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- 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$ 37.24
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
This textbook introduces a number of tools for analyzing a wide range of twentieth-century musical styles and genres. It provides a number of analytical, compositional, and written exercises. The aural skills supplement and online aural skills trainer on the companion website allow students to use theoretical concepts as the foundation for analytical... 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...
- Awa Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Ever wondered why most classical music concerts are such stuffy affairs? Had to bluff your way through classical music conversations? Trying to get a handle on music by modern composers? Failed to convince teenagers of the merits of Beethoven or Bach? Or just want an absorbing read about music? This book is an illuminating guide that will be a hit... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 12.73
An eclectic, fun and informative guide to the 50 moments that changed classical music forever, from technological advances in music recording and practical innovations, to landmark concerts, the births and deaths of the great composers, and much more. Published in partnership with Classic FM, the book will have a wide appeal to classical music fans... more...