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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Music — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Modern Percussion Revolution

    Journeys of the Progressive Artist

    Edited by Kevin Lewis, Gustavo Aguilar

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    More than eighty years have passed since Edgard Varèse’s catalytic work for percussion ensemble, Ionisation, was heard in its New York premiere. A flurry of pieces for this new medium dawned soon after, challenging the established truths and preferences of the European musical tradition while...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education

    International Perspectives and Practices

    Edited by Pamela Burnard

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This is the first book to critically address the issue of how we can enhance and develop creativities in higher music education. It features new international, richly diverse perspectives on the nature and practice of creativities in different cultural and institutional contexts, in varying roles...

    Published September 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Debates in Music Teaching

    Edited by Chris Philpott, Gary Spruce

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    Debates in Music Teaching encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in music education. It aims to introduce a critical approach to the central concepts and practices that have influenced major interventions and initiatives in music teaching, and...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Music Education

    Edited by Keith Swanwick

    Series: Major Themes in Education

    Music education is a well-established and flourishing area of research and study. It is also a complex and contested area in which there is a considerable variety of published work, ranging from the justificatory to the critical, and from advice on pedagogical practice to provocative alternative...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. What’s So Important About Music Education?

    By J. Scott Goble

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What’s So Important About Music Education? presents a new philosophy of music education for the United States, rooted in history and current perspectives from ethnomusicology. J. Scott Goble explores the societal effects of the nation's foundations in democracy and capitalism, the constitutional...

    Published January 4th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Making Music in the Primary School

    Whole Class Instrumental and Vocal Teaching

    Edited by Nick Beach, Julie Evans, Gary Spruce

    Making Music in the Primary School is an essential guide for all student and practising primary school teachers, instrumental teachers and community musicians involved in music with children. It explores teaching and learning music with the whole class and provides a framework for successful...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching

    By Mark Robin Campbell, Linda K Thompson, Janet R. Barrett

    Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching promotes inquiry and reflection to facilitate teacher growth, lifelong learning and a disposition toward educational change. Strongly grounded in current theories and research in teacher education, the text engages readers in analyzing their own...

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School

    A Companion to School Experience, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Christopher Philpott, Gary Spruce

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    This new edition has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent changes to the curriculum. With a focus on evidence-based practice, this book aims to develop open and reflective practitioners who will critically examine their own and others’ ideas about music education and the way in which...

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Music

    By Jonathan Savage

    Series: The Gifted and Talented Series

    Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Music covers the areas that all music teachers need to be aware of: recent government legislation, national initiatives and departmental policy. Individual titles then provide subject specific guidance, illustrated with case studies, on the...

    Published May 31st 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Musical Visitors to Britain

    By Peter Gordon

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    Britain has attracted many musical visitors to its shores. A varied and often eccentric collection of individuals, some were invited by royalty with musical tastes, some were refugees from religious or political oppression, some were spies, and others came to escape debt or even charges of murder....

    Published September 12th 2005 by Routledge