Education  Music  and the Lives of Undergraduates Book

Education Music and the Lives of Undergraduates


  • Author : Roger Mantie
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781350169241

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Education Music and the Lives of Undergraduates Excerpt :

The undergraduate years are a special time of life for many students. They are a time for study, yes, but also a time for making independent decisions over what to do beyond formal education. This book is based on a nine-year study of collegiate a cappella - a socio-musical practice that has exploded on college campuses since the 1990s. A defining feature of collegiate a cappella is that it is a student-run leisure activity undertaken by undergraduate students at institutions both large and small, prestigious and lower-status. With rare exceptions, participants are not music majors yet many participants interviewed had previous musical experience both in and out of school settings. Motivations for staying musically involved varied considerably - from those who felt they could not imagine life without a musical outlet to those who joined on a whim. Collegiate a cappella is about much more than singing cover songs. It sustains multiple forms of inequality through its audition practices and its performative enactment of gender and heteronormativity. This book sheds light on how undergraduates conceptualize vocation and avocation within the context of formal education, holding implications for educators at all levels.

Gospel   Super Easy Songbook Book

Gospel Super Easy Songbook


  • Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2019-03-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781540051615

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Gospel Super Easy Songbook Excerpt :

(Super Easy Songbook). It's super easy! This series features accessible arrangements for piano, with simple right-hand melody, letter names inside each note, basic left-hand chord diagrams, and no page turns. This edition includes 60 gospel favorites: Because He Lives * Give Me That Old Time Religion * How Great Thou Art * I Saw the Light * I'll Fly Away * Just a Closer Walk with Thee * The King Is Coming * The Old Rugged Cross * Precious Memories * Soon and Very Soon * Turn Your Radio On * Victory in Jesus * The Wonder of It All * and more.

The Classical Music Book Book
Score: 4
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The Classical Music Book


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-12-04
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465483164

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The Classical Music Book Excerpt :

Who wrote the first true "opera"? Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections. More than 90 works by famous composers are analyzed, with explanations of their music theory and impact on society. You will also explore the fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. Covering Thomas Tallis in the early period, baroque masters like Bach and Handel, and the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner all the way to the modern-day composers, this comprehensive book explores the key ideas rooted in the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions. The importance of each composition is explained, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context. With its unique approach to the subject, this the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject or if you are a classical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover on every page. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.

I Piped  That She Might Dance Book

I Piped That She Might Dance


  • Author : Iain MacDonald
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-09-23
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 1735774707

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I Piped That She Might Dance Excerpt :

Angus MacKay (1812-1859) is one of the most important figures in piping history, though today he is best-known for having gone mad. He was the first piper to hold the position of Piper to the Sovereign, appointed early in Victoria's reign. This novel lets MacKay tell his story, from his childhood on the Isle of Raasay, to his rise to early renown and his marriage, to Buckingham Palace and Balmoral, and, finally, Bedlam. Rich in historic detail, following a man's journey from a humble background to the peak of fame, this novel is perfect for any lover of historic fiction.

Describing Music Materials Book

Describing Music Materials


  • Author : Richard P. Smiraglia
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-11-14
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442276291

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Describing Music Materials Excerpt :

This fourth edition was prepared in 2015-2016 as a supplementary text for a graduate music cataloging course. This edition is rewritten to a large extent to conform to the new instructions and paradigms represented in Resource Description and Access (RDA). RDA instructions for printed music, recorded music and music video are accompanied by advice, examples, illustrations and complete catalog records, including versions in MARC21 format. Consistent with RDA, the chapter on form and choice of access points found in earlier editions is gone, replaced with a chapter on authorized access points. The concept of “uniform title” has evolved into the concept of the “preferred title,” as part of an authorized access point, which might require manipulation and addition of some elements for disambiguation and collocation. Only three chapters are used for description of printed music, sound recordings and video recordings. Many of the older LP examples were removed as were VHS video recordings. Multimedia packages are now rare in the marketplace, but streaming audio and video are quite evident so examples now include those media. Facsimile examples from the third edition have been retained and many new examples have been added. Most catalogers today are using RDA in combination with MARC21. Accordingly, in an appendix, we have rendered each example in MARC21 format using the OCLC Connexion approach to MARC21 record formatting.A lengthy bibliography in earlier editions has been replaced by a brief list in the introduction, with pointers to online resources that are both current and constantly updated by working catalogers.

Analyzing Music in Advertising Book

Analyzing Music in Advertising


  • Author : Nicolai Graakjaer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-11-27
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317671893

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Analyzing Music in Advertising Excerpt :

The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions: What characterizes music in commercials compared to other commercial music and other music on TV? How does music in commercials relate to music ‘outside’ the universe of commercials? How and what can music in commercials signify? Author Nicolai Graakjær sets a new benchmark for the international scholarly study of music on television and its pervading influence on consumer choice.

Culture  Music Education  and the Chinese Dream in Mainland China Book

Culture Music Education and the Chinese Dream in Mainland China


  • Author : Wai-Chung Ho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811075339

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Culture Music Education and the Chinese Dream in Mainland China Excerpt :

This book focuses on the rapidly changing sociology of music as manifested in Chinese society and Chinese education. It examines how social changes and cultural politics affect how music is currently being used in connection with the Chinese dream. While there is a growing trend toward incorporating the Chinese dream into school education and higher education, there has been no scholarly discussion to date. The combination of cultural politics, transformed authority relations, and officially approved songs can provide us with an understanding of the official content on the Chinese dream that is conveyed in today’s Chinese society, and how these factors have influenced the renewal of values-based education and practices in school music education in China.

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Book

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music


  • Author : Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 651
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136095948

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The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Excerpt :

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music comprises two volumes, and can only be purchased as the two-volume set.To purchase the set please go to:http://www.routledge.com/9780415972932.

Music In Video Games Book

Music In Video Games


  • Author : K.J. Donnelly
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-26
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134692040

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Music In Video Games Excerpt :

From its earliest days as little more than a series of monophonic outbursts to its current-day scores that can rival major symphonic film scores, video game music has gone through its own particular set of stylistic and functional metamorphoses while both borrowing and recontextualizing the earlier models from which it borrows. With topics ranging from early classics like Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros. to more recent hits like Plants vs. Zombies, the eleven essays in Music in Video Games draw on the scholarly fields of musicology and music theory, film theory, and game studies, to investigate the history, function, style, and conventions of video game music.

Music in The Girl s Own Paper  An Annotated Catalogue  1880 1910 Book

Music in The Girl s Own Paper An Annotated Catalogue 1880 1910


  • Author : Judith Barger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315534916

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Music in The Girl s Own Paper An Annotated Catalogue 1880 1910 Excerpt :

Nineteenth-century British periodicals for girls and women offer a wealth of material to understand how girls and women fit into their social and cultural worlds, of which music making was an important part. The Girl's Own Paper, first published in 1880, stands out because of its rich musical content. Keeping practical usefulness as a research tool and as a guide to further reading in mind, Judith Barger has catalogued the musical content found in the weekly and later monthly issues during the magazine's first thirty years, in music scores, instalments of serialized fiction about musicians, music-related nonfiction, poetry with a musical title or theme, illustrations depicting music making and replies to musical correspondents. The book's introductory chapter reveals how content in The Girl's Own Paper changed over time to reflect a shift in women's music making from a female accomplishment to an increasingly professional role within the discipline, using 'the piano girl' as a case study. A comparison with musical content found in The Boy's Own Paper over the same time span offers additional insight into musical content chosen for the girls' magazine. A user's guide precedes the chronological annotated catalogue; the indexes that follow reveal the magazine's diversity of approach to the subject of music.

Bulletin   National Music Council Book

Bulletin National Music Council


  • Author : National Music Council (U.S.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951001254952M

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Chinese Music Book

Chinese Music


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: China
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822034379693

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Musical Creativity Book

Musical Creativity


  • Author : Irène Deliège
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2006-10-16
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135422684

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Musical Creativity Excerpt :

This collection initiates a resolutely interdisciplinary research dynamic specifically concerning musical creativity. Creativity is one of the most challenging issues currently facing scientific psychology and its study has been relatively rare in the cognitive sciences, especially in artificial intelligence. This book will address the need for a coherent and thorough exploration. Musical Creativity: Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice comprises seven sections, each viewing musical creativity from a different scientific vantage point, from the philosophy of computer modelling, through music education, interpretation, neuroscience, and music therapy, to experimental psychology. Each section contains discussions by eminent international specialists of the issues raised, and the book concludes with a postlude discussing how we can understand creativity in the work of eminent composer, Jonathan Harvey. This unique volume presents an up-to-date snapshot of the scientific study of musical creativity, in conjunction with ESCOM (the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music). Describing many of the different aspects of musical creativity and their study, it will form a useful springboard for further such study in future years, and will be of interest to academics and practitioners in music, psychology, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, neuroscience and other fields concerning the study of human cognition in this most human of behaviours.

Raising Musical Kids Book
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Raising Musical Kids


  • Author : Robert A. Cutietta
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199941674

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Raising Musical Kids Excerpt :

Does music make kids smarter? At what age should a child begin music lessons? Where should you purchase an instrument? What should parents expect from a child's teachers and lessons? How can you get kids to practice? Raising Musical Kids answers these and many other questions as it guides parents through everything from assembling a listening library for kids, to matching a child's personality with an instrument's personality, to finding musical resources in your community. Knowing that children can—and often do—get most of their music education from their school, parent and educator Robert Cutietta explores the features and benefits of elementary and secondary school programs, and shows how parents can work with the schools to provide the best possible music program. Throughout the book, Cutietta emphasizes the joy of participating in music for its own sake. The first edition of Raising Musical Kids delighted and informed parents to equal degrees, and this fully-revised second edition is a book that parents everywhere will treasure as a complete road map for developing their child's musical abilities.