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- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 36.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
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...
- 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...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99
Educating Music Teachers for the 21st Century discusses a range of teacher education programmes in music across Europe and Latin America reflecting about the shifting conditions, causes and factors in which pre-service teachers construct their musical and educational knowledge. It presents seven case studies carried out in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 140.00
Quality living in old age is one of the important topics of our time. Intelligent design solutions can push back the limits on housing and care, in favor of a comprehensive trend toward integrated forms of living. A third of the volume provides detailed expert information, a section of examples provides building and living typologies.... more...
- Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 92.00
Brunet Saunier Architecture - a leader in the design of hospitals and large-scale public buildings - has been developing a successful concept known as "Monospace". The book discusses and analyzes this concept in detail, presenting true-to-scale floor plans, cross-sections, architectural views, and other information. The Monospace concept... more...
- Scarecrow Press 1994; US$ 49.99
The new edition has been completely rewritten, corrected where necessary, and updated. Rehfeldt has added the complete list of William O. Smith's clarinet compositions and recordings to the previous listing of his early multiphonic fingerings. The new edition also includes an appendix containing Eric Mandat's quarter-tone fingerings; a second, extensive... more...
- Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Oru Seco is the Bata drum cycle, without songs. Adrian Coburg's transcription book of Afro-Cuban Bata scores contains basic Bata rhythm patterns and additional solo parts. These are principal Bata scores to be played as the opening of religious ceremonies. The Bata rhythms are presented in a definite order to call the Orishas. Adrian Coburg's collection... more...