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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The Keyboard Music of J.S. Bach provides an introduction to and comprehensive discussion of all the music for harpsichord and other stringed keyboard instruments by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Often played today on the modern piano, these works are central not only to the Western concert repertory but to musical pedagogy and study throughout... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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 2013; US$ 31.95 US$ 27.48
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...
- R&L Education 2014; US$ 29.99
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...
- 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...