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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 24.99
This collection of unpublished writings by the eminent harpsichordist and scholar Ralph Kirkpatrick contains his memoirs for the period 1933-77 and essays on a variety of topics, including his preparation for the first performance of Elliott Carter's Double Concerto , thoughts on editing Bach's Goldberg Variations , and reflections on recording,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 34.99
In this lively collection of interviews, storied music writer Jas Obrecht presents a celebration of the world's most popular instrument as seen through the words, lives, and artistry of some of its most beloved players. Readers will read--and hear--accounts of the first guitarists on record, pioneering bluesmen, gospel greats, jazz innovators, country... more...
- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 34.99
Revising her classic 1989 book Harps and Harpists, Roslyn Rensch expands her authoritative history of this timeless instrument. This lavishly illustrated edition, with 137 black-and-white images and 24 color plates, surveys the progress of the harp from antiquity to the present day. The new edition includes two new chapters; an extensive bibliography... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 44.99
The second edition of Clarinet Secrets provides techniques, tips, and guides based on Michele Gingras' 30 years of experience teaching in the clarinet studio. Discussed in a straightforward way, the concepts are explained clearly and illustrated with photos, diagrams, and musical examples?perfect for students, professionals, and instructors.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
This volume considers the influences and development of the English organ sonata tradition that began in the 1850s with compositions by W. T. Best and William Spark. With the expansion of the instrument?s capabilities came an opportunity for organist-composers to consider the repertoire anew with many factors reinforcing a desire to elevate the literature... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99
The Band Teacher's Percussion Guide offers everything music educators need to know about snare drum, timpani, keyboard percussion, drum set, and auxiliary and Latin percussion techniques. It features discussions on effective evaluation, instruments and their care, and dozens of practice exercises along with access to a companion website of resources. more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 31.99
The Unorthodox Guitar is a comprehensive resource for experimentally minded guitarists and composers wishing to write for or perform on the instrument in new ways. The book focuses on unconventional approaches to the guitar, including alternative tunings, extended techniques, instrumental preparations, electronic augmentations, and issues pertaining... more...