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- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 38.99
Lauri Suurpää brings together two rigorous methodologies, Greimassian semiotics and Schenkerian analysis, to provide a unique perspective on the expressive power of Franz Schubert's song cycle. Focusing on the final songs, Suurpää deftly combines textual and tonal analysis to reveal death as a symbolic presence if not actual character in the musical... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 26.99
Hear, Listen, Play! is a book for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. For decades, or even hundreds of years, a divide has slowly been developing between the realms of notation-based musical transmission, and aural/oral methods. Yet that divide... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 57.80
In den 24 Beiträgen dieser Sammlung untersucht Jürgen Henkys Kirchenlieder aus der Zeit Luthers bis zur Gegenwart mit besonderem Fokus auf dem Verhältnis von biblischer Autorität, poetischer Qualität und zeitgenössischer Frömmigkeit, die in den Liedern zum Ausdruck kommt. Dabei untersucht er unter anderem Werke von Paul Gerhardt, Matthias Jorissen... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 34.99
This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find opera star Emma Albani, artist Emily Carr, political philosopher George Grant, Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante, and Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
This book takes a fresh look at 'the musician' and what constitutes 'development' within the fields of music psychology and music education. In doing so, it explores the relationship between formative experiences and the development of the musician in a range of music education settings. It includes the perspectives of classroom teachers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
This book is the first rigourous and detailed exploration of exactly how blues singers used formulas to create songs, and it more than amply fills the gap in the the study of the blues, where the structure and content of the lyrics have been less fully explored than the musical form. Focusing on the songs recorded by African-American singers for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This is the first book to critically address the issue of how we can enhance and develop creativities in higher music education. It features new international, richly diverse perspectives on the nature and practice of creativities in different cultural and institutional contexts, in varying roles and in response to diverse professional pressures and... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 9.99
A fast-paced drama of frustration, envy, rivalry, struggle and success, this work tells the story of the intertwined lives of four people: Ludwig von Beethoven; a concert pianist who was a self-taught child prodigy; a fanatical inventor who disassembled pianos as a child; and a television cameraman who became a music entrepreneur in order to translate... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 26.99
With 10 years of additional research on early childhood music, neurology, and language, this updated edition of Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children focuses on the most critical learning period in every individual?s musical life: birth to age five. The book explains how young children audiate and develop an understanding of music?and... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 36.99
Die Bayreuther Festspiele sind ein einzigartiges Phänomen: Wagner baute sich ein Opernhaus, in dem ausschließlich seine eigenen Werke aufgeführt werden, das Unternehmen ist bis heute in Familienhand, die Kartennachfrage riesig. "Hier gilt's der Kunst", so das "Meistersinger-Motto" - und doch spielte die Politik auf dem Grünen Hügel... more...