The Wind Band and Wind Ensemble of the Classical Period Jan20

The Wind Band and Wi...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 4 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

Aesthetics of Music, vol. 2 Dec29

Aesthetics of Music,...

Aesthetics of Music in the Middle Ages Aesthetics of Music, volume 2 For the first time, Dr. David Whitwell presents a thorough study of the performance of music in society together with the philosophical views on art versus entertainment, the role of performance in education and character...

The Baroque Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Dec06

The Baroque Wind Ban...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 3 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

Wagner on Bands Oct05

Wagner on Bands

Wagner was present for the birth of the modern conductor, living and working during the period when the idea of a conductor evolved from a man sitting at the first violin desk setting tempi to the present role of one who personifies the composer’s ideas. Because Wagner was also working as a...

Aesthetics of Music, vol. 1 Oct02

Aesthetics of Music,...

Aesthetics of Music in Ancient Civilizations Aesthetics of Music, volume 1 The Aesthetics of Music is a specialized field of Philosophy which studies fundamental questions. Regarding the mind, what is the role of the senses? What is the role of experience? What are the influences of pleasure...

The Renaissance Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Sep23

The Renaissance Wind...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 2 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

The Wind Band and Wind Ensemble Before 1500 Aug17

The Wind Band and Wi...

The History and Literature of the Wind Band and Wind Ensemble, volume 1 One of the most amazing accomplishments of contemporary music publication. — Wolfgang Suppan, Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Forderung der Blasmusik, Mitteilungsblatt, Nr. 15, Marz, 1985. This...

The Longy Club Jul16

The Longy Club

The Longy Club: 1900-1917 The Longy Club was a large chamber wind ensemble made up entirely of members of the Boston Symphony and founded by the principal oboist, Georges Longy. Longy and several of the other players had been students of the musicians of the famous Société de Musique de...

Art of Musical Conducting Apr16

Art of Musical Condu...

This book by Dr. David Whitwell is destined to be regarded as one of the most important works on the subject. It emphasizes the philosophic and aesthetic concepts of conducting and will cause ensemble directors to re-examine their ideas about the way they look at music making. Frederick...

A Concise History of the Wind Band Dec07

A Concise History of the Wind Band

Whether used for personal reference or as a text for a class in the history of the wind band, this book, A Concise History of the Wind Band, is the most comprehensive single-volume text on the history of the wind band ever written. It draws on the author’s multi-volume History and Literature of the Wind Band and follows the development of the wind band through the civic, court, church and military performances of the Ancient World through the nineteenth century. Paperback — available from Amazon.com. Preview Download a PDF preview of A Concise History of the Wind...

Foundations of Music Education Oct20

Foundations of Music...

Foundations of Music Education is part two of Dr. Whitwell’s three-part series, On Education. This book traces the history of music education from the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome to the modern era. The reader will see the most natural concepts of the ancient music...

Philosophic Foundations of Education Oct20

Philosophic Foundati...

Philosophic Foundations of Education is part one in Dr. Whitwell’s three-part series, On Education. In this book the reader will find the dramatic story of how the early Roman Church sought to end the general education of the public and how knowledge struggled to survive the Dark Ages....

Music Education of the Future Aug28

Music Education of t...

Music Education of the Future is the concluding book in Dr. Whitwell’s 3-part series, On Education. In the ancient civilizations music education was based on principles which seemed to them obvious and natural, that there was something universal about how people heard and understood...

The Sousa Oral History Project Aug27

The Sousa Oral Histo...

The literature on the early twentieth-century composer and band leader, John Philip Sousa, has focused on the man himself, his wealth and role as a popular figure in society, the almost universal appeal of his marches, and the popularity of his band concerts. But what did the members of the...

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