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  • Music and Transcendenceby Férdia J. Stone-Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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 ?other?. This ?other?... more...

  • Musical Form and Transformationby David Lewin

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • Audacious Euphonyby Richard Cohn

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 37.99

    Reconstructing historical conceptions of harmonic distance, Audacious Euphony advances a geometric model appropriate to understanding triadic progressions characteristic of 19th-century music. Author Rick Cohn uncovers the source of the indeterminacy and uncanniness of romantic music, as he focuses on the slippage between chromatic and diatonic progressions... more...

  • The Musician's Wayby Gerald Klickstein

    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...

  • Analytical Studies in World Musicby Michael Tenzer

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 35.99

    Combining the approaches of ethnomusicology and music theory, Analytical Studies in World Music offers fresh perspectives for thinking about how musical sounds are shaped, arranged, and composed by their diverse makers worldwide. Eleven inspired, insightful, and in-depth explanations of Iranian sung poetry, Javanese and Balinese gamelan music,... more...

  • Praxial Music Educationby David J Elliot

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99

    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

    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...

  • Advocate for Music!by Lynn M. Brinckmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    This guidebook is filled with strategies and ideas to help educate the general public, and political decision makers, about the long-term benefits of music education. It is ideal practical companion for all music educators. more...

  • The Art of Tonal Analysisby Carl Schachter; Joseph N. Straus

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 30.99

    In Fall 2012, the renowned tonal theorist and leading practitioner of Schenkerian theory and analysis Carl Schachter taught a legendary doctoral seminar at the CUNY Graduate Center in which he talked about the music and the musical issues that have concerned him most deeply; the course was in essence a summation of his extensive and renowned teaching... more...

  • A Different Voice, A Different Songby Caroline Bithell

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99

    A Different Voice, A Different Song traces the history of a grassroots scene that has until now operated largely beneath the radar, but that has been gently gathering force since the 1970s. At the core of this scene are the natural voice movement, founded on the premise that "everyone can sing", and the growing transnational community of amateur... more...