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  • Community Musicby Lee Higgins

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    In Community Music: In Theory and in Practice , Lee Higgins investigates an interventional approach to music making outside of formal teaching and learning situations. Working with historical, ethnographic, and theoretical research, Higgins provides a rich resource for those who practice, advocate, teach, or study community music, music education,... more...

  • Remixing the Classroomby Randall Everett Allsup

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    In a delightfully self-conscious philosophical "mash-up," Randall Everett Allsup provides alternatives for the traditional master-apprentice teaching model that has characterized music education. By providing examples across the arts and humanities, Allsup promotes a vision of education that is open, changing, and adventurous at heart. He contends... more...

  • The Accompaniment in "Unaccompanied" Bachby Stanley Ritchie; Mauricio Fuks

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 32.99

    Known around the world for his advocacy of early historical performance and as a skilled violin performer and pedagogue, Stanley Ritchie has developed a technical guide to the interpretation and performance of J. S. Bach's enigmatic sonatas and partitas for solo violin. Unlike typical Baroque compositions, Bach's six solos are uniquely free of accompaniment.... more...

  • 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

    Scandinavian Song is a practical guide to the art songs of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, which enables teachers and students to render transcriptions of foreign language texts into the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). An extensive survey of available music, sample IPA transcriptions and translations, as well as a website link devoted to demonstrating... 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...

  • Sound Adviceby Jean Ashworth Bartle

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Sound Advice is a valuable resource for college students, beginning teachers, and experienced conductors of children's choirs. It covers the vast array of skills needed by today's conductor and will benefit all choir directors who want their choirs to reach a higher level of artistry.This book will be useful on many levels: for the college student... more...

  • Tonal Pitch Spaceby Fred Lerdahl

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Building on the foundation of Lerdahl and Jackendoff's influential A Generative Theory of Tonal Music , this volume presents a multidimensional model of diatonic and chromatic spaces that quantifies listeners' intuitions of the relative distances of pitches, chords, and keys from a given tonic. The model is employed to assign prolongational structure,... more...

  • Becoming a Music Teacherby Donald L. Hamann; Shelly Cooper

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Becoming a Music Teacher: Student to Practitioner is the first book to make connections between the college music classroom and public school music classroom transparent, visible, and relevant. Award-winning music educators Donald L. Hamann and Shelly Cooper offer here an ideal and versatile resource for music teacher education. more...