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  • The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpointby Evan Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpoint is a comprehensive textbook that combines practical, "how-to" guidance in 18th-century techniques with extensive historical examination of contrapuntal works and genres. Beginning with an introductory grounding in species counterpoint, tonal harmony, and figured bass, students progress through the... more...

  • Composers' Intentions?by Andrew Parrott

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 34.95

    Essays on musical performance practice by an acknowledged expert in the field. more...

  • Teaching Woodwindsby Harold Gene Griswold

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 93.95

    For one semester/quarter courses in woodwind methods. Teaching Woodwinds has draws on the authors thirty-five years of experience teaching woodwinds to students. Organized by specific teach topics from the fundamentals of hand and finger position to articulation and intonation. Drawing on a classic set of  teacher/student duets, the included twenty-five... more...

  • Bluegrass Banjo For Dummiesby Bill Evans

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Start picking the five-string banjo like a pro with this definitive guide to bluegrass banjo! Whether you?re an absolute beginner or an experienced player, Bluegrass Banjo For Dummies gets you started off the right way and is your road map for mastering today?s most popular traditional and contemporary banjo picking styles. Online audio and video... more...

  • Cello Practice, Cello Performanceby Miranda Wilson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Most other works that instruct cellists in the art of playing their instrument come in two predictable forms?emphasizing either the left hand or the right hand or instructing string players in the use of both but separately. Wilson argues that the movements of the hands are vitally interdependent, supporting one another in any technical action.... more...

  • Der totale Autodidaktby Friedrich Welke

    tredition 2015; US$ 5.58

    Onkels und Tanten sagten immer: "Junge, aus dir wird nie was." Nachdem Welke sich in Mathe von 'ungenügend' auf 'nicht ausreichend' hochgearbeitet hatte, schaffte er gerade noch seinen Mittelschulabschluss, um eine sogenannte 'ordentliche kaufmännische Lehre' zu beginnen, die er jedoch schon nach zwei Jahren wieder abbrach. Als 'Ungelernter'... more...

  • Die Grundsätze der musikalischen Kompositionby Simon Sechter

    Georg Olms Verlag 2015; US$ 267.19

    Seine erste musikalische Ausbildung (Gesang, Geige, Flöte, Klavier) erhielt der österreichische Musiktheoretiker und -pädagoge Simon Sechter (1788-1867) bei Johann Nepomuk Maxandt. Später setzte er sein Studium bei Leopold A. Ko?eluh (Klavier) und Hartmann, einem vermutlichen Schüler Albrechtsbergers, fort (Kontrapunkt). 1825 wurde er zum Hoforganisten... more...

  • Composition in the Digital World: Conversations with 21st Century American Composersby Robert Raines

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    American composers are at the forefront of a renaissance in concert music, in the process expanding the very definition of the category. The impact of digital technology on the creative process and the unprecedented diversity of contemporary composers are arguably among the catalysts driving the rebirth. In this series of personal interviews with some... more...

  • Oboe Unboundby Libby Van Cleve

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    In Oboe Unbound: Contemporary Techniques , Libby Van Cleve opens up the tradition-bound assumptions of the instrument?s capabilities. She discusses: standard technique; multiphonics, microtones, altered timbres; musical examples; professionally tested fingering charts; use of electronics and amplification; recording; and... more...

  • The Crisis of Classical Music in Americaby Robert Freeman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    The Crisis of Classical Music in America by Robert Freeman focuses on solutions for the oversupply of classically trained musicians in America?a growing problem in a diminishing niche job market. Freeman calls for music colleges to focus on vital job skills in order to better equip their graduates for the real world. more...