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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
by Oliver Sacks
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Musicophilia is a fascinating look at music and its effects on our brains. Who but Oliver Sacks could make such a compulsively readable book?... (read more)

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Art of Practicing : a Guide To Making Music From the Heart (97 Edition)
Art of Practicing : a Guide To Making Music From the Heart (97 Edition)
by Madeline Bruser
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A "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" for musicians, this wise and useful book transforms a sometimes frustrating, monotonous, and strenuous labor into an exhilarating and rewarding experience. 40 photos. 4 line drawings.... (read more)

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Great Pianists
Great Pianists
by Harold C Schonberg
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From Mozart’s fabulous legato that “flowed like oil” to Beethoven’s oceanlike surge, from Clara Schumann’s touch “sharp as a pencil sketch” to Rubinstein’s volcanic and sensual playing, The Great Pianists... (read more)

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Rockin in Time-text Only (8TH 14 Edition)
Rockin in Time-text Only (8TH 14 Edition)
by David P. Szatmary
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Understand the social and historical significance of rock-and-roll   Brief, authoritative, and current, Dave Szatmary's Rockin' in Time: A Social History of Rock-and-Roll, 8/e, weaves the major icons of rock-and-roll into a larger social... (read more)

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Stomping the Blues (Da Capo Paperback)
Stomping the Blues (Da Capo Paperback)
by Albert Murray
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This study of the blues by one of Americas premier essayists and novelists will change old attitudes about a tradition that continues to feed the very heart of popular music—a blues that dances, shakes, shimmies, and exchanges bad news for stomping,... (read more)

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Set Your Voice Free with CD (Audio)
Set Your Voice Free with CD (Audio)
by Roger Love
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For anyone who wants to turn his dreams of signing into reality, for anyone who is self-conscious about speaking or singing in public, for anyone who hates the sound of her own voice on answering machines--SET YOUR VOICE FREE offers the solution. With... (read more)

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The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop and Connected Writings
The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop and Connected Writings
by Saul Williams
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From "astonishing poet" ("The Washington Post") Saul Williams comes a provocative look at the galvanizing force of hip hop. Destined to become one of the most talked-about books of the season, "The Dead Emcee Scrolls" is a darkly humorous, electrifying... (read more)

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Art of Conducting (2ND 92 Edition)
Art of Conducting (2ND 92 Edition)
by Donald Hunsberger
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This text contains practical instruction in choral and instrumental conducting for both beginning and intermediate students, along with a large selection of scores for classroom practice.... (read more)

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Blues People: Negro Music in White America
Blues People: Negro Music in White America
by Leroi Jones
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"The path the slave took to 'citizenship' is what I want to look at. And I make my analogy through the slave citizen's music -- through the music that is most closely associated with him: blues and a later, but parallel development, jazz... [If] the... (read more)

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Music in South India : Karnatak Concert Tradition and Beyond - With CD (04 Edition)
Music in South India : Karnatak Concert Tradition and Beyond - With CD (04 Edition)
by T. Viswanathan
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Description Music in South India is a volume in the Global Music Series, edited by Bonnie Wade and Patricia Campbell. This volume, appropriate for use in undergraduate, introductory courses on world music or ethnomusicology, provides a vivid introduction... (read more)

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Adventures in Singing-text Only (4TH 08 Edition)
Adventures in Singing-text Only (4TH 08 Edition)
by Clifton Ware
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Adventures in Singing combines a thorough introduction to the singing process with an anthology of over 70 songs. It offers a clear introduction to the basics of how the voice works along with methodical voice-building techniques. The popular text takes... (read more)

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Music in East Africa : Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture - With CD (04 Edition)
Music in East Africa : Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture - With CD (04 Edition)
by Gregory Barz
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Music in East Africa is one of several case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for... (read more)

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Techniques of the Contemporary Composer (97 Edition)
Techniques of the Contemporary Composer (97 Edition)
by David Cope
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This text is a practical guide to the compositional techniques, resources, and technologies available to composers today. Each chapter traces the development of traditional and modern elements that form the foundation of music in the late twentieth... (read more)

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Tonal Harmony
Tonal Harmony
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For nearly two decades Tonal Harmony has been the leading text for the two-year theory curriculum for music majors. Used at nearly 800 schools, Tonal Harmony has been consistently praised for its practicality and ease of use for student and instructor... (read more)

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And the Beat Goes On-CD Set (3RD 09 Edition)
And the Beat Goes On-CD Set (3RD 09 Edition)
by Michael Campbell
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A 3-CD set containing 79 pieces that correlate with the Listening Guides in the text and play in conjunction with the downloadable Active Listening Guides.... (read more)

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Rockin in Time (Myrockkit)
Rockin in Time (Myrockkit)
by David P Szatmary
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This well-organized, visually interesting book offers an in-depth examination of the social history of rock-and-roll. Rockin' in Time emphasizes several main themes, including the importance of African-American culture in the origins and development... (read more)

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Women & Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Women & Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective
by Ellen Koskoff
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This volume offers an introduction to the field of women, music, and culture, examining the implications of gender upon music performance. The presentation focuses on women from many different countries, cultures and historical periods--from the... (read more)

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Birth of Bebop : a Social and Musical History (97 Edition)
Birth of Bebop : a Social and Musical History (97 Edition)
by Scott Deveaux
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The richest place in America's musical landscape is that fertile ground occupied by jazz. Scott DeVeaux takes a central chapter in the history of jazz—the birth of bebop—and shows how our contemporary ideas of this uniquely American art form... (read more)

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Music and the Mind
Music and the Mind
by Anthony Storr
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Studying Rhythm (3RD 05 Edition)
Studying Rhythm (3RD 05 Edition)
by Anne Hall
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Fluency in reading musical rhythms, and accuracy in performing them, are essential skills for musicians. To help students acquire these skills, Studying Rhythm offers over 350 extended rhythmic studies, to be sung or spoken, tapped or clapped. Each of... (read more)

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