert beanspruchen. Doch wie sieht es mit den Anfängen und der frühen Neuzeit... more...