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Music on the Shakespearian Stage (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies)
Music on the Shakespearian Stage (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies)
by George Herbert Cowling
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George H. Cowling (1881 1946), Lecturer in English at the University of Leeds and subsequently Professor of English at Melbourne, wrote this study as his dissertation, inspired by his own love of music. He shows what kinds of music were used on the... (read more)

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Science and Music
Science and Music
by James Jeans
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Sir James Jeans, noted British scientist, has given a physical analysis of musical sounds, in what is considered to be the best exposition on the subject, a book of great intellectual stature. His aim has been to convey precise information, in a simple... (read more)

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Noise Orders: Jazz, Improvision, and Architecture
Noise Orders: Jazz, Improvision, and Architecture
by David P. Brown
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Brown (architecture, U. of Illinois at Chicago) makes a connection between jazz, improvisation, and architecture and compares musicians such as John Cage and Louis Armstrong with modern and avant-garde artists and architects such as Mondrian, Rahsaan... (read more)

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Keyboard Works for Solo Instrument (Music Series)
Keyboard Works for Solo Instrument (Music Series)
by George Frideric Handel
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This collection presents 35 of Handel's finest keyboard works for solo instruments, reproduced from the monumental Deutsche Händelgesellschaft edition. Popular, accessible selections include the celebrated Eight Great Suites, including the... (read more)

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Singing Book: Recordings To Accompany - 2 CDS (2ND 08 Edition)
Singing Book: Recordings To Accompany - 2 CDS (2ND 08 Edition)
by Meribeth Dayme
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Algorithmic Composition: A Guide to Composing Music with Nyquist
Algorithmic Composition: A Guide to Composing Music with Nyquist
by Mary Simoni
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Composers have used formalized procedures to create music throughout history. With the advent of the computer, algorithmic composition allows composers not only to create and experiment with different formalisms, but to hear and evaluate results quickly.... (read more)

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Music Theory for Dummies - With CD (2ND 12 - Old Edition)
Music Theory for Dummies - With CD (2ND 12 - Old Edition)
by Michael Pilhofer
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Your hands-on guide to to decoding the basics of music theory Whether you're a student of music or a music lover, Music Theory For Dummies presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful hints on... (read more)

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Settling the Score: Music and the Classical Hollywood Film (Wisconsin Studies in Film)
Settling the Score: Music and the Classical Hollywood Film (Wisconsin Studies in Film)
by Kathryn Kalinak
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Beginning with the earliest experiments in musical accompaniment carried out in the Edison Laboratories, Kathryn Kalinak uses archival material to outline the history of American music and film. Focusing on the scores of several key composers of the... (read more)

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First Supplement
First Supplement
by Aaron Shearer
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Slur, ornament and reach development exercises.... (read more)

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Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations
Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations
by David Lewin
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David Lewin's Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations is recognized as the seminal work paving the way for current studies in mathematical and systematic approaches to music analysis. Lewin, one of the 20th century's most prominent figures in... (read more)

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Complete Songs for Voice and Piano
Complete Songs for Voice and Piano
by Henri Duparc
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These settings of works by Baudelaire, Leconte de Lisle, Gautier, and other poets constitute masterworks of sensuous beauty, rich in emotion, artfully conveying the poetic atmosphere of their texts. Sixteen songs and one duet, for soprano and tenor, are... (read more)

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Chord Progressions -- Theory and Practice: Everything You Need to Create and Use Chords in Every Key
Chord Progressions -- Theory and Practice: Everything You Need to Create and Use Chords in Every Key
by Dan Fox
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No matter what instrument you play, chords are an important part of your music. Chord Progressions: Theory and Practice breaks down how they're important and gives you all the information you need to create chords and use them in your own music. Start... (read more)

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On the Road with Bob Dylan
On the Road with Bob Dylan
by Larry Sloman
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Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music
Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music
by Mark Katz
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Mark Katz is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.... (read more)

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Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance #63: Electroacoustic Music: Analytical Perspectives
Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance #63: Electroacoustic Music: Analytical Perspectives
by Thomas Licata
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Musicologists, composers, and music theorists from Germany, France, Italy, and the US focus on the analysis of electroacoustic music, a genre which blossomed in the second half of the 20th century. Nine chapters address such topics as the precise... (read more)

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Workbook for the Study of Orchestration
Workbook for the Study of Orchestration
by Samuel Adler
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Samuel Adler, Professor Emeritus at the Eastman School of Music, is currently teaching at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. He has held the title of visiting professor at many schools throughout the country and abroad, giving master classes in... (read more)

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6 Steps to Songwriting Success: The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs
6 Steps to Songwriting Success: The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs
by Jason Blume
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Jason Blume is a staff writer for Zomba Music. He has written songs for the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, as well as John Berrys Top 5 country single, “Change my Mind” and Steve Azars country hit “I Never Stopped Lovin You.” He... (read more)

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Basics of Singing -text Only (6TH 08 Edition)
Basics of Singing -text Only (6TH 08 Edition)
by Jan Schmidt
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Suitable for all voices, this comprehensive introductory book uses a variety of approaches to introduce the art and pleasure of singing. The book is flexibly organized, presenting the basic principles of voice production, musicianship, song... (read more)

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Foundations of Music and Musicianship - With CD (3RD 06 Edition)
Foundations of Music and Musicianship - With CD (3RD 06 Edition)
by David A. Damschroder
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Aimed at liberal arts students majoring in other disciplines, this workbook introduces the fundamentals of music. Covering such topics as scales, intervals, and chord progressions, each of 12 units features pitch, rhythm, and audio exercises (provided... (read more)

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Electronic and Computer Music-expanded (4TH 13 Edition)
Electronic and Computer Music-expanded (4TH 13 Edition)
by Peter Manning
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In this new edition of the classic text on the evolution of electronic music, Peter Manning extends the definitive account of the medium from its birth to include key developments from the dawn of the... (read more)

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