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Instruction & Study

  • "Composition, Chromaticism and the Developmental Process "by Henry Burnett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Musicology, having been transmitted as a compilation of disparate events and disciplines, has long necessitated a 'magic bullet', a 'unified field theory' so to speak, that can interpret the steady metamorphosis of Western art music from late medieval modality to twentieth-century atonality within a single theoretical construct. Without that magic... more...

  • "Ligeti's Laments: Nostalgia, Exoticism, and the Absolute "by Amy Bauer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    When the Hungarian composer Gy?rgy Ligeti passed away in June 2006, he was widely feted as being one of the greatest composers of our time. His complete published works were recorded during his lifetime and his music continues to inspire a steady stream of performances and scholarship. Ligeti's Laments provides a critical analysis of the composer's... more...

  • "Music, Experiment and Mathematics in England, 1653?705 "by Benjamin Wardhaugh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How, in 1705, was Thomas Salmon, a parson from Bedfordshire, able to persuade the Royal Society that a musical performance could constitute a scientific experiment? Or that the judgement of a musical audience could provide evidence for a mathematically precise theory of musical tuning? This book presents answers to these questions. It constitutes a... more...

  • "Music, Performance, Meaning "by Nicholas Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 210.00

    This selection of sixteen of Nicholas Cook's essays covers the period from 1987 to 2004 and brings out the development of the author's ideas over these years. In particular the two keywords of the title -Meaning and Performance- represent critical directions that expand to the point that, by the end of the book, they become coextensive: music is seen... more...

  • "Music, Structure, Thought: Selected Essays "by James Hepokoski

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 210.00

    Among the most original and provocative musicological writers of his generation, James Hepokoski has elaborated new paradigms of inquiry for both music history and music theory. Advocating fundamental shifts of methodological reorientation within the quest for potential musical meanings, his work spans both disciplines and offers substantial challenges... more...

  • "Music Theory, Analysis, and Society "by RobertP. Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 235.00

    Robert P. Morgan is one of a small number of music theorists writing in English who treat music theory, and in particular Schenkerian theory, as part of general intellectual life. Morgan?s writings are renowned within the field of music scholarship: he is the author of the well-known Norton volume Twentieth-Century Music, and of additional books relating... more...

  • "Silence, Music, Silent Music "by Nicky Losseff

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The contributions in this volume focus on the ways in which silence and music relate, contemplate each other and provide new avenues for addressing and gaining understanding of various realms of human endeavour. The book maps out this little-explored aspect of the sonic arena with the intention of defining the breadth of scope and to introduce interdisciplinary... more...

  • The "Musica" of Hermannus Contractusby Leonard Ellinwood; John L. Snyder

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 85.00

    The renowned treatise on music, by an eleventh-century monk, in a critical edition with annotated English translation, introduction, and detailed indexes. more...

  • The "Real Easy" Ear Training Bookby SHER Music; Roberta Radley

    Sher Music 2011; US$ 23.00

    All great musicians have one thing in common---to a great extent they know what the harmony of a song is as they hear it. Do you? If not, here is a practical guide to get you up to speed. Written by Berklee professor Roberta Radley, it uses contemporary music to help you see how ear training is invaluable for your own musical needs. The audio portion... more...

  • The (Well) Informed Pianoby Miguel G. Henriques

    UPA 2014; US$ 34.99

    The (Well) Informed Piano addresses the technical, musical, artistic, ethical, and philosophical issues in piano methodology. Adding a new perspective and approach criteria to piano methodology, this book is essential reading for musicians, teachers, scholars, and music students. more...