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Jazz: A History of America's Music Jazz: A History of America's Music
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns - PBS Distribution

Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music--jazz. Born in the black community of

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Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors
Pam Phillips & Andrew Surmani - Alfred Music Publishing

The Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors provides a concise overview of the key aspects of copyright law that affect music educators and directors in the United States. Designed to provide

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Habits of a Successful Choir Director Habits of a Successful Choir Director
Eric Wilkinson & Scott Rush - GIA Publications

Habits of a Successful Choir Director presents effective teaching principles and provides a practical approach to everyday issues that choir directors face. Building on the successful Habits of

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First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk (Sing, Say, Dance, Play)
Brandon, Greene, Grimsby, Knapp & Tranberg - GIA Publications

Whether you are an Orff teacher looking to augment your teaching with quality extensions or you are a First Steps in Music teacher wishing to connect to the best of Orff, this book is written for

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Developing Musical Skill for Students Developing Musical Skill for Students
Michael Griffin - Music Education World

Developing Musical Skill is guided by the philosophy that achievement in music, and, indeed, most other pursuits, is largely a result of intrinsic belief mindsets coupled with the quality and quantity of

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Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers
Robby Burns - Oxford University Press

Looking for some sanity in the midst of all of your chaotic responsibilities? If you are feeling overwhelmed by the logistics of your job, you are in luck - there's an app for that! Actually, a lot of apps.

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Experiencing Music Composition in Grades 3 - 5 Experiencing Music Composition in Grades 3 - 5
Michele Kaschub & Janice Smith - Oxford University Press

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

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Valuing Music in Education Valuing Music in Education
Craig Resta - Oxford University Press

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

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The Moving Body in the Aural Skills Classroom The Moving Body in the Aural Skills Classroom
Diane J. Urista - Oxford University Press

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

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The Music and Literacy Connection The Music and Literacy Connection
Elaine Bernstorf, Dee Hansen & Gayle M. Stuber - Rowman & Littlefield Pub Group

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The Courage to Teach : Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life Edition 2 The Courage to Teach : Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life Edition 2
Parker J. Palmer - John Wiley & Sons,Inc

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Innovation in the Ensemble Arts Innovation in the Ensemble Arts (Sustaining Creativity)
Tim Sharp - GIA Publications

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

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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

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Teaching with Fire Teaching with Fire
Sam Intrator & Megan Scribner - John Wiley & Sons,Inc

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

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Sei Solo: Symbolum? Sei Solo: Symbolum? (The Theology of J. S. Bach's Solo Violin Works)
Benjamin Shute - WIPF & Stock Publishers

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

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The Music of Teaching The Music of Teaching (Learning to Trust Students' Natural Development)
Barbara Kreader Skalinder - Hal Leonard Corporation

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

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Work-Life Balance for Music Educators Work-Life Balance for Music Educators (Real Stories, Real Strategies, Real Solutions)
Paul Kimpton & Ann Kaczkowski Kimpton - GIA Publications

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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Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa, The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa, The
Paul Edmund Bierley - University Of Illinois Press

Nearly 40 years in the making, this book documents every aspect of the March King's band: its history, its star performers, its appearances on recordings and radio and the challenges band members faced during... view details
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Advocate for Music! Advocate for Music! (A Guide to User-Friendly Strategies)
Lynn M. Brinckmeyer - Oxford University Press

Lynn Brinckmeyer draws on a lifetime of arts advocacy to provide answers to the questions so many teachers have but are afraid or simply too busy to ask. This is a simple, hands-on guidebook for

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Teaching General Music Teaching General Music (Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints)
Carlos R. Abril & Brent M. Gault - Oxford University Press

Teaching General Music brings together the top scholars and practitioners in general music education to create a panoramic view of general music pedagogy and to provide critical lenses through

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Baton Basics Baton Basics (Communicating Music through Gestures)
Diane Wittry - Oxford University Press

Baton Basics offers a unique approach to teaching conducting based upon the concept of conveying weight, resistance, and energy in order to communicate a better concept of musical sound to the musicians.

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Listen Up! Listen Up! (Fostering Musicianship Through Active Listening)
Brent M. Gault - Oxford University Press

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 turn becomes a

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Connecting Practice, Measurement, and Evaluation Connecting Practice, Measurement, and Evaluation
Timothy S. Brophy, Jeffrey H. Marlatt & Gary Ritcher - GIA Publications

The 5th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education brought participants together from all over the world to compare each others' work, establish collaborations and professional networks, and

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Range, Transposition & Tuning Range, Transposition & Tuning (A Guide for Over 500 Musical Instruments)
Robert G. Bornstein - Hal Leonard Corporation

Designed for music professionals and students, this extensive resource is the definitive guide for over 500 instruments, including over 190 world music instruments. Music industry veteran, Robert Bornstein,

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