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  • The Second Senseby Robin Maconie

    Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 57.99

    A vigorous non-technical discussion of basic acoustical, auditory, and communications processes that guide and connect musical behaviors of every age. Developed as a source book for students of art and design it offers illuminating commentaries on more than 100 cd recorded items from classical and world music traditions. more...

  • Scandinavian Songby Anna Hersey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 64.99

    An extensive survey of available music, sample IPA transcriptions and translations, as well as a website link devoted to demonstrating phonemes unfamiliar to native English speakers, make this book an invaluable resource for students and professors in North American college, university, and conservatory voice programs. more...

  • Line Gamesby Randy Vincent

    Sher Music 2016; US$ 24.00

    Line Games is an organized series of practical studies for the development of single-note guitar technique and jazz vocabulary simultaneously. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Music and World Christianitiesby Suzel Ana Reily; Jonathan M. Dueck

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Music and World Christianities investigates music's role in everyday practice and social history across the diversity of Christian religions and practices around the globe. The volume explores Christian communities in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia as sites of transmission, transformation, and creation of... more...

  • The Band Director's Guide to Successby Jonathan M. Kraemer; Michelle Kraemer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    The Band Director's Guide to Success is the ideal guide for preparing future band directors for the practical challenges and obstacles that they will face in the introductory years of their teaching careers. more...

  • The Moving Body in the Aural Skills Classroomby Diane J. Urista

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    The Moving Body in the Aural Skills Classroom -influenced by Dalcroze-Eurhythmics-is a practical guide for college instructors and students interested in integrating the moving body into the aural skills classroom. The book presents movement exercises for teaching rhythmic, melodic, harmonic and formal concepts to encourage a dynamic link between... more...

  • Valuing Music in Educationby Craig Resta

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    This book is a collection of articles by the renowned music education scholar and arts education advocate, Charles Fowler (1931-95). Serving as Education Editor at Musical America from 1974-1989, he published numerous articles about music in schools and society. This text is a curated selection of the most cogent articles, along with critical commentary. more...

  • Music and Embodied Cognitionby Arnie Cox

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Taking a cognitive approach to musical meaning, Arnie Cox explores embodied experiences of hearing music as those that move us both consciously and unconsciously. In this pioneering study that draws on neuroscience and music theory, phenomenology and cognitive science, Cox advances his theory of the "mimetic hypothesis," the notion that a large part... more...

  • Analytical Methods of Electroacoustic Musicby Mary Simoni

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Containing extensive artwork serving as demonstration, as well as a DVD with sound and video clips, this collection of essays on electroacoustic music explores the creative possibilities to be found in various forms of musical analysis. Taking pitch, duration, intensity, and timbre as the four basic elements of music, the authors discuss electroacoustic... more...

  • The Listening Bookby W. A. Mathieu

    Shambhala 1991; US$ 18.99

    The Listening Book is about rediscovering the power of listening as an instrument of self-discovery and personal transformation. By exploring our capacity for listening to sounds and for making music, we can awaken and release our full creative powers. Mathieu offers suggestions and encouragement on many aspects of music-making, and provides playful... more...