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- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 64.99
Victorian Songhunters is a history of popular song collecting and ballad editing from 1820 to 1883. It is a comprehensive telling of the Victorian vernacular song revival leading up to the Eduardian folksong festival, and includes information on the folksong revival in Scotland. more...
- National Library of Australia 2009; US$ 4.99
Learn about ten musical instruments using this lift-the-flap book and its fun characters. Use the clues to guess which instrument is under the flap and then learn how the instrument is played. All the instruments in this book are ones that children might play in their school band. Children learn whether an instrument belongs to the woodwind, the brass,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 52.99
This essay collection provides a variety of ideas and techniques for teaching music classes using elements of popular culture, such as popular songs and genres, mixes and remixes, video games, music videos, television shows, and internet resources. Each chapter offers a pedagogical model for incorporating these powerful tools to encourage student interaction... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 26.99
With 10 years of additional research on early childhood music, neurology, and language, this updated edition of Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children focuses on the most critical learning period in every individual?s musical life: birth to age five. The book explains how young children audiate and develop an understanding of music?and... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 97.99
In this new edition of Orchestral ?Pops? Music: A Handbook , Lucy Manning brings to the present her remarkable compendium, which has proven so critical to the success of ?pops? concert programming. This revised handbook alleviates this time-consuming task by offering a list of works for orchestral ?pops? concerts that is comprehensive, informative,... more...
- UPA 1982; US$ 42.99
To find out more information about Rowman & Littlefield titles please visit us at www.rowmanlittlefield.com. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 315.00
The Reader's Guide to Music is designed to provide a useful single-volume guide to the ever-increasing number of English language book-length studies in music. Each entry consists of a bibliography of some 3-20 titles and an essay in which these titles are evaluated, by an expert in the field, in light of the history of writing and scholarship on... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 97.99
In Opera at the Bandstand: Then and Now , George W. Martin surveys the role of concert bands during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in making contemporary opera popular. He also chronicles how in part they lost their audience in the second half of the twentieth century by abandoning operatic repertory. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37
"This collection of essays by leading scholars explores sacred vocal polyphony from the 12th through the late 16th centuries. The emphasis is less on broad stylistic or historical trends than on the insights offered by particular compositions and on the tools of critical interpretation. For instance, Margaret Bent considers the ways in which informed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69
Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) was one of the most versatile, wide-ranging, and prolific German composers of the seventeenth century. Also important as a theorist, his Syntagma Musicum, penned around 1619, was originally planned in four parts. He completed only three, with the first discussing the place of music in the church, while Volume II focused... more...