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Music Textbook Collection Free-to-View until June 15th!

Routledge is pleased to announce that we've just made a collection of Music textbooks completely free-to-view online through June 15, 2017. Our free-to-view collection allows you full online access to books from Revisiting Music Theory by Alfred Blatter to Developing Expression in Brass Performance and Teaching by Gregory R. Jones.

To discover these Music Studies textbooks, click the 'Look Inside' button on the individual book's page on our website. Please take the time to examine the texts and consider them for possible adoption on your fall courses. 

Free-to-View Music Collection

  • 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

  • A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy

    By Donald A. Hodges

    A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy helps music students choose a philosophy that will guide them throughout their careers. The book is divided into three sections: central issues that any music philosophy ought to consider (e.g., beauty, emotion, and aesthetics); secondly, significant…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Woodwinds: Perform, Understand, Teach

    By James Byo

    The Woodwinds: Perform, Understand, Teach provides comprehensive coverage about the woodwind family of musical instruments for prospective instrumental music teachers. What sets this book apart is its focus on how to teach the instruments. Preparing students in the how of teaching is the ultimate…

    Paperback – 2016-06-24
    Routledge

  • Developing Expression in Brass Performance and Teaching

    By Gregory R. Jones

    Developing Expression in Brass Performance and Teaching helps university music teachers, high school band directors, private teachers, and students develop a vibrant and flexible approach to brass teaching and performance that keeps musical expression central to the learning process. Strategies for…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge

  • Sonic Art

    An Introduction to Electroacoustic Music Composition

    By Adrian Moore

    Written by an active composer, performer and educator, Sonic Art: An Introduction to Electroacoustic Music Composition provides a clear and informative introduction to the compositional techniques behind electroacoustic music. It brings together theory, aesthetics, context and practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

    From Understanding to Application

    By Vicki R. Lind, Constance McKoy

    Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education presents teaching methods that are responsive to how different culturally specific knowledge bases impact learning. It is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning. Designed to be…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge