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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Existing books on the analysis of popular music focus on theory and methodology, and normally discuss parts of songs briefly as examples. The impression often given is that songs are being chosen simply to illuminate and exemplify a theoretical position. In this book the obverse is true: songs take centre stage and are given priority. The authors... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Friedrich von Huene (1929? ) is arguably the most important manufacturer of historical woodwinds in the 20th century. Since he began making recorders in 1958, von Huene has exerted a strong influence on the craft of building woodwind instruments and on the study of instrument?making, as he has helped to shape the emerging field of Early Music performance... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 54.95
Most classical musicians, whether in orchestral or ensemble situations, will have to face a piece by composers such as Ligeti, Messiaen, Varèse or Xenakis, while improvisers face music influenced by Dave Holland, Steve Coleman, Aka Moon, Weather Report, Irakere or elements from the Balkans, India, Africa or Cuba. Rafael Reina argues that today?s music... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99
In The 21st Century Voice: Contemporary and Traditional Extra-Normal Voice, Michael Edward Edgerton considers contemporary vocal techniques within an advanced acoustic and anatomical framework. Throughout, he proposes new directions for vocal exploration. Much more than a treatise on twentieth-century vocal science and study, The 21st Century... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 29.60
Wie kam es zu Falcos "Rock me, Amadeus" oder "Get off of my Cloud " von den Rolling Stones? Was steckt hinter Sheryl Crows Ohrwurm "All I wanna do is have some Fun"? Günther Fischer und Manfred Prescher haben für dieses Buch mehr als 150 Songzeilen gesammelt und erzählen, was sich hinter den legendären Liedzeilen verbirgt.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.99
The beginner's guide to learning the violin — for any musical style Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play the violin, even if you've never read a note of music. From choosing the right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles, this book has you covered. You'll start with the basics of posture and bowing technique,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
This book brings together current psychological and educational research on issues related to advanced musical performance learning within higher education contexts. Each of the book's four sections focus on one aspect of music performance and learning: musics in higher education and beyond; musical biographies and musical journeys; performance... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.99
Get more out of music with this essential guide Music Theory For Dummies makes music theory easy to understand, with a friendly, unintimidating overview of everything you need to know to become fluent at knocking out beats, reading musical scores, and learning to anticipate where a song should go?whether you're reading someone else's music or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
Musical Childhoods is a culmination of more than a decade of research driven by the fact that music has been neglected in early childhood programs in favour of literacy and numeracy.?? Recent research has identified a connection between academic performance and musical programs and this has given music a renewed status in many schools. This book... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 64.99
Since the mid-twentieth century, Zoltan Kodaly's child-developmental philosophy for teaching music has had significant positive impact on music education around the world, and is now at the core of music teaching in the United States and other English speaking countries. Kodaly in the Kindergarten Classroom is the first comprehensive handbook to... more...