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Instruction & Study

  • Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Centuryby Paul Watt; Derek B. Scott; Patrick Spedding

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This is the first book to detail the musical and cultural significance of the songster. more...

  • Engaging Students with Music Educationby Pete Dale

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Engaging Students with Music Education is a groundbreaking book about using DJ decks and urban music in mainstream schools to re-engage disaffected learners and develop a curriculum which better reflects overall contemporary tastes. Many young learners are ?at risk? of exclusion; this book argues that for such individuals, the implications of such... more...

  • Singing in Brazilian Portugueseby Marcía Porter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 54.99

    Singing in Brazilian Portuguese: A Guide to Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire makes Brazilian modinhas and canções accessible to singers through an overview of the history of the language and music, brief biographies of major composers, and a sampling of selected texts transliterated into the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). more...

  • Conductors in Britain, 1870-1914by Fiona M. Palmer

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Shows how the work of orchestral conductors was shaped by and enriched cultural life in Britain from the late Victorian era to World War I. more...

  • Conductors in Britain, 1870-1914by Fiona M. Palmer

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 84.99

    Drawing on many archival findings, this book considers the emerging function and status of orchestral conductors in Britain, and the nature of the opportunities available to them, from the late Victorian era until the outbreak of World War I. It does so by examining and comparing the profiles and impact of eight men whose work supplied the needs of... more...

  • Inside Conductingby Christopher Seaman

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Exactly what does a conductor do in front of an orchestra? Internationally renowned conductor Christopher Seaman offers lively and informative answers in this wise yet humorous book. more...

  • The Music of William Schuman, Vincent Persichetti, and Peter Menninby Walter Simmons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 54.99

    Schuman, Persichetti, and Mennin were three of the most significant American composers of the 20th century; yet their music has largely disappeared from view since their respective deaths. This book provides a thorough examination of their lives and work, and thereby clarifies their considerable individuality, both as composers and as human beings.... more...

  • Handbook of Musical Identitiesby Raymond MacDonald; David J. Hargreaves; Dorothy Miell

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 149.99

    The Handbook of Musical Identities explores three features of psychological approaches to musical identities and four real-life contexts in which musical identities have been investigated. The multidisciplinary breadth of the Handbook reflects the changes that are taking place in music, in digital technology, and in their role in society. more...

  • Playable Bodiesby Kiri Miller

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Playable Bodies shows how dance video games work as engines of humor, social risk, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody's watching-while being tracked by motion-sensing interfaces in their living rooms. Author Kiri Miller looks at game design and player experiences across media platforms, presenting a new theory of "intimate media." more...

  • So You Want to Sing Folk Musicby Valerie Mindel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 36.99

    This book concentrates on a range of currently popular styles in the folk genre, looking at specific repertories and ways of approaching them. It also looks at the current musical outlets that are available to singers and aims to help the fledgling singer better understand the scope of folk music and find their voice in the genre. more...