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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...

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

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 55.82

    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...

  • 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...

  • Repertoire, Authenticity and Introductionby Robert J. Damm

    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...

  • 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...

  • Technology and the Gendering of Music Educationby Victoria Armstrong

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95

    The use of computers and associated compositional software in music education is frequently decontextualized from cultural and social relationships, thereby ignoring the fact that new technologies are used and developed within existing social spaces that are always already delineated along gender lines. Armstrong suggests these gender-technology relations... more...

  • Songwriting Without Boundariesby Pat Pattison

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99

    Infuse your lyrics with sensory detail! Writing great song lyrics requires practice and discipline. Songwriting Without Boundaries will help you commit to routine practice through fun writing exercises. This unique collection of more than150 sense-bound prompts helps you develop the skills you need to: tap into your senses and inject your writing... more...

  • The Development of Music Education in Romania Since 1989by Daniela Bute

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95

    This book documents the impact of democratization, globalization and European integration on the Romanian music education system since the Revolution in 1989. Particular emphasis is placed on government deregulation of public music education. more...