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  • Tanglewood IIby Anthony J. Palmer; André de Quadros; Wynton Marsalis

    Gia Publications 2013; US$ 29.99

    The culmination of a series of events held over two years by leading music educators in an homage to the famous Tanglewood symposium of 1967, this study prods the profession to examine what the future of music education is. It provokes a reevaluation of present programs and philosophies and tired methodologies while reinvigorating the role music educators... more...

  • Music Education at a Crossroadsby Janet Barrett

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 23.99

    This is a collection of addresses from the Centennial Congress of MENC: The National Association of Music Education. Noted leaders in music education_including Paul Lehman, Bennett Reimer, Samuel Hope, and Michael Mark_joined Brenda Welburn and Anne Bryant in addressing the challenges and opportunities faced by music educators today. more...

  • The Craft of Piano Playingby Alan Fraser; Sonya Ardan

    Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 46.99

    Presenting a new, comprehensive and highly original approach to piano technique with a fascinating series of exercises to help the reader put this approach into practice, this guide uses numerous musical examples and sketches to show how many common movement habits at the keyboard are counterproductive. Fraser provides a new way of manipulating the... more...

  • Women Music Educators in the United Statesby Sondra Wieland Howe

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99

    Although women have been teaching and performing music for centuries, their stories are often missing from traditional accounts of the history of music education. In Women Music Educators in the United States: A History , Sondra Wieland Howe provides a comprehensive narrative of women teaching music in the United States from colonial days until... more...

  • The Crisis of Classical Music in Americaby Robert Freeman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • L'Etruria fortunataby Stefania Gitto; Kuno Trientbacher; Hans Ernst Weidinger

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 51.18

    Il progetto"L'Etruria fortunata" č il primo risultato di una cooperazione in corso tra enti di paesi diversi e con differenti nature istituzionali, per la creazione di un virtuoso circuito storico-musicale che, partendo dallo studio della documentazione, arrivi all'esecuzione e, come in questo caso, alla pubblicazione facsimile del manoscritto.... more...

  • Etudes for Piano Teachersby Stewart Gordon

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 29.99

    Just as musical etudes focus on the development of skills and address the technical problems encountered in keyboard literature, the "etudes" in Stewart Gordon's new book also focus on ideas which prepare piano teachers for meeting the problems encountered in piano performing and teaching. This major new collection on the piano teacher's art opens... more...

  • How Popular Musicians Learnby Lucy Green

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 39.95

    Popular musicians acquire some or all of their skills and knowledge informally, outside school or university, and with little help from trained instrumental teachers. How do they go about this process? Despite the fact that popular music has recently entered formal music education, we have as yet a limited understanding of the learning practices adopted... more...

  • Music Education in Your Handsby Michael L. Mark; Patrice Madura

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    Designed for Introduction to Music Education courses, this textbook provides an overview of the music education system , illuminating the many topics that music educators need to know, including technology, teaching methods, curricular evolution, legislation, and a range of societal needs from cultural diversity to evolving tastes in music. It encompasses... more...

  • Music Education in England, 1950–2010by John Finney

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    John Finney examines the child-centred progressive tradition to create a fresh way of evaluating ideas and practices that have evolved since 1950, that have shaped the lives of music teachers and their pupils, and that have now become disfigured, residual more...