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  • Understanding Mozart's Piano Sonatasby John Irving

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Mozart's piano sonatas are among the most familiar of his works and stand alongside those of Haydn and Beethoven as staples of the pianist's repertoire. In this study, John Irving looks at a wide selection of contextual situations for Mozart's sonatas, focusing on the variety of ways in which they assume identities and achieve meanings. In particular,... more...

  • Towards a Global Music Theoryby Mark Hijleh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the cross-pollenization of world musical materials and practices has accelerated precipitously, due in large part to advances in higher-speed communications and travel. We live now in a world of global musical practice that will only continue to blossom and develop through the twenty-first century and beyond.... more...

  • Klezmer's Afterlifeby Magdalena Waligorska

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99

    Klezmer in Europe has been a controversial topic ever since this traditional Jewish wedding music made it to the concert halls and discos of Berlin, Warsaw, Budapest and Prague. Author Magdalena Waligorska offers not only a documentation of the klezmer revival in two of its European headquarters (Krak?w and Berlin), but also an analysis of the Jewish... more...

  • Tonality and Transformationby Steven Rings

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    Tonality and Transformation employs transformational music theory to illuminate diverse aspects of tonal hearing-from the infusion of sounding pitches with familiar tonal qualities to sensations of directedness and attraction. The book introduces many new analytical techniques, which are employed in vivid interpretive set pieces treating music from... more...

  • Winding It Backby Alice M. Hammel; Roberta Y. Hickox; Ryan M. Hourigan

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    Winding it Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings provides multiple access points and adequate learning conditions while honoring the individual needs of all students in music classrooms. more...

  • David Lewin's Morgengru?by David Bard-Schwarz; Richard Cohn

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 54.99

    David Lewin (1933-2003) was one of the most influential and revered figures in contemporary music theory. This book presents in print for the first time Lewin's legendary 1974 essay on Franz Schubert's "Morgengru?." Supplemented by new essays from an all-star group of music theorists, David Lewin's Morgengru? offers invaluable insight into the analytical,... more...

  • The African Imagination in Musicby Kofi Agawu

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    The African Imagination in Music offers a fresh introduction to the vast and complex world of Sub-Saharan African music. Through close readings of traditional music and references to popular music, Agawu considers topics including the place of music in society, musical instruments, language and music, and appropriations of African music. more...

  • With Passionate Voiceby Robert Toft

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    With Passionate Voice gives modern singers of Renaissance music the tools to learn and master the art of "re-creative singing." Providing a much-needed historically-informed perspective, author Robert Toft discusses the music of composers ranging from Marchetto Cara to John Dowland in the context of late Renaissance rhetoric, modal theory, and performance... more...

  • Music Across the Sensesby Jody L. Kerchner

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Music Across the Senses shows how music educators can facilitate PK-12 students' develop listening skills using multisensory means-mapping, movement, and verbal descriptions-in general music and performance ensemble classes. It includes sample lesson ideas, movement sequences, and listening maps that are adaptable to teachers' individual teaching... more...

  • Advocate for Music!by Lynn M. Brinckmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    This guidebook is filled with strategies and ideas to help educate the general public, and political decision makers, about the long-term benefits of music education. It is ideal practical companion for all music educators. more...