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  • 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...

  • Singing Schumannby Richard Miller

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 34.99

    Why This Book Was Written. 1. Robert Schumann as Song Composer. 2. Performance Practices in the Schumann Lieder. 3. Liederkreis (Heine), Opus 24. 4. Myrten, Opus 25. 5. Kerner Lieder, Opus 35. 6. Reinick Lieder, Opus 36. 7. Ruckert Lieder (Zwolf Gedichte aus "Liebesfruhling"), Opus 37. 8. Liederkries (Eichendorff), Opus 39. 9. Funf Lieder... more...

  • A Guide to Orchestral Musicby Ethan Mordden

    Oxford University Press, USA 1986; US$ 20.99

    Relaxed and accessible in style, this authoritative guide is the first symphony handbook for non-musicians. The book begins with a general introduction to the symphony and short pieces on the orchestra and musical styles. Mordden goes on to describe, chronologically, over 700 pieces--from Vivaldi to twentieth-century composers. Further aids to the... more...

  • Mahler's Fourth Symphonyby James L. Zychowicz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 59.99

    Introduction: Sketches and Drafts. Structural Considerations. Das himmlische Leben before the Fourth Symphony. Early Plans: Mahler's Symphonie Humoreske. Preliminary Sketches. The Short Score. The Draft Score. The Fair Copy. Editions and the Problem of Editing Mahler's Music. Conclusion. Appendix. Select Bibliography. Index more...

  • Facing the Musicby Huib Schippers

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99

    Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of 'world music'. Speaking from rich, hands-on experience of more than thirty years at various levels of music education (music in schools, community organizations... more...

  • Multicultural Perspectives in Music Educationby William M. Anderson; Patricia Shehan Campbell

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 35.99

    Broadly based and practically oriented, the book will help you develop curriculum for an increasingly multicultural society. The authors_a variety of music educators and ethnomusicologists_provide plans and resources to broaden your students' perspectives on music as an important aspect of culture both within the United States and globally. more...

  • Multicultural Perspectives in Music Educationby William M. Anderson; Patricia Shehan Campbell

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 49.99

    Broadly based and practically oriented, the book will help you develop curriculum for an increasingly multicultural society. The authors-a variety of music educators and ethnomusicologists-provide plans and resources to broaden your students' perspectives on music as an important aspect of culture both within the United States and globally. more...

  • Advances in Social-Psychology and Music Education Researchby Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 104.95

    This Festschrift honors the career of Charles P. Schmidt on the occasion of his retirement from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His main research focus has been the social-psychology of music education, including the subtopics of motivation in music learning, applied music teaching behaviors, and personality and cognitive styles in music... more...

  • MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learningby Richard Colwell; Peter R. Webster

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99

    The MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning, Volume 1: Strategies brings together the best and most current research on methods for music learning, focusing squarely on the profession's empirical and conceptual knowledge of how students gain competence in music at various ages and in different contexts. The collection of chapters, written by... more...

  • MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learningby Richard Colwell; Peter Webster

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99

    The MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning, Volume 2: Applications brings together the best and most current research on best practice for music learning, focusing squarely on the profession's empirical and conceptual knowledge of how students gain competence in music at various ages and in different contexts. The collection of chapters, written... more...