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A Practical Approach To Eighteenth-century Counterpoint

Practical work in writing counterpoint! This volume emphasizes developing analytical and writing skills in the contrapuntal technique of the eighteenth century. The orientation is strongly stylistic, dealing mainly with the polyphony of the late Baroque period. Three aspects are stressed throughout: practical work in writing counterpoint, utilizing various textures, devices, and genre of the period; historical background, to establis...

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Off The Record: 25 Years Of Music Street Press

Bringing together the best writings from Australia’s street press, this collection pays homage to the last 25 years of rock ‘n’ roll. Many of the pieces included come from the pages of Time Off, the first free music weekly in Australia, which began in 1979 and is still going strong today. Maintaining a fiercely independent tone, this book is loaded with fresh insights into artists such as Powderfinger, Nick Cave, the Arctic Monkeys, ...

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Kodály Today: A Cognitive Approach To Elementary Music Education, 2 Edition

In this new edition of their groundbreaking Kodaly Today, Micheal Houlahan and Philip Tacka offer an expertly-researched, thorough, and - most importantly - practical approach to transforming curriculum goals into tangible, achievable musical objectives and effective lesson plans. Their model - grounded in the latest research in music perception and cognition - outlines the concrete practices behind constructing effective teaching po...

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The Portraits Of Hector Berlioz: No. 26 (english, German And French Edition)

Following the award of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grant in December 1964 the Editorial Commtitee ordered copies of all the primary source materials needed for the edition in the form of microfilms, photocopies and some original editions. Once a volume had been assigned to an editor, the relevant copies were passed over, together with any relevant additional information, and a copy of the Instructions to Editors. The edited te...

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Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation And Interaction PDF

This fresh look at the neglected rhythm section in jazz ensembles shows that the improvisational interplay among drums, bass, and piano is just as innovative, complex, and spontaneous as the solo. Ingrid Monson juxtaposes musicians' talk and musical examples to ask how musicians go about "saying something" through music in a way that articulates identity, politics, and race. Through interviews with Jaki Byard, Richard Davis, Sir Rola...

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Blues You Can Use – Spanish Edition

(Stylistic Method). A comprehensive source for learning blues guitar, designed to develop both your lead and rhythm playing. Covers all styles of blues, including Texas, Delta, R&B, early rock and roll, gospel, blues/rock and more. Includes 21 complete solos; blues chords, progressions and riffs; turnarounds; moveable scales and soloing techniques; string bending; audio with leads and full band backing; and more!

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Zen Guitar

If you can only play one string - then play it! That is the spirit of this book. it connects the basics of guitar playing to spiritual development. Start with the basics, play what you enjoy, do what you are good at. Such easy advice, yet so difficult to embrace. To really understand the book the reader needs to go through it several times, and really ponder what the author means. All chapters start with a quote from famous guitarist...

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Approaches To Meaning In Music (musical Meaning And Interpretation)

These seven essays consider musical meaning, and problems attendant in any examination of musical meaning, from diverse perspectives. Almén and Pearsall (both Univ. of Texas, Austin) each contribute one piece, and together they supply an introduction. The five other essays are the work of distinguished theorists and musicologists who have already contributed markedly to the discourse concerning musical meaning. Given the participants...

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Contemporary Jazz Piano – The Complete Guide !: Hal Leonard Keyboard Style Series

(Keyboard Instruction). This comprehensive book/CD pack will teach you the basic skills needed to play the variety of styles that comprise contemporary jazz piano. From comping to soloing, you'll learn the theory, tools, and techniques used by the pros. The accompanying CD demonstrates most of the music examples in the book. The full-band tracks feature the rhythm section on the left channel and the piano on the right channel, so you...