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  • Creative Teaching for Creative Learning in Higher Music Education

    By Elizabeth Haddon, Pamela Burnard

    This edited volume explores how selected researchers, students and academics name and frame creative teaching and learning as constructed through the rationalities, practices, relationships, events, objects and systems that are brought to educational sites and developed by learning communities. The…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Music's Immanent Future

    The Deleuzian Turn in Music Studies

    By Sally Macarthur, Judy Lochhead

    The conversations generated by the chapters in Music’s Immanent Future grapple with some of music’s paradoxes: that music of the Western art canon is viewed as timeless and universal while other kinds of music are seen as transitory and ephemeral; that in order to make sense of music we need…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09 

  • Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700

    By Michael Robertson

    This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe (Ashgate, 2009) surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Musical Pathways in Recovery

    Community Music Therapy and Mental Wellbeing

    By Gary Ansdell, Tia DeNora

    ‘Music triggered a healing process from within me… I started singing for the joy of singing myself…and it helped me carry my recovery beyond the state I was in before I fell ill nine years ago…to a level of well-being that I haven't had perhaps for thirty years…’. This book explores the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18 
    Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives

  • Improvisation and Music Education

    Beyond the Classroom

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Mark Laver

    This book offers compelling new perspectives on the revolutionary potential of improvisation pedagogy. Bringing together contributions from leading musicians, scholars, and teachers from around the world, the volume articulates how improvisation can breathe new life into old curricula; how it can…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Developing Expression in Brass Performance and Teaching

    By Gregory R. Jones

    Developing Expression in Brass Performance and Teaching helps university music teachers, high school band directors, private teachers, and students develop a vibrant and flexible approach to brass teaching and performance that keeps musical expression central to the learning process. Strategies…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education

    From Understanding to Application

    By Vicki R. Lind, Constance McKoy

    Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education presents teaching methods that are responsive to how different culturally specific knowledge bases impact learning. It is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning. Designed to be…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted

    The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church

    By Sally Harper, P.S. Barnwell

    This book critically explores ways in which our understanding of late medieval liturgy can be enhanced through present-day enactment. It is a direct outcome of a practice-led research project, led by Professor John Harper and undertaken at Bangor University between 2010 and 2013 in partnership with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Music and Material Culture

  • A Brief Introduction to A Philosophy of Music and Music Education as Social Praxis

    By Thomas A. Regelski

    Music and Music Education as Social Praxis is a brief introduction to a praxial theory of music education, defined by author. It is grounded in an interdisciplinary approach, for undergraduate and graduate students in music education. Drawing upon scholarship from a range of disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22

  • Instrumental Music Education

    Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony, 2nd Edition

    By Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius

    Instrumental Music Education: Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony, 2nd Edition is intended for college instrumental music education majors studying to be band and orchestra directors at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. This textbook presents a research-based…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22

  • Bourdieu and the Sociology of Music Education

    By Pamela Burnard, Ylva Hofvander Trulsson

    Pierre Bourdieu has been an extraordinarily influential figure in the sociology of music. For over four decades, his concepts have helped to generate both empirical and theoretical interventions in the field of musical study. His impact on the sociology of music taste, in particular, has been…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15

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