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  • 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

    The understanding of music involves the mastery of its various layers of meaning. Sometimes this meaning can be acquired through human insight; at other times, it can be learned. The central concern of Musical Knowledge is the tension between intuitive and analytical ways of making sense of the world. Keith Swanwick examines this relationship on ... more...

  • Issues in Music Teachingby Chris Philpott; Charles Plummeridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Issues in Music Teaching stimulates critical reflection on a range of topics related to the teaching and learning of music in both the primary and secondary school, including: the place of music in the curriculum the nature of music and music education ICT and music education music education and individual needs continuity and progression... 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...

  • MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Developmentby Richard Colwell

    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...

  • Guitar Tuningsby Dick Weissman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

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

  • Mahler's Fourth Symphonyby James L. Zychowicz

    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...

  • Music and the Young Mindby Maureen Harris

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 39.99

    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...