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Music History and Appreciation Resources (36)
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Instrumental Music Education Instrumental Music Education (Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony)
Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius & Mitchell Lutch - Routledge & Kegan

Intended for college instrumental music education majors studying to be band and orchestra directors at the elementary, middle school or high school level.  This textbook presents an extensive look at the... view details
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Jazz: a History of America's Music Jazz: a History of America's Music
Ken Burns/Ward - Random House LLC

This exciting companion book to the ten-part TV series "Jazz" by Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward will be treasured by both jazz musicians and jazz enthusiasts alike!  The story of the birth of this American art... view details
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Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
Lead Belly - Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

With his 12-string Stella guitar, Lead Belly sang out a cornucopia of songs that included his classics The Midnight Special, Irene, The Bourgeois Blues, and many more, which in turn have been... view details

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Majoring in Education Majoring in Education (All the Stuff You Need to Know)
Lemuel W. Watson & Rich Holly - Meredith Music Publications

From advising to clinical experiences to personal relationships to coursework, life as an education student is both exhilarating and consuming.  This book highlights the major components for survival and... view details
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Making Music Cooperatively Making Music Cooperatively
Carol Huffman - GIA Publications

Incorporate both cooperative learning and active music making into your music classroom with this educational resource! When cooperative learning is set in place, the students become teachers of other... view details
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Making Musical Meaning Making Musical Meaning (Unlocking the Value of Music Education in the Age of Innovation)
Elizabeth Sokolowski - GIA Publications

This book serves as an important bridge between passion and practical implementation of music learning in the classroom.  Topics covered include rigor and relevance, a professional framework for teaching,... view details
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Marching Along: The Autobiography of John Philip Sousa Marching Along: The Autobiography of John Philip Sousa (Recollections of Men, Women, and Music)
John Philip Sousa - GIA Publications

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Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel's Masterpiece Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel's Masterpiece
Helmuth Rilling - Carus-Verlag Vertrieb GMBH

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Music Education Letter Exchanges Music Education Letter Exchanges
Edwin E. Gordon & Donald Pond - GIA Publications

How do we truly know when a young child's vocalizations make the transition from babble to musical structure?  What role can music educators play?  What does it mean to sequence instruction at... view details

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Musical iPad Musical iPad
Vincent Leonard & Thomas Rudolph - Hal Leonard Corporation

Thousands of music apps - designed to assist you with every aspect of your life as a musician, hobbyist, student, or educator - are available for the iPad. This valuable resource guides you step by step... view details

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The Musician's Soul The Musician's Soul
James Jordan - GIA Publications

The Musician's Soul starts all musicians on a journey to the higher plane of artistic self-expression and soulful spirituality. Words of wisdom are based on Jordan's own journey as a conductor, yet... view details
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Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment
Colleen Conway - GIA Publications

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On This Day in Black Music History On This Day in Black Music History
Jay Warner - Hal Leonard Corporation

Whether it's rhythm & blues, hip-hop, rap, jazz, soul, blues or gospel, each genre is covered in the pages of On This Day in Black Music History. A book in a calendar format, it covers over 60 years of... view details
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Orchestration: A New Approach, Vol. 1 Orchestration: A New Approach, Vol. 1
Norman Ludwin - Ludwin Music

Learning orchestration can be a daunting task.  For example: what is the range of the bassoon, how do strings decide which way their bows will move, what does transposition in F mean, and a whole host of other... view details
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Music Assessment Across Cultures and Continents Music Assessment Across Cultures and Continents (The Culture of Shared Practice)
Tim Brophy - GIA Publications

What are the purposes of music education assessment?  What are the best strategies and techniques?  How does assessment improve music teaching and learning?  What are the shared research priorities for music... view details
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The Practice of Assessment in Music Education The Practice of Assessment in Music Education
Timothy Brophy - GIA Publications

Can assessing student music learning in the classroom improve music teaching and learning?  The answer is a resounding "Yes!" according to 163 assessment scholars, researchers, music administrators, students,... view details
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Seriously ?! Seriously ?! (Ruminations, Affirmations, and Observations About the State of Music Education)
Scott Lang - GIA Publications

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So You Want To Be a Music Major So You Want To Be a Music Major (A Guide for High School Students, Their Guidance Counselors, Parents and Music Teachers)
Robert Franzblau - Meredith Music Publications

This book details the fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes that prospective music majors need in order to make a successful transition from high school to college . Specific exercises are offered,... view details
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Tanglewood II: Summoning the Future of Music Education Tanglewood II: Summoning the Future of Music Education
Anthony Palmer & Andre de Quadros - GIA Publications

A team of leaders in the music education profession gathered a series of events over two years, a worthy successor of the famous Tanglewood symposium of 1967. This remarkable book is the culmination of their... view details
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Teaching Music Through Composition Teaching Music Through Composition (A Curriculum Using Technology)
Barbara Freedman - Oxford University Press

This books offers a practical, fully multimedia curriculum designed to teach basic musical concepts through the creative process of music composition.  Music educator Barbara Freedman presents... view details

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Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity
Scott Watson - Oxford University Press

It has never been easier or more fun for students to compose, improvise, arrange, and produce music and music-related projects than with today's technology. Written in a practical, accessible manner,... view details

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The Virtuoso Teacher The Virtuoso Teacher
Paul Harris - Faber Music

By considering The Virtuoso Teacher and how a teacher might attain virtuoso status, renowned educator and writer Paul Harris delves into the core issues of being a teacher and the teaching... view details

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Vocal Improvisation Games Vocal Improvisation Games
Jeffrey Agrell & Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman - GIA Publications

The authors of this book open the door to improvisation for all non-jazz musicians who thought it was beyond their ability to play extemporaneously.  Gently, step by step, Jeffrey Agrell and Patrice... view details

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