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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 24.99
The Instrumental Music Director?s Guide to Comprehensive Program Development offers an approach to the procedures associated with teaching instrumental music and administering the program. An in-depth discussion of student recruitment, instrument selection, evaluation of student potential, and supplementary curriculum enhancement are included.... more...
- 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$ 42.95
This book is the first rigourous and detailed exploration of exactly how blues singers used formulas to create songs, and it more than amply fills the gap in the the study of the blues, where the structure and content of the lyrics have been less fully explored than the musical form. Focusing on the songs recorded by African-American singers for... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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...