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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.99
Assembles eleven distinguished writers on music to discuss the ingenuity with which sound is organized in musical traditions all over the world. This work contains an introductory chapter which proposes ways to think about musical structures cross-culturally. It also contains recordings, notations, diagrams, and imaginative descriptions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine acting, singing and dancing into a comprehensive guide, combining what have previously been treated as three separate disciplines. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1961; US$ 67.50
Designed particularly as a reference work for opera producers, students, performers, and writers, this book provides basic production information about more than 500 operas. Anyone planning to produce an opera will find here the essential information he n more...
- Opera Journeys Publishing 2008; US$ 45.00
Opera Journeys' Guide to 10 operas in the hugely popular Met Opera HD Simulcasts 2008-2009 series features Cast and Credits, Principal Characters, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. The featured operas are: Salome (R. Strauss), Doctor Atomic (Adams),... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 23.99
Foreword, by Ed Gollin. Introduction. 1. Serial Transformation Networks in Dallapiccola's "Simbolo". 2. Making and Using a Pcset Network for Stockhausen's Klavierstuck III. 3. Set Theory, Derivation, and Transformational Structures in Analyzing Webern's Opus 10, Number 4. 4. A Transformational Basis for Form and Prolongation in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95
This textbook prepares Music Education and Choral Conducting majors to be effective middle school and high school choral music teachers. It fully integrates the choral field experience for hands-on learning and reflection and allows the student to observe and teach the book?s principles. It covers the essentials of vocal development, auditions, literature,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 38.00
Develop music appreciation among your students with folk songs, rhythmic poems, stories with musical themes, and picture books with strong musical links. Designed for teaching flexibility, these lessons can be adapted according to a teacher's level of musical proficiency and time limitations. Sections cover rhythm, melody, form, instruments, music... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2008; US$ 33.56
Drawing on the fields of dramaturgy, music theory, and historical musicology, this book answers a question about twentieth-century music: Why does tonality persist in opera, even after it has been abandoned in other genres? more...