This book contains a collection of articles both research-based and practical, applicable to wide audiences. Bringing together some of the most important writings for new generations of readers and
This comprehensive book cultivates an active, multisensory learning experience in which students learn collaboratively and by discovery, while encouraging students to improvise and express nuance in forming
This practical guide to new, innovative, and natural composition techniques for young composers brings a wealth of experience from two renowned music educators to bear. The unique and thoughtfully curated
Innovation in the Ensemble Arts caps a trilogy of volumes that delves into the the building blocks necessary for a vibrant, growing music organization. The other two volumes are Mentoring in
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
A dynamic and action-driven career guide specifically tailored for conservatory-trained musicians. Topics covered include: How to Establish Credibility, Managing Your Money Effectively, Freelancing vs.
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education presents teaching methods that are responsive to how different culturally specific knowledge bases impact learning. It is a pedagogy that recognizes the
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) has to be the most rewarding, expressive, and entertaining of all the composers whose work fell into obscurity in the years following his death. He was overshadowed
Teaching with Fire is a wonderful collection of 88 poems from such well-loved poets as Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Billy Collins, Emily Dickinson, and Pablo Neruda accompanied by a brief story
This book explores Benjamin Britten's creative relationship with Russia throughout his life by examining his engagement with Russian composers, musicians and writers in the context of twentieth-century
This groundbreaking study of slavery and spirituals is the first to place the unique voices of an enslaved people squarely within the context of their daily lives. Dr. Guenther's researched account weaves a
One of the jewels in the crown of Johann Sebastian Bach's sacred music is its use of astonishingly subtle and complex allegorical and representational devices. But when similar devices appear in the context
The Music of Teaching focuses on an ephemeral attribute all teachers need but few consider: perception. This includes the ability to trust both students' natural development and the learning process itself
Music educators are familiar with the teaching difficulties that occur in the music education trenches, but many are not ready to deal with the less-discussed challenges such as how to balance teaching and
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