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  • In The Key of Geniusby Adam Ockelford

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    Derek Paravicini is blind, can't tell his right hand from his left and needs round-the-clock care. But he has an extremely rare gift - he is a musical prodigy with perfect pitch whose piano-playing has thrilled audiences at venues from Ronnie Scott's to Las Vegas, the Barbican to Buckingham Palace. Born prematurely, Derek remained in hospital for... more...

  • Applied Musicologyby Adam Ockelford

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 94.99

    Applied Musicology explores and demonstrates how musicology can influence and inform the psychological study of music. Including chapters on a range of topics including, perfect pitch, music and autistic savants, and anticipatory processes in music, the book establishes and lays the foundations for a new field of enquiry more...

  • Applied Musicologyby Adam Ockelford

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 94.99

    Applied Musicology explores and demonstrates how musicology can influence and inform the psychological study of music. Including chapters on a range of topics including, perfect pitch, music and autistic savants, and anticipatory processes in music, the book establishes and lays the foundations for a new field of enquiry more...

  • Comparing Notesby Adam Ockelford

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 17.31

    A tap of the foot, a rush of emotion, the urge to hum a tune; without instruction or training we all respond intuitively to music. Comparing Notes explores what music is, why we are all musical, and how abstract patterns of sound that don't actually mean anything can in fact be so meaningful. Taking the reader on a clear and compelling tour of... more...

  • Repetition in Musicby Adam Ockelford

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.06

    This monograph examines the place of repetition in perceived musical structure and in theories of music. Following a preface and introduction, there are four main chapters: 'Theory', 'Analysis', 'Metatheory and Meta-analysis', and 'Cognition and Metacognition'. Chapter 2 (Theory) sets out the principles underlying the creation and cognition of musical... more...

  • Tuning In Music Bookby Adam Ockelford

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018; Not Available

    Containing 64 songs designed to promote language, social and musical development, this book accompanies the Tuning In Cards so you can perform the songs and integrate the activities into your own practice. When paired with the Tuning In Cards, it will offer an innovative way of developing communication in children with profound disabilities, visual... more...

  • Let's All Listenby Adam Ockelford; Pat Lloyd

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Lloyd brings together 46 songs composed or adapted for use with children with communication problems. She suggests how each song can be used to encourage communication and social interaction, and lists a range of possible objectives for each one. She demonstrates how musical activity can be adapted to the specific needs of individual students. more...

  • Focus on Music 2by Adam Ockelford; Christina Matawa

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 20.95

    This book is the second in a series that examines the impact of different forms of visual impairment on the developing musicality of blind and partially-sighted children and young people. This volume focuses on retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). more...

  • Music, Language and Autismby Francesca Happé; Adam Ockelford

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    This book explores why many children with autism are so captivated by music and how practitioners and parents can harness this to develop language skills. Through case studies, it displays how music can become a scaffold for language; allowing autistic children to express their inner thoughts and feelings without resorting to destructive behaviour. more...

  • Focus on Musicby Adam Ockelford; Linda Pring; Graham Welch; Darold Treffert

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Focus on Music is the first survey of its kind to explore the musicality of blind and partially-sighted children in the UK and USA. more...