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Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900
Through musical analysis of compositions written between the mid-twelfth to late nineteenth centuries, this volume celebrates the achievements of eight composers, all women: Hildegard of Bingen, Maddalena Casulana, Barbara Strozzi, ร‰lisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Marianne Martines, Josephine Lang, Fanny...
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Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings
Winding it Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings is a collaborative effort written by practicing music educators, teacher educators, pedagogy experts, researchers, and inclusion enthusiasts with a combined one hundred plus years in the field...
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Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music
The question of whether music has meaning has been the subject of sustained debate ever since music became a subject of academic inquiry. Is music a language? Does it communicate specific ideas and emotions? What does music mean, and how...
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Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960-2000
Over the past 30 years, musicologists have produced a remarkable new body of research literature focusing on the lives and careers of women composers in their socio-historical contexts. But detailed analysis and discussion of the works created by these composers...
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Policy and the Political Life of Music Education
Policy and the Political Life of Music Education is the first book of its kind in the field of Music Education. It offers a far-reaching and innovative outlook, bringing together expert voices who provide a multifaceted and global set of...
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Shapes of American Ballet: Teachers and Training Before Balanchine
In Shapes of American Ballet: Teachers and Training before Balanchine, Jessica Zeller introduces the first few decades of the twentieth century as an often overlooked, yet critical period for ballet's growth in America. While George Balanchine is often considered the...
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What Will I Be: American Music and Cold War Identity
In the wake of World War II, the cultural life of the United States underwent a massive transformation. At the heart of these changes during the early Cold War were the rise of the concept of identity and a reformulation...
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The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination, Volume 2
Whether social, cultural, or individual, the act of imagination always derives from a pre-existing context. For example, we can conjure an alien's scream from previously heard wildlife recordings or mentally rehearse a piece of music while waiting for a train....
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The Oxford Handbook of Music Listening in the 19th and 20th Centuries
An idealized image of European concert-goers has long prevailed in historical overviews of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This act of listening was considered to be an invisible and amorphous phenomenon, a naturally given mode of perception. This narrative influenced...
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Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur
Michael Haneke's films subject us to extreme experiences of disturbance, desperation, grief, and violence. They are unsoftened by music, punctuated by accosting noises, shaped by painful silences, and charged with aggressive dialogue. The sound tracks are even more traumatic to...
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Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body
The presence of the phenomenological body is central to music in all of its varieties and contradictions. With the explosion of scholarly works on the body in virtually every field in the humanities, the social as well as the biomedical...
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Foundations of Musical Grammar
In recent years, music theorists have been increasingly eager to incorporate findings from the science of human cognition and linguistics into their methodology. In the culmination of a vast body of research undertaken since his influential and award-winning Conceptualizing Music...
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Special Needs, Community Music, and Adult Learning: An Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 4
Special Needs, Community Music, and Adult Learning is one of five paperback books derived from the foundational two-volume Oxford Handbook of Music Education. Designed for music teachers, students, and scholars of music education, as well as educational administrators and policy...
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Teaching Music Appreciation Online
Teaching Music Appreciation Online shares strategies to teach music appreciation online, from developing the curriculum to preparing, teaching, and concluding the class. The book includes samples and illustrative infographics. It is a resource to those already teaching music appreciation online...
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This Too Is Music
This Too is Music guides and motivates teachers to foster playful and motivating classroom conditions that enable elementary students to thrive as musicians in every way-as singers, improvisers, critical listeners, storytellers, dancers, performers, and composers. Told through anecdotes andillustrated with...
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Musical Perceptions
Musical Perceptions is a much-needed text that introduces students of both music and psychology to the study of music perception and cognition. Because the book aims to foster a closer interaction between research in the science and the art of...
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In Other Shoes: Music, Metaphor, Empathy, Existence
In fifteen essays-one new, two newly revised and expanded, three with new postscripts-Kendall L. Walton wrestles with philosophical issues concerning music, metaphor, empathy, existence, fiction, and expressiveness in the arts. These subjects are intertwined in striking and surprising ways. Byexploring...
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Music, Language, and the Brain
In the first comprehensive study of the relationship between music and language from the standpoint of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel challenges the widespread belief that music and language are processed independently. Since Plato's time, the relationship between music and...
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Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills
What is it that accounts for the differences between musical beginners, advanced music makers, and world class performers? Virtually everyone likes music and has the capacity to be musical in some way (despite what some may say about themselves). Yet...
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Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis
This book shows how recent work in cognitive science, especially that developed by cognitive linguists and cognitive psychologists, can be used to explain how we understand music. The book focuses on three cognitive processes--categorization, cross-domain mapping, and the use of...
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