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- Wiley 2014; US$ 19.99
Learn to play the fiddle? Easy. Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with this easy-to-use guide, you'll have no trouble at all! From selecting, tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various music styles, Fiddle For Dummies walks you step-by-step through everything you need to start playing the fiddle like a pro. You'll... more...
- 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...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 42.99
Written by Joan Benson, one of the champions of clavichord performance in the 20th century, Clavichord for Beginners is an exceptional method book for both practitioners and enthusiasts. In addition to detailing the historical origins of the instrument and the evolution of keyboard technique, the book describes the proper method for practicing fingering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Drawing on twenty years of teaching experience, author Mark Rush systematically builds the fundamentals of violin playing from the ground up. The book focuses on proper setup from how to stand, to holding the violin, to the best way to move the bow. These are fundamental components necessary for success and the earlier these good habits are established... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.39
Obwohl die Blütezeit des Virtuosentums längst vergangen ist, erfreut die Etüde sich auch heute noch bei Musikern und Komponisten großer Beliebtheit. Daran haben auch die vielschichtigen Veränderungen keinen Abbruch getan, welche die Etüde im Laufe der Jahrhunderte durchlaufen hat. Informativ und mit großer Übersicht zeichnet die Autorin die historische... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 51.89
Il progetto"L'Etruria fortunata" è 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This study provides new information regarding the instruction of American Indian music in Oklahoma, and shows the effect of demographic variables of teachers and students on pedagogical context and practice. more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 76.81
<P>Das Leipziger Konservatorium ist die älteste musikalische Lehranstalt auf dem Gebiet des heutigen Deutschland. Gewandhauskapellmeister Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, der Renommierteste unter den Initiatoren, erhob den Anspruch einer akademischen Ausbildung von Musikern. Leipzig wurde modellhaft für Konservatoriums-Gründungen in Europa und Übersee.... more...
- 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...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Murray Grodner draws on his distinguished career as a double bass musician and teacher in this compendium of performance philosophy, bowing and phrasing recommendations, tutorials on fingerings and scales, and exercises for bowing and string crossing. Grodner addresses technical obstacles in musical performance, offers advice on instrument and bow... more...