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Counterpoint
Counterpoint
by Walter Piston
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In Counterpoint--for many years one of the most highly regarded texts in the field--the principles by which the contrapuntal element has operated in the works of composers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centures are presented. The counterpoint studied... (read more)

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Practice of Harmony (Mymusickit)
Practice of Harmony (Mymusickit)
by Peter Spencer
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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The Songwriter's Idea Book
The Songwriter's Idea Book
by Sheila Davis
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In her first two books, Sheila Davis classified the major song forms and enduring principles that have been honored for decades by America's foremost songwriters. Those books have become required reading in music courses from NYU to UCLA. In The... (read more)

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Making Music for Modern Dance: Collaboration in the Formative Years of a New American Art
Making Music for Modern Dance: Collaboration in the Formative Years of a New American Art
by Katharine Teck
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Making Music for Modern Dance traces the collaborative approaches, working procedures, and aesthetic views of the artists who forged a new and distinctly American art form during the first half of the 20th century. The book offers riveting first-hand... (read more)

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Text and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture
Text and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll: The Beats and Rock Culture
by Simon Warner
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Text and Drugs and Rock'n'Roll explores the interaction between two of the most powerful socio-cultural movements in the post-war years - the literary forces of the Beat Generation and the musical energies of rock and its attendant culture.Simon Warner... (read more)

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A New Approach to Sight Singing
A New Approach to Sight Singing
by Sol Berkowitz
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Widely used for over two decades, A New Approach to Sight Singing contains original melodies composed by the authors for the express goal of teaching sight singing. The new edition retains the user-friendly organization professors and students love. New... (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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Writing Better Lyrics: The Essential Guide to Powerful Songwriting
Writing Better Lyrics: The Essential Guide to Powerful Songwriting
by Pat Pattison
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The Must-Have Guide for Songwriters Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and... (read more)

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Learn To Read Music (56 Edition)
Learn To Read Music (56 Edition)
by Howard Shanet
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In two hours, absolute novices can read through this book and understand the principles involved in reading music. In two evenings, they can learn to read practically any melody and pick it out on the piano by doing the clear and simple exercises... (read more)

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The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies (Oxford Handbooks)
by David (edt) Neumeyer
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Music has been an integral part of film exhibition from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century. With the arrival of sound film in the late 1920s, music became part of a complex multimedia text. Although industry, fan-oriented, and scholarly... (read more)

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Experiencing Music Technology (3RD 08 Edition)
Experiencing Music Technology (3RD 08 Edition)
by David Brian Williams
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Enhance your understanding of music technology with EXPERIENCING MUSIC TECHNOLOGY with accompanying DVD-ROM! Complete, practical, and up-to-date, this music text uses real-world software examples to give you a practical understanding of the technology... (read more)

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Treatise on Harmony (71 Edition)
Treatise on Harmony (71 Edition)
by Rameau
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One of most important books in the history of Western music and a profound advance in musical theory, this work was the first to codify the principles of tonality. Supplemental corrections by Rameau are included and the numerous musical examples have... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Music: Rudiments, Musicianship, and Composition
Fundamentals of Music: Rudiments, Musicianship, and Composition
by Earl Henry
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Mastering Fundamentals in a Musical Context   Fundamentals of Music provides a clear and comprehensive approach to mastering the language of music. The authors invite students to create composition projects, develop aural skills through listening... (read more)

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Film Music: A Neglected Art: A Critical Study of Music in Films
Film Music: A Neglected Art: A Critical Study of Music in Films
by Roy M Pendergast
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In addition to the new material on the synthesizer mentioned above, the author has completely reviewed the four parts of the book and integrated new material where appropriate: History (an overview from the silent films to the present); Aesthetics (the... (read more)

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The Study of Orchestration
The Study of Orchestration
by Samuel Adler
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The new Third Edition retains the elements that have made the book a classic while embracing new technology and responding to the needs of today's students and teachers. The Study of Orchestration ensemble--text, workbook, and enhanced compact discs--is... (read more)

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On Studying Singing
On Studying Singing
by Sergius Kagen
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Written by a faculty member of the Juilliard School of Music, this guide explains clearly and logically what students can and cannot expect from singing lessons. It also discusses in detail the study of musical notation and theory, ear training... (read more)

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Essentials of Music Technology (03 Edition)
Essentials of Music Technology (03 Edition)
by Mark Ballora
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-243) and index.... (read more)

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Music and the Politics of Negation (Musical Meaning and Interpretation)
Music and the Politics of Negation (Musical Meaning and Interpretation)
by James R. Currie
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Over the past quarter century, music studies in the academy have their postmodern credentials by insisting that our scholarly engagements start and end by placing music firmly within its various historical and social contexts. In Music and the Politics... (read more)

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Twentieth Century Harmony: Creative Aspects and Practice
Twentieth Century Harmony: Creative Aspects and Practice
by Vincent Persichetti
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Here for the first time is an orderly presentation of the harmonic procedures to be found in music of the first half of the twentieth-century. The author examines the nature of intervals in various contexts, discusses the modes and other scales employed... (read more)

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Musical Acoustics (3RD 02 Edition)
Musical Acoustics (3RD 02 Edition)
by Donald E. Hall
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Musical acoustics presents a unique opportunity to see science and art working together. This book is a balanced presentation of all aspects of musical acoustics. It explains how our ears and brains interpret musical events, and connects traditional... (read more)

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