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- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 21.86
The ‘IB Music Revision Guide? includes analyses of all the prescribed works of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme music course through 2016. It also includes a comprehensive overview of all the musical styles and cultures that are examined during the course, practice questions and answers that allow students to check their knowledge,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
From the music that thumps through a listener's headphones to the strains of an orchestra funing up for a performance, science plays a vital role in how we hear and create music. Music examines what music is and how scientific principles help control how it is made, and also delves into the histories and workings of different types of musical instruments.... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 12.99
Darren Henley and Sam Jackson have set out to make the world of classical music accessible to all. Three sections steer you through the terminology and etiquette of classical music, open the fascinating history of the genre and its key figures over the last 1,000 years, and provide a detailed reference guide. From Bach to Brahms, Dubussy to Dvorak,... more...
Laute Musik gleich gute Musik? Der Einfluss des Mixings auf die subjektive Beurteilung eines PopsongsDiplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 34.73
Ist laute Musik wirklich bessere Musik? Hier wird anhand eines Hörexperimentes eine Antwort gegeben und der Einfluss der Musikproduktion bei einem Popsong im Bezug auf die subjektive Bewertung untersucht. Dabei werden dynamischen Aspekte des Gesamtklanges und der Nachbearbeitung von Musik betrachtet. Neben Hintergrundinformationen zum menschlichen... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 55.00
Newly translated writings of nineteenth-century music critics and theorists, including Wagner and Berlioz. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2004; US$ 139.95
Many contemporary composers and music critics say in an offhand way that all music written in the past quarter century is about musicthat it is reflexive and self-referential in some significant sense. It is music in search of an understanding of itself. This book tries to deepen the understanding of music about music as well as music itself... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95
Conferences, workshops and curricula are for the first time beginning to develop around the theme of "world music theory," as students, teachers and researchers recognize the need for analytical concepts and methods applicable to a wider range of human musics. This book proposes a number of such concepts and methods and Mark Hijleh presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95
Twentieth-Century Music Theory and Practice introduces a number of tools for analyzing a wide range of twentieth-century musical styles and genres. It includes discussions of harmony, scales, rhythm, contour, post-tonal music, set theory, the twelve-tone method, and modernism. Recent developments involving atonal voice leading, K-nets, nonlinearity,... more...
- Wharncliffe 2006; US$ 8.99
Brass Bands Play an important part in Barnsley's rich cultural and musical heritage. The collieries and heavy industry, on which the town's prosperity was built, proved fertile ground in which talented musicians were to gather together and develop the skills of their neighbours and workmates. They formed bands to entertain themselves and others,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
What does classical music mean to the Western World? How has it transformed over the centuries? What relevance does it have today? Julian Johnson inspires readers to explore over 1000 years of music, and examines how music is related to some of the big ideas of Western experience including spirituality, emotion, the weight of history, and self identity.... more...