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- Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 20.99
"... one of the most interesting, useful and even exciting books on the process of musical creation." ?American Music Teacher "... noteworthy contribution... with plenty of insight into interpretation... remarkable as an insider?s account of the works in an individual perspective." ?European Music Teacher Drake groups the Beethoven piano sonatas... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 57.99
Often underestimated, lyric diction is a portal to powerful performance. It is through lyric diction that singers are able to communicate the wishes and desires of the poet, as well as the composer. Amanda Johnston takes a modernized approach in English and German Diction for Singers , making German increasingly accessible through the recognition... more...
- Shrill Music 2013; US$ 19.99
The most complete collection of easy-understanding didactic material for the profound study of the rhythms of Cuban and Afro-Cuban percussion. (bilingual edition English - Español) Método didáctico más sencillo y práctico para el aprendizaje de los ritmos de la percusión cubana y afrocubana. (edición bilingüe Español - English) The book covers the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 45.99
So, You're the New Musical Director! is aimed at the person who has music training but little or no experience with musical theatre, the high school choral director with a degree in music education, or the actor participating in community theatre productions. It details the duties involved in directing a Broadway musical, including overseeing singer... more...
- Scarecrow Press 1997; US$ 67.99
An illustrated sourcebook for total theatre training, emphasizing the director's role in the three main building blocks for mounting a performance: preparation, production, and performance. Boland and Argentini provide a comprehensive step-by-step theatre primer which will prove invaluable to musical directors, teachers, administrators, students, and... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 45.99
Béla Bartók's Mikrokosmos is a collection of 153 pieces for piano designed by the composer as a series graded according to difficulty. The pieces were written between 1926 and 1939, and have become by far the best-known series of teaching pieces by a major composer in the twentieth century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The Keyboard Music of J.S. Bach provides an introduction to and comprehensive discussion of all the music for harpsichord and other stringed keyboard instruments by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Often played today on the modern piano, these works are central not only to the Western concert repertory but to musical pedagogy and study throughout... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 97.99
The Zarzuela Companion is a comprehensive guide to the zarzuela's most popular and romantic works written after 1850, with chapters devoted to the major Spanish zarzuela composers, writers and singers. Complete synopses of all sixty works selected are delivered at the level of detail necessary for non-Spanish speakers to follow along with ease. The... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 33.99
The book discusses the musical considerations, vocal production, and kinesthetic feedback inherent to performing persuasively in a variety of styles and idioms, with observations of professional vocalists, instrumentalists, and voice teachers who have successfully crossed over into contrasting idioms. more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.99
What does it take to be a musical theatre performer? What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles? This insider's look into the unique demands of musical theatre performance establishes connecting links between voice training for the singer and drama school training for the... more...