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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Transforming Music Educationby Estelle R. Jorgensen

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 15.95

    "Brilliant... important reading for those who teach music, who write the curricular plans for teaching it, and who guide prospective teachers to the profession.... It is a must-read, for it awakens thoughts about why we teach and how." -- Patricia Shehan Campbell This quintet of essays ... more...

  • A Basis for Music Educationby Keith Swanwick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    First Published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Musical Knowledgeby Prof Keith Swanwick; Keith Swanwick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Examines the tension between intuitive and analytical ways of making sense of the world by exploring musical knowledge and experience. more...

  • Issues in Music Teachingby Chris Philpott; Charles Plummeridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book highlights issues that teachers of music in primary and secondary schools confront in their professional practice. It supports them in achieving a greater understanding of the curriculum and its implementation in the classroom. more...

  • Bach's Works for Solo Violinby Joel Lester

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99

    J. S. Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin have been central to the violin repertoire since the mid-eighteenth century. This engaging volume is the first comprehensive exploration of the place of these works within Bach's music: it focuses on their structural and stylistic features as they have been perceived since their creation. Joel Lester,... more...

  • Choral Masterworksby Michael Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99

    Michael Steinberg's highly successful listener's guides - "The Symphony" and "The Concerto" - have been universally praised for their blend of captivating biography, crystal clear musical analysis, and delightful humor. This book follows these volumes. It presents more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks. more...

  • Guitar Tuningsby Dick Weissman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...