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  • 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...

  • Hörgedankenby Rüdiger Görner

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 18.99

    "Denken mit dem Ohr"Wie man wird, was man hört: Dem Hören, seiner psychologischen Wirkung, aber auch dem, was es im Menschen an Potenzialen freisetzt - bis hin zu literarischen Verwandlungen des Gehörten -, schenkt die Ästhetik nur allzu selten Gehör. Die Essays von Rüdiger Görner bezeugen, dass es ein auditiv grundiertes Denken gibt, das auf Behutsamkeit... more...

  • Bach's Cello Suites, Volumes 1 and 2by Allen Winold

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • Death in Winterreiseby Lauri Suurpää

    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...

  • Hear, Listen, Play!by Lucy Green

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    Hear, Listen, Play! is for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. Based on years of systematic research, it provides a simple, flexible way for teachers to explore those worlds with students across instrumental, band and classroom contexts. more...

  • Thinking about Thinkingby Carol Benton

    R&L Education 2014; US$ 30.00

    Thinking about Thinking: Metacognition for Music Learning provides music educators with information, inspiration, and practical suggestions for teaching music. Written for music educators in multiple content areas and grade levels, the book sets forth guidelines for promoting the use of metacognitive skills among music students more...

  • Bach's Well-Tempered Clavierby Marjorie Wornell Engels

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    Through a musical language involving symbols, numbers, and tonality, J.S. Bach created emotional dimension in the preludes and fugues of The Well-Tempered Clavier. This book explores the use of that musical language, revealing how Bach used harmonic design and melodic and rhythmic motivic formulas to adhere to the basic doctrine of the Theory of Affects--i.e.,... more...

  • Music Technology and Educationby Andrew Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. Previously published as Computers in Music Education , this second edition has been streamlined to focus on the needs of today’s music education student. It has been completely... more...

  • Musical Childhoodsby Berenice Nyland; Aleksandra Acker; Jill Ferris; Jan Deans

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

      Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy.?? Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has given music a renewed status in many schools. This book... more...

  • Envisioning Music Teacher Educationby Susan Wharton Conkling

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.00

    This volume will contain selected proceedings from the 2013 Symposium on Music Teacher Education, sponsored by NAfME’s Society for Music Teacher Education and hosted at University of North Carolina. more...