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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 48.99
At the height of the Enlightenment, four conservatories in Naples stood at the center of European composition. Maestros taught their students to compose with unprecedented swiftness and elegance using the partimento, an instructional tool derived from the basso continuo that encouraged improvisation as the path to musical fluency. Although the practice... more...
- JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99
In 1930, George Gershwin composed the score to his extravagant Broadway musical Girl Crazy. The show's hit song was immediately identified as the catchy "I Got Rhythm", which the singer Ethel Merman delivered with extraordinary impact. The claim inherent in the song's title is certainly one that Gershwin and Ms Merman could justifiably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Making Music with Sounds offers a creative introduction to the art of making sound-based music. It introduces the elements of making compositions with sounds and facilitates creativity in school age children, with the activities primarily for 11-14 year old students. ?It can also be used by people of all ages becoming acquainted with this music... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 24.99
Buzz to Brilliance engages students personally, technically and musically as they begin their study on the trumpet. The book journeys with students from the moment they first open their trumpet case to years later as they prepare for college auditions. It abounds with technical information and practical tips including buying a new trumpet, mouthpiece... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 39.95
This book provides a timely and unique overview of music education in the UK by considering its achievements, analysing its current performance and setting out aspirations for the future. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Creative Music Composition is designed to be an introductory textbook for music students. "Creative composition"-composing in your own style, rather than in the style of a composer of the past-is embraced by music educators not only for composition students, but for beginning performers and music educators, and is often offered to all music students... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 50.32
Descartes' Jugendwerk ?Musicae Compendium? oder zu Deutsch: ?Leitfaden der Musik? liegt hier in einer wunderschönen Ausgabe vor, die eine synoptische Gegenüberstellung des Druckbilds von 1618 und der modern gesetzten Übersetzung bietet. Durch einen einleitenden Kommentar sowie erläuternde Anmerkungen zum Text der deutschsprachigen Übersetzung, besorgt... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2013; US$ 4.62
Hauptbeschreibung Indirizzo di saluto Nell'ultimo decennio il Museo Nazionale del Bargello è diventato un luogo della musica, soprattutto nelle sere d'estate. Un luogo magico non solo per l'acustica perfetta del suo splendido cortile ma anche per l'aura raccolta e al tempo stesso incomparabilmente suggestiva del vasto chiostro gotico, popolato di... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and exercises for bowing and string crossing. Grodner addresses technical obstacles in musical performance, offers advice on instrument and bow... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 29.99
The culmination of a series of events held over two years by leading music educators in an homage to the famous Tanglewood symposium of 1967, this study prods the profession to examine what the future of music education is. It provokes a reevaluation of present programs and philosophies and tired methodologies while reinvigorating the role music educators... more...