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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

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  • Guerrilla Film Scoringby Jeremy Borum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 34.99

    In this book, Jeremy Borum provides valuable guidance on how to make a good film score both quickly and inexpensively. Featuring insights from 20 professional composers, this handbook encompasses the entire film scoring process including education, preparation, writing and recording a score, editing, mixing and mastering, finding work, career development,... more...

  • Beyond the Batonby Diane Wittry

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    Beyond the Baton is a view of the music director's job from the inside - starting at the moment you decide you want to be a conductor, through your first job, to being a successful artistic leader within a community. This book will revolutionize the way a conductor thinks about their duties, both on and off the podium, and give a glimpse of the realities... more...

  • The 21st Century Singerby Susan Mohini Kane

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 16.99 US$ 15.29

    Young classical singers, particularly recent graduates of music programs, need not only considerable artistic ability but also intelligence and an acute business sense to navigate the world of professional singing. In The 21st Century Singer: Bridging the Gap Between the University and the World, author Susan Mohini Kane has created a user-friendly... more...

  • Teaching Music to Students with Special Needsby Alice Hammel; Ryan Hourigan

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 17.99 US$ 16.19

    Teaching Music to Students with Special Need s offers a comprehensive, label-free approach to teaching music to students with disabilities. Music teachers will find practical, real-world solutions to the challenges they face everyday, all grounded in the latest theory and research on inclusion. Topics include classroom behavior, learning domains,... more...

  • Planning Your Piano Successby Stewart Gordon

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.59

    Young pianists who decide to become professional musicians have many questions to answer and challenges to face. Carefully balancing aspiration with reality and inspiration with organization, experienced teacher Stewart Gordon creates a blueprint for transforming dreams into achievement. He guides young pianists through the details of how to prepare... more...

  • Opportunities in Music Careers, Revised Editionby Robert Gerardi

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 15.00 US$ 13.50

    " Opportunities in Music Careers is an encyclopedic view of the world of music?pop to classical, performer to management. Its diversity is quite astounding, and a young person in love with music can find a place in the field of his or her choice . . . I hope that [it] becomes required reading for all serious music students.? --John Corigliano, Composer,... more...

  • The Careers of British Musicians, 1750?1850by Deborah Rohr

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00

    This study focuses on the day-to-day lives and careers of musicians in Britain from 1750?1850. more...

  • Music and Tourismby Chris Gibson; John Connell

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95

    Music and Tourism is the first book to comprehensively examine the links between travel and music. It combines contemporary and historical analysis of the economic and social impact of music tourism, with discussions of the cultural politics of authenticity and identity. more...

  • Teenage Nervous Breakdownby David Walley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.95

    Teenage Nervous Breakdown: Music and Politics in the Post-Elvis Era combines music and cultural history and criticism to examine how rock and the rock lifestyle have been merchandised first to a teenage audience and eventually to a worldwide consumer society. Well-known, iconoclastic writer/ critic David Walley examines the entire rock culture... more...

  • Access All Areasby Trev Wilkins

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    From the paperwork to the practical aspects, Access All Areas gives you an excellent insight into the live music and touring industry. Drawing on a vast range of real-world experiences Wilkins provides you with the key technical aspects of gigging and touring in an easily understood manner. Whether you are performing in a church, club or concert hall,... more...