E-books: Arts

  • Music Theory Essentials: A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials book cover

    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…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • The FORCE Companion: Quick Tips and Tricks book cover

    The FORCE Companion

    Quick Tips and Tricks, 1st Edition

    By Mike Mattesi, Swendly Benilia

    Swendly Benilia shares with us simple and tangible tips and tricks to understanding and drawing FORCE across hundreds of drawings full of dunamism and energy! This book is an expellant companion to the FORCE brand since it delivers hundreds of FORCE drawings with succinct notations, filtered and…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    CRC Press
    Force Drawing Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Eckersall, Helena Grehan

    The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Politics is a volume of critical essays, provocations, and interventions on the most important questions faced by today’s writers, critics, audiences, and theatre and performance makers. Featuring texts written by scholars and artists who are diversely…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Procedural Storytelling in Game Design book cover

    Procedural Storytelling in Game Design

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tanya X. Short, Tarn Adams

    This edited collection of chapters concerns the evolving discipline of procedural storytelling in video games. Games are an interactive medium, and this interplay between author, player and machine provides new and exciting ways to create and tell stories. In each essay, practitioners of this…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Drama Improvised: A Sourcebook for Teachers and Therapists book cover

    Drama Improvised

    A Sourcebook for Teachers and Therapists, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Pickering

    Improvisation lies at the root of actor training, educational drama, role play and drama therapy, but for many it is still a daunting prospect or an activity which taxes the imagination. In this completely new and revised edition of this classic book on the subject, Kenneth Pickering provides a…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Music Business Careers: Career Duality in the Creative Industries book cover

    Music Business Careers

    Career Duality in the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Slay Carr

    The music industry offers the opportunity to pursue a career as either a creative (artist, producer, songwriter, etc.) or as a music business "logician" (artist manager, agent, entertainment attorney, venue manager, etc.). Though both vocational paths are integral to the industry’s success, the…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • A Different Paradigm in Music Education: Re-examining the Profession book cover

    A Different Paradigm in Music Education

    Re-examining the Profession, 1st Edition

    By David A Williams

    A Different Paradigm in Music Education is a "let’s consider some possibilities" book. Instead of a music methods book, it is a look at where the music education profession is and how music teachers might improve what it is we do. It is about change. It is about questioning the current music…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Music Education Series

  • Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation: Becoming-Animated book cover

    Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation

    Becoming-Animated, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bissonnette

    This book combines insights from the humanities and modern neuroscience to explore the contribution of affect and embodiment on meaning-making in case studies from animation, video games, and virtual worlds. As we interact more and more with animated characters and avatars in everyday media…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Focus: Choral Music in Global Perspective book cover

    Focus: Choral Music in Global Perspective

    1st Edition

    By André de Quadros

    Focus: Choral Music in Global Perspective introduces the little-known traditions and repertoires of the world’s choral diversity, from prison choirs in Thailand and gay and lesbian choruses of the Western world to community choruses in the Middle East and youth choirs in the United States. The book…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education book cover

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education

    1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Bartolome

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education explores specific applications of the World Music Pedagogy process to choral music education in elementary, middle, and high school contexts, as well as within community settings. The text provides clear and accessible information to help…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • Music in the Classical World: Genre, Culture, and History book cover

    Music in the Classical World

    Genre, Culture, and History, 1st Edition

    By Bertil van Boer

    Music in the Classical World: Genre, Culture, and History provides a broad sociocultural and historical perspective of the music of the Classical Period as it relates to the world in which it was created. It establishes a background on the time span—1725 to 1815—offering a context for the music…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture book cover

    The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer M. Feltman, Sarah Thompson

    Traditional histories of medieval art and architecture often privilege the moment of a work’s creation, yet surviving works designated as "medieval" have long and expansive lives. Many have extended prehistories emerging from their sites and contexts of creation, and most have undergone a variety…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

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