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  • Musicology: The Key Conceptsby David Beard; Kenneth Gloag

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    Musicology: the Key Concepts provides a vital reference guide for students of contemporary musicology. Its clear and accessible entries cover a comprehensive range of terms including: - aesthetics - canon - culture - deconstruction - ethnicity - identity - subjectivity - value - work Fully cross-referenced and with suggestions for further reading,... more...

  • Music in Everyday Lifeby Tia DeNora

    Cambridge-Obeikan 2000; US$ 36.00

    Shows how music is central to the construction and regulation of everyday life. more...

  • Performing Ethnomusicologyby Ted Solis

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 33.95

    Performing Ethnomusicology is the first book to deal exclusively with creating, teaching, and contextualizing academic world music performing ensembles. Considering the formidable theoretical, ethical, and practical issues that confront ethnomusicologists who direct such ensembles, the sixteen essays in this volume discuss problems of public performance... more...

  • Shadows in the Fieldby Gregory F. Barz; Timothy J. Cooley

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 54.99

    What are the new directions in ethnomusicological fieldwork? What do we see when we acknowledge the shadows we cast in the field? Will fieldwork continue as an integral part of ethnomusicological theory and method? Glancing forward and backward, the authors in this collection explore a range of issues that can help ethnomusicologists and those who... more...

  • Analytical Music Therapyby Johannes Eschen; Susan Hadley; Juliane Kowski

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 44.95

    The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students. more...

  • Deconstructive Variationsby Rose Rosengard Subotnik

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 66.00

    In this sequel to her previous collection, Developing Variations, Subotnik applies the insights of Kant, Adorno, Bakhtin, and Derrida to major works of Mozart and Chopin. more...

  • Computational Mechanics of the Classical Guitarby Rolf Bader

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Computational Mechanics of the Classical Guitar describes a new dynamic paradigm in instrument acoustics based on time-dependent transient analysis and simulation of complete musical instruments. It describes the current state of theoretical and experimental research into the guitar for engineers, instrument makers and musicians. This includes a summary... more...

  • Receptive Methods in Music Therapyby Susan B Wesely; Denise Grocke; Tony Wigram; Katerina Stathis; Karin Schou; Emily Shanahan; Karen Hamlett; Matt Holmes; Melina Roberts; Katrina McFerran; Clare Kildea

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 34.95

    This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research, including relaxation with music for children and adults, the use of visualisation and imagery, music and collage, song-lyric discussion, vibroacoustic applications, music and movement techniques. more...

  • Modern Methods for Musicologyby Tim Crawford; Lorna Gibson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Written by leading experts, this volume provides both a picture of the realities of how ICT is currently being used in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its coverage of topics spanning content-based sound searching/retrieval, sound and content analysis, markup and text encoding,... more...

  • Music Talent & Performanceby Henry Kingsbury

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    A provocative, perceptive study of the cultural dynamics of classical music in American society, Music, Talent, and Performance describes music as a  metaphor of the society in which it takes place. Author Henry Kingbury, a conservatory-trained pianist and music educator turned anthropologist forgoes the traditional ethnomusicologist approach... more...