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  • Materials and Techniques of Post Tonal Musicby Stefan Kostka

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 145.95

    Introduces basic concepts of contemporary post-tonal music theory. Provides a comprehensive text covering analytical and compositional aspects of post tonal music from the early 1900's through today. This text provides the most comprehensive analytical approach to post-tonal music available from Impressionism to recent trends. It covers music from... more...

  • Bruckner’s Eighth Symphonyby David B. Greene; Jonathan C. Kramer

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 159.59

    The book develops four strategies for doing listener-guided analysis. Each strategy is used to describe one of the movements in Bruckner’s Eighth. more...

  • Performative Analysisby Jeffrey Swinkin

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; US$ 34.96

    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...

  • Understanding Mozart's Piano Sonatasby John Irving

    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...

  • Music and Transcendenceby Férdia J. Stone-Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Music and Transcendence explores the ways in which music relates to transcendence by bringing together the disciplines of musicology, philosophy and theology, thereby uncovering congruencies between them that have often been obscured. Music has the capacity to take one outside of oneself and place one in relation to that which is â??otherâ??. This... more...

  • Towards a Global Music Theoryby Mark Hijleh

    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...

  • Praxial Music Educationby David J Elliot

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Elliott's groundbreaking 1995 book, Music Matters: A New Philosophy in Music Education , introduced the praxial theory of music education which argues for a socially and artistically grounded concept of music and music education, challenging the field's traditional "absolutist" foundations. Praxial Music Educatio n collects the responses to his thesis... more...

  • Klezmer's Afterlifeby Magdalena Waligorska

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99 US$ 30.95

    Klezmer in Europe has been a controversial topic ever since this traditional Jewish wedding music made it to the concert halls and discos of Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest and Prague. Author Magdalena Waligorska offers not only a documentation of the klezmer revival in two of its European headquarters (Krak?w and Berlin), but also an analysis of the Jewish... more...

  • Musical Form and Transformationby David Lewin

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    Musical Form and Transformation collects four of David Lewin's analytic essays to stimulate thought about the general methodology of musical analysis and issues of large-scale form as they relate to transformational analytic structuring. 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...