Subject Area: Music-Pedagogy

An Annotated Bibliography of Guitar Methods, 1760-1860
 Stenstadvold, Erik
2023 1-4955-1079-4 212 pages
"The present bibliography lists more than 300 different tutors by some 200 authors, published during approximately one hundred years, c.1760-1860. ...[This time] period is not arbitrarily chosen. The middle of the eighteenth century represents an important break in the history of the guitar in that staff notation was introduced in place of tablature. Accordingly, this survey begins with the very first guitar methods in staff notation, published in Paris in the late 1750s." -Erik Stenstadvold (Introduction) Originally published by Pendragon Press in 2010, this is an oversized, softcover book.

Price: $179.95

The Audition Process: Anxiety Management and Coping Strategies (second edition)
 Dunkel, Allan Victor
2023 1-4955-1131-6 156 pages
"A career in the arts can have many ups and downs; moments of elation and intense bliss followed suddenly by depression and futile hopelessness. The intensity that we have poured into our work will mirror the desperation we feel at auditions. This book is about pain--physical, emotional and psychological. It is about my personal experiences fighting the dark side of a beautiful profession. Taking an audition or having a stressful performance makes us look into the abyss of our own personal fears; fears as diverse and intense as we make them, ranging from the mundane to the existential. Indeed, performance is a microcosm of life condensed into a few minutes." -from the Preface to the 2nd Edition This 2nd Edition was originally published by Pendragon Press in 1989.

Price: $139.95