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  • Learning, Teaching, and Musical Identityby Lucy Green

    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...

  • Pictures of Music Educationby Estelle R. Jorgensen

    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...

  • The Rough Guide to Classical Musicby Joe Staines

    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...

  • AVA-Handbuchby Wolfgang Rösel; Antonius Busch

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2008; US$ 29.95

    Vorwort Vorwort zur 6. Auflage Bei der Bearbeitung dieser sechsten Auflage des 1978 zum ersten Mal ersch- nenen und bewährten Buches haben sich der Seniorautor nach seiner Ver- schiedung als Universitätsprofessor in den Ruhestand und sein Nachfolger im gleichen Fachgebiet an der Universität Kassel, zusammengetan und den Inhalt auf den aktuellen Stand... more...

  • The Instrumental Music of Wutaishan's Buddhist Monasteriesby Dr Beth Szczepanski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Dr Beth Szczepanski examines how traditional and modern elements interact in the current practice, reception and functions of wind music, or shengguan, at monasteries in Wutaishan, one of China's four holy mountains of Buddhism. The book provides an invaluable insight into the political and economic history of Wutaishan and its music, as well as... more...

  • Großes Sängerlexikonby Karl-Josef Kutsch; Leo Riemens; Hansjörg Rost

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 1,203.00

    Das Große Sängerlexikon ist das anerkannte Nachschlagewerk über Sängerinnen und Sänger und umfasst in seiner 4. Auflage 18.760 Sänger-Biographien. Bemerkenswert am Großen Sängerlexikon ist nicht nur seine ungeheure Materialfülle, sondern auch, dass es einen sehr weit gespannten Zeitraum und viele Gattungen umfasst: beginnend mit dem Ende... more...

  • Steel Drums and Steelbandsby Angela Smith

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    Steel Drums and Steelbands: A History is a vivid account of the events that led to the ?accidental? invention of the steel drum: the only acoustic musical instrument invented in the 20th century. Angela Smith walks readers through the evolution of the steel drum from an object of scorn and tool of violence to one of the most studied, performed,... more...

  • Music and Twentieth-Century Tonalityby Paolo Susanni; Elliott Antokoletz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book explores the web of pitch relations that generates the musical language of non-serialized twelve-tone music and supplies both the analytical materials and methods necessary for analyses of a vast proportion of the 20 th century musical repertoire. It does so in a simple, clear, and systematic manner to promote an easily accessible and global... more...

  • Methoden der Computeranimationby Dietmar Jackèl; Stephan Neunreither; Friedrich Wagner

    Springer 2006; US$ 49.99

    Das Buch richtet sich an eine Leserschaft, die bereits Grundkenntnisse in der Computergrafik hat. Vorwiegend ist hierbei an Studenten der Informatik gedacht, die bereits eine Computeranimationsvorlesung belegt haben oder die ein vertieftes Interesse an diesem Gebiet besitzen. Neben einem \berblick ]ber die relevanten Themen der Computeranimation wurde... more...

  • The Piano Works of the Brazilian Composer Marlos Nobreby Bernardo Scarambone

    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...