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Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology

by David G. Hebert, Jonathan McCollum, Ann E. Lucas & Judah M. Cohen et al.

Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology demonstrates various ways that new approaches to historiography––and the related application of new technologies––impact the work of ethnomusicologists...


Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy

by Bill Banfield

By providing a focused examination of the historical development of Black music artistry, William C. Banfield formulates a usable philosophy tied to how such music is made, shaped, and functions. He explores...


Camerata: A Guide to Organizing and Directing Small Choruses

by Arthur Wenk

Camerata: A Guide to Organizing and Directing Small Choruses distinguishes itself from all other works on choral conducting by starting at the very beginning—the conception and purpose of an ensemble—and...


Choral Masterpieces: Major and Minor

by Nicholas Tarling

In Choral Masterpieces: Major and Minor, historian Nicholas Tarling offers short essays on over 28 works, from major masterpieces such as Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion to off-the-beaten...


Choral Orchestration

by Cecil Forsyth

A noted musicologist takes readers bar by bar through a complete choral orchestration in an excellent and inexpensive tutorial on scoring. Organists, pianists, and composers will appreciate this complete study...


A Conductor's Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works

by Jonathan D. Green

In addition to brief biographical sketches for each composer, A Conductor’s Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works includes for each work the approximate duration, text sources, performing forces,...


Who Did It First?: Great Rhythm and Blues Cover Songs and Their Original Artists

by Bob Leszczak

The first in a series devoted to the story of great songs and their revivals, Who Did It First? is the perfect playlist builder. Whether quizzing friends at a party, answering a radio station contest, or simply...


Metal on Ice: Tales from Canada's Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Heroes

by Sean Kelly

Canada has produced many successful proponents of the genre known as heavy metal. Drawing on interviews with the original artists of the 1980s, this book provides a new perspective on the dreams of musicians...


Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

by Sara Marcus

“For a Second Wave feminist like myself, Girls to the Front evokes wonderfully the way the generation after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist consciousness....A richly moving story.”...


Heavy Rotation

by Peter Terzian

Colm Tóibín on Joni Mitchell • James Wood on The Who • Stacey D'Erasmo on Kate Bush • Daniel Handler on Eurythmics • Lisa Dierbeck on the Pretenders • Clifford Chase on the B-52s . . . and other...


The Musical World of J.J. Johnson

by Joshua Berrett & Louis G. Bourgois Iii

Now in Paperback! J.J. Johnson, known as the spiritual father of modern trombone, has been a notable figure in the history of jazz. His career has embodied virtually every innovation and development in jazz...


The Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in the Choral Rehearsal

by Duane Richard Karna

In The Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in the Choral Rehearsal, Duane R. Karna brings together 30 essays by experts from around the world to describe how the character symbols of the International...


The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education, Volume 1

by Timothy S. Brophy

In the music classroom, instructors who hope to receive aid are required to provide data on their classroom programs. Due to the lack of reliable, valid large-scale assessments of student achievement in music,...


The Oxford Handbook of Assessment Policy and Practice in Music Education, Volume 1

by Timothy Brophy

In the music classroom, instructors who hope to receive aid are required to provide data on their classroom programs. Due to the lack of reliable, valid large-scale assessments of student achievement in music,...


The Confident Choir

by Michael Bonshor

The Confident Choir is an exploration of conditions affecting the confidence levels in singers of all levels to create an accessible synthesis of the psychological models and offer practical confidence-building...


French Vocal Literature

by Georgine Resick

French Vocal Literature: Repertoire in Context introduces singers to the history and performance concerns of a vast body of French songs from the twelfth century to the present, focusing on works for solo voice...


World In My Eyes

by Richard Blade

Richard Blade’s autobiography is much more than a spotlight on any one decade.   Instead, he gives you a jaw-dropping, uncensored insider’s look into the world of music, movies, and television and its biggest...


Death Metal and Music Criticism: Analysis at the Limits

by Michelle Phillipov

In this book, Author Michelle Phillipov Combines original analyses of death metal with accessible overviews of popular music studies as a field. By doing so, Phillipov demonstrates how the premium placed on...


Hallelujah – The story of a musical genius and the city that brought his masterpiece to life

by Jonathan Bardon

18 November, 1741. George Frideric Handel, one of the world’s greatest composers, arrives in Dublin – the second city of the Empire – to prepare his masterpiece, Messiah, for its maiden performance the...


Arvo Pärt's Tabula Rasa

by Kevin C. Karnes

One of today's most widely acclaimed composers, Arvo Pärt broke into the soundscape of the Cold War West with Tabula Rasa in 1977, a work that introduced his signature tintinnabuli style to listeners throughout...