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  • 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 

  • 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 perspectives and resources necessary to help music educators craft world-inclusive instrumental music programs in their teaching practice. Given that school-based instrumental music programs—concert bands, symphony…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • 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, song-writing, composition…

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

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2018-05-02 

  • 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 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Bach Performance Practice, 1945–1975

    A Comprehensive Review of Sound Recordings and Literature

    By Dorottya Fabian

    Analysing over 100 recordings from 1945-1975, this book examines twentieth-century baroque performance practice as evinced in all the commercially available recordings of J.S. Bach's Passions, Brandenburg Concertos and Goldberg Variations. Dorottya Fabian presents a qualitative, style-orientated…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • 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 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Musical Classroom

    Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching, 9th Edition

    By Carolynn Lindeman

    The Musical Classroom: Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching, Ninth Edition is designed for students majoring in elementary or music education. Through eight editions, this book has been a market leader in its field. Its goal has been to help teachers—some who may only have a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20 

  • Music and Empathy

    Edited by Elaine King, Caroline Waddington

    In recent years, empathy has received considerable research attention as a means of understanding a range of psychological phenomena, and it is fast drawing attention within the fields of music psychology and music education. This volume seeks to promote and stimulate further research in music and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-08 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

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