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  • Music Productionby Michael Zager

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 59.99

    Music Production serves as a roadmap for navigating the continuous changes in the music industry and music production technologies. From dissecting compositions to understanding studio technologies, from coaching vocalists to arranging and orchestration, from musicianship to marketing, advertising to promotion, Music Production takes readers... more...

  • The Origins and Roles of Instrumental Music in the Operas of Richard Straussby Malcom Rowat

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    The main purpose of this volume is to provide an overview to all of Richard Strauss’s musical and operatic compositions. Usually the operas are ignored by scholars and composers who only perform his instrumental works. This book shows that there is incredible musical value in the operas as well. It also showcases his compositional style and techniques,... more...

  • The Act of Musical Compositionby Dave Collins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    The study of musical composition has, in the main, been informed by anecdotal after-the-event accounts or post hoc analyses of composition. This book presents the first coherent exploration and empirical work around this unique aspect of human creative activity from a new and exciting perspective. The book will appeal to students, lecturers, practitioners,... more...

  • Orchestrationby Paul Mathews

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 53.95

    Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings is designed to be a primary or ancillary text for college-level music majors. Although there are several 'how to' textbooks aimed at this market, there is little available that traces the history of orchestration through the writings of composers themselves. By collecting writings from the ninenteenth century... more...

  • Music and the Skillful Listenerby Denise Von Glahn

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    For Denise Von Glahn, listening is that special quality afforded women who have been fettered for generations by the maxim "be seen and not heard." In Skillful Listeners, Von Glahn explores the relationship between listening and musical composition focusing on nine American women composers inspired by the sounds of the natural world:Amy Beach, Marion... more...

  • Gabriel Yared's The English Patientby Heather Laing

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 36.99

    This resource offers the most in-depth examination to date of the work of composer Gabriel Yared, through a uniquely interdisciplinary analysis that integrates film theory and musicology. more...

  • Yogakuby Luciana Galliano; Martin Mayes

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 84.99

    Yogaku discusses over a century of musical activity in Japan, detailing, in particular, the music that was inspired by Western music after the Meiji Restoration in the 19th century, and its development through the end of the 20th century. The book not only examines the infiltration of Western music into Japan, but it also provides insight into the... more...

  • Composing for the Cinemaby Ennio Morricone; Sergio Miceli; Gillian B. Anderson

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    With nearly 400 scores to his credit, Ennio Morricone is one of the most prolific and influential film composers working today. In Composing for the Cinema , Morricone and musicologist Sergio Miceli present a series of lectures on the composition and analysis of film music. Adapted from several lectures and seminars, these lessons show how sound... more...

  • Planning Your Piano Successby Stewart Gordon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 17.99

    Young pianists pursuing a professional career face a barrage of questions, choices, and challenges. In this book, experienced teacher and performer Stewart Gordon offers a new and practical way to approach them by helping readers to plan strategically and build a secure and successful career from the ground up. For decades, Gordon has guided young... more...

  • Composing for Voiceby Paul Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...