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  • The Musical Workby Michael Talbot

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 72.99

    Like literature and art, music has 'works'. But not every piece of music is called a work, and not every musical performance is made up of works. The complexities of this situation are explored in these essays, which examine a broad swathe of western music. From plainsong to the symphony, from Duke Ellington to the Beatles, this is at root an investigation... more...

  • Community Musicby Lee Higgins

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 30.99

    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$ 56.00

    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$ 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...

  • 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...