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    The Band Teacher\'s Percussion Guide: Insights into Playing and Teaching Percussion

    By Stewart Hoffman

    Paperback £21.81

    The Band Teacher's Percussion Guide offers everything music educators need to know about snare drum, timpani, keyboard percussion, drum set, and auxiliary and Latin percussion techniques. It features discussions on effective evaluation, instruments and their care, and dozens of practice exercises along with access to a companion website of resources.

    The Unorthodox Guitar: A Guide to Alternative Performance Practice

    By Mike Frengel

    Paperback Save £0.72 = £25.77

    The Unorthodox Guitar is a comprehensive resource for experimentally minded guitarists and composers wishing to write for or perform on the instrument in new ways. The book focuses on unconventional approaches to the guitar, including alternative tunings, extended techniques, instrumental preparations, electronic augmentations, and issues pertaining to performing and recording...

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching

    By Pamela Pike

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the context of group-piano instruction. This book encourages teachers to...

    Engaging Students with Music Education

    By Pete Dale

    Paperback £29.62

    Engaging Students with Music Education is a groundbreaking book about using DJ decks and urban music in mainstream schools to re-engage disaffected learners and develop a curriculum which better reflects overall contemporary tastes. Many young learners are `at risk' of exclusion; this book argues that for such individuals, the implications...

    Teaching Music Improvisation with Technology

    By Michael Fein

    Paperback £22.69

    This book illustrates how technology can be used to support improvisational growth and musical development in the practice room and music classroom. Hands-on technology activities guide the reader through the basic mechanics of improvising and the essential music theory elements needed to improvise and teach improvisation.

    So You Want to Sing Folk Music

    By Valerie Mindel

    Paperback Save £1.28 = £23.67

    This book concentrates on a range of currently popular styles in the folk genre, looking at specific repertories and ways of approaching them. It also looks at the current musical outlets that are available to singers and aims to help the fledgling singer better understand the scope of folk music...

    Clarinet Secrets

    By Michele Gingras

    Paperback Save £2.03 = £27.92

    The second edition of Clarinet Secrets provides techniques, tips, and guides based on Michele Gingras' 30 years of experience teaching in the clarinet studio. Discussed in a straightforward way, the concepts are explained clearly and illustrated with photos, diagrams, and musical examples-perfect for students, professionals, and instructors.

    The Singer-Songwriter Handbook

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £21.65

    An invaluable resource for student songwriters, active musicians, fans and scholars alike.

    Creating Sounds from Scratch

    By Andrea Pejrolo

    Paperback Save £0.72 = £25.77

    Creating Sounds from Scratch is a practical, in-depth resource on the most common forms of music synthesis. It includes historical context, an overview of concepts in sound and hearing, and practical training examples to help sound designers and electronic music producers to effectively manipulate presets and create new sounds from...

    Musical Performance and Reception

    By David Yearsley

    Paperback £20.20

    From 1500, the independent use of the feet in musical performance at the organ was unique to Germany and vital to its cultural standing in Europe. Yearsley presents an account of this mode of music-making spanning some 500 years, including reappraising J. S. Bach's crucial role in that history.

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