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  • Music Across the Sensesby Jody L. Kerchner

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    Music Across the Senses shows how music educators can facilitate PK-12 students' develop listening skills using multisensory means-mapping, movement, and verbal descriptions-in general music and performance ensemble classes. It includes sample lesson ideas, movement sequences, and listening maps that are adaptable to teachers' individual teaching... 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...

  • Audacious Euphonyby Richard Cohn

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    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...

  • Tonal Pitch Spaceby Fred Lerdahl

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    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...

  • The Musician's Wayby Gerald Klickstein

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    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 US$ 30.95

    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...

  • Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affectby Timothy R. McKinney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the writings of Nicola Vicentino (1555) and Gioseffo Zarlino (1558) is found, for the first time, a systematic means of explaining music's expressive power based upon the specific melodic and harmonic intervals from which it is constructed. This "theory of interval affect" originates not with these theorists, however, but with their teacher, influential... more...

  • Music for Lifeby C. Victor Fung; Lisa J. Lehmberg

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life of Senior Citizens presents a fresh, new exploration of the impact of musical experiences on the quality of life of senior citizens, and charts a new direction in the facilitation of the musical lives of people of all ages. Providing in-depth case studies and personal insights, Fung and Lehmberg... more...

  • Listen Up!by Brent M. Gault

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Listen Up! includes 23 sample listening experiences in which children can foster music skills and reinforce given music concepts (rhythm, melody, form) that are prominent in each selection. PowerPoint presentations for each experience are also included. These provide material students can view and respond to as they listen. more...

  • Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky and Beyondby Peter Dayan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In 1877, Ruskin accused Whistler of ?flinging a pot of paint in the public?s face?. Was he right? After all, Whistler always denied that the true function of art was to represent anything. If a painting does not represent, what is it, other than mere paint, flung in the public?s face? Whistler?s answer was simple: painting is music - or it is poetry.... more...