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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 26 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 8th 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 15th 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 16th 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 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Using Music to Enhance Student Learning

    A Practical Guide for Elementary Classroom Teachers

    By Jana Fallin, Mollie Gregory Tower

    Integrating musical activities in the elementary school classroom can assist in effectively teaching and engaging students in Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies, while also boosting mental, emotional and social development. However, many elementary education majors fear they lack the...

    Published January 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Instrumental Music Education

    Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony

    By Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius

    Instrumental Music Education: Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony is 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 topics...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Music Education in Your Hands

    An Introduction for Future Teachers

    By Michael L. Mark, Patrice Madura

    Music Education in Your Hands is a textbook for the introductory course in Music Education. Written for future classroom music teachers, the book provides an overview of the music education system , illuminating the many topics that music educators need to know, including technology, teaching...

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge