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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 30.99
Kofi Agawu's Music as Discourse promises to quickly become a standard and definitive work in musical semiotics. Working at the nexus of musicology, ethnomusicology, and music philosophy and aesthetics, Agawu presents a synthetic and innovative approach to musical meaning which argues deftly for the thinking of music as a discourse in itself--composed... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 27.95
Designed to serve music students at the college level, this informal approach to music theory relates the technical aspects of music with the expressive character of the art. The approach is holistic in the sense that it focuses on the interrelationships between the piece as heard by a socially conditioned listener and the notated, performed score:... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 127.37
This unique and innovative text provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of narrative inquiry approaches to research in music education. Each example is accompanied by a critical commentary that situates the work in the field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Advanced Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form is a textbook for students with some background in Schenkerian theory. It begins with an overview of Schenker's theories, then progresses systematically from the phrase and their various combinations to longer and more complex works. Unlike other texts on this subject,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95
Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition is a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in music analysis. It outlines a process of analyzing works in the Classical tradition by uncovering the construction of a piece of music?the formal, harmonic, rhythmic, and voice-leading organizations?as well... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 46.99
Music Theory for Musical Theatre guides the musical theatre practitioner through elements of music theory and score analysis using a workbook format and examples from musical theatre that emphasize music's value as a key contributor to the dramatic gestalt. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95
"The Craft of Modal Counterpoint" is the companion book to Benjamin's "The Craft of Tonal Counterpoint," recently republished in a second edition by Routledge. Modal counterpoint is the style of composition that was employed until the "tonal" revolution pioneered by Bach; it is the basis for most Early Music. Benjamin, a composer and pedagogue, offers... more...