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Instruction & Study

  • Metzler Sachlexikon Musikby

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 1998; US$ 45.43

    Das kompakte Nachschlagewerk zu allen Bereichen der Musik. Das griffige Lexikon gibt Auskunft über alle Sachfragen zur Musik. Es enthält über 2.500 Artikel zu Sachen und Begriffen aus allen Bereichen der Musik - Klassik, Moderne, Weltmusik, Jazz und Unterhaltungsmusik. more...

  • In Their Own Wordsby

    Dundurn 2001; US$ 11.99

    Canadas choral conductors share their experiences and ideas about the roles of music and the choir. more...

  • To Do This, You Must Know Howby Lynn Abbot; Doug Seroff

    University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 187.50

    To Do This, You Must Know How traces black vocal music instruction and inspiration from the halls of Fisk University to the mining camps of Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, and on to Chicago and New Orleans. In the 1870s, the Original Fisk University Jubilee Singers successfully combined Negro spirituals with formal choral music disciplines, and... more...

  • The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Alton Augustus Adams; Mark Clague

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 85.00

    Alton Augustus Adams, Sr., was a musician, writer, hotelier, and the first black bandmaster of the United States Navy. Born in the Virgin Islands in 1889, Adams joined the U.S. military in 1917. Although naval policy at the time restricted blacks to menial jobs, Adams and his all-black ensemble provided a bridge between the local population and their... more...

  • The History of the Erard Piano and Harp in Letters and Documents, 1785?1959by Robert Adelson; Alain Roudier; Jenny Nex; Laure Barthel; Michel Foussard

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 200.00

    These volumes present the recently discovered archives of the Erard firm, perhaps the largest record of musical instrument making anywhere. more...

  • Orchestral Performanceby Christopher Adey

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 33.53

    A comprehensive guide to the techniques of orchestral playing and the development of non-professional orchestras, Orchestral Performance covers all areas of orchestral music-making - instrumental technique and combination, ensemble, layout, repertoire and presentation. Christopher Adey - renowned specialist in the training of student orchestras... more...

  • The Roberto Gerhard Companionby Dr Monty Adkins; Professor Michael Russ

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    More than forty years after the composer's death, the music of Roberto Gerhard (1896-1970) continues to be recorded and performed and to attract international scholarly interest. The Roberto Gerhard Companion is the first full length scholarly work on this composer noted for his sharp intellect and original, exploring mind. This book builds on the... more...

  • Phonetics and Diction in Singingby Kurt Adler

    University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 24.00

    Though it has often been passionately criticized--as fraudulent, exploitative, even pagan--the American funeral home has become nearly as inevitable as death itself, an institution firmly embedded in our culture. But how did the funeral home come to hold such a position? What is its history? And is it guilty of the charges sometimes leveled against... more...

  • The Mind's Earby Bruce Adolphe

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 13.99

    The Mind's Ear offers a unique approach to stimulating the musical imagination and inspiring creativity, as well as providing detailed exercises aimed at improving the ability to read and imagine music in silence, in the "mind's ear." Modeling his exercises on those used in theater games and acting classes, and drawing upon years... more...

  • Music as Discourseby Kofi Agawu

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 28.99

    Introduction. Part 1: Theory. 1. Music as Language. 2. Criteria for Analysis I. 3. Criteria for Analysis II. 4. Bridges to Free Composition. 5. Paradigmatic Analysis. Part 2: Analyses. 6. Liszt, Orpheus (1853-4). 7. Brahms, Intermezzo, op. 119 no.2 (1893), Brahms, Symphony no. 1/ii (1872-76). 8. Mahler, Symphony no. 9/i (1908-09). 9. Beethoven, String... more...