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An introduction to music studies

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Instruction and study,
  • Music theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesMusic studies
    Statementedited by J.P.E. Harper-Scott and Jim Samson.
    ContributionsHarper-Scott, J. P. E. 1977-, Samson, Jim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT6 .I54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23622820M
    ISBN 10052184293X, 0521603803
    ISBN 109780521842938, 9780521603805
    LC Control Number2009284111

    Book Description: The book presents an accessible introduction to the range of theories and methods which have been used to study contemporary popular culture. Doing this, it also provides a map of the development of cultural studies through discussion of its most influential approaches. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. (shelved 2 times as music-study) avg rating — 4 ratings — published

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    Book Description. Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by over 50 guided listening examples, brings the world of women in music to life, examining a.   A book can be an introduction to a skill and can provide a way to differentiate instruction to meet the learning strengths of all of our students (visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile). It is important to remember that these books are enhancing our curriculum; however, they should not take the place of personal experiences with music.


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This introduction proves how studying music is of great value both in its own terms and also in the post-university careers marketplace. The book explains the basic concepts and issues involved in the academic study of music, draws attention to vital connections across the field and encourages critical thinking over a broad range of music-related issues.

The role of ethnography and of methods that focus on performance, event, and orality are highlighted as distinctive aspects of the study of world music and ethnomusicology.

Drawing on several case studies, the discussion then turns to the relationship between music and place. Introduction. Music theory tries to tell us what music is by providing a generalized representation of it. But there are a lot of musics, so there are a lot of theories.

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An accessible introduction to the study of popular music, this book takes a schematic approach to a range of popular music genres, and examines them in terms of their antecedents, histories, visual aesthetics and socio-political contexts.

At the centre of each chapter is a textual analysis of3/5(1). This page intentionally left blank. An Introduction to Music Studies Covers all main aspects of music studies, including topics such as composition, music theory, opera, popular music, and the economics of music.

Features of this book: a guide xiv Introduction j.p.e. harper-scott 1 Part 1 Disciplines 5 1. Music history jim samson 7File Size: 2MB. The Popular Music Studies Reader maps the changing nature of popular music over the last decade and considers how popular music studies has expanded and developed to deal with these changes.

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Winner of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM) Book Award () Popular Music in Theory is an original introduction to the key theoretical issues which arise in the study of contemporary popular by: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, music ; 26 cm: Contents: Music history / Jim Samson --Music theory and analysis / Rachel Beckles Willson --Sociology of music / Katherine Ellis --Psychology of music / John Rink --Music aesthetics and critical theory / Andrew Bowie --World musics / Henry.

Free Music Studies: Introduction & Free eBook Book Studies The Child’s Own Book of Great Musicians series by Thomas Tapper was written in the late s covering great composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Verdi, and Wagner. Get this from a library. An introduction to music studies. [J P E Harper-Scott; Jim Samson;] -- Why study music.

How much practical use is it in the modern world. This introduction proves how studying music is of great value both in its own terms and also in the post-university careers.

This free course, An introduction to music theory, will introduce you to music staves, clefs, rhythmic and pitch values, rhythmic metre and time signatures.

This OpenLearn course provides an introduction to music theory pitched at a level equivalent to Grades 1–3 of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music theory exams.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: music studies. The Popular Music Studies Reader maps the changing nature of popular music over the last decade and considers how popular music studies has expanded and developed to deal with these changes.

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This book, like many of the early Short Introduction books, is a literal introduction pulled from a larger academic work on the subject. Unlike the first in this series (this being the second published) the topic is clear and the focus sharper. The author does a much better job discussing broadly the topic of music/5.Textbook Title: Author: Price: 21st Century Ethics: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy: Rogers, Glenn: $ A Cursive Refresher for the Early Childhood Educator.