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How to Listen to Great Music: A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart (Great Courses)
How to Listen to Great Music: A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart (Great Courses)
by Robert Greenberg
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Based on the bestselling series from The Great Courses, Building Great Sentences celebrates the sheer joy of language—and will forever change the way you read and write. Great writing begins with the sentence. Whether it’s two words (&ldquo... (read more)

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Music : Appreciation - Text Only (10TH 11 - Old Edition)
Music : Appreciation - Text Only (10TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Roger Kamien
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What does it take to make a great performance? It takes great music, a great performer and a great instrument. Music: An Appreciation includes some of the greatest music ever created. Roger Kamiens excellence as an interpreter of that music has made his... (read more)

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Celine Dion:  Let's Talk about Love (33 1/3 Series)
Celine Dion: Let's Talk about Love (33 1/3 Series)
by Carl Wilson
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Non-fans regard Céline Dion as ersatz and plastic, yet to those who love her, no one could be more real, with her impoverished childhood, her (creepy) manager-husband's struggle with cancer, her knack for howling out raw emotion. There's... (read more)

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Classical Music for Dummies (For Dummies)
Classical Music for Dummies (For Dummies)
by David Pogue
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The more you know about classical music, the more you love it. Now, thanks to Classical Music For Dummies, you can achieve a whole new level of insight into both the composers and the compositions that have made classical music one of the great... (read more)

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Progressive Steps To Syncopation for the Modern Drummer
Progressive Steps To Syncopation for the Modern Drummer
by Ted Reed
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Voted second on Modern Drummer's list of 25 Greatest Drum Books in 1993, Progressive Steps to Syncopation for the Modern Drummer is one of the most versatile and practical works ever written for drums. Created exclusively to address syncopation, it has... (read more)

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The Joy of Music
The Joy of Music
by Leonard Bernstein
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Updated with a DVD, this beloved and best-selling classic was the world-famous maestro's first collection of conversations on the meaning and wonder of music. For all music appreciation fans everywhere who wish to experience music more fully and deeply... (read more)

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The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth through Music
The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth through Music
by Victor L. Wooten
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From Grammy-winning musical icon and legendary bassist Victor L. Wooten comes The Music Lesson, the story of a struggling young musician who wanted music to be his life, and who wanted his life to be great. Then, from nowhere it seemed, a teacher arrived.... (read more)

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Franz Schubert's Theatre of Song - A Listener's Guide: Unlocking the Masters Series
Franz Schubert's Theatre of Song - A Listener's Guide: Unlocking the Masters Series
by Mark Ringer
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Ringer sheds new perspectives on Schubert's songs, focusing on their incomparable dramatic power, which often exceeds that of many a full-fledged opera. But Schubert's stage was not to be the public theaters of the repressive Metternich regime in Vienna,... (read more)

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Music and the Mind
Music and the Mind
by Anthony Storr
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Touch and Expression in Piano Playing
Touch and Expression in Piano Playing
by Clarence G. Hamilton
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This brief yet comprehensive guide shows pianists how to produce every possible variety of tone, including note values, pulsation, phrases and their combination, dynamic contrasts and shadings, tempo, color, and style. The two-part treatment addresses... (read more)

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Practicing: A Musician's Return to Music
Practicing: A Musician's Return to Music
by Glenn Kurtz
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In a remarkable memoir written with insight and humor, Glenn Kurtz takes us from his first lessons at the age of eight to his acceptance at the elite New England Conservatory of Music. After graduation, he attempts a solo career in Vienna but soon... (read more)

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Teach Yourself To Play Piano - With CD (94 Edition)
Teach Yourself To Play Piano - With CD (94 Edition)
by Palmer
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Learn to play the piano and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about how... (read more)

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Music Physics & Engineering 2ND Edition
Music Physics & Engineering 2ND Edition
by Harry Ferdina Olson
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This extraordinarily comprehensive text, requiring no special background in physics, math or music, discusses the nature of sound waves, musical instruments, musical notation, acoustic materials, elements of sound reproduction systems — from... (read more)

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Music, Thought and Feeling: Understanding (2ND 14 Edition)
Music, Thought and Feeling: Understanding (2ND 14 Edition)
by Thompson
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Examining the intersection of music, psychology, and neuroscience, Music, Thought, and Feeling, Second Edition, surveys the rapidly growing field of music cognition and explores its most interesting questions. Assuming minimal background in music or... (read more)

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The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence
The Gift of Music: Great Composers and Their Influence
by Jane Stuart Smith
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One of the finest achievements of Western culture is its brilliant heritage of classical music. A Gift of Music looks at the lives of the greatest composers who have given us this heritage, and especially at how their music was shaped by their beliefs... (read more)

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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature
The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature
by Daniel J Levitin
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The author of the New York Times bestseller This Is Your Brain on Music reveals music's role in the evolution of human culture-and "will leave you awestruck" (The New York Times) Daniel J. Levitin's astounding debut bestseller, This Is Your Brain on... (read more)

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Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society
Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society
by Daniel Barenboim
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These free-wheeling, often exhilarating dialogues—which grew out of the acclaimed Carnegie Hall Talks—are an exchange between two of the most prominent figures in contemporary culture: Daniel Barenboim, internationally renowned... (read more)

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West Side Story Selections
West Side Story Selections
by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (edt)
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We are proud to present this songbook featuring 8 piano/vocal selections from this timeless musical by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. Includes these classic songs: America * Cool * I Feel Pretty * Maria * One Hand, One Heart * Something's Coming... (read more)

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Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
by Rob Sheffield
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Mix tapes: Stick one into a deck and you’re  transported to another time in your life. For Rob Sheffield, author of Turn Around Bright Eyes that time was one of miraculous love and unbearable grief. A time that spanned seven years, it started... (read more)

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The Enjoyment of Music
The Enjoyment of Music
by Kristine Forney
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Thoroughly revised with new co-author Andrew Dell’Antonio, The Enjoyment of Music: Essential Listening Edition offers instructors the flexibility to teach their course thematically or historically, and helps students acquire a lifelong interest in... (read more)

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