Musical Instruments & Ensembles Products

  • 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 – 2016-09-07 
    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. Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the results of five…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    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 – 2016-06-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • 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 Drabløs

    The double bass - the preferred bass instrument in popular music during the 1960s - was challenged and subsequently superseded by the advent of a new electric bass instrument.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

  • The Performance Style of Jascha Heifetz

    By Dario Sarlo

    The violinist Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) is considered among the most influential performers in history and still maintains a strong following among violinists around the world. Dario Sarlo contributes significantly to the growing field of analytical research into recordings and the history of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge

  • Korea and the Western Drumset: Scattering Rhythms

    By Simon Barker

    For over a century, drummers have been turning to a variety of percussive traditions as prompts for the creation of new expressive possibilities on the drumset. In this book, Simon Barker sets out in detail the developmental processes he has followed creating an improvisational language for the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Improvisation Studies Reader

    Spontaneous Acts

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Rebecca Caines

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

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