Music & Education Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Musicians and their Audiences

    Performance, Speech and Mediation

    By Ioannis Tsioulakis, Elina Hytonen-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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • 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 – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Embodied Knowledge in Ensemble Performance

    By J. Murphy McCaleb

    Performing in musical ensembles provides a remarkable opportunity for interaction between people. When playing a piece of music together, musicians contribute to the creation of an artistic work that is shaped through their individual performances. However, even though ensembles are a large part of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Playing the Cello, 1780–1930

    By George Kennaway

    This innovative study of nineteenth-century cellists and cello playing shows how simple concepts of posture, technique and expression changed over time, while acknowledging that many different practices co-existed. By placing an awareness of this diversity at the centre of an historical narrative,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Berio's Sequenzas

    Essays on Performance, Composition and Analysis

    Edited by Janet K. Halfyard

    Between 1958 and 2002, Luciano Berio wrote fourteen pieces entitled Sequenza, along with several versions of the same work for different instruments, revisions of the original pieces and also the parallel Chemins series, where one of the Sequenzas is used as the basis for a new composition on a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Virtuoso Violinist

    By M.W. Rowe

    From 1840-57, Heinrich Ernst was one of the most famous and significant European musicians, and performed on stage, often many times, with Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Wagner, Alkan, Clara Schumann, and Joachim. It is a sign of his importance that, in 1863, Brahms gave two public…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Advanced Musical Performance: Investigations in Higher Education Learning

    Edited by Ioulia Papageorgi, Graham Welch

    To reach the highest standards of instrumental performance, several years of sustained and focused learning are required. This requires perseverance, commitment and opportunities to learn and practise, often in a collective musical environment. This book brings together a wide range of enlightening…

    Paperback – 2016-10-29 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practice

    Edited by Mine Dogantan-Dack

    Artistic Practice as Research in Music: Theory, Criticism, Practice brings together internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to explore the cultural, institutional, theoretical, methodological, epistemological, ethical and practical aspects and implications of the rapidly evolving area…

    Paperback – 2016-10-29 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

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