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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95
This important new guide, a companion to Joe Deer?s Acting in Musical Theatre , presents an accessible and compellingly practical approach to the art of directing musicals. Suitable for aspiring and professional directors alike, it leads the reader through the five key stages of a production: Conception, Collaboration, Rehearsal, Production and... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of classical music? Can you name all the well-known composers, conductors and the compositions they are associated with? Or perhaps, you would like to learn more about them? If so, you are certain to enjoy the quotes and musical miscellany in 101 Quirky Observations on Classical Music. Who defined music as a science that would have... 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...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
Musically sound and fully annotated, this new reference work provides ready access to over 700 excerpts from 100 operas, by voice categories, and thus provides information on a wide variety of matters of interest to directors, teachers, and singers. A table of voice categories, coded excerpts (including length and reference to accessible... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 36.46
There is no question that music education is in crisis today. The place of music in the national curriculum is controversial; there have been cuts in the provision of individual lessons; and there have been severe reductions in government funding, with more planned. This book, containing the first five Bernarr Rainbow Lectures, makes an important... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 37.02
Die Bayreuther Festspiele sind ein einzigartiges Phänomen: Wagner baute sich ein Opernhaus, in dem ausschließlich seine eigenen Werke aufgeführt werden, das Unternehmen ist bis heute in Familienhand, die Kartennachfrage riesig. "Hier gilt's der Kunst", so das "Meistersinger-Motto" - und doch spielte die Politik auf dem Grünen Hügel... more...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 19.99
«Denken mit dem Ohr» Wie man wird, was man hört: Dem Hören, seiner psychologischen Wirkung, aber auch dem, was es im Menschen an Potenzialen freisetzt – bis hin zu literarischen Verwandlungen des Gehörten –, schenkt die Ästhetik nur allzu selten Gehör. Die Essays von Rüdiger Görner bezeugen, dass es ein auditiv grundiertes Denken gibt, das auf Behutsamkeit... 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...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 18.94
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 of exercises... more...