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The Way of Music: Aural Training for the Internet Generation

by Robin Maconie

The Way of Music builds on the author's earlier work, The Second Sense: Language, Music and Hearing, and is a study guide in attention training, listening skills, and music appreciation for students, teachers...


Looking and Listening: Conversations between Modern Art and Music

by Brenda Lynne Leach

This book invites the art and music lover to place these two realms of creative endeavor in conversation with one another. In Looking and Listening, conductor and art connoisseur Brenda Leach explores unique...


The Instrumental Music Director's Guide to Comprehensive Program Development

by Michael J. Pagliaro

The Instrumental Music Director’s Guide to Comprehensive Program Development offers an approach to the procedures associated with teaching instrumental music and administering the program. An in-depth discussion...


Mavericks of Sound: Conversations with Artists Who Shaped Indie and Roots Music

by David A. Ensminger

In this book, music scholar David Ensminger offers a collection of compelling interviews with legendary roots rock and indie artists who bucked mainstream trends and have remained resilient in the face of enormous...


On the Sensations of Tone

by Hermann Helmholtz

This masterly treatment of classical acoustics embodies the great physicist's lifetime of research and presents his vast knowledge of the field in a clear, easy-to-follow account. Includes 68 figures.


Science and Music

by Sir James H. Jeans

Distinguished physicist describes the scientific principles of musical sound in a non-technical way: development of human hearing, properties of sound curves, transmission and reproduction of sound curves, more....


Experiencing Jazz: A Listener's Companion

by Michael Stephans

Experiencing Jazz demonstrates how the act of listening to jazz takes place on a deeply personal level and takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the genre, instrument by instrument—offering not only brief portraits...


The Classical Revolution: Thoughts on New Music in the 21st Century

by John Borstlap

The Classical Revolution is an accessible and informative polemic for music lovers with an interest in the meaning of classical music in general, and the classical tradition in particular which seems to be re-emerging...


Experiencing Mozart: A Listener's Companion

by David Schroeder

In Experiencing Mozart: A Listener’s Companion, music historian David Schroeder illustrates through the great composer’s music how the issues he cared about so deeply in his time remain as pressing to modern...


Music and the Creative Spirit: Innovators in Jazz, Improvisation, and the Avant Garde

by Lloyd Peterson

Music and the Creative Spirit is a book of interviews with today's innovators in Jazz, Improvisation, and the Avant Garde, including Pat Metheny, Regina Carter, Fred Anderson, John Zorn, Joshua Redman, and others....


The Late Victorian Folksong Revival: The Persistence of English Melody, 1878-1903

by E. David Gregory

This book traces the early history of the first English folksong revival during the late Victorian era, focusing on the work of three prominent song collectors, Sabine Baring-Gould, Frank Kidson and Lucy Broadwood....


Seeking the Significance of Music Education: Essays and Reflections

by Bennett Reimer

Noted music educator Bennett Reimer has selected 24 of his previously published articles from a variety of professional journals spanning the past 50 years. During that time, he's tackled generating core values...


Experiencing Debussy

by Teresa Davidian

Claude Debussy holds a place as a one of the most recognizable and influential composers in the classical music. Debussy forged a new and influential sound for the twentieth century with his remarkable harmonies,...


This Too is Music

by Rena Upitis

This Too is Music guides and motivates teachers to foster playful and motivating classroom conditions that enable elementary students to thrive as musicians in every way-as singers, improvisers, critical listeners,...


The Oxford Handbook of Music Listening in the 19th and 20th Centuries

by Christian Thorau & Hansjakob Ziemer

An idealized image of European concert-goers has long prevailed in historical overviews of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This act of listening was considered to be an invisible and amorphous phenomenon,...


Schoenberg's Correspondence with American Composers

by Sabine Feisst

Schoenberg's Correspondence with American Composers is the first edition of all known and available letters between Arnold Schoenberg and over seventy American composers written between 1915 and 1951, in English...


Less is more

by Aurelio Porfiri

Table of Content

Introduction.

Intepretatio.

Less is More.

Music is Not only About Music.

On Accent

Silentium..

What a Conductor is Not

The Issue of Modernity in Choral Music.

The Aesthetic of Conducting: How the Beauty...


Identities and Audiences in the Musical

by Raymond Knapp, Mitchell Morris & Stacy Wolf

Issues of identity have always been central to the American musical in all its guises. Who appears in musicals, who or what they are meant to represent, and how, over time, those representations have been understood...


Applying Model Cornerstone Assessments in K–12 Music

by Frederick Burrack & Kelly A. Parkes

Model Cornerstone Assessments (MCAs), that were developed for the National Core Arts Standards in Music, are curriculum-embedded measures designed for music students to apply relevant knowledge and skills while...


Organized Time

by Jason Yust

Organized Time is the first attempt to unite theories of harmony, rhythm and meter, and form under a common idea of structured time. Building off of recent advances in music theory in essential subfields-rhythmic...