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Systems and methods

  • Clavichord for Beginnersby Joan Benson

    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...

  • Playing the Violinby Mark Rush

    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...

  • Die Klavieretüde im 20. Jahrhundertby Sandra Simone Strack

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 35.80

    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...

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

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 56.34

    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...

  • Repertoire, Authenticity and Introductionby Robert J. Damm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Musikstudium in der Diktaturby Maren Goltz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 82.82

    <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...

  • 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...

  • Music Education in Crisisby Peter Dickinson

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 45.00

    Seminal lectures on music education since the 1990s. more...

  • 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...

  • A Double Bassist?s Guide to Refining Performance Practicesby Murray Grodner; Michael P. Sweeney

    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...