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  • 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 – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Pierre Boulez and the Piano

    A Study in Style and Technique

    By Peter O'Hagan

    Pierre Boulez's first piano pieces date from his youth, prior to his studies in Paris with Messiaen, and his subsequent meteoric rise to international acclaim as the leader of the musical avant garde during the 1950s. His most recent published work is a solo piano piece, Incises, written some sixty…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Woodwinds: Perform, Understand, Teach

    By James Byo

    The Woodwinds: Perform, Understand, Teach provides comprehensive coverage about the woodwind family of musical instruments for prospective instrumental music teachers. What sets this book apart is its focus on how to teach the instruments. Preparing students in the how of teaching is the ultimate…

    Paperback – 2016-06-24
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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 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 detail, as are…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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 for…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Quest for the Melodic Electric Bass

    From Jamerson to Spenner

    By Per Elias Drabls

    The double bass - the preferred bass instrument in popular music during the 1960s - was challenged and subsequently superseded by the advent of a new electric bass instrument. From the mid-1960s and throughout the 1970s, a melismatic and inconsistent approach towards the bass role ensued, which…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Trombone

    Its History and Music, 1697-1811

    By D. M. Guion

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Musicology

  • Piano Pedagogy

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Gilles Comeau

    Piano Pedagogy: A Research and Information Guide provides a detailed outline of resources available for research and/or training in piano pedagogy. Like its companion volumes in the Routledge Music Bibliographies series, it serves beginning and advanced students and scholars as a basic guide to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

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