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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95
In this significant study of the music of Pierre Boulez, Dr. Koblyakov provides a complete analysis of Le Marteau sand Matre and deals with the development of serial music in the twentieth century and the problems of serial organization in general. He reaches stimulating conclusions about serial thinking and harmony in themusic of Pierre Boulez, thus... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
"Masterworks of 20 th -Century Music" introduces more than one hundred of the greatest compositions by world-renowned composer that have entered the standard orchestral repertory. The author surveyed dozens of major American orchestras to focus on those works that an average audience member is most likely to hear. Concertgoers who are intimated by... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.99
Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of nursery rhymes. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of nursery rhymes.... more...
- 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...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 9.99
A fast-paced drama of frustration, envy, rivalry, struggle and success, this work tells the story of the intertwined lives of four people: Ludwig von Beethoven; a concert pianist who was a self-taught child prodigy; a fanatical inventor who disassembled pianos as a child; and a television cameraman who became a music entrepreneur in order to translate... more...
- Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 37.99
J. S. Bach?s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello are among the most cherished and frequently played works in the entire literature of music, and yet they have never been the subject of a full-length music analytical study. The musical examples herein include every note of all movements (so one needs no separate copy of the music while reading the book),... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
This is the first book to critically address the issue of how we can enhance and develop creativities in higher music education. It features new international, richly diverse perspectives on the nature and practice of creativities in different cultural and institutional contexts, in varying roles and in response to diverse professional pressures and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 38.99
Lauri Suurpää brings together two rigorous methodologies, Greimassian semiotics and Schenkerian analysis, to provide a unique perspective on the expressive power of Franz Schubert's song cycle. Focusing on the final songs, Suurpää deftly combines textual and tonal analysis to reveal death as a symbolic presence if not actual character in the musical... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 26.99
Hear, Listen, Play! is a book for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. For decades, or even hundreds of years, a divide has slowly been developing between the realms of notation-based musical transmission, and aural/oral methods. Yet that divide... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Alison Hood combines significant aspects of current analytical approaches and applies that unique synthetic method to selected works by Chopin. The specific combination of five aspects distinguishes Hoods method from previous analytical approaches. These five methods are attention to the rhythms created by pitch events on all structural levels;... more...