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Barcelona Publishers

Barcelona Publishers is dedicated entirely to the field of music therapy. Its sole purpose is to advance music therapy practice, theory, research, and education through the creation of innovative and historically significant books and materials. With prominent authors from around the world, its carefully selected print books, CDs, and DVDs have created new horizons for the profession and set new standards for the literature.


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  1. Cultural Intersections in Music Therapy

    Examines the multicultural dimensions of music therapy. The editors pass the literary microphone to the contributing authors – all music therapists who have found belonging and identity in diverse cultures. The authors examine how music therapy is relevant within an individual's cultural context through personal and scholarly explorations. Learn More
    £41.50

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  2. Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist

    A compilation of critically engaging narratives that grew out of conversations with 17 music therapists living in different parts of the world, from various racial groups, about their experiences of their racialized identities in the therapy setting. They describe the raced and cultural contexts in which they were born and describe the racial demographics of the places they have lived at various times in their lives Learn More
    £26.50

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  3. A History of the Music Therapy Profession

    Provides an introduction to music therapy concepts and practices from historical and international perspectives, with descriptions of the many models of practice and theories that have shaped the discipline since the 1930s. The book recounts the circumstances and historical precursors for establishment of today's profession, while tracing the enormous diversity of the discipline. Learn More
    £29.95

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  4. A Matrix for Community Music Therapy Practice

    Provides an approach to community music therapy practice. It addresses aspects of music therapy formats, aims, context, evaluation, and theory, using a “matrix” model. Through case studies, original research and theory vignettes, the text offers an accessible way of integrating music therapy services and professional processes. Learn More
    £24.50

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  5. Definindo Musicoterapia

    Esta edição é o resultado de um projeto de 25 anos que teve por objetivo conceituar a musicoterapia de uma forma criticamente inclusiva e integrativa. O texto propõe um guarda-chuva conceitual que abarca todas as práticas profissionais e conceitos que têm sido considerados viáveis na literatura. Learn More
    £39.50

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  6. The Use of Guitar in Music Therapy

    A comprehensive examination of the guitar's prominent place within the field of music therapy. Music therapy students with little or no guitar-playing experience, as well as practicing professional therapists, will find it to be a practical and valuable resource. Examples are given that demonstrate ways in which therapists can use guitar to accompany songs and improvisations, as well as to make guitar-playing accessible. Learn More
    £26.50

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  7. Functional Piano for Music Therapists and Music Educators

    An ideal resource for students, professionals, and anyone looking to develop their functional piano skills. Using a step-by-step approach, the book demystifies such diverse styles as blues, country, gospel, rock, pop, Latin, and jazz, explores modal and pentatonic improvisation, and provides a process for simplifying written scores through characteristic song leadsheets, examples, and exercises. Learn More
    £29.95

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  8. Evaluating Electronic Music Technology Resources for Music Therapy

    Provides music therapy students, interns, clinicians, educators, and clinical trainers with a working and field-tested set of systematic and ongoing processes designed to ascertain the usefulness of electronic music applications to help meet the needs of clients. The resources are organised into four families or categories of electronic music technology products. Learn More
    £13.50

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  9. Paul Nordoff

    Analyses Paul Nordoff’s compositions, comparing his creative processes as a composer with his gifts as a clinical musician. The art of music in music therapy should never be compromised at the expense of non-musical aims. Nordoff’s role as a composer and music therapist is a shining example of this belief. Learn More
    £53.95

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  10. The 1982 Symposium on "Music in the Life of Man"

    A long-awaited historical retrospective on the influential 1982 New York University Symposium on "Music in the Life of Man". This volume contains excerpts from the original unpublished papers, photographs of symposium participants, interviews with participants about their memories of the gathering, and analysis of the continuing significance of the symposium dialogues. Learn More
    £13.50

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  11. Music Therapy in Action

    A re-publication of the second edition of the ground-breaking book by pioneer Mary Priestley. In addition to presenting a practical overview of music therapy with many case examples from her own work, Priestley also lays out the basic premises for the major improvisational model that she developed, Analytical Music Therapy. Learn More
    £29.95

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  12. The Rhythmic Language of Health and Disease

    Reminiscent of the Greek planetary notion of the harmony of the spheres, this book demonstrates that body and brain have their own music. The author, a clinical psychologist and music therapist, has drawn on his extensive research into healing, music, imagery, EEG, and the immune system to give us a unification theory of alternative medicine. Learn More
    £27.50

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  13. Composition and Improvisation Resources for Music Therapists

    A companion to Song Resources for Music Therapists, this collection of compositions and themes for improvising is intended to provide music therapists with innovative ideas for creating music in a therapy setting. Based on the belief that aesthetic quality should be equal to non-musical clinical goals, the music presented is essentially artistic. Learn More
    £26.50

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  14. Guitar Skills for Music Therapists and Music Educators

    Provides the ideal text for functional guitar courses for music therapy and music education majors as well as anyone interested in learning the basics of guitar playing quickly. The text and accompanying exercises begin with the very basics of guitar playing and expands into more challenging material as the reader progresses through the chapters. Learn More
    £29.95

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  15. Here We Are In Music

    This qualitative research study presents the therapy process for a group of developmentally delayed adolescents. The study details how the improvisational essence of Creative Music Therapy is applied by contemporary practitioners in a group setting and demonstrates the value of an interactional, process-oriented therapy approach for developmentally delayed individuals. Learn More
    £14.50

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  16. Music for the Imaginaion

    A set of then CDs with classical music programmes specially designed for use in the Guided Imagery and Music (GIM). The CDs contain over 25 GIM programmes, totalling 100 different compositions from the classical literature, all recorded by NAXOS. The programs were created by Helen Bonny, Linda Keiser Mardis and Kenneth Bruscia. Learn More
    £168.00 Inc. VAT

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