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- Scarecrow Press 1998; US$ 49.99
A Beginning Singer's Guide is a vocal pedagogy with four practical uses: a collateral text for studio voice lessons, a primary text for undergraduate vocal pedagogy classes, a practical guide for new voice teachers, and an exploration of subjects not usually covered in music pedagogy books, such as notes on working with a pianist, improving memory,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 148.95
With this Eighth Edition, The Musical Classroom celebrates thirty years as a leading resource for future and in-service teachers as they engage children in the exciting world of music! Teachers, with the help of this user-friendly text, can develop the understandings and skills needed to teach elementary school music. The forty-four model lessons... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 145.95
This text provides the most comprehensive analytical approach to post-tonal music available, from Impressionism to recent trends. It covers music from the early 1900s through the present day, with discussion of such movements as Minimalism and the Neoromanticism, and includes chapters on rhythm, form, electronic and computer music, and the roles of... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 199.95
"This work offers a potential paradigm shift in primary music education. The children in this study emerge not as passive recipients of an adult selected childhood musical culture but as active agents, producing, constructing and reproducing their own unique childhood musical cultures alongside their teacher/facilitator... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; US$ 34.99
This book proposes a model for understanding the musical work in which both analysis-based and performance-based modes of interpretation are integral to the work. Jeffrey Swinkin explores the important role that performance plays in elucidating a work and argues for the performative nature of music analysis itself, focusing in particular on Schenkerian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Mozart's piano sonatas are among the most familiar of his works and stand alongside those of Haydn and Beethoven as staples of the pianist's repertoire. In this study, John Irving looks at a wide selection of contextual situations for Mozart's sonatas, focusing on the variety of ways in which they assume identities and achieve meanings. In particular,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the cross-pollenization of world musical materials and practices has accelerated precipitously, due in large part to advances in higher-speed communications and travel. We live now in a world of global musical practice that will only continue to blossom and develop through the twenty-first century and beyond.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 16.99
In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein draws on the latest research and his 30 years of professional experience to provide aspiring musicians with a roadmap to artistic excellence. Written in a conversational style, the text articulates landmark strategies that equip readers to advance their musical abilities and... more...