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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 25.99
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...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 36.99
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...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 31.99
If you want to improve your professional performance and set yourself apart from your colleagues-in any discipline-these tips are for you. If you desire anything less than achieving the very best, you won't want this book. more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 31.99
This book offers a pedagogical approach that emphasizes focus on conceptual learning that is sensory oriented. From the musical concepts we teach_melody, harmony, rhythm, and form_the teacher targets one concept per lesson (e.g., melody) and provides learning experiences in singing, listening, performing, moving, reading/writing, and improvising/composing... more...