Music: Music & Education

  • Brahms Performance Practice: Documentary and Analytical Approaches book cover

    Brahms Performance Practice

    Documentary and Analytical Approaches

    By Ian Pace

    This book brings together a combination of primary source research and a thorough reading of secondary literature as relates to performance of the music of Brahms. It considers in detail issues of Brahms's preferences in terms of instruments, instrumental approach, the meanings of fundamental…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    Routledge

  • 'The New Teaching': Heinrich Schenker's Compositional and Analytical Work with Reinhard Oppel, Hans Weisse, and Wilhelm Furtwangler 1928-1935 book cover

    'The New Teaching'

    Heinrich Schenker's Compositional and Analytical Work with Reinhard Oppel, Hans Weisse, and Wilhelm Furtwangler 1928-1935

    By Timothy Jackson

    Schenkerian theory has become recognized internationally as a valuable method of music analysis. But Viennese theorist Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) also evolved a 'New Teaching' ('die neue Lehre') which was as organic as the theory itself, and as novel in the connections that it sought to draw…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    Routledge

  • What is Music Literacy? book cover

    What is Music Literacy?

    By Paul Broomhead

    What is Music Literacy? attempts to redefine music literacy with a more expansive meaning than is commonly in use, and to articulate the potential impact of these ideas on music teaching practice. If there has been any literacy distinct to music, it has involved the ability to read and write…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Teaching the Beatles book cover

    Teaching the Beatles

    Edited by Hugh Jenkins, Paul O Jenkins

    Teaching the Beatles is designed to provide ideas for instructors who teach the music of the Beatles. Experienced contributors describe varied approaches to effectively convey the group’s characteristics and lasting importance. Some of these include: treating the Beatles’ lyrics as poetry; their…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume I: Early Childhood Education book cover

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume I: Early Childhood Education

    By Sarah H. Watts

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume I: Early Childhood Education is a resource for practicing and pre-service music educators wishing to explore the intersection of early childhood music pedagogy and music in cultural contexts across the world. Focusing on the musical lives of young children in preschool,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume IV: Instrumental Music Education book cover

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume IV: Instrumental Music Education

    By Mark Montemayor, William J. Coppola, Christopher Mena

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume IV: Instrumental Music Education provides the perspectives and resources necessary to help music educators craft world-inclusive instrumental music programs in their teaching practices. Given that school-based instrumental music programs—concert bands, symphony…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume III: Secondary School Innovations book cover

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume III: Secondary School Innovations

    By Karen Howard, Jamey Kelley

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume III: Secondary School Innovations provides a rationale and a resource for the implementation of world music pedagogy in middle and high school music classes, grades 7-12 (ages 13-18). Such classes include secondary general music, piano, guitar, songwriting, composition/…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • The Mid-Twentieth-Century Concert Pianist: An English Experience book cover

    The Mid-Twentieth-Century Concert Pianist

    An English Experience

    By Julian Hellaby

    In this book, Julian Hellaby presents a detailed study of English piano playing and career management as it was in the middle years of the twentieth century. Making regular comparisons with early twenty-first-century practice, the author examines career-launching mechanisms such as auditions and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Taking a Learner-Centred Approach to Music Education: Pedagogical Pathways book cover

    Taking a Learner-Centred Approach to Music Education

    Pedagogical Pathways

    By Laura Huhtinen-Hildén, Jessica Pitt

    Adopting a fresh approach to the assumptions and concepts which underlie musical learning, Taking a Learner-centred Approach to Music Education provides comprehensive guidance on professional and pedagogical aspects of learner-centred practice. This essential companion offers a pedagogy which is…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Leading Musically: Power and Senses in Concert book cover

    Leading Musically

    Power and Senses in Concert

    By Dag Jansson

    Musical leadership is associated with a specific profession – the conductor – as well as being a colloquial metaphor for human communication and cooperation at its best. This book examines what musical leadership is, by delving into the choral conductor role, what goes on in the music-making moment…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • New Approaches to Analysis in Music Psychology and Education Research using Zygonic Theory book cover

    New Approaches to Analysis in Music Psychology and Education Research using Zygonic Theory

    By Adam Ockelford, Graham Welch

    This book is essential reading for those working in the fields of music psychology or music education research. A novel applied-musicological approach is applied to the analysis of data, which enables genuinely musical insights to emerge in a range of real-life contexts in which engagement with…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • The Operas of Rameau: Genesis, Staging, Reception book cover

    The Operas of Rameau

    Genesis, Staging, Reception

    By Graham Sadler, Shirley Thompson

    In recent years, interest in Rameau’s operas has grown enormously. These works are no longer regarded as peripheral by performers and audiences but are increasingly staged in the world’s major opera houses and festivals, while the production of first-rate recordings on CD and DVD continues to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

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