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  • 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 – 2017-01-26 

  • Studies in Historical Improvisation

    From 'Cantare super Librum' to Partimenti

    Edited by Massimiliano Guido

    In recent years, scholars and musicians have become increasingly interested in the revival of musical improvisation as it was known in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This historically informed practice is now supplanting the late Romantic view of improvised music as a rhapsodic endeavour …

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education

    Edited by Gareth Dylan Smith, Zack Moir, Matt Brennan, Shara Rambarran, Phil Kirkman

    Popular music is a growing presence in education, formal and otherwise, from primary school to postgraduate study. Programmes, courses and modules in popular music studies, popular music performance, songwriting and areas of music technology are becoming commonplace across higher education.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10 

  • The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education

    Edited by Andrew King, Evangelos Himonides, S. Alex Ruthmann

    The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world. Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this companion considers technology, musicianship, and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-05 

  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 

  • Musicians and their Audiences

    Performance, Speech and Mediation

    By Ioannis Tsioulakis, Elina Hytönen-Ng

    How do musicians play and talk to audiences? Why do audiences listen and what happens when they talk back? How do new (and old) technologies affect this interplay? This book presents a long overdue examination of the turbulent relationship between musicians and audiences. Key contributions of this…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 

  • Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China

    By Wai-Chung Ho

    While attention has been paid to various aspects of music education in China, to date no single publication has systematically addressed the complex interplay of sociopolitical transformations underlying the development of popular music and music education in the multilevel culture of China. Before…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Early English Viols: Instruments, Makers and Music

    By Michael Fleming, John Bryan

    Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. This is reported by Thomas Mace (1676) who says that ’Your Best Provision’ for playing such music is a chest of old English viols, and he names five early English viol…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Music and Material Culture

  • The Music Practitioner

    Research for the Music Performer, Teacher and Listener

    Edited by Jane W. Davidson

    Useful work has been done in recent years in the areas of music psychology, philosophy and education, yet this is the first book to provide a wide assessment of what practical benefits this research can bring to the music practitioner. With 25 chapters by writers representing a broad range of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Furtwängler on Music

    Essays and Addresses by Wilhelm Furtwängler

    By Ronald Taylor

    Wilhelm Furtwängler left not only some of the greatest interpretations of operatic and symphonic music on record, but also expressed his views on musical issues of the moment in a number of outspoken essays and talks. His writings range from practical matters of performance and interpretation to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Performing Baroque Music

    By Mary Cyr

    Listeners, performers, students and teachers will find here the analytical tools they need to understand and interpret musical evidence from the baroque era. Scores for eleven works, many reproduced in facsimile to illustrate the conventions of 17th and 18th century notation, are included for…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Professional Knowledge in Music Teacher Education

    By Pamela Burnard

    Edited by Eva Georgii-Hemming

    The complexity of the various forms of knowledge and practices that are encountered by teachers, university lecturers, teacher trainers, student teachers, policy makers and researchers, demands careful thought and reflection. Professional Knowledge in Music Teacher Education focuses on how…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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