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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2004; US$ 139.95
Many contemporary composers and music critics say in an offhand way that all music written in the past quarter century is about musicthat it is reflexive and self-referential in some significant sense. It is music in search of an understanding of itself. This book tries to deepen the understanding of music about music as well as music itself... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Written as a follow-up to 'A Book of Operas', this is another comprehensive study of several great operas from the renowned musicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel. Includes in-depth analyses of: Samson and Delilah and other biblical operas Die Konigin von Saba Herodiade Lakme Pagliacci Cavalleria Rusticana The operas of Mascagni Iris Madame Butterfly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Is my singing good enough? What should I do with instruments? How can I create a rich and exciting musical environment which will allow for both child and adult led musical activity? Singing, dancing and music-making comes naturally to young children, but we as adults often lack confidence in our musical ability. This easily accessible book will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95
Twentieth-Century Music Theory and Practice introduces a number of tools for analyzing a wide range of twentieth-century musical styles and genres. It includes discussions of harmony, scales, rhythm, contour, post-tonal music, set theory, the twelve-tone method, and modernism. Recent developments involving atonal voice leading, K-nets, nonlinearity,... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 20.99
An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre. In Acting Through Song ,?Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst others and applies them to the fundamental component of musical theatre: singing. With dozens... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Packed full of exciting activities that display how song and music can enhance a young child's learning, Music and Singing conveys how you can: have confidence in sharing music with young children explore a range of musical instruments have fun with sound. more...
- Wharncliffe 2006; US$ 8.99
Brass Bands Play an important part in Barnsley's rich cultural and musical heritage. The collieries and heavy industry, on which the town's prosperity was built, proved fertile ground in which talented musicians were to gather together and develop the skills of their neighbours and workmates. They formed bands to entertain themselves and others,... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 16.99
This guide to cooperative learning by an experienced music educator outlines how the method can lead to a happy, enthusiastic environment that benefits everyone. As author Carol Huffman explains, in the cooperative learning classroom, it is the students who become teachers of their fellow students, while the teacher becomes the facilitator of an interchange... more...
- Awa Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Ever wondered why most classical music concerts are such stuffy affairs? Had to bluff your way through classical music conversations? Trying to get a handle on music by modern composers? Failed to convince teenagers of the merits of Beethoven or Bach? Or just want an absorbing read about music? This book is an illuminating guide that will be a hit... more...