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The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
Tom Hojnacki & Joe Mulholland - Berklee Press

Learn jazz harmony, as taught at Berklee College of Music. This text provides a strong foundation in harmonic principles, supporting further study in jazz composition, arranging, and improvisation. It covers... view details
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Brass Performance and Pedagogy Brass Performance and Pedagogy
Keith Johnson - Pearson Education

Brass Performance and Pedagogy approaches teaching brass students in a musical manner that is both comprehensive and practical. Great emphasis is placed on the importance of genuine musical development as... view details

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Chances and Choices Chances and Choices (Exploring the Impact of Music Education)
Stephanie Pitts - Oxford University Press

In Chances and Choices, Stephanie Pitts surveys the aims and impact of formative musical experiences, evaluating the extent to which music education of various kinds provides a foundation for lifelong... view details

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Christmas Music Companion Fact Book Christmas Music Companion Fact Book
Dale Nobbman - Hal Leonard Corporation

This fascinating book deserves a place of honor in every Christmas music collection! For 50 beloved traditional tunes, readers will learn the story of how the song came to be, the author and the historical... view details
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Classical Destinations Classical Destinations
Simon Callow & Wendy McDougall - Hal Leonard Corporation

Classical Destinations is a unique multimedia curriculum that introduces the world of classical music to young people in grades five through twelve. Your students will travel through six multimedia... view details
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Common Core: Re-Imagining the Music Rehearsal and Classroom Common Core: Re-Imagining the Music Rehearsal and Classroom (Standards, Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction)
Paul Kimpton & Ann Kimpton - GIA Publications

Common Core: Re-Imagining the Music Rehearsal and Classroom, complete with workbook exercises and reflective questions, is about transforming a written document, The Common Core State Standards,... view details

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Completing the Circle: Considerations for Change in the Performance of Music Completing the Circle: Considerations for Change in the Performance of Music
Bud Beyer - GIA Publications

This book is a culmination of the author's years of experience working with musicians from around the world. Topics include: musicianship as communication, memorization, the art of practice, the art of... view details

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El Sistema El Sistema (Orchestrating Venezuela's Youth)
Geoffrey Baker - Oxford University Press

Drawing on a year of fieldwork in Venezuela and interviews with Venezuelan musicians and cultural figures, Baker examines El Sistema's program of "social action through music," reassessing widespread... view details

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Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities (International Perspectives)
Deborah VanderLinde Blair & Kimberly A. McCord - Oxford University Press

This book offers readers in music education, music therapy, and music in special education communities a new, important, and globally-informed resource for effective music pedagogies. Paperback, 336 p.

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The Greatest Music Stories Never Told The Greatest Music Stories Never Told
Rick Beyer - Harper Collins Pub Inc

Prepare to be astonished, bewildered, and stupefied by the tantalizing tidbits of music history collected by master historian Rick Beyer! Did you know about: The ballet that sparked a riot? The rock star who... view details
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Growing Musicians Growing Musicians (Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond)
Bridget Sweet - Oxford University Press

Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond focuses on teaching adolescents within the context of a music classroom, regardless of content area (orchestra, band, choir, or general music).... view details

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Hear, Listen, Play! Hear, Listen, Play! (How to Free Your Students' Aural, Improvisation, and Performance Skills)
Lucy Green - Oxford University Press

Hear, Listen, Play! is a book for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. For decades, or even... view details

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The History of Classical Music for Beginners The History of Classical Music for Beginners
R. Ryan Endris - For Beginners, LLC

Music history is nearly as old as human civilization itself, but many of the most enduring works - the ones we call "classics" - carry an aura of mystery and remain little understood by modern listeners.... view details

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The History of Opera for Beginners The History of Opera for Beginners
Ron David - For Beginners, LLC

The History of Opera For Beginners starts with the radical assumption that opera is simply music, rather than the inaccessible, high-brown art form that many assume it to be. Not fluent in German or... view details

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Indirect Procedures Indirect Procedures (A Musician's Guide to the Alexander Technique, 2nd edition)
Pedro de Alcantara - Oxford University Press

Based on the work of Frederick Matthias Alexander, this book is a thorough and practical approach to the issues of musicians' health and well being. Author Pedro de Alcantara introduces concepts and... view details

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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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Kodaly Today Kodaly Today (A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education, 2nd edition)
Micheal Houlahan & Philip Tacka - Oxford University Press

Addressing the most important questions in creating and teaching Kodaly-based programs, Houlahan and Tacka write through a practical lens, presenting a clear picture of how the teaching and learning... 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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Listen Up! Listen Up! (Fostering Musicianship Through Active Listening)
Brent M. Gault - Oxford University Press

In Listen Up!, author Brent Gault approaches listening instruction by actively using other musical behaviors (singing, moving, chanting, creating) and aural, visual, and kinesthetic learning modes. This in... 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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