Musical Instruments & Ensembles Products

  • The Viola da Gamba

    By Bettina Hoffmann

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

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Higher Music Education in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Björn Heile, Eva Moreda Rodriguez, Jane Stanley

    In this book, the contributors reconsider the fundamentals of Music as a university discipline by engaging with the questions: What should university study of music consist of? Are there any aspects, repertoires, pieces, composers and musicians that we want all students to know about; Are there any…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

    By Harold Rosenbaum

    Rooted in the experience of a professional choral conductor, this book provides a guide to practical issues facing conductors of choral ensembles at all levels, from youth choruses to university ensembles, church and community choirs, and professional vocal groups. Paired with the discussion…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson

    By Terumi Narushima

    This book explores the emerging area of microtonality through an examination of the tuning theories of Erv Wilson. It is the first publication to offer a broad discussion of this influential theorist whose innovations have far-reaching ramifications for microtonal tuning systems. This study…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance

    An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900

    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Teaching of Instrumental Music

    5th Edition

    By Richard Colwell, Michael Hewitt, Mark Fonder

    The Teaching of Instrumental Music, Fifth Edition, introduces music education majors to basic instrumental pedagogy for the instruments and ensembles commonly found in the elementary and secondary curricula. It focuses on the core competencies required for teacher certification in instrumental…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This is the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published. It sets out to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century, to the present day. Describing the different harps played in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Piano in Nineteenth-Century British Culture

    Instruments, Performers and Repertoire

    Edited by Therese Ellsworth, Susan Wollenberg

    Since the publication of The London Pianoforte School (ed. Nicholas Temperley) twenty years ago, research has proliferated in the area of music for the piano during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and into developments in the musical life of London, for a time the centre of piano…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass

    By Peter Dowdall

    Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass traces the stylistic evolution of jazz from the bass player’s perspective. Historical works to date have tended to pursue a ‘top down’ reading, one that emphasizes the influence of the treble instruments on the melodic and harmonic trajectory…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Tangible in Music

    The Tactile Learning of a Musical Instrument

    By Marko Aho

    In the age of digital music it seems striking that so many of us still want to produce music concretely with our bodies, through the movement of our limbs, lungs and fingers, in contact with those materials and objects which are capable of producing sounds. The huge sales figures of musical…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Creative Teaching for Creative Learning in Higher Music Education

    Edited 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Communities of Musical Practice

    By Ailbhe Kenny

    Every day people come together to make music. Whether amateur or professional, young or old, jazz enthusiasts or rock stars, what is common to all of these musical groups is the potential to create communities of musical practice (CoMP). Such communities are created through practices: ways of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

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