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Film Music: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Film Music: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Kathryn Marie Kalinak
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Film music is as old as cinema itself. Years before synchronized sound became the norm, projected moving images were shown to musical accompaniment, whether performed by a lone piano player or a hundred-piece orchestra. Today film music has become its... (read more)

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Piano Teacher's Guide to Creative Composition
Piano Teacher's Guide to Creative Composition
by Carol Klose
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This book is meant to assist teachers who wish to introduce their students to creative composition but have limited lesson time available and feel the need for some direction in starting and continuing the process successfully. The process involves... (read more)

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthology
Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthology
by Andrew Webber
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An exquisite collection of Andrew Lloyd Webber's work from eight different stage productions. Features 27 of his greatest songs, including: I Don't Know How to Love Him * Don't Cry for Me Argentina * Memory * Unexpected Song * Pie Jesu * Only You * The... (read more)

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Musician's Guide To Fundamentals - With CD (12 - Old Edition)
Musician's Guide To Fundamentals - With CD (12 - Old Edition)
by Jane Piper Clendinning
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Taking a hands-on approach, The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals teaches the basics of music--and creative music-making--with repertoire from Bach to Broadway, Mozart to the Black Eyed Peas. Its unique listen-write-perform framework teaches students to... (read more)

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Lever of Riches : Technological Creativity and Economic Progress (90 Edition)
Lever of Riches : Technological Creativity and Economic Progress (90 Edition)
by Joel Mokyr
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In a world of supercomputers, genetic engineering, and fiber optics, technological creativity is ever more the key to economic success. But why are some nations more creative than others, and why do some highly innovative societies--such as ancient China,... (read more)

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Practical Theory: Complete
Practical Theory: Complete
by Sandy Feldstein
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A combination text and workbook in three volumes. All areas of music theory are covered in a concise and practical manner and each level contains 28 lessons.... (read more)

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Complete Musician-stud. Workbook Volume 2 - With CD (3RD 12 Edition)
Complete Musician-stud. Workbook Volume 2 - With CD (3RD 12 Edition)
by Steven G. Laitz
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Beginning with music fundamentals, this text covers all the topics necessary for a thorough understanding of undergraduate music theory by focusing on music in context. The text links each of the tasks that comprise a tonal theory curriculum, explicitly... (read more)

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Emotion and Meaning in Music (56 Edition)
Emotion and Meaning in Music (56 Edition)
by Leonard B. Meyer
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Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. It clears the air of many confused notions . . . and lays the groundwork for exhaustive study of the basic problem of music theory... (read more)

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Survey of Choral Music (73 Edition)
Survey of Choral Music (73 Edition)
by Homer Ulrich
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In this brief text, Homer Ulrich offers students a history of choral music that is as rich and fascinating as the genre itself. Emphasizing those works that represent historical or stylistic turning points, A SURVEY OF CHORAL MUSIC begins several... (read more)

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Introduction to the Creation of Electroacoustic Music (Music)
Introduction to the Creation of Electroacoustic Music (Music)
by Samuel Pellman
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This text aims to be accessible to students relatively inexperienced with electronic musical technology, while also sufficiently detailed for technical and musical achievement. Furthermore, it stresses the notion that, despite all the attention given to... (read more)

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Music Theory for Computer Musicians
Music Theory for Computer Musicians
by Michael Hewitt
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Many DJs, gigging musicians, and electronic music producers understand how to play their instruments or make music on the computer, but they lack the basic knowledge of music theory needed to take their music-making to the next level and compose truly... (read more)

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Carnival Music in Trinidad : Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture - With CD (04 Edition)
Carnival Music in Trinidad : Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture - With CD (04 Edition)
by Shannon Dudley
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110), discography (p. 110-112), and index.... (read more)

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Musician's Guide To Anthology Recordings - DVD (Software) (2ND 11 Edition)
Musician's Guide To Anthology Recordings - DVD (Software) (2ND 11 Edition)
by Jane Piper Clendinning
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Recordings feature alternative performances for class comparison (e.g., fortepiano and modern piano) and multiple hearings of SATB works in different textures (choral performance with text, soprano-bass and four-voice keyboard renditions).... (read more)

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Music, Tendencies, and Inhibitions: Reflections on a Theory of Leonard Meyer: Reflections on a Theory of Leonard Meyer
Music, Tendencies, and Inhibitions: Reflections on a Theory of Leonard Meyer: Reflections on a Theory of Leonard Meyer
by Renee Cox Lorraine
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The book will focus on Meyer's aesthetic rather than his music-theoretical proclivities, and is intended for academics and students in various fields as well as educated non-academics. The music scene is fluctuating, Meyer suggests, in that new and... (read more)

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The First Book of Soprano Solos
The First Book of Soprano Solos
by Joan Frey Boytim
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This is among the most widely used teaching repertoire for singers in the U.S. Over 30 songs in each book, including American and British art songs, folk song arrangements, sacred songs and a sampling of beginning songs in German, Italian, Spanish and... (read more)

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory : Complete
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory : Complete
by Andrew Surmani
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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through... (read more)

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No. 9: Carta Standard Paper
No. 9: Carta Standard Paper
by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
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Spiral bound, 9x12, 96 pages, 12 staves, includes Music Notation guide.... (read more)

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Principles of Music
Principles of Music
by Philip Lambert
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Ideal for students with no prior experience with musical notation and music theory, Principles of Music presents a series of lessons that proceeds step by step through music fundamentals. Taking a keyboard-oriented approach, it focuses on the basics... (read more)

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Producing Music with Digital Performer
Producing Music with Digital Performer
by Ben Newhouse
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Producing Music with Digital Performer is a comprehensive guide to the features and strategies behind one of the most powerful pieces of music production software. There are in-depth descriptions of Digital Performer's windows and features, and detailed... (read more)

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Deepening Musical Performance Through Movement: The Theory and Practice of Embodied Interpretation (Musical Meaning and Interpretation)
Deepening Musical Performance Through Movement: The Theory and Practice of Embodied Interpretation (Musical Meaning and Interpretation)
by Alexandra Pierce, Ph.d.
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Alexandra Pierce singles out elements of music such as melody, meter, and phrase, and investigates the defining quality of each through movement. Although simple, these exercises engage the listening attention in complex ways and can be integrated into... (read more)

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