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  • Making Music with Computersby Bill Manaris; Andrew R. Brown

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Teach Your Students How to Use Computing to Explore Powerful and Creative Ideas In the twenty-first century, computers have become indispensable in music making, distribution, performance, and consumption. Making Music with Computers: Creative Programming in Python introduces important concepts and skills necessary to generate music with computers.... more...

  • 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... more...

  • Cello Practice, Cello Performanceby Miranda Wilson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 46.99

    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...

  • Composition in the Digital Worldby Robert Raines

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    In a series of intimate conversations with some of the most influential composers of concert music currently working on the American music scene, composer and educator Robert Raines covers subjects ranging from the source of inspiration to work habits, the business of music, and the impact of technology on music and life in the 21st century. more...

  • Oboe Unboundby Libby Van Cleve

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 46.99

    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$ 46.99

    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...

  • Solkattu Manualby David P. Nelson

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    The first hands-on introduction to South Indian spoken rhythm more...