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Volume 54

Life in the Real World: How to Make Music Graduates Employable (2012). Edited by Dawn Bennett. Champaign, IL: Common Ground Publishing LLC. 284 pages. ISBN-10: 1612290787 http://www.amazon.com/Life-Real-World-Graduates-Employable/dp/1612290787 Born out of research, practice, and discussions arising from the International Society for Music Education’s (ISME) Commission on the Education of the Professional…
Music in the Baroque (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) [Paperback]Publication Date: July 31, 2013 | ISBN-10: 0393929175 | ISBN-13: 978-0393929171 Anthology for Music in the Baroque (Western Music in Context: A Norton History)Publication Date: September 17, 2013 | ISBN-10: 0393920208 | ISBN-13: 978-0393920208 | Edition: 1 Wendy Heller’s…
Music in the Medieval West (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) [Paperback] Publication Date: March 2014 | ISBN- 978-0-393-92915-7 Anthology for Music in the Medieval West (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) Publication Date: August 2014 | ISBN- 978-0-393-92022-2 | Edition: 1 Medieval composer Jacob Senleches’s famous La…
Music in the Nineteenth Century, Walter Frisch. (Western Music in Context, vol. 5).  New York: W. W. Norton, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-393-92919-5. Anthology for Music in the Nineteenth Century, Walter Frisch. (Western Music in Context: A Norton History) New York: W. W. Norton, 2013.  ISBN: 978-0-393920-178.      Editor’s Note  In this volume,…
 Music in the Renaissance, Richard Freedman  (ISBN: 0393929167)  Anthology for Music in the Renaissance, Richard Freedman (ISBN: 0393920194) From the series Western Music in Context: A Norton History (New York and London: Norton, 2013). What kind of music history textbook is best suited for students with an unprecedented—and endlessly searchable—    amount of information…
Musical iPad: Performing, Creating and Learning Music on Your iPad, by Thomas Rudolph and Vincent Leonard. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard Books, 2014. ISBN-10: 1480342440.  Music performers and educators alike face increasing demands to keep up with the constant evolution of music-related technology, as well as the potential efficacy of that technology…
Oboe Secrets: 75 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Oboist and English Horn Player by Jacqueline Leclair(New York: Scarecrow Press, 2013). ISBN-13: 978-0810886209 Jacqueline Leclair’s book Oboe Secrets is part of Scarecrow Press’s series “Music Secrets for the Advanced Musician,” designed as a set of best practices for more advanced performers and…
Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical, by Todd Decker New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN-13: 978-0199759378   In Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical, Todd Decker thoroughly discusses the performance history of the musical through the lens of racial representation. In the introduction, he states that…