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Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Lora Deahl and Brenda Wristen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190616847
eISBN:
9780190616878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616847.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists brings together information from ergonomics, physics, biomechanics, anatomy, medicine, and piano pedagogy to focus on the subject of small-handedness. ... More

The Art of Re-enchantmentMaking Early Music in the Modern Age

The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Nick Wilson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

This book tells the remarkable and inspiring story of the British early music movement (Early Music). Since the late-1960s this quietly influential cultural phenomenon has completely transformed the ... More

Artistic CitizenshipArtistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis examines the many ways that artists (amateur and professional), community artist-facilitators, educators, and scholars in ... More

Before the SingingStructuring Children's Choirs for Success

Before the Singing: Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

Barbara Tagg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199920686
eISBN:
9780190268350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199920686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

All children must have an opportunity to share the joy of choral music participation—whether in school, church, or community choirs. What happens before the singing begins is critical to supporting, ... More

Beyond the ScoreMusic as Performance

Beyond the Score: Music as Performance

Nicholas Cook

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357406
eISBN:
9780199357420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357406.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

It is as performance that music is loved, understood, and consumed, yet musicologists have traditionally treated it as a kind of text. They have seen meaning as written into the music, implying that ... More

Big DealBob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Kevin Winkler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

Bob Fosse’s work continues to be the most recognizable of the great choreographers of Broadway’s post–World War II golden age. This book offers deep analysis of Fosse’s development as a ... More

College Music Curricula for a New Century

College Music Curricula for a New Century

Robin D. Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume considers what a more inclusive, dynamic, and socially engaged curriculum of musical study might look like in universities. Its goal is to create dialogue among faculty, administrators, ... More

Composing our FuturePreparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Michele Kaschub and Janice Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This book addresses the needs of teacher-educators seeking to include composition pedagogy in music education curricula. Though several decades of scholarship have examined the processes and products ... More

Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Peter Miksza and Kenneth Elpus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199391905
eISBN:
9780199391943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391905.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This book is an introduction to quantitative research design and data analysis presented in the context of music education scholarship. The book aims for readers to come away with a familiarity of ... More

Discoveries from the FortepianoA Manual for Beginners and Seasoned Performers

Discoveries from the Fortepiano: A Manual for Beginners and Seasoned Performers

Donna Louise Gunn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199396634
eISBN:
9780199396672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396634.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The strong desire for knowledge and musical honesty sends musicians to the fortepiano—looking back to impact how to move forward. This book uncovers and examines eighteenth-century philosophical ... More

Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Martin Clayton, Byron Dueck, and Laura Leante (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Experience and meaning in music performance is a multi-authored work that both draws on and contributes to current debates in a wide range of disciplines, including ethnomusicology, musicology, ... More

Including EveryoneCreating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Judith A. Jellison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199358762
eISBN:
9780199358809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358762.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This book is not so much about how to teach as it is about how to think as a teacher confronting a variety of learning challenges. The challenge for music education, for music teachers, is to create ... More

J. S. Bach at His Royal InstrumentEssays on His Organ Works

J. S. Bach at His Royal Instrument: Essays on His Organ Works

Russell Stinson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917235
eISBN:
9780199980321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917235.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

This book is an investigation into Johann Sebastian Bach’s compositions for the organ. It provides numerous new perspectives on the stylistic orientation and historical context of these masterpieces. ... More

Make Arts for a Better LifeA Guide for Working with Communities

Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities

Kathleen Van Buren and Brian Shrag

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190878276
eISBN:
9780190878313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878276.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities provides a groundbreaking model for arts advocacy. Drawing upon methods and theories from disciplines such as ethnomusicology, ... More

Master SingersAdvice from the Stage

Master Singers: Advice from the Stage

Donald George and Lucy Mauro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199324170
eISBN:
9780199397280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324170.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book contains the results of interviews with twenty-one of today’s top international opera singers. With questions centered on what must be done to perform on the major stages of the world, the ... More

Mastering the Art of PerformanceA Primer for Musicians

Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Stewart Gordon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book offers advice for all performers to achieve performance mastery. It defines performance in the broadest terms as being applicable to many life situations and challenges in many professions. ... More

Mendelssohn and the Organ

Mendelssohn and the Organ

Wm. A. Little

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394382
eISBN:
9780199863556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394382.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

Although Mendelssohn was most famous during his lifetime as a composer, virtuoso pianist, and conductor, he also enjoyed an enviable reputation as a highly skilled organist. The instrument had ... More

Music Across the SensesListening, Learning, and Making Meaning

Music Across the Senses: Listening, Learning, and Making Meaning

Jody L. Kerchner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199967612
eISBN:
9780199369881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967612.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

To optimize the lifetime benefits of music enjoyment, students need to learn how to devise independent strategies for listening to music that they can employ long after their formal education is ... More

The Musical ExperienceRethinking Music Teaching and Learning

The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Janet R. Barrett and Peter R. Webster (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume addresses topics of change in music teaching and learning in the twenty-first century. Using the musical experiences that result from performance, composition, improvisation, and ... More

The Musician’s JourneyCrafting Your Career Vision and Plan

The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Jill Timmons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This is a resource guide for mid-career musicians, performing artists, music teachers, and advanced music students who have completed the bulk of their professional training and are looking to ... More

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