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Healing Power of Sound

7, 06/09/2002, £14.99
£13.49

How to Record Your Own Music and Get it on the Internet

01/10/2009, £12.99
£11.69
A musician's guide to recording, mixing and marketing your music. It explains how developments such as MySpace, YouTube and downloading have radically changed the music industry, and includes objective advice from artists, managers and virtual record companies.

Play Better Guitar

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

Guitar Zero

Paperback, 24/05/2012, £12.99
£11.69
A renowned neuroscientist with no musical talent investigates what it takes to make music

Music Thought And Feeling

Paperback, 25/12/2008, £45.00
£40.50

Child as Musician

Paperback, 01/06/2006, £39.99
£35.99
How do musical skills develop in children? What factors influence their development? What factors inhibit their development? This is a comprehensive handbook of musical development from conception to late adolescence. It concludes with two chapters focusing on youth musical engagement and the transition from child to adult.

All the rage

Paperback, 18/02/2000, £9.99
£8.99
Ian McLagan was the keyboard player with the Small Faces and Faces, then went on as a backing player with the Rolling Stones. This book looks at his 30 years in the rock'n'roll business, telling of his times with rock icons such as Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger and Keith Richard.

Guitar

27/02/2004, £16.99
£15.29

Teach Yourself Piano, NE

26/12/2003, £16.99
£15.29

Strunk's Source Readings in Music History

Hardback, 03/06/1998, £65.00
£58.50
The definitive collection of great writings on music from ancient Greece through the twentieth century.

Music Therapy: An Art Beyond Words

Paperback, 17/02/1994, £25.99
£23.39
This text aims to explain music therapy's history, uses, relationship to other therapeutic techniques and clinical bases. Examples from work with adults and children demonstrate a synthesis between art and science.

Music As Alchemy

Hardback, 07/06/2012, £18.99
£17.09
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.

Music in theory & practice Vol 1 8ed +CD

Paperback, 16/05/2008, £68.83
£61.95

Music in theory & practice Vol 2 8ed

Paperback, 19/06/2008, £68.83
£61.95

Music Theory For Dummies

Paperback, 30/03/2007, £13.99
£12.59
Many people grimace at the sound of music theory. It can conjure up bad memories of grade school music classes, rattle the brains of college students, and make self-taught musicians feel self-defeated. Music Theory may seem tedious and unnecessary, especially since not many people can read music.

Harmony in Practice

02/09/1999, £26.00
£23.40
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, £38.00
£34.20

Arts in Health Care

Paperback, 01/07/1996, £26.99
£24.29
The contributors aim to help clinical and professional staff at all levels in health care settings to introduce and develop the use of the arts in their own spheres of influence. They show that the arts must be an integral part of people's lives and stress that environment and the arts can affect the individual and can possibly aid recovery.

Simultaneous Learning

Paperback, 30/08/2014, £9.99
£8.99

Roots of Musicality: Music Therapy and Personal Development

Paperback, 29/03/2005, £19.99
£17.99
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.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 5

29/05/2008, £6.25
£5.63
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.

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, £4.75
£4.28
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.

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.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 3

15/05/2008, £5.25
£4.73
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, £5.75
£5.18
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.

AB guide to music theory Part 2

03/01/1991, £8.25
£7.43
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.

AB Guide to Music Theory Part 1

01/01/1989, £7.25
£6.53
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.

Pied Piper, Musical Activities to Develop Basic Skills.

Paperback, 15/03/2001, £16.99
£15.29
With clear aims and easy-to-follow instructions, Pied Piper describes 78 enjoyable music activities for groups of children or adults who may have learning difficulties. The emphasis is on using music, rather than learning songs or rhythms, so group members do not need any special skills to be able to participate.

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.

Music for Life

Paperback, 01/03/1995, £19.99
£17.99
Music for Life is the first survey in book form of Creative Music Therapy with adult clients. Central to the book is the idea that music therapy derives its uniqueness from music's base as a non-verbal art form. The accompanying CD allows the reader the opportunity to listen to excerpts from case studies described in the book.

Music Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

Paperback, 01/07/2008, £22.99
£20.69
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.

Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

Paperback, 07/10/2010, £24.95
£22.46
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.

Analytical Music Therapy

Paperback, 15/04/2002, £27.99
£25.19
The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students.

Community music therapy

Paperback, 20/05/2004, £22.99
£20.69
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.

Music Therapy In Childrens Hospices

Paperback, 10/02/2005, £17.95
£16.16
The use of music therapy in children's hospices has burgeoned since its introduction by Jessie's Fund in the mid-90s. This moving and extremely helpful text brings together the experiences of eleven music therapists working with children who are in the final stages of life-limiting illness.

Music and Mathematics: from Pythagoras to Fractals

Paperback, 06/07/2006, £26.99
£24.29
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.

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 1

Paperback, 06/03/2008, £4.25
£3.83
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.

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

30/01/2014, £20.49
£18.44
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.

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

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

Paperback, 28/05/2010, £19.99
£17.99
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.

How to Play the Piano

Hardback, 20/04/2017, £9.99
£8.99
"If listening to music is soothing for the soul, then playing music is achieving enlightenment. It's going from kicking a ball around with a few pals to playing alongside Messi."

Creative Music Composition

Paperback, 06/07/2006, £31.99
£28.79
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.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology

Paperback, 26/05/2011, £35.00
£31.50
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.

Sound Check for the Performing Musician

Paperback, 17/04/1998, £12.95
£11.66

Art Of Music Publishing

Paperback, 28/01/2011, £21.99
£19.79
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.

Supervision of Music Therapy

7, 09/10/2008, £23.99
£21.59
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.

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.
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