Music: Musical Instruments & Ensembles

  • Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance: An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900 book cover

    Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance

    An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900, 1st Edition

    By David Milsom

    This title was first published in 2003. With most of western art music, it can be argued that music-making requires performers to interpret a composer's original, notated ideas. Often, an informed and perceptive reading of the score needs to be combined with the inspiration to convey the feelings…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Teaching Strings in Today's Classroom: A Guide for Group Instruction book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 

  • Global Percussion Innovations: The Australian Perspective book cover

    Global Percussion Innovations

    The Australian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Louise Devenish

    First emerging in North America and Europe in the late 1920s, contemporary percussion practices have transitioned from the fringes of contemporary music to the forefront over the past 90 years. In the 1960s contemporary percussion practices reached Australian shores and a new generation of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Gaspar Cassadó: Cellist, Composer and Transcriber book cover

    Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber, 1st Edition

    By Gabrielle Kaufman

    Barcelonian Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) was one of the greatest cello virtuosi of the twentieth century and a notable composer and arranger, leaving a vast and heterogeneous legacy. In this book, Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Pierre Boulez and the Piano: A Study in Style and Technique book cover

    Pierre Boulez and the Piano

    A Study in Style and Technique, 1st Edition

    By Peter O'Hagan

    Pierre Boulez's first piano pieces date from his youth, prior to his studies in Paris with Messiaen, and his subsequent meteoric rise to international acclaim as the leader of the musical avant-garde during the 1950s. His most recent published work is a solo piano piece, Une page d’éphéméride,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06

  • Studies in English Organ Music book cover

    Studies in English Organ Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain Quinn

    Studies in English Organ Music is a collection of essays by expert authors that examines key areas of the repertoire in the history of organ music in England. The essays on repertoire are placed alongside supporting studies in organ building and liturgical practice in order to provide a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Muzio Clementi and British Musical Culture: Sources, Performance Practice and Style book cover

    Muzio Clementi and British Musical Culture

    Sources, Performance Practice and Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Lévi Sala, Rohan H. Stewart-MacDonald

    Recent scholarship has vanquished the traditional perception of nineteenth-century Britain as a musical wasteland. In addition to attempting more balanced assessments of the achievements of British composers of this period, scholars have begun to explore the web of reciprocal relationships between…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

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

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume IV: Instrumental Music Education

    1st Edition

    By Mark Montemayor, William J. Coppola, Christopher Mena

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

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-06-01

  • Becoming a Garamut Player in Baluan, Papua New Guinea: Musical Analysis as a Pathway to Learning book cover

    Becoming a Garamut Player in Baluan, Papua New Guinea

    Musical Analysis as a Pathway to Learning, 1st Edition

    By Tony Lewis

    The garamut is a log idiophone that is found in many of the coastal and island areas of Papua New Guinea. The instrument’s primary use is as a speech surrogate and in some regions the garamut is also used in large ensembles to play complex music for dancing. In Baluan Island, within the Manus…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Viola da Gamba book cover

    The Viola da Gamba

    1st Edition

    By Bettina Hoffmann

    The viola da gamba was a central instrument in European music from the late 15th century well into the late 18th. In this comprehensive study, Bettina Hoffmann offers both an introduction to the instrument -- its construction, technique and history -- for the non-specialist, interweaving this…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20

  • Leading Musically book cover

    Leading Musically

    1st Edition

    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 and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

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