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Music History and Appreciation Resources (43)
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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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Learning Music with GarageBand on the iPad Learning Music with GarageBand on the iPad (The Essential Classroom Guide to Music Production, Performance, and Education with iOS Devices)
Floyd Richmond - Alfred Music Publishing

This essential guide to GarageBand on iPad and iOS devices is your foundation for learning music production in the classroom. Written by Dr. Floyd Richmond, noted iPad music expert and the president of... 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

In print with the original text for the first time in decades, here is the intriguing autobiography Sousa wrote in the final years of his life. Contained within are amusing and insightful reflections of the... view details

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

This book on Handel's Messiah reflects Helmuth Rilling's remarkable skills, both as a conductor and as an educator. It is literally a "study guide" for conductors and view details

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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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Music: From Skill to Art Music: From Skill to Art
Bobby L. Adams - GIA Publications

The author discusses the relative importance of technical prowess versus musical expressiveness. He makes the case for expressive musicianship as a learned skill, and provides a road map for directors and... 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

An in-depth guide to lesson and rehearsal planning that provides a concise method for aligning music instruction with the Core Arts Standards while continuing to focus on active music... view details

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Maximizing Student Performance: National Core Arts Standards in Secondary Music Ensembles Maximizing Student Performance: National Core Arts Standards in Secondary Music Ensembles
Wendy Barden - Neil A Kjos Music Co

This practical, 96-page resource provides detailed information to ease understanding and implementation of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards in secondary music ensembles. Each artistic process in the... view details

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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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Percussion Methods Percussion Methods (An Essential Resource For Educators, Conductors and Students)
Stephen Primatic - Meredith Music Publications

This fantastic book by Stephen Primatic is designed for non-percussionists with either educational or intellectual interest in the craft.  It is perfect for use in college percussion methods... view details

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Planning Instruction in Music Planning Instruction in Music
Frank Abrahams & Ryan John - GIA Publications

This handbook is designed to help music educators develop effective objectives, lesson plans, and assessments for their students, greatly improving successful classroom, instrumental, and choral... view details

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The Practice Process The Practice Process (Revolutionize Practice to Maximize Enjoyment, Motivation and Progress)
Paul Harris - Faber Music

The Practice Process is an inspiring and empowering look at the crucial topic of practice. Paul Harris explores the key role the teacher plays in developing a psychological and holistic approach for pupils.... 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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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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Seriously ?! Seriously ?! (Ruminations, Affirmations, and Observations About the State of Music Education)
Scott Lang - GIA Publications

Written in a warm and conversational style, readers are invited to sit down, pull up a chair, and stay awhile to ponder this profession called music education. This is the kind of book you'll not only read... view details

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Simultaneous Learning Simultaneous Learning (The Definitive Guide)
Paul Harris - Faber Music

Paul Harris's highly successful Simultaneous Learning approach is an entirely positive and imaginative way to teach, which embraces the understanding that all the elements of music are connected. In this... view details

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