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  • A Different Voice, A Different Songby Caroline Bithell

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99

    A Different Voice, A Different Song traces the history of a grassroots scene that has until now operated largely beneath the radar, but that has been gently gathering force since the 1970s. At the core of this scene are the natural voice movement, founded on the premise that "everyone can sing", and the growing transnational community of amateur... 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...

  • 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...

  • Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalitiesby Deborah VanderLinde Blair; Kimberly A. McCord

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives offers readers in music education, music therapy, and music in special education communities a new, important, and globally-informed resource for effective music pedagogies in theory and practice. more...

  • Teaching General Musicby Carlos R. Abril; Brent M. Gault

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    General music is informed by a variety of teaching approaches and methods that guide teachers in planning and implementing instruction. Teaching General Music offers a panoramic view of general music pedagogy and critical lenses through which to view these frameworks and practices. Including descriptions of each of the distinct approaches to general... more...

  • Music for Lifeby C. Victor Fung; Lisa J. Lehmberg

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life of Senior Citizens presents a fresh, new exploration of the impact of musical experiences on the quality of life of senior citizens, and charts a new direction in the facilitation of the musical lives of people of all ages. Providing in-depth case studies and personal insights, Fung and Lehmberg... more...

  • Listen Up!by Brent M. Gault

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 12.99

    Listen Up! includes 23 sample listening experiences in which children can foster music skills and reinforce given music concepts (rhythm, melody, form) that are prominent in each selection. PowerPoint presentations for each experience are also included. These provide material students can view and respond to as they listen. more...

  • The Discourse of Musicologyby Giles Hooper

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In The Discourse of Musicology, Giles Hooper considers a number of issues central to recent debates about the nature and direction of contemporary musicology. The first part of the book seeks to situate and critically rethink the alleged 'postmodern' turn in musical scholarship. Then, in attempting to overcome some of the problems typically associated... more...

  • Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affectby Timothy R. McKinney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the writings of Nicola Vicentino (1555) and Gioseffo Zarlino (1558) is found, for the first time, a systematic means of explaining music's expressive power based upon the specific melodic and harmonic intervals from which it is constructed. This "theory of interval affect" originates not with these theorists, however, but with their teacher, influential... more...

  • Sounding the Virtual: Gilles Deleuze and the Theory and Philosophy of Musicby Nick Nesbitt; Brian Hulse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    It is the contention of the editors and contributors of this volume that the work carried out by Gilles Deleuze, where rigorously applied, has the potential to cut through much of the intellectual sedimentation that has settled in the fields of music studies. Deleuze is a vigorous critic of the Western intellectual tradition, calling for a 'philosophy... more...