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  • Scandinavian Songby Anna Hersey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 61.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bridge of Wavesby W. A. Mathieu

    Shambhala 2010; US$ 23.99

    Music is, in one sense, merely a series of fleeting vibrations that arise and subside. How could it be that something so insubstantial fills us, and calms us, and makes us weep? Because, says W. A. Mathieu, music bridges mind and heart, self and other, and affirms our place in the world. Everyone uses the bridge of music, from casual listeners to devoted... 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...

  • The Musical Lifeby W. A. Mathieu

    Shambhala 1994; US$ 23.99

    Everyone, according to W.A. Mathieu, is musical by nature—it goes right along with being human. And if you don't believe it, this book will convince you. In a series of interrelated short essays, Mathieu takes the reader on a journey through ordinary experiences to open our ears to the rich variety of music that surrounds us but that we are trained... more...

  • So You Want to Sing Countryby Kelly K. Garner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.00

    Kelly Garner thoroughly examines the techniques and methods of singing country music while briefly reviewing the rich heritage of the style. Additional topics of discussion include country song types and structure, instrumentation, performing on stage and in the studio, and career options in country music. more...

  • Children’s Home Musical Experiences Across the Worldby Beatriz Ilari; Susan Young

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book offers a fresh and diverse perspective on home musical activities of young children from a variety of countries, including; Brazil, Denmark, Greece, Israel, Kenya, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, South Africa,Taiwan, the UK, and the United States. Narrowing their study to seven-year-olds from middle-class families, the articles in this... more...

  • On Sonic Artby Trevor Wishart; Simon Emmerson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 98.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...