Music: Key Textbooks

10Key Textbooks

  • Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach book cover

    Music Fundamentals

    A Balanced Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Sumy Takesue

    Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Third Edition combines a textbook and 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 understanding and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music book cover

    The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music

    By Greg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

    In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study book cover

    Jazz Theory

    From Basic to Advanced Study, 2nd Edition

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition, is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Music Business: Real World Insights book cover

    Understanding the Music Business

    Real World Insights, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Weissman

    In today’s fast-moving music industry, what does it take to build a life-long career? Now more than ever, all those working in music need to be aware of many aspects of the business, and take control of their own careers. Understanding the Music Business offers students a concise yet comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching: Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice book cover

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching

    Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice

    By Pamela Pike

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Sociology for Music Teachers: Practical Applications book cover

    Sociology for Music Teachers

    Practical Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Hildegard Froehlich, Gareth Dylan Smith

    Sociology for Music Teachers: Practical Applications, Second Edition, outlines the basic concepts relevant to understanding music teaching and learning from a sociological perspective. It demonstrates the relationship of music to education, schooling and society, and examines the consequences for…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • The Musician's Business and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition book cover

    The Musician's Business and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition

    By Mark Halloran

    The Musician’s Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues surrounding…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • Engaging in Community Music: An Introduction book cover

    Engaging in Community Music

    An Introduction

    By Lee Higgins, Lee Willingham

    Engaging in Community Music: An Introduction focuses on the processes involved in designing, initiating, executing and evaluating community music practices. Designed for both undergraduate and graduate students, in community music programmes and related fields of study alike, this co-authored…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26
    Routledge

  • Scholarly Research for Musicians book cover

    Scholarly Research for Musicians

    By Sang-Hie Lee

    Scholarly Research for Musicians presents a range of research methods and techniques, incorporating both the common elements of traditional music research methodologies with innovative research strategies endemic to the fields of social science, education, and performance science. The author’s…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

  • World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition book cover

    World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition takes students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression and cultural traditions. It is known for its breadth in surveying the world's major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2016-11-04
    Routledge