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  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • 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 – 2017-08-24 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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 – 2017-08-15 
    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…

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

  • Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching

    Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice

    By Pamela Pike

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Mozart's Piano Concertos

    By John Irving

    Mozart's piano concertos stand alongside his operas and symphonies as his most frequently performed and best loved music. They have attracted the attention of generations of musicologists who have explored their manifold meanings from a variety of viewpoints. In this study, John Irving brings…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • The Creation of Beethoven's 35 Piano Sonatas

    By Barry Cooper

    Beethoven’s piano sonatas are a cornerstone of the piano repertoire and favourites of both the concert hall and recording studio. The sonatas have been the subject of much scholarship, but no single study gives an adequate account of the processes by which these sonatas were composed and published.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Music and Empathy

    Edited by Elaine King, Caroline Waddington

    In recent years, empathy has received considerable research attention as a means of understanding a range of psychological phenomena, and it is fast drawing attention within the fields of music psychology and music education. This volume seeks to promote and stimulate further research in music and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760–1850

    By Derek Carew

    This book charts the piano's accession from musical curiosity to cultural icon, examining the instrument itself in its various guises as well as the music written for it. Both the piano and piano music were very much the product of the intellectual, cultural and social environments of the period…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

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