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Audio and Music Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Audio & Music textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Music Theory and Composition

  • Anthology for Hearing Rhythm and Meter

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Santa

    This full-score anthology for Hearing Rhythm and Meter: Analyzing Metrical Consonance and Dissonance in Common-Practice Period Music supports the textbook of the same name, the first book to present a comprehensive course text on advanced analysis of rhythm and meter. From the Baroque to the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Hearing Rhythm and Meter

    Analyzing Metrical Consonance and Dissonance in Common-Practice Period Music, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Santa

    Hearing Rhythm and Meter: Analyzing Metrical Consonance and Dissonance in Common-Practice Period Music is the first book to present a comprehensive course text on advanced analysis of rhythm and meter. This book brings together the insights of recent scholarship on rhythm and meter in a clear and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Music Theory Essentials

    A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials, 1st Edition

    By Jason W. Solomon

    Music Theory Essentials offers an antidote to music theory textbooks that are overly long and dense. Focusing on the essentials, this text provides a clear-cut guide to the key concepts of music theory. Beginning with no assumptions about music theory knowledge, the book covers the core elements of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Schenkerian Analysis

    Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form, 2nd Edition

    By David Beach

    Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form, Second Edition is a textbook directed at all those—whether beginners or more advanced students—interested in gaining understanding of and facility at applying Schenker’s ideas on musical structure. It begins with an overview of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Bending the Rules of Music Theory

    Lessons from Great Composers, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Cutler

    For students learning the principles of music theory, it can often seem as though the tradition of tonal harmony is governed by immutable rules that define which chords, tones, and intervals can be used where. Yet even within the classical canon, there are innumerable examples of composers…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician Textbook

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician (Textbook and Workbook Package)

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with…

    Pack – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom

    A Guide for Group Instruction, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca B. MacLeod

    Teaching Strings in Today’s Classroom: A Guide for Group Instruction assists music education students, in-service teachers, and performers to realize their goals of becoming effective string educators. It introduces readers to the school orchestra environment, presents the foundational concepts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician Workbook

    3rd Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music

    5th Edition

    By Stefan Kostka, Matthew Santa

    Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music, Fifth Edition provides the most comprehensive introduction to post-tonal music and its analysis available. Covering music from the end of the nineteenth century through the beginning of the twenty-first, it offers students a clear guide to understanding…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Textbook)

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Workbook)

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Textbook and Workbook Package)

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Pack – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

    1st Edition

    By Harold Rosenbaum

    Rooted in the experience of a professional choral conductor, this book provides a guide to practical issues facing conductors of choral ensembles at all levels, from youth choruses to university ensembles, church and community choirs, and professional vocal groups. Paired with the discussion…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • Music Fundamentals

    A Balanced Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Sumy Takesue

    Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Third Edition combines a textbook and integrated workbook with an interactive website for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Expressive Conducting

    Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors, 1st Edition

    By Jerald Schwiebert, Dustin Barr

    Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors applies the insight of movement and performance theory to the practice of conducting, offering a groundbreaking new approach to conducting. Where traditional conducting pedagogies often place emphasis on training parts of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Music Theory

    Basic Principles, 2nd Edition

    By Alfred Blatter

    Revisiting Music Theory: Basic Principles, Second Edition, surveys the basics of music theory and explains the terms used in harmonic and formal analysis in a clear and concise manner. Students will find Revisiting Music Theory to be an essential resource for review or reference, while instructors…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • Hearing Form - Textbook and Anthology Pack

    Musical Analysis With and Without the Score, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Santa

    Hearing Form: Musical Analysis With and Without the Score is a complete course package for undergraduate courses on musical forms, with comprehensive coverage from the Baroque to the Romantic. Placing emphasis on listening, it teaches students to analyze music both with and without the use of a…

    Pack – 2016-08-05
    Routledge

  • Developing Musicianship Through Aural Skills

    A Holistic Approach to Sight Singing and Ear Training, 2nd Edition

    By Kent D. Cleland, Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

    Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition, is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge

  • Strategies and Patterns for Ear Training

    1st Edition

    By Rudy Marcozzi

    A complete, progressive course that teaches musicians how to notate music from audio examples, packaged separately on an included CD set. Basic melodic dictation is followed by progressively more complex scores, in classical, jazz, and popular styles. Designed for the two year undergraduate…

    Paperback – 2008-05-21
    Routledge

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