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Instruction & Study

  • Choral Monumentsby Dennis Shrock

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    In Choral Monuments renowned choral pedagogue and scholar Dennis Shrock offers close studies of eleven of the most significant choral works in Western music history. The volume covers the range of historical eras and a variety of performance forces, from the acapella four-voice Renaissance Mass to the twentieth-century choral symphony with multi-part... more...

  • Schubert's Mature Instrumental Musicby David Beach

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Probing analyses, from the renowned music theorist, of Schubert's great, yet still little-studied piano-solo, chamber, and symphonic masterpieces. more...

  • Music in the London Theatre from Purcell to Handelby Colin Timms; Bruce Wood

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book discusses literary and dramatic aspects of musical works for voices and instruments performed in English theatres (c.1650 and 1750). more...

  • A Creative Duetby Jamila McWhirter

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 16.99

    A Creative Duet: Mentoring Success for Emerging Music Educators offers new insights into music education mentoring. Examining how pre-service and early career music educators can be proactive mentors, A Creative Duet gives invaluable guidance and practical tools to help music educators shape their careers. more...

  • Structurally Soundby Eric Wen

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 24.95

    Music theorist Eric Wen presents in-depth analyses of seven masterworks from the common-practice period of Western art music: Bach: Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068 Mendelssohn: Andante con moto tranquillo from Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 Schubert: Nacht und TraŁme , D. 827 Haydn: Adagio ? Vivace assai from Symphony... more...

  • Sounding Valuesby Scott Burnham

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 190.00

    For several decades, Scott Burnham has sought to bring a ready ear and plenty of humanistic warmth to musicological inquiry. Sounding Values features eighteen of his essays on mainstream Western music, music theory, aesthetics and criticism. In these writings, Burnham listens for the values-aesthetic, ethical, intellectual-of those who have created... more...

  • Interpreting Chopin: Analysis and Performanceby Alison Hood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Music theory is often seen as independent from - even antithetical to - performance. While music theory is an intellectual enterprise, performance requires an intuitive response to the music. But this binary opposition is a false one, which serves neither the theorist nor the performer. In Interpreting Chopin Alison Hood brings her experience as a... more...

  • Dynamic Group-Piano Teachingby Pamela Pike

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the context of group-piano instruction. This book encourages... more...

  • Duke Ellington Studiesby John Howland

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book surveys the breadth, richness, and meaning of Duke Ellington's celebrated career, examining his impact on jazz music and its surrounding culture. more...

  • The Romantic Overture and Musical Form from Rossini to Wagnerby Steven Vande Moortele

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first comprehensive study of musical form in operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. more...