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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 79.99
This book is the first survey of composers born before 1900 who wrote substantial musical works before age 16. The book provides a general overview of the subject to the present day, arguing that these works have frequently been marginalized, denigrated, or ignored without justification, and identifying possible reasons for this. It also includes an... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 49.99
Noted music educator Bennett Reimer has selected 24 of his previously published articles from a variety of professional journals spanning the past 50 years. During that time, he's tackled generating core values for the field of music education; the core in larger societal and educational contexts; what to teach and how to teach it effectively; how... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Nat Hentoff, renowned jazz critic, civil liberties activist, and fearless contrarian?"I?m a Jewish atheist civil-libertarian pro-lifer"?has lived through much of jazz?s history and has known many of jazz?s most important figures, often as friend and confidant. Hentoff has been a tireless advocate for the neglected parts of jazz history, including forgotten... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 29.99
Historically, the music industry has not been very environmentally conscious. There is a lot of waste, too little recycling, and (let's admit it) a tremendous amount of energy expended. This book is designed to provide background information and tools to help musicians, producers, engineers, and other music enthusiasts become more sustainable and... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2010; US$ 64.95
All human societies in every corner of the globe engage in music. For many, it occupies a primary role. Taken collectively, these musical experiences are widely varied, hugely complex affairs. How did human beings come to be musical creatures? How and why do our bodies respond to music? Why do people have emotional responses to music? This textbook... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
This research guide is an annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources and catalogue of Bartók?s compositions. Since the publication of the second edition, a wealth of information has been proliferating in the field of Bartók research. The third edition of this research guide provides an update in this field and represents the multidisciplinary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
The Guide provides basic facts about Gabriel Faure's life and works. It is a compact source of information concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a musician and teacher. The various sections of this... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein draws on the latest research and his 30 years of professional experience to provide aspiring musicians with a roadmap to artistic excellence. Written in a conversational style, the text articulates landmark strategies that equip readers to advance their musical abilities and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00
Oprah's life is a bonafide rags-to-riches story that is much more compelling because of her empathy, sense of humor, and ability to communicate and connect with people. Beyond the estimated 30 million American viewers who tune into her television show each week, there are devoted fans in 140 countries where Oprah's show is broadcast. Her life and... more...