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  • Musical Childhoodsby Berenice Nyland; Aleksandra Acker; Jill Ferris; Jan Deans

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    † Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy.?? Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has given music a renewed status in many schools. This book... more...

  • Kodaly in the Kindergarten Classroom: Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Centuryby Micheal Houlahan; Philip Tacka

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Since the mid-twentieth century, Zoltan Kodaly's child-developmental philosophy for teaching music has had significant positive impact on music education around the world, and is now at the core of music teaching in the United States and other English speaking countries. Kodaly in the Kindergarten Classroom is the first comprehensive handbook to... more...

  • Philosophy of Musicby R.A. Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95

    This lively and lucid introduction to the philosophy of music concentrates on the issues that illuminate musical listening and practice. It examines the conceptual debates relevant to the understanding and performing of music and grounds the philosophy to practical matters throughout. Ideal for a beginning readership with little philosophical background,... more...

  • Music Technology and Educationby Andrew Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. Previously published as Computers in Music Education , this second edition has been streamlined to focus on the needs of today?s music education student. It has been completely... more...

  • The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Developmentby Michael J. Pagliaro

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 24.99

    The Instrumental Music Director?s Guide to Comprehensive Program Development offers an approach to the procedures associated with teaching instrumental music and administering the program. An in-depth discussion of student recruitment, instrument selection, evaluation of student potential, and supplementary curriculum enhancement are included.... more...

  • Music Educationby Clint Randles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Education involving music is a multifaceted and ever-altering challenge. As new media, technologies, and pedagogies are developed, academics and practitioners must make sure that they are aware of current trends and where they might lead. This book features studies on the future of music education from emerging scholars in the field. These studies... more...

  • Karlheinz Stockhausens LICHT-Zyklus: Die Idee des Gesamtkunstwerksby Peter Schnur

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 31.55

    Das ohnehin umfangreiche Werk Karlheinz Stockhausens kulminierte in quantitativer Hinsicht im Jahre 2003 mit der Fertigstellung des siebenteiligen Opernzyklus ?LICHT?, dessen Dimensionen in der abendlšndischen Musikgeschichte und der abendlšndischen Kulturgeschichte insgesamt wohl einzigartig sind.In dieser Arbeit soll aufgezeigt werden, inwieweit... more...

  • From Bach's Goldberg to Beethoven's Diabelliby Alfred Kanwischer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    In From Bach?s Goldberg to Beethoven?s Diabelli: Influence and Independence , music scholar and noted pianist Alfred Kanwischer takes readers on an extended exploration in which each of the thirty-three pieces making up Beethoven?s Diabelli Variations (Op. 120) is caringly examined and assessed for its ingredients, actions, personality, and influence... 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...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Educationby Colleen M. Conway

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    Qualitative research has become increasingly popular in music education over the last decade, yet there is no source that explains the terms, approaches and issues associated with this approach. In The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education, editor Colleen Conway and the contributing music educators provide that clarification,... more...