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xxi, 729 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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xvi, 529 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Prologue: beyond autonomy
  • The secret of music-dramatic form: music drama as opera
  • Der Ring des Nibelungen: the anarchist utopia
  • Tristan und Isolde: the erotic utopia
  • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: politics after Tristan
  • Parsifal: ethics after Tristan
  • Epilogue: Wagner contra Nietzsche.
"Beyond Reason relates Wagner's works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career: Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal. Karol Berger seeks to penetrate the "secret" of large-scale form in Wagner's music dramas and to answer those critics, most prominently Nietzsche, who condemned Wagner for his putative inability to weld small expressive gestures into larger wholes. Organized by individual opera, this is essential reading for both musicologists and Wagner experts."--Provided by publisher.
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vii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Starter kit
  • Camp songs
  • Chorale
  • Basics
  • Connections
  • Games.
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xvi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Young Children Learning through Music Technology 2. Improvising and Composing in the Early Years 3. Interacting with Style: The MIROR Software and its Pedagogical Theories 4. Creating Sounds, Creating Musical Selves: Children Playing with MIROR 5. Experimenting with Materials: Skills for Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving 6. A 'Language' for Creative Music-Making: Reasoning, Emotional and Learning Intentions Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138931084 20161213
Children's Creative Music-Making with Reflexive Interactive Technology discusses pioneering experiments conducted with young children using a new generation of music software for improvising and composing. Using artificial intelligence techniques, this software captures the children's musical style and interactively reflects it in its responses. The book describes the potential of these applications to enhance children's agency and musical identity by reflecting players' musical inputs, storing and creating variations on them. Set in the broader context of current music education research, it addresses the benefits and challenges of incorporating music technologies in primary and pre-school education. It is comprised of six main chapters, which cover the creation of children's own music and their musical selves, critical thinking skills and learner agency, musical language development, and emotional intent during creative music-making. The authors provide a range of straight-forward techniques and strategies, which challenge conceptions of 'difficult-to-use music technologies' in formal music education. These are supported by an informative collection of practitioner vignettes written by teachers who have used the software in their classrooms. Not only are the teachers' voices heard here, but also those of children as they discover some of the creative possibilities of music making. The book also provides free access to a companion website with teacher forums and a large bank of activities to explore. A toolkit serves as a database of the teaching activities in which MIROR applications have been used and provides a set of useful ideas regarding its future use in a variety of settings. This book demonstrates that music applications based on artificial intelligence techniques can make an important contribution to music education within primary and pre-school education. It will be of key interest to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of music education, music technology, early years and primary education, teaching and learning, and teacher educators. It will also serve as an important point of reference for Early Years and Primary practitioners.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138931084 20161213
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xiii, 340 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface Acknowledgements I. General Music Reference Dictionaries and Encyclopedias / Bibliographies of Music Literature: General Works - Music Literature and Periodical Indexes - Dissertations and Master's Theses / Discographies / Chronologies II. Church Music Reference Dictionaries and Encyclopedias: General Works - Biographical Dictionaries and Collective Biographies / Bibliographies of Music Literature: General Works - Church Music - United States Music / Music Literature and Periodical Indexes / Dissertations and Master's Theses / Special and Subject Bibliographies: African American Music - Baptist and Southern Baptist - Choral Music - Episcopal/Anglican - Folk Music - Hymnody - Masses - Mennonite - Psalmody - Spirituals / Bibliographies of Music and Music Indexes: General Works - Special and Subject Bibliographies and Music Indexes - Anthems - Cantatas - Chant - Choral Music - Contemporary Music - Episcopal/Anglican - Fuging Tunes - Gospel Music - Hymns and Hymnals - Instrumental Music - Masses - Moravian - Oratorios - Organ Music - Piano Music - Spiritual - Tunebooks - Vocal Music / Discographies / Texts and Translations III. Church and Sacred Music in Periodicals IV. Historical Studies V. Regional Studies Mid-Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C.): General Works - Maryland - New Jersey - New York - Pennsylvania / Midwestern States (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin): Illinois - Michigan - Ohio / New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont): General Works - Maine - Massachusetts - New Hampshire - Rhode Island / Southern States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia): General Works - Alabama - Georgia - Kentucky - Mississippi - North Carolina - South Carolina - Virginia / Southwestern States (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas): General Works - Oklahoma - Texas / Western States (Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming): Alaska - California - Colorado - Hawaii VI. Religious and Ethnic Groups General Works / African American / African Methodist Episcopal / African Methodist Episcopal Zion / Assemblies of God / Baptist and Southern Baptist / Brethren / Catholic / Christian Methodist Episcopal / Christian Reformed / Church of Christ / Church of Christ, Scientist / Church of God / Church of God and Saints in Christ / Church of the Brethren / Episcopal/Anglican / Evangelical Lutheran Church in America / Harmonists / Hispanic American / Holiness / Independent Christian / Jewish / Korean American / Lutheran / Mennonite and Mennonite Brethren / Methodist and United Methodist / Methodist Episcopal / Moravian and Moravian Brethren / Mormon / Native American / Pentecostal / Presbyterian / Primitive Baptist / Puritan / Reformed Church in America / Reformed German / Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America / Seventh-Day Adventist / Shakers / Southern Fundamentalist / Swedish American / United Missionary Church VII. Church and Sacred Music Genres Anthems / Camp Meeting Songs / Canatas / Choral Music / Contemporary Worship Music / Folk Music / Fuging Tunes / Gospel Music / Hymns and Hymnody: General - Missionary Hymnody - Revivalism - Sacred Harp - Tunebooks / Instrumental Music / Masses / Motets / Operas / Oratorios / Organ Music / Psalms and Psalmody / Spirituals / Vocal Music VIII. Music Ministry General Works / Religious and Ethnic Groups: African American - Apostolic Faith Churches of God - Baptist - Catholic - Church of Christ - Episcopal/Anglican - Lutheran - Mennonite - United Methodist - Quakers - Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints / Choirs and Choral Music / Contemporary Worship Music / Hymns and Hymnody / Instrumental Music: General Works - Handbell Music - Keyboard Music - Orchestra Music / Song Leading and Congregational Singing IX. Tradition, Change, and Conflict General Works / Religious and Ethnic Groups: African American - Church of Christ / A Cappella / Contemporary Music and Worship / Instrumental Music X. Church and Worship Music Web Sites General Works / Religious and Ethnic Groups: African American - Armenian - Baptist - Catholic - Christian Reformed - Church of God - Episcopal/Anglican - Evangelical Lutheran - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese - Lutheran - Moravian - Orthodox - Presbyterian - Seventh-Day Adventist - United Church of Christ - United Methodists / Choral Music / Contemporary Christian Music / Discographies / Gospel Music / Handbell Music / Hymns and Hymnody / Organ Music / Publishers / Scores Subject Index Author Index Title Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138195806 20161031
This fully updated second edition is a selective annotated bibliography of all relevant published resources relating to church and worship music in the United States. Over the past decade, there has been a growth of literature covering everything from traditional subject matter such as the organ works of J.S. Bach to newer areas of inquiry including folk hymnology, women and African-American composers, music as a spiritual healer, to the music of Mormon, Shaker, Moravian, and other smaller sects. With multiple indices, this book will serve as an excellent tool for librarians, researchers, and scholars sorting through the massive amount of material in the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138195806 20161031
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xxxi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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xix, 343 pages : music ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: What is a Contemporary spiritual Music? Robert Sholl and Sander van Maas Part 1: Passions 1. For Whom the Bells Toll: Arvo Part's Passio, Metamodernism and the Appealing Promise of Tintinnabulation Andrew Shenton 2. Sacrificial Passions: The Influence of Wagner and Scruton in James MacMillan's The Sacrifice and St John Passion Dominic Wells 3. Kenosis in Contemporary Music and Postmodern Philosophy Peter Bannister 4. Synoptic Passions: Gubaidulina's St John Passion in the post-Jungian Era Anna McCready Part 2: Composer Studies 5. Canon as an agent of revelation in the music of Ligeti Amy Bauer 6. Music and Belief: The figure of Singularity in Galina Ustvolskaya's Work Rokus de Groot 7. Zen' in the Art of Toru Takemitsu: listening as vehicle for inner discovery Peter Burt 8. John Cage's Journey into Silence James Pritchett 9. Stockhausen's Spirituality Konrad Boehmer 10. Claude Vivier at the End Jonathan Goldman Part 3: Perspectives and 'Prospectives' 11. Searching for the Elusive Obvious: Memory, Forgiveness, Catharsis, and Transcendence in Contemporary Spiritual Music Robert Sholl 12. The Curvatures of Salvation: Messiaen, Stockhausen, and Adams Sander van Maas 13. In Defence of Complexity: The New Spiritual Music's Farewell to Modernism Burcht Pranger 14. An Awkward Reverence : Composing Oneself in the 21st Century Anglican Church Francis Pott 15. Spiritual Music: 'positive' negative theology? Jonathan Harvey. Selected Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781409440581 20161128
The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have sought to invoke spirituality and Otherness through contemporary music. Contemporary Music and Spirituality provides a detailed exploration of the recent and current state of contemporary spiritual music in its religious, musical, cultural and conceptual-philosophical aspects. At the heart of the book are issues that consider the role of secularization, the claims of modernity concerning the status of art, and subjective responses such as faith and experience. The contributors provide a new critical lens through which it is possible to see the music and thought of Cage, Ligeti, Messiaen, Stockhausen as spiritual music. The book surrounds these composers with studies of and by other composers directly associated with the idea of spiritual music (Harvey, Gubaidulina, MacMillan, Part, Pott, and Tavener), and others (Adams, Birtwistle, Ton de Leeuw, Ferneyhough, Ustvolskaya, and Vivier) who have created original engagements with the idea of spirituality. Contemporary Music and Spirituality is essential reading for humanities scholars and students working in the areas of musicology, music theory, theology, religious studies, philosophy of culture, and the history of twentieth-century culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781409440581 20161128
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xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Development in music education : a lifelong learning perspective / Jennifer A. Bugos
  • Psychosocial theory and the lifespan of a successful music teacher / Steven N. Kelly
  • The use of activity theory as an analytical tool for music learning processes / Victoria Kinsella and Martin Faulty
  • The role of self-efficacy on learning in music education success / Rebecca Kasang
  • Redefining music literacy : common core to common score / Steve Oare, Elaine Bernstorf, and Selim Giray
  • Music teachers in Botswana as lifelong learners through action research / Sheelagh Chadwick
  • Brief focused inquiry (BFI) : conceptualizing a strategy for small-scale research studies / Bernie W. Andrews and Laura Nemoy
  • Infants' home soundscape : a day in the life of a family / Eugenia Costa-Giomi and Xiaoning Sun
  • A two-year study on young children's interactivity with an iPad app : The carnival of the animals (COA) / Catherine Ming Tu
  • Music performance anxiety in young children : a review of the literature / Johnathan Kladder
  • Relationship between singing, cultural understanding, and racial attitude : a cross-cultural study in Brazil, Canada, China, and Kenya / Lily Chen-Hafteck, Alda Oliveira, Zuraida Bastião, Angelita Brook, Elizabeth Andang'o, Arla Good, and Yue Xiao
  • Examining correlations when using Amabile's consensual assessment technique to support validity of teachers as expert judges / Patrick Cooper
  • Aural skills assessment in young adult musicians : results of a harmony and word N-Back task / Jennifer A. Bugos
  • Motor-aural synchronization in adolescent music students / Corin T. Overland
  • Self-regulated practice behaviors in adolescent musicians / Kim Mieder
  • Relationships of background experience and music teaching style with conducting functions : career development and pedagogical implications / Alan J. Gumm
  • College and community choir member views of an intergenerational ensemble / Jill Wilson
  • Ethnography of a southern roots music community : field, swamp, and internet / Susan Mills
  • Exploring connections between the music classroom and lifelong music engagement / Will Dabback
  • Promoting well-being in older citizens through musical engagement : implications for teaching / Susan Hallam and Andrea Creech.
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xii, 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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xxi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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xvi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
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xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Contents Series Editor's Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Part I Towards the Embodiment of Musical Creativity 1 Multimodality of Creative Experience in Music 2 Embodied Cognition of Compositional Creativity Part II The Embodied Creativity of Musical Composition 3 From Spirit-Within Sound-To Self 4 Embodiment of the Compositional Process Part III Conceptualization and Contextualization of Musical Creativity 5 Inspiration-Imagination-Innovation 6 Teaching and Learning Compositional Creativity Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472456793 20161219
Embodiment of Musical Creativity offers an innovative look at the interdisciplinary nature of creativity in musical composition. Using examples from empirical and theoretical research in creativity studies, music theory and cognition, psychology and philosophy, performance and education studies, and the author's own creative practice, the book examines how the reciprocity of cognition and performativity contributes to our understanding of musical creativity in composition. From the composer's perspective the book investigates the psychological attributes of creative cognition whose associations become the foundation for an understanding of embodied creativity in musical composition. The book defines the embodiment of musical creativity as a cognitive and performative causality: a relationship between the cause and effect of our experience when composing music. Considering the theoretical, practical, contextual, and pedagogical implications of embodied creative experience, the book redefines aspects of musical composition to reflect the changing ways that musical creativity is understood and evaluated. Embodiment of Musical Creativity provides a comparative study of musical composition, in turn articulating a new perspective on musical creativity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472456793 20161219
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xxiii, 514 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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xi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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xx, 269 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Series Editor's Foreword Introduction: Why Beethoven? Timeline 1. "The Spirit of Mozart" (1770-1792) 2. "From the Hands of Haydn" (1792-1801) 3. The "Heroic" Style (1802-1806) 4. Fidelio: Beethoven's One and Only Opera (1805-06 and 1814) 5. Symphonic Alternatives to the Heroic Style (1807-1814) 6. Beethoven and Song 7. The Late Piano Music (1816-1824) 8. Daiku: The Big Ninth 9. The String Quartet in C# Minor, Op. 131 Glossary Selected Reading Selected Listening Works Discussed in Experiencing Beethoven About the Author.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442245457 20161114
The life and music of Beethoven still fascinate classical music lovers, new and old. His many symphonies, sonatas, concertos, string quartets, and his one opera enchant audiences, challenge performers, engage students, and support scholars in their work. In Experiencing Beethoven, music historian Geoffrey Block explores in layman's terms a highly representative body of about two dozen Beethoven instrumental and vocal works, offering listeners who know him well, or are just discovering him, an opportunity to grasp the breadth and depth of his musical genius. Designed for those unversed in musical terminology or theory, Experiencing Beethoven places the composer's works within the evolving context of his personal and professional life and social and cultural milieu. Block sheds light on the public and private audiences of Beethoven's music, from the concerts for the composer's own financial benefit to the debut of the "Eroica" Symphony at the palace of Prince Lobkowitz to the historic public premiere of his Ninth Symphony. Experiencing Beethoven paints a portrait of the composer's youth in Bonn, his early triumphs and artistic maturation in Vienna, and-despite the challenges his music posed to his contemporaries- the recognition he received during his lifetime as the most acclaimed composer of the era. Block conveys the range and scope of Beethoven's achievement, from his heroic style to his lyricism, grappling throughout with the composer's power to communicate his idealistic musical vision to listeners in both his time and ours. Finally, Experiencing Beethoven explores why Beethoven's music continues to enjoy an unwavering appeal in an age saturated with a range of musical styles.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442245457 20161114
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xx, 125 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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xii, 154 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), music ; 24 cm.
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