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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 87.99
Answering fundamental questions about musical preference, ability, and communication, the field of Musical Cognition and Development is critical to the understanding of how music is processed, grasped, and learned. Drawn from the widely acclaimed New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning (Oxford, 2002), the MENC Handbook of Musical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 37.99
Combining key selections from the classic MENC Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning (Schirmer, 1992) and the widely acclaimed New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning (Oxford, 2002), the MENC Handbook of Research Methodologies presents comprehensive coverage of the most important issues in music education research... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99
Here are more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks, ranging from Handel's Messiah and Bach's Mass in B Minor to works by Haydn, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and many others. Steinberg spans the entire history of classical music, from such giants of the Romantic era as Verdi and Berlioz, to leading modern composers such as Elgar,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 37.99
To restrict performance of the Schumann Lieder to the "familiar forty" is to deprive the singer and pianist of a major reservoir of superior song. Thus Singing Schumann not only takes an in-depth look at the widely performed middle and late Lieder, it also fully reconsiders the early songs. Offering the same readability and informed insights in this... more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 31.99
This authoritative guide gives the non-musician the fundamentals of orchestral music. It begins with a general introduction to the symphony and various musical styles and then describes, chronologically, over seven hundred pieces--from Vivaldi to twentieth-century composers. Mordden also includes a glossary of musical terms and other useful aids for... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 72.99
Following the earlier volumes in the Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure series, Mahler's Fourth Symphony is a study of origins of one of Mahler's most popular and accessible works. James Zychowicz examines how the composition evolved from the earliest ideas to the finished score, and in doing so sheds new light on Mahler's working process. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 42.99
Written for the early childhood educator-experienced or trainee, musician or nonmusician_this book describes a music-enriched environment for teaching the whole child. With easy-to-follow lesson plans, sing-along CDs (sung in a suitable pitch for the young child), and supporting literature, educators can gain musical confidence as they explore research... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99
Facing the Music provides a rich resource for reflection and practice for all those involved in teaching and learning music in culturally diverse environments, from policy makers to classroom teachers. In seven chapters that each approach the topic from a different angle, Schippers gradually unfolds the complexities and potential of learning and... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 39.99
This book features lively speeches, engaging workshop presentations on a variety of topics (including making ethnic instruments), and extensive reviews of vocal and instrumental multicultural music literature from the 2006 and 2008 National Symposia on Multicultural Music. more...