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  • Hörgedankenby Rüdiger Görner

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 21.99

    "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...

  • Developing Creativities in Higher Music Educationby Pamela Burnard

    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...

  • Quest Biographies Bundle ? Books 1?5by Vladimir Konieczny; Darcy Dunton; Michelle Labrèche-Larouche; T.F. Rigelhof; Arthur Slade; Raymond Plante; Kate Braid

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 34.99

    This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find opera star Emma Albani, artist Emily Carr, political philosopher George Grant, Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante, and Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. more...

  • Interpreting Chopinby Alison Hood

    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 Hood’s method from previous analytical approaches. These five methods are attention to the rhythms created by pitch events on all structural levels;... more...

  • Hear, Listen, Play!by Lucy Green

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Beethoven Sonatas and the Creative Experienceby Kenneth O. Drake

    Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 20.99

    "... one of the most interesting, useful and even exciting books on the process of musical creation." ?American Music Teacher "... noteworthy contribution... with plenty of insight into interpretation... remarkable as an insider?s account of the works in an individual perspective." ?European Music Teacher Drake groups the Beethoven piano sonatas... more...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Organ Music of J. S. Bachby Peter Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00

    A classic study of Bach's organ works, fully revised in 2003 to take account of recent scholarship. more...