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Self-Healing Through Visual and Verbal Art Therapy

Paperback, 19/04/2005, £17.99
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.

Confident Performer

Paperback, 24/07/1997, £12.99

Sound Check for the Performing Musician

Paperback, 17/04/1998, £12.95

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

Paperback, 28/05/2010, £34.99
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.

Creative Music Composition

Paperback, 06/07/2006, £42.99
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, £40.49
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.

Yoga For Singing

31/05/2012, £27.99

Music Outside Lines

Paperback, 29/11/2012, £29.49
Music Outside the Lines both successfully reasons that music composition should be at the core of school music curriculum and also provides inservice and pre-service educators with an essential resource and compendium of practical tips and plans for fulfilling this goal.

Invitation to Community Music Therapy

Paperback, 03/10/2011, £56.99

Music Technology And The Project St

Paperback, 15/06/2010, £46.99

Turqoise Days

Paperback, 01/07/2002, £12.99

Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Developmental Disability, Pa

7, 01/04/1999, £22.50
Reflecting on and developing the applications of music therapy, this collection will help establish effective therapy methods in which the creative use of music is employed by skilled and clinically experienced music therapists in a client-oriented interactive process.

Study of Orchestration 4ed

Paperback, 06/05/2016, £55.00
The book that set the standard for orchestration texts.

Study of Ethnomusicology: Thirty-Three Discussions

Paperback, 06/05/2015, £22.99
Known affectionately as "The Red Book," Bruno Nettl's The Study of Ethnomusicology became a classic upon its original publication in 1983. Scholars and students alike have hailed it not just for its insights but for a disarming, witty style able to engage and entertain even casual readers while providing essential grounding in the field. In this third edition, Nettl revises the text throughout, adding new chapters and discussions that take into account recent developments across the field and reflecting on how his thinking has changed or even reversed itself during his sixty-year career. An updated bibliography rounds out the volume.

Music and/as Process

Hardback, 01/09/2016, £47.99
Music and/as Process brings together ideas about music and the notion of process from different sub-fields within musicology and from related fields in the creative arts as a whole.

Gender, Age and Musical Creativity

Hardback, 28/05/2015, £120.00

Music theory in practice model answers Grade 3

01/04/2009, £4.50
The new Music Theory in Practice Model Answers is a practical tool to use alongside the fully-revised workbooks for Music Theory in Practice. Each book includes correct answers to every question with accepted options, where there can be more than one answer, and model answers for composition-style questions.

Music theory in practice model answers Grade 4

01/04/2009, £5.50
The new Music Theory in Practice Model Answers is a practical tool to use alongside the fully-revised workbooks for Music Theory in Practice. Each book includes correct answers to every question with accepted options, where there can be more than one answer, and model answers for composition-style questions.

Music Theory in Practice Model Answers, Grade 5

01/04/2009, £5.50
The new Music Theory in Practice Model Answers is a practical tool to use alongside the fully-revised workbooks for Music Theory in Practice. Each book includes correct answers to every question with accepted options, where there can be more than one answer, and model answers for composition-style questions.

Towards Ethical Research: A Guide for Arts Therapists and Arts & Health Practitioners, Researchers and Students

Paperback, 28/02/2014, £15.99
This guide draws from legislation and research ethics committee procedures, to provide guidance for practitioners who are considering undertaking research projects. Embedded in 'real-life' experiences, it aims to inspire practitioners to become ethically-aware researchers, evaluators and participants.

Abc Of Harmony Book A

Paperback, £9.99

Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians

Hardback, 01/09/2016, £12.99
Robert Schumann was far ahead of his time, not least in his attitude to children and young people; his 'Advice for Young Musicians', originally created to accompany his famous 'Album for the Young', remains as relevant today as when it was written. In this book, the author adds his own extensive commentary to Schumann's words of wisdom.


7, 17/05/2005, £30.00
This comprehensive and groundbreaking book describes the effective use of songwriting in music therapy with a variety of client populations, from children with cancer and adolescents in secondary school to people with traumatic brain injury and mental health issues. This practical book will prove indispensable to students, therapists and educators.

Interactive Music Therapy - a Positive Approach: Music Therapy at a Child Development Centre

Paperback, 26/06/2006, £19.99
Amelia Oldfield explains how her approach to music therapy sessions establishes a constructive musical dialogue with children that emphasises positive experiences - these establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed through music. This practical book will be of use to clinicians and teachers working with children with a variety of needs.

Cambridge Companion to Conducting

Paperback, 20/11/2003, £25.99
Written by many working conductors, this book considers all facets of musical conducting.

Fundamentals of Musical Composition

Paperback, 15/03/1999, £16.99
A reissue of a classic that represents the culmination of over 40 years in Schoenberg's life devoted to the teaching of musical principles to students and composers in Europe and America. This book can be used for analysis as well as for composition.

Preparing for Success

Paperback, 06/06/2012, £27.99
This book aims to provide a practical guide for young people around the world who are music students in a variety of educational contexts, and who wish to pursue a career in music.

Song means: Analysing and interpreting recorded popular song

Paperback, 01/03/2012, £36.99
The academic community is now well placed to discuss exactly what is going on in any example of popular music and the theoretical foundation for such analytical work has also been laid, although there is as yet no general agreement over all the details. This title presents a study of recorded popular song, from the recordings of the 1920s onwards.

Embodied Knowledge in Ensemble Performance

Hardback, 07/03/2014, £125.00
Performing in musical ensembles provides a remarkable opportunity for interaction between people. When playing a piece of music together, musicians contribute to the creation of an artistic work that is shaped through their individual performances. However, even though ensembles are a large part of musical activity.

How Music Helps in Music Therapy and Everyday Life

Paperback, 28/02/2015, £36.99
Why is music so important to most of us? How does music help us both in our everyday lives, and in the more specialist context of music therapy? This book suggests a new way of approaching these topical questions, drawing from Ansdell's long experience as a music therapist, and from the latest thinking on music in everyday life.

Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

Paperback, 12/04/2002, £19.99
Music communicates where words fail, and music therapy has been proven to connect with those who were thought to be unreachable, making it an ideal medium for working with those who have suffered psychological trauma. Music, Music Therapy and Trauma addresses the need for an exploration of current thinking on music and trauma.

Music Therapy and Group Work

Paperback, 15/06/2002, £27.99
Group music therapy has been widely practised for many years, and features substantially in training, yet there has been no publication devoted to the discussion of this area of therapy. This book fills this gap by bringing together the experiences of group music therapy practitioners who work with diverse client groups in various settings.


Hardback, 02/03/2004, £19.99
Improvisation plays a key role in the toolbox of the music therapist. Wigram's practical, comprehensive guide will prove indispensable to students, teachers, therapists and musicians as a book of musical techniques and therapeutic methods. Notated examples allow readers to try out techniques as they read, with audio examples on the accompanying CD.

Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century

Paperback, 02/03/2000, £65.00
This text builds on the foundations of "Music since the First World War" (first published 1977, revised edition 1988). It updates and reshapes the original text and places it in the wider context of 20th-century serious music before 1918 and after 1975.

Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Paperback, 17/06/2004, £60.00
Offers performers, teachers, and researchers practical guidance for enhancing performance and managing the stress that typically accompanies performance situations. Drawing together the findings of pioneering initiatives from across the arts and sciences, this book is useful for those involved in music research, education, and performance.

Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

Paperback, 25/11/2004, £10.99
Covers the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. This dictionary features over 2,500 A-Z entries which provide definitions across a range of subjects including rhythm, metre, scales, harmony and counterpoint, notational systems, performance practice, computer applications, genres, and more.

Stylistic Harmony Workbook 2ed

15/09/1994, £38.95
Provides a businesslike presentation of various harmonic and musical styles which are needed for A-level and university entrance.

Science and psychology of music performance

Paperback, 31/03/2002, £53.00
Music educators and practicing musicians have failed to benefit as much as they could from music psychology research. Parncutt and McPherson propose to improve the situation by describing new approaches, informed by recent psychological research, to teaching music, learning music, and making music at all educational levels.

Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata

Hardback, 01/08/2003, £86.00
Outlines a fresh approach to analysing the sonata. After establishing the normative features of the sonata, this book examines how individual sonatas from Beethoven, Haydn, and Mozart both adhere to and deviate from the standards to a variety of effects.

Handbook of Conducting

Paperback, 14/12/1989, £43.99
Hermann Scherchan was a distinguished German conductor, described by Norman Del Mar as a 'great doyen conductor of contemporary music'.

Gig Bag Book of Scales

Paperback, 07/03/1997, £10.99

Gig Bag Book of Bass Scales

Paperback, 14/04/1997, £10.99


Paperback, 06/06/2008, £39.99
Presents an overview of Heinrich Schenker's complex but fascinating approach to the analysis of tonal music. This book presents an introduction to Schenkerian analysis, outlining the concepts that involved in analysis. It outlines a working method to help students to get started on the process of analysis.

Stylistic Harmony Answer Book

15/09/1994, £38.95
Provides a businesslike presentation of various harmonic and musical styles which are needed for A-level and university entrance.

Integrated Practice Coordination

Paperback, 28/07/2011, £27.99
Integrated Practice proposes a new approach to musicianship, health, and well-being. Containing dozens of exercises and supported by an extensive online library of video and audio clips, Integrated Practice offers tools for instrumentalists, singers, and conductors to use music itself as their guide toward unity and freedom of mind and body.

Social and Applied Psychology of Music

Paperback, 10/04/2008, £60.00
The Social and Applied Psychology of Music is the successor to the bestselling and influential The Social Psychology of Music. It considers the value of music in everyday life, answering some of the perennial questions about music. It is required reading for anyone seeking to understand the role of music in our daily lives.

Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Paperback, 03/11/2011, £54.00
The past 15 years have witnessed an increasing interest in the comparative study of language and music as cognitive systems. This book presents an interdisciplinary study of language and music, exploring the following core areas - structural comparisons, evolution, learning and processing, and neuroscience.

Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Paperback, 28/07/2011, £57.00
Consciousness poses major challenges to human understanding. This unique book considers whether music might afford some special source of insight into consciousness, and how issues of consciousness might in turn shape our understanding of music.


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