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Abracadabra Flute

8, 31/08/2001, £9.99
£6.99
The new edition of this classic music tutorial includes re-set music, new illustrations, extra notes and reinforcement exercises for tricky corners. The CD demonstrates each piece on the flute with piano accompaniments

Abracadabra Viola Book 1

29/11/2002, £9.99
£6.99
This viola tutor contains a beginners' course in 20 steps, with over 100 popular songs and tunes. It can be used alongside companion tutors for violin and cello and includes duets. The playalong CD of accompaniments is suitable for home practice and has violin and piano accompaniments.

Abracadabra Cello Book 1

29/11/2002, £9.99
£6.99
This cello tutor contains a beginners course in 20 steps, with over 100 popular songs and tunes. It can be used alongside companion tutors for violin and viola and includes duets. The playalong CD of accompaniments is suitable for home practice and has cello and piano accompaniments.

Play Better Guitar

Hardback, 01/07/2010, £8.99
£8.09
A comprehensive, illustrated guide to playing the guitar - for beginners and improvers.

Music in theory & practice Vol 1 8ed +CD

Paperback, 16/05/2008, £91.99
£82.79

Music in theory & practice Vol 2 8ed

Paperback, 19/06/2008, £91.88
£82.69

Guitar Chords: Easy-to-Use, Easy-to-Carry, One Chord on Every Page

14/03/2006, £9.99
£8.99
360 chords, organised as a chord per page, this is a flexible, comprehensive solution for anyone learning or playing the guitar at any level. This no-nonsense, easy to carry, wiro book will fit into a gig bag, flight case or hand bag with the minimum of fuss.

Popular Music, Digital Technology and Society

Paperback, 14/04/2018, £28.99
£26.09
Taking a distinctive, multi-theoretical look at popular music's place in contemporary society, this book is both an original inquiry and an assessment of the state of popular music - its protagonists, audiences and practices.

Sonic Warfare: Sound, Affect, and the Ecology of Fear

Paperback, 17/08/2012, £22.00
£19.80
An exploration of the production, transmission, and mutation of affective tonality-when sound helps produce a bad vibe.

Lark Ascending: The Music of the British Landscape

Hardback, 06/06/2019, £14.99
£13.49
His unique and intimate history of a nation celebrates the British countryside as a living, working, and occasionally rancorous environment - rather than an unaffected idyll - that forged a nation's musical personality.

Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Paperback, 11/02/2016, £17.99
£16.19
On the basis of a body of reggae songs from the 1970s and late 1990s, the author offers a sociological analysis of memory, hope and redemption in reggae music. -- .

Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians: Revisited by Steven Isserlis

Paperback, 05/03/2020, £9.99
£8.99
'No musician or music lover should be without it.' BBC Music Magazine Robert Schumann was far ahead of his time: his music anticipated a multitude of trends that would spread in the 150 years after his death, and almost every major composer who followed him acknowledged his influence.

Music Composition in the 21st Century: A Practical Guide for the New Common Practice

Paperback, 06/08/2020, £14.99
£13.49
"An overview of recent developments and the current state of music composition, and a guide for students and composers who are working within these changing practices"--

Harmony in Practice

02/09/1999, £30.00
£27.00
A workbook that discusses the main elements of tonal harmony , and contains numerous music examples and exercises for working. Particularly helpful to bridge the gap between Grade 5 and Grade 6 theory, and also very useful material for all higher-grade theory exam entrants, and for A Level, Diploma and undergraduate music students.

Orchestral Techniques

Paperback, 25/03/1981, £79.00
£71.10

Simultaneous Learning

Paperback, 30/08/2014, £9.99
£6.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BEST PRINT RESOURCE AWARD AT THE 2015 MUSIC TEACHER AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE Paul Harris's highly successful Simultaneous Learning approach is an entirely positive and imaginative way to teach, which embraces the understanding that all the elements of music are connected.

Three Questions for Sixty-five Composers

Hardback, 30/05/2011, £25.00
£22.50
Master interviewer Balint Andras Varga poses three probing questions to renowned contemporary composers about their work, and carefully renders their answers in their own words.

Roots of Musicality: Music Therapy and Personal Development

Paperback, 29/03/2005, £19.99
£13.99
The author considers neuroscience and psychobiology to identify analogies with the potential of musical expression to bring about therapeutic change, as observed during his work with children with autistic spectrum and pervasive developmental disorders.

Musicophilia

Paperback, 02/09/2011, £10.99
£9.89
From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 2

01/05/2008, £5.75
£5.18
Fully revised, this workbook remains the best way to prepare for ABRSM's Grade 2 Theory of Music Exam. Features a clear explanation of music notation, many worked examples and practice exercises, definitions of important words and concepts, specimen exam questions and helpful tips for students.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 3

15/05/2008, £6.25
£5.63
Fully revised, this workbook remains the best way to prepare for ABRSM's Grade 3 Theory of Music Exam. Features a clear explanation of music notation, many worked examples and practice exercises, definitions of important words and concepts, specimen exam questions and helpful tips for students.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 4

22/05/2008, £6.75
£6.08
Fully revised, this workbook remains the best way to prepare for ABRSM's Grade 4 Theory of Music Exam. Features a clear explanation of music notation, many worked examples and practice exercises, definitions of important words and concepts, specimen exam questions and helpful tips for students.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 5

29/05/2008, £7.25
£6.53
Fully revised, this workbook remains the best way to prepare for ABRSM's Grade 5 Theory of Music Exam. Features a clear explanation of music notation, many worked examples and practice exercises, definitions of important words and concepts, specimen exam questions and helpful tips for students.

AB guide to music theory Part 2

03/01/1991, £8.75
£7.88
Provides an introduction to the basic elements in harmony and musical structure. Includes separate chapters on voices, string instruments, woodwind and brass instruments, percussions and keyboard instruments, and instruments in combination. Also covers non-harmony notes, tonal harmony and chromatic chords, and musical structure.

Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

Paperback, 01/07/2008, £22.99
£16.09
Gilbertson and Aldridge demonstrate how music therapy can be used to attend to the holistic, rather than purely functional, needs of people affected by severe head trauma. This book will give clinicians key notes for practice and a vision of the integral role music therapy can have in the successful rehabilitation from brain injury.

Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Psychiatry

Paperback, 01/05/1999, £23.95
£21.56
This book provides valuable insight into the work of professional music therapists in their clinical practice. The contributors discuss work with a diverse range of clients, including those suffering from Alzheimer's, anorexia nervosa, schizophrenia, psychosis, personality disorder, anxiety and psychosomatic disorder.

Hear, Listen, Play!: How to Free Your Students' Aural, Improvisation, and Performance Skills

30/01/2014, £27.99
£25.19
Hear, Listen, Play! is for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. Based on years of systematic research, it provides a simple, flexible way for teachers to explore those worlds with students across instrumental, band and classroom contexts.

AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1

01/01/1989, £5.75
£5.18
Provides an introduction to the basic elements in harmony and musical structure. Covers the basics of rhythm and tempo, an introduction to pitch, intervals and transposition, articulation, ornaments, and reiterations.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 1

Paperback, 06/03/2008, £5.25
£4.73
Fully revised, this workbook remains the best way to prepare for ABRSM's Grade 1 Theory of Music Exam. Features a clear explanation of music notation, many worked examples and practice exercises, definitions of important words and concepts, specimen exam questions and helpful tips for students.

Feminine endings

Paperback, 01/07/2002, £14.99
£11.19

Music and Mathematics: from Pythagoras to Fractals

Paperback, 06/07/2006, £33.49
£30.14
From Ancient Greek times, music has been seen as a mathematical art, and this relationship has fascinated generations. This new in paperback edition of diverse, comprehensive and fully-illustrated papers, authored by leading scholars, links the two fields in a lucid manner that is suitable for students of each subject as well as the general reader.

Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £14.99
£13.49
The 'engaging, emotional, funny and surprising' (JJ Abrams) memoir of the electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby

Community music therapy

Paperback, 20/05/2004, £24.99
£17.49
Music therapists from around the world working in conventional and unconventional settings have offered their contributions to this exciting new book, presenting discussion and practical examples of the ways music therapy can reflect and encourage social change. The writers offer fresh perceptions on their identity and role as music therapists.

Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

Paperback, 07/10/2010, £29.00
£26.10
Provides a wide-ranging, informative, entertaining history of recording's profound impact on the musical life of the past century, from Edison to the Internet. This title explores the developments in file-sharing, and includes an expanded conclusion and bibliography.

On Playing the Flute

Paperback, 19/03/2001, £19.99
£17.99
Provides a complete picture of musical taste and performance practice in the 18th century. This book offers a programme for training musicians of all types, with information on intonation, ornamentation, dynamics, the 'duties' of the various accompanying performers, including the leader of the orchestra, and principal forms and styles of the time.

Music as Alchemy: Journeys with Great Conductors and Their Orchestras

Paperback, 04/09/2014, £10.99
£9.89
How are conductors' silent gestures magicked into sound by a group of more than a hundred brilliant but belligerent musicians? From London to Budapest, Bamberg to Vienna, this title recreates great orchestral concerts as a collection of countless human and musical stories.

Art Of Music Publishing

Paperback, 28/01/2011, £34.99
£31.49
Helps you to prepare yourself for a career in music publishing and learn: understanding the role of the publisher; copyright; managing rights; income streams; and, contracts. This title lets you look at how, when and where income is generated in the various areas of business.

Where Music Helps: Community Music Therapy in Action and Reflection: Community Music Therapy in Action and Reflection

Paperback, 28/05/2010, £34.99
£31.49
This book explores how people may use music in ways that are helpful for them, especially in relation to a sense of wellbeing, belonging and participation. The central premise for the study is that help is not a decontextualized effect that music produces. The book contributes to the current discourse on music.

Self-Healing Through Visual and Verbal Art Therapy

Paperback, 19/04/2005, £17.99
£16.19
Drawing on Freud's and Winnicott's work on psychoanalysis and play, R.M. Simon illustrates the healing power of art-making with the drawings and stories of seven-year-old Joe, who succeeds in overcoming the trauma of family break-up by expressing his emotional turmoil outside the formal therapeutic process.

Music and Altered States

7, 23/12/2005, £22.99
£20.69
This international collection examines the opportunities for using music-induced states of altered consciousness to promote physical and mental healing, treat substance dependence, and in spiritual and palliative care. The contributors describe the use of altered states and their therapeutic potential, providing examples from different settings.

Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry: Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

Paperback, 15/08/2006, £19.99
£13.99
This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents.

Integrated Team Working

7, 23/04/2008, £25.00
£22.50
The authors explain the development of the music therapist's role within the multidisciplinary team and discuss the prevalence of collaborative partnerships between UK music therapists and other professionals such as occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists and other arts therapists.

Abracadabra Brass Treble Clef: The Way to Learn Through Songs and Tunes: Pupil's Book

Paperback, 30/11/1995, £8.99
£6.29
An instrumental tutor catering for all brass band instruments, and containing a mixture of material from pop songs to traditional tunes and folk melodies. The book is available in two editions, treble clef and bass clef, and is graded throughout, with exercises and scales, up to Grade 4.

Abracadabra Brass Bass Clef

Paperback, 30/11/1995, £6.50
£4.19
An instrumental tutor catering for all brass band instruments, and containing a mixture of material from pop songs to traditional tunes and folk melodies. The book is available in two editions, treble clef and bass clef, and is graded throughout, with exercises and scales, up to Grade 4.

Abracadabra Bassoon

8, 31/01/2001, £8.99
£6.29
Intended as a beginner's tutor for woodwinds, this book offers tunes to play, instructions, balanced progression and scope for individiual teaching approaches.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology

Paperback, 26/05/2011, £40.49
£36.44
The Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology defines a new field of holistic research and applied practice that approaches music, health, and healing across traditional cultures worldwide and the disciplinary boundaries of ethnomusicology, music therapy, the health sciences, and alternative medicine.

Supervision of Music Therapy

7, 09/10/2008, £38.99
£35.09
Discusses the theoretical bases underlying approaches to supervision in music therapy, as well as focusing on the distinctive aspects of music therapy supervision from both clinical and conceptual perspectives. This book is useful to practicing therapists, supervisors and students.

Creative Music Composition

Paperback, 06/07/2006, £42.99
£38.69
Designed to be an introductory textbook for music students, this title aims to tackle the key ingredients that make for successful composition. It covers several musical languages, analyses various rhythmic forms, and suggests approaches for composing for a variety of instruments, as well as for the human voice.

 

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