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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 83.50
Explore the relationship between music and society around the world This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe. Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture. Through these experiences,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.29
The story of Marie Duplessis, the woman who inspired Verdi's La traviata. A rags-to-riches fairytale, from rural poverty to Parisian stardom, which ended in tragedy but gave rise to some of the most heart-wrenching and lyrical music ever composed. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 38.99 US$ 35.09
Music Theory through Musical Theatre provides a way of teaching music theory by way of musical theatre. Not simply a traditional music theory text, the book tackles the theoretical foundations of musical theatre and musical theatre literature with an emphasis on preparing students for a professional career. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99
The Broadway Song is a practical repertoire guide based on 100 classic songs from the Great White Way. It gives performers a way into their characters through the formal song characteristics, as well as larger contextual materials about the source -- from background to the musical, information about the character singing, and synoptic narrative information... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99 US$ 21.59
One of Broadway's foremost music directors emerges from the orchestra pit to tell how the music is put into a musical show. Part descriptive account, part instruction manual, this book offers a unique and invaluable look behind the scenes, from the point of view of the musical chief of staff, the music director. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
Covering famous operas from 14 Italian, French and German composers, this handbook is designed to help listeners understand and appreciate the special skills required to sing famous operatic songs. The book includes a plot synopsis of each opera with information about each song, which are introduced in their dramatic settings along with the vocal requirements... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99
The second edition of The Music and Literacy Connection expands our understanding of the links between reading and music by examining those skills and learning processes that are directly parallel for music learning and language arts literacy in the pre-K, elementary, and secondary levels. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a pragmatic, do-it-yourself approach, guiding the reader... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
The Singing Class focuses on the problems and responsibilities of choralism and collective voice-training. The book first elaborates on the nature of child voice, change of voice among girls and boys, and the points of good singing. The text also underscores the importance of accuracy, words, rhythm, and phrasing in good singing. The manuscript underscores... more...