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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 44.99
Introducing a new theory of musical form for the analysis of instrumental music of the classical style. The book provides a broad set of principles and a comprehensive methodology for analysing phrases and themes to complete movements. Illustrated with over 250 annotated musical examples by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2001; US$ 79.95
Focuses on the role of the computer as a generative tool for music composition. Miranda introduces a number of computer music composition techniques ranging from probabilities, formal grammars and fractals, to genetic algorithms, cellular automata and neural computation. Anyone wishing to use the computer as a companion to create music will find this... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 22.36
?This wonderful collection of essays is a treasure of insight into the mind and heart of one of our great American performers and teachers. If the Arban book is the trumpet player?s ?Bible,? then I?d have to say Inside John Haynie?s Studio is the trumpet teacher?s ?Bible.???Ronald Romm, founder, Canadian Brass and Professor of Trumpet, University of... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Focuses on the application of evolutionary computation and artificial life techniques to music. Written by leading pioneers in the field, this work features chapters on the interplay between Evolutionary Computation and Music. more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 14.95
For the beginner or the devotee?it's everything the classical music buff needs to know. The major composers from Bach and Bartok to Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky Significant performers from Maurice Andre and Leornard Bernstein to Georg Solti and Yo Yo Ma The landmark works from Appalachian Spring to Don Juan A concise history of classical music A... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 39.95
Popular musicians acquire some or all of their skills and knowledge informally, outside school or university, and with little help from trained instrumental teachers. How do they go about this process? Despite the fact that popular music has recently entered formal music education, we have as yet a limited understanding of the learning practices adopted... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 169.00
The Rubato Composer system is open to arbitrary extension and is freely available under the GPL license. This title gives an introduction to the theory of module categories and the theory of denotators, as well as the design of a software system, called Rubato Composer, which is an implementation of the category-theoretic concept framework. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Designed for Introduction to Music Education courses, this textbook provides an overview of the music education system , illuminating the many topics that music educators need to know, including technology, teaching methods, curricular evolution, legislation, and a range of societal needs from cultural diversity to evolving tastes in music. It encompasses... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 123.00
Eminently readable despite the complexity of its subject, Fugal Composition: A Guide to the Study of Bach's 48 guides the reader in studying the 48 fugues of the composer's Well-Tempered Clavier. Author Joseph Groocock analyzes each of the fugues individually, both verbally and diagrammatically, and includes such elements as overall structure,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 146.00
This text provides the first comprehensive examination of pictographic notation. Pictographic musical notation represents the relevant instruments themselves rendered visually rather than verbally. Used most extensively in contemporary publications between the 1950s and 1980s, its popularity has waned in recent years. This expertly researched work... more...