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  • Music Educationby Robert Walker

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 54.95

    This is an important work that addresses the complex issues surrounding musical meaning and experience, and the Western traditional justification for including music in education. The chapters in this volume examine the important subjects of tradition, innovation, social change, the music curriculum, music in the twentieth century, social strata, culture... more...

  • Verdi's Simon Boccanegraby Burton D Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2009; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...

  • The Classroom Teacher's Guide to Music Educationby C. Vernon Burnsed

    Charles C Thomas 1998; US$ 43.95

    This book is about music education in the elementary school. Its major purpose is to develop an understanding of why music education is important, how music education works, and how music can be a powerful force for the classroom teacher. It has realistic expectations for the classroom teacher. Music theory and performance skill are kept to a minimum;... more...

  • Sympathetic Vibrationsby Amber Espring

    Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 39.95

    Sympathetic Vibrations - A Guide for Private Music Teachers is a resource that has been designed to help private music teachers of all instruments develop flexibility in meeting each student's needs. Although it contains many teaching ideas, it is not a "methods" book. Its most important purpose is to help music teachers and their students... more...

  • Poetry into Songby Deborah Stein; Robert Spillman

    Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 44.99

    Focusing on the music of the great song composers--Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf, and Strauss--Poetry Into Song offers a systematic introduction to the performance and analysis of Lieder . Part I, "The Language of Poetry," provides chapters on the themes and imagery of German Romanticism and the methods of analysis for German Romantic... more...

  • How to Listen to Pop Musicby Nick Bollinger

    Awa Press 2004; US$ 9.99

    This comprehensive and illuminating guide explores the entire spectrum of pop music, from Beatlemania and the long-playing record to Eminem and the iPod. more...

  • Patriotism and Nationalism in Music Educationby David G. Hebert; Alexandra Kertz-Welzel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Music has long served as an emblem of national identity in educational systems throughout the world. Patriotic songs are commonly considered healthy and essential ingredients of the school curriculum, nurturing the respect, loyalty and 'good citizenship' of students. But to what extent have music educators critically examined the potential... more...

  • Inquiry in Music Educationby Hildegard Froehlich; Carol Frierson-Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Inquiry in Music Education: Concepts and Methods for the Beginning Researcher provides an introduction to research and scholarship in music education. This textbook covers topic formulation, information literacy, reading and evaluating research studies, and planning and conducting original studies within accepted guidelines, based on research conventions... more...

  • Professional Knowledge in Music Teacher Educationby Eva Georgii-Hemming; Pamela Burnard; Sven-Erik Holgersen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    Internationally renowned contributors address a number of fundamental questions designed to take the reader to the heart of current debates around knowledge, practice, professionalism, and learning and teaching in music as well as considering how all these elements are influenced by economic, cultural and social forces. The book will appeal to those... more...

  • The Beethoven Obsessionby Brendan Ward

    NewSouth 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Beethoven Obsession tells the story of how the greatest piano music ever written acquired a unique Australian voice, played on a revolutionary grand piano that shook up the conservative music establishment. It is a fast-paced drama of frustration, envy, rivalry, struggle and success, starring a self-taught child prodigy who sold condoms and contraband... more...