The Ministry of Music

A Complete Handbook for the Music Leader in the Local Church

Author: Kenneth W. Osbeck

Publisher: Kregel Publications

ISBN: 9780825496769

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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A practical handbook on music and its application in local church ministry. Widely used as a textbook in Bible schools.

Music in Film

Soundtracks and Synergy

Author: Pauline Reay

Publisher: Wallflower Press

ISBN: 9781903364659

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 135

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From where--and what--does water come? How did it become the key to life in the universe? Water from Heaven presents a state-of-the-art portrait of the science of water, recounting how the oxygen needed to form H2O originated in the nuclear reactions in the interiors of stars, asking whether microcomets may be replenishing our world's oceans, and explaining how the Moon and planets set ice-age rhythms by way of slight variations in Earth's orbit and rotation. The book then takes the measure of water today in all its states, solid and gaseous as well as liquid. How do the famous El Niño and La Niña events in the Pacific affect our weather? What clues can water provide scientists in search of evidence of climate changes of the past, and how does it complicate their predictions of future global warming? Finally, Water from Heaven deals with the role of water in the rise and fall of civilizations. As nations grapple over watershed rights and pollution controls, water is poised to supplant oil as the most contested natural resource of the new century. The vast majority of water "used" today is devoted to large-scale agriculture and though water is a renewable resource, it is not an infinite one. Already many parts of the world are running up against the limits of what is readily available. Water from Heaven is, in short, the full story of water and all its remarkable properties. It spans from water's beginnings during the formation of stars, all the way through the origin of the solar system, the evolution of life on Earth, the rise of civilization, and what will happen in the future. Dealing with the physical, chemical, biological, and political importance of water, this book transforms our understanding of our most precious, and abused, resource. Robert Kandel shows that water presents us with a series of crucial questions and pivotal choices that will change the way you look at your next glass of water.

Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, Shorter Version

Author: Jeff Todd Titon,Timothy J. Cooley,David Locke,David P. McAllester,Anne K. Rasmussen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495570109

Category: Music

Page: 464

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This shorter version of the best-selling WORLDS OF MUSIC provides much of the authoritative coverage of the comprehensive version in a format that's accessible to students without any background or training in music. Using a case-study approach, the text presents in-depth explorations of music of several cultures from around the world. The authors, all ethnomusicologists working in their fields of expertise, base their discussions of music-cultures on their own fieldwork, and give students a true sense of both the music and culture that created it. General editor, Jeff Todd Titon, has written the text's opening chapter that introduces students to ethnomusicology and relates each chapter's music heard on the accompanying CDs to the fundamentals of music in a worldwide context. The text concludes with a chapter that invites students to participate by undertaking a fieldwork research project that increases a student's understanding of music in daily life. The supplementary three-CD set works hand in hand with the authors' prose, providing students with access to a wide range of music-cultures and include authentic recordings from the authors' fieldwork. Leading off is the long-standing jewel in the WORLDS OF MUSIC crown -- James Koetting's magnificent recording of postal workers canceling stamps at the University of Ghana post office. A Western-sounding hymn tune performed against African rhythms, this piece, more that any other, lets the student hear contrasting music-cultures. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Taking Popular Music Seriously

Selected Essays

Author: Simon Frith

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754626794

Category: Music

Page: 343

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As a sociologist Simon Frith claims music is the result of the play of social forces, whether as an idea, an experience, or an activity. The essays in this important collection address these forces, recognising that music is an effect of a continuous proc

The Origins of Music

Author: Nils Lennart Wallin,Björn Merker,Steven Brown

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262731430

Category: Music

Page: 498

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The book can be viewed as representing the birth of evolutionarybiomusicology.

Data on Music Education

A National Review of Statistics Describing Education in Music and the Other Arts

Author: Daniel V. Steinel

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 9780940796874

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Presents national statistics on various aspects of music education, including degrees awarded, teacher certification status, teacher employment rates and opportunities.

Popular Music: Music and identity

Author: Simon Frith

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415332705

Category: Popular music

Page: 382

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Popular music studies is a rapidly expanding field with changing emphases and agenda. This is a multi-volume resource for this area of study

Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher

Author: Colleen Marie Conway,Thomas M. Hodgman

Publisher: GIA Publications

ISBN: 9781579995256

Category: Education

Page: 233

View: 5613


This practical and essential resource guides preservice and beginning music teachers through the most difficult years of music teaching. Part One assists undergraduate music education students in navigating early observations; Part Two offers advice for music student teachers; and Part Three is an invaluable reference for the beginning music teacher. Nineteen real-life stories are interspersed throughout Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher, and most include questions for discussion developed by the story authors. -- Publisher

Integrating Music into the Elementary Classroom, Media Edition

Author: William M. Anderson,Joy E. Lawrence

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495064270

Category: Music

Page: 512

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Anderson and Lawrence (Kent State U.) explain how music can be taught as part of the regular elementary classroom curriculum, for both teachers with little experience and music specialists. After discussing how children learn, guidelines for teaching, and music fundamentals, they suggest techniques for teaching singing, and playing instruments.

Music and Tourism

On the Road Again

Author: Chris Gibson,John Connell

Publisher: Channel View Publications

ISBN: 9781873150924

Category: Travel

Page: 301

View: 9028


Music and Tourism is the first book to comprehensively examine the links between travel and music. It combines contemporary and historical analysis of the economic and social impact of music tourism, with discussions of the cultural politics of authenticity and identity.