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  • Kodaly in the First Grade Classroom: Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Centuryby Micheal Houlahan; Philip Tacka

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    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. The Kodaly Today handbook series is the first comprehensive system to update... more...

  • Karlheinz Stockhausens LICHT-Zyklus: Die Idee des Gesamtkunstwerksby Peter Schnur

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Das ohnehin umfangreiche Werk Karlheinz Stockhausens kulminierte in quantitativer Hinsicht im Jahre 2003 mit der Fertigstellung des siebenteiligen Opernzyklus ?LICHT?, dessen Dimensionen in der abendlndischen Musikgeschichte und der abendlndischen Kulturgeschichte insgesamt wohl einzigartig sind.In dieser Arbeit soll aufgezeigt werden, inwieweit... more...

  • The operas of Leos Janacekby Erik Chisholm; K. A. Wright

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Operas of Leo? Jan?ek presents the comprehensive analysis of Leo? Jan?ek's operas. This book presents a concise account of Jan?ek's extraordinary musical background and development as an operatic composer. Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of Jan?ek's visit to the London Zoo in 1926, which profoundly influenced... more...

  • Wagners Welttheaterby Bernd Buchner

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 91.58

    Die Bayreuther Festspiele sind ein einzigartiges Phnomen: Wagner baute sich ein Opernhaus, in dem ausschlielich seine eigenen Werke aufgefhrt werden, das Unternehmen ist bis heute in Familienhand, die Kartennachfrage riesig. Hier gilt's der Kunst, so das ?Meistersinger-Motto? ? und doch spielte die Politik auf dem Grnen Hgel seit jeher eine... more...

  • Hrgedankenby Rdiger Grner

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 21.99

    "Denken mit dem Ohr" Wie man wird, was man hrt: Dem Hren, seiner psychologischen Wirkung, aber auch dem, was es im Menschen an Potenzialen freisetzt - bis hin zu literarischen Verwandlungen des Gehrten -, schenkt die sthetik nur allzu selten Gehr. Die Essays von Rdiger Grner bezeugen, dass es ein auditiv grundiertes Denken gibt, das auf Behutsamkeit... more...

  • The Perfect Wagneriteby George Bernard Shaw

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    Though remembered primarily as a playwright and novelist, Irish writer George Bernard Shaw was an insatiably curious intellect whose interests encompassed a broad array of topics. This exegesis on Wagner's Ring cycle relates the opera series to ideas like capitalism and mythological archetypes. more...

  • The Vienna Don Giovanniby Ian Woodfield

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 99.00

    Aspects of Don Giovanni's compositional history are uncovered and the study provides for detailed evidence with which to evaluate Da Ponte's recollections. The essential truth of his account - that the revision of the opera in Vienna was an interactive process - seems to be fully borne out. A general theory of transmission is proposed, which clarifies... more...

  • Middle School General Musicby Elizabeth Ann McAnally

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 22.99

    Middle School General Music is a guidebook for music teachers trying to navigate the sometimes turbulent waters of teaching middle school general music. Written by an in-service teacher, this publication contains strategies and lessons that have been tested and refined in the 'real world' of a public school music classroom. more...

  • Singin', Sweatin', and Storytimeby Rebecca E. Hamik; Catherine M. Wilson

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 62.99

    This new and innovative book combines literature, music, and movement to teach young children the joy and excitement of music, physical education, and reading. more...

  • Verdi's Simon Boccanegraby Burton D Fisher

    Opera Journeys Publishing 2009; US$ 9.75

    A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...