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Instruction & Study

  • Cello, Bow and You: Putting it All Togetherby Evangeline Benedetti

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Cello, Bow and You is an innovative text in the field of string pedagogy written by a 40+ year veteran of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and certified teacher of the Alexander Technique. Author Evangeline Benedetti approaches playing as a synthesis of the cellist's musical thought, the knowledge of the dynamic properties of the instrument and... more...

  • Analytical Methods of Electroacoustic Musicby Mary Simoni

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Containing extensive artwork serving as demonstration, as well as a DVD with sound and video clips, this collection of essays on electroacoustic music explores the creative possibilities to be found in various forms of musical analysis. Taking pitch, duration, intensity, and timbre as the four basic elements of music, the authors discuss electroacoustic... more...

  • Hans Richterby Christopher Fifield

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 72.92

    Christopher Fifield's remarkable study explores the personality, life and work of a conductor who influenced and inspired the leading composers, singers and instrumentalists of his day. more...

  • The Accompaniment in "Unaccompanied" Bachby Stanley Ritchie; Mauricio Fuks

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 32.99

    Known around the world for his advocacy of early historical performance and as a skilled violin performer and pedagogue, Stanley Ritchie has developed a technical guide to the interpretation and performance of J. S. Bach's enigmatic sonatas and partitas for solo violin. Unlike typical Baroque compositions, Bach's six solos are uniquely free of accompaniment.... more...

  • The Brass Instrument Owner's Handbookby Michael J. Pagliaro

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book is the second in a series of Musical Instrument Owner?s Handbooks, following The String Instrument Owner?s Handbook (2015). Following the first book in the series, The Brass Instrument Owner's Handbook provides professionals, musicians, teachers, students, or individuals interested in brass instruments with an abundance of brass... more...

  • Strategies for Success in Musical Theatreby Herbert D. Marshall

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In Strategies for Success in Musical Theatre , veteran musical director and teacher Herbert Marshall provides an essential how-to guide for teachers or community members who find themselves in charge of music directing a show. Stepping off the podium, Marshall offers practical and often humorous real-world advice on managing auditions; organizing... more...

  • Music and Embodied Cognitionby Arnie Cox

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Taking a cognitive approach to musical meaning, Arnie Cox explores embodied experiences of hearing music as those that move us both consciously and unconsciously. In this pioneering study that draws on neuroscience and music theory, phenomenology and cognitive science, Cox advances his theory of the "mimetic hypothesis," the notion that a large part... more...

  • The Band Director's Guide to Successby Jonathan M. Kraemer; Michelle Kraemer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    The Band Director's Guide to Success is the ideal guide for preparing future band directors for the practical challenges and obstacles that they will face in the introductory years of their teaching careers. more...

  • Artistic Citizenshipby David Elliott; Marissa Silverman; Wayne Bowman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis brings together a wide range of perspectives of amateur and professional artists, art educators, and scholars who endeavor to be "artivists" for change. These artists explain the strategies they use--and the problems and dangers they encounter-when developing and applying their... more...

  • Valuing Music in Educationby Craig Resta

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    This book is a collection of articles by the renowned music education scholar and arts education advocate, Charles Fowler (1931-95). Serving as Education Editor at Musical America from 1974-1989, he published numerous articles about music in schools and society. This text is a curated selection of the most cogent articles, along with critical commentary. more...