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History of Jazz (2ND 11 Edition)
History of Jazz (2ND 11 Edition)
by Ted Gioia
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Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect... (read more)

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Blues People : Negro Music in White America (63 Edition)
Blues People : Negro Music in White America (63 Edition)
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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How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond [With CD (Audio)]
How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond [With CD (Audio)]
by John Powell
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What makes a musical note different from any other sound? How can you tell if you have perfect pitch? Why do 10 violins sound only twice as loud as one? Do your Bob Dylan albums sound better on CD or vinyl? John Powell, a scientist and musician, answers... (read more)

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Carmen with CD (Audio) (Black Dog Opera Library)
Carmen with CD (Audio) (Black Dog Opera Library)
by Georges Bizet
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The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time. Finally available again, and packaged with gorgeous new covers, each book in the library includes the complete... (read more)

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Fantasticks : the Complete Illustrated Text Plus the Official Fantasticks Scrapbook and History of the Musical (90 Edition)
Fantasticks : the Complete Illustrated Text Plus the Official Fantasticks Scrapbook and History of the Musical (90 Edition)
by Schmidt Jones
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The Fantasticks tells an age-old tale. Its ingredients are simple: a boy, a girl, two fathers, and a wall. Its scenery, a tattered cardboard moon, hovers over an empty wooden platform. With these bare essentials, Jones and Schmdt launched a theatrical... (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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Learn to Read Music
Learn to Read Music
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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Music of Africa (74 Edition)
Music of Africa (74 Edition)
by Joseph H. Nketia
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The study of African music is a study at once of unity and diversity. The range of indigenous musical resources and practices found on this vast continent is as wide and varies as its topography. In this informative and highly readable book, Professor... (read more)

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Opera for Dummies
Opera for Dummies
by David Pogue
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“Pogue is a wonderful teacher… He can teach anybody.” — Gay Talese, bestselling author of Honor Thy Father “Scott Speck is a great communicator of classical music…. Concert audiences and readers alike can’t help... (read more)

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Our Band Could Be Your Life : Scenes From the American Indie Underground 1981-1991 (01 Edition)
Our Band Could Be Your Life : Scenes From the American Indie Underground 1981-1991 (01 Edition)
by Michael Azerrad
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This is the story of post-punk indie rock in America and the bands whose do-it-yourself ethic paved the way for the grunge phenomenon of the 1990s. Without major label support, these bands depended on resourcefulness and creativity to survive.... (read more)

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Opera's Second Death (01 Edition)
Opera's Second Death (01 Edition)
by Zizek
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Opera's Second Death is a passionate exploration of opera - the genre, its masterpieces, and the nature of death. Using a dazzling array of tools, Slavoj Zizek and coauthor Mladen Dolar explore the strange compulsions that overpower characters in Mozart... (read more)

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Music Listening Today and 2 CDS (Advantage Edition) (3RD 09 - Old Edition)
Music Listening Today and 2 CDS (Advantage Edition) (3RD 09 - Old Edition)
by Charles Hoffer
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This money-saving CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS COMPACT EDITION of MUSIC LISTENING TODAY and its accompanying CDs will help you enjoy all types of music--taking you beyond superficial listening while developing your knowledge of musical styles, forms, and... (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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World Music (2ND 12 Edition)
World Music (2ND 12 Edition)
by Michael Bakan
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From jeliya to cha cha cha, Shandong to sean nos, and the Beatles and beleganjur to Bollywood and belly dance, the second edition of World Music: Traditions and Transformations takes students on an exciting global journey of musical and cultural... (read more)

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Swingin' Dream : Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture (98 Edition)
Swingin' Dream : Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture (98 Edition)
by Lewis A. Erenberg
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During the 1930s, swing bands combined jazz and popular music to create large-scale dreams for the Depression generation, capturing the imagination of America's young people, music critics, and the music business. Swingin' the Dream explores that world... (read more)

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American Musical and Formation of National Identity (05 Edition)
American Musical and Formation of National Identity (05 Edition)
by Raymond Knapp
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"A stunningly original, breakthrough book whose contribution to musical scholarship will be substantial and exceptionally valuable. This book moves in directions I had never considered, forcing me to think about musicals in a truly fresh way. The author... (read more)

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Jazz
Jazz
by Paul O Tanner
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The eleventh edition of this trusted text takes students on an extraordinary musical journey through the changing styles and the fascinating history of jazz. With a strong emphasis on listening and an outstanding photo program, Jazz offers an insider's... (read more)

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American Musical and the Performance of Personal Identity (06 Edition)
American Musical and the Performance of Personal Identity (06 Edition)
by R. Knapp
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The American musical has long provided an important vehicle through which writers, performers, and audiences reimagine who they are and how they might best interact with the world around them. Musicals are especially good at this because they provide not... (read more)

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Music, Language, and the Brain
Music, Language, and the Brain
by Aniruddh D Patel
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In the first comprehensive study of the relationship between music and language from the standpoint of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel challenges the widespread belief that music and language are processed independently. Since Plato's time, the... (read more)

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