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  • My Christmas Number One

    The perfect uplifting festive romance

    by Leonie Mack

    'Just trust me when I say that My Christmas Number One will be unlike any other Christmas read you have picked up.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐There’s nothing quite like a Christmas love story, to get you in the mood for celebrating… Cara doesn’t do sexy and she only does ‘Happy Christmas’ under duress. She is, after all, a serious musician, and her stubborn streak is born from her struggle to recover from a serious ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Universal Tone

    by Carlos Santana and 2 more

    The intimate and long-awaited memoir of guitar legend Carlos Santana.In 1967 at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium, a young guitarist played a blistering solo that announced a prodigious talent. Two years later he played a historic set at Woodstock, and the world came to know Carlos Santana by name.THE UNIVERSAL TONE is a tale of musical self-determination and self-discovery. It traces his ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Latin Bass Book

    by SHER Music and 2 more

    The only comprehensive book ever published on how to play bass in authentic Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Caribbean and various South American styles. Over 250 pages of exact transcriptions of every note Oscar plays on the 3 accompanying CDs. Endorsed by Down Beat magazine, Latin Beat magazine, Benny Rietveld, etc. The audio portion of this book is available for free download at http://www.shermusic.com ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • The Salsa Guidebook

    by Rebeca Mauleon and 1 more

    The only complete method book on Salsa ever published. Numerous musical examples of how different Afro-Cuban styles are created, what each instrument does, text explaining the history and structure of the music, etc. "This will be the Salsa Bible for years to come." Sonny Bravo, Tito-Puente's pianist. ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Gilberto Gil's Refazenda

    by Marc A. Hertzman

    series 33 1/3 Brazil
    Refazenda connects a remarkable album by one of the 20th and 21st centuries' great musicians to a dazzling, often unexpected, array of people and places spread across the globe from Brazil to England to Chile to Japan. Critics and fans often project (or impose) desires and interpretations onto Gil that don't seem to fit. This book explores why familiar political and musical categories so often ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • Guitar Solos on the Historic Music of Cuba

    37 Solos on 19th Century Cuban Dance Compositions

    by Elias Barreiro

    This great collection of 19th century music is a recognition of Cuban composers who along with Manuel Saumell and Ignacio Cervantes produced a rich legacy of music in both popular and classical genres. Written in standard notation. ... Read more

    $23.02 AUD

  • Contemporary Carioca

    Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene

    by Frederick Moehn

    Brazilian popular music is widely celebrated for its inventive amalgams of styles and sounds. Cariocas, native residents of Rio de Janeiro, think of their city as particularly conducive to musical mixture, given its history as a hub of Brazilian media and culture. In Contemporary Carioca, the ethnomusicologist Frederick Moehn introduces a generation of Rio-based musicians who collaboratively have ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD

  • Music of Latin America for Acoustic Guitar

    by Elias Barreiro

    This superb collection features 31 solo guitar settings of a colorful spectrum of music from Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, the Dominican Republic, and Uruguay. The music is derived largely from 19th and 20th century piano literature. While many anonymously composed selections are included here, most of these tunes were ... Read more

    $30.70 AUD

  • The Brazilian Guitar Book

    by SHER Music and 1 more

    A complete guide to playing guitar accompaniment and chord melodies in various Brazilian styles -- Samba, Bossa Nova, Frevo, etc. * Comes with a CD of Nelson demonstrating each exercise, plus a tune in each style * Many variations of basic comping patterns written out, each with complete chord voicings. * Also includes short transcriptions of guitar parts as recorded by Toninho Horta, Joao Bosco, ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Music of Jorge Morel

    by Jorge Morel

    These compositions, like most of my music, are of Latin American roots, rhythms and melodies. However, the harmonies always have a jazz influence without losing that Latin flavor. Four of the five pieces in this book are dedications, except Lullaby of Love. I would say I wrote it for myself, and it is the only piece recorded by me on my CD Latin Dialog, released by Luthier Music. My hope with this ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Cantos de Espana - Songs of Spain

    The Music of Isaac Albeniz for Two Guitars

    by Michael Newman and 1 more

    Arranged and transcribed for guitar duet by Michael Oltman and Laura Newman, here are 15 pieces by virtuoso pianist and composer Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909). Includes the complete selections from Albeniz suites, Cantos de Espana and Suite Espanola in their original form and keys retaining the essence of the piano scores. The book includes the score, first guitar part and second guitar part. ... Read more

    $27.63 AUD

  • Music Scenes and Migrations

    Space and Transnationalism in Brazil, Portugal and the Atlantic

    by David Treece

    ‘Music Scenes and Migrations’ brings together new work from Brazilian and European scholars around the themes of musical place and transnationalism across the Atlantic triangle connecting Brazil, Africa and Europe. Moving beyond now-contested models for conceptualizing international musical relations and hierarchies of powers and influence, such as global/local or centre/periphery, the volume ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Rites, Rights and Rhythms

    A Genealogy of Musical Meaning in Colombia's Black Pacific

    by Michael Birenbaum Quintero

    series Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music
    Colombia has the largest black population in the Spanish-speaking world, but Afro-Colombians have long remained at the nation's margins. Their recent irruption into the political, social, and cultural spheres is tied to appeals to cultural difference, dramatized by the traditional music of Colombia's majority-black Southern Pacific region, often called currulao. Yet that music remains largely ... Read more

    $30.46 AUD

  • Guitarra Solista - 8 Concert Flamenco Compositions in Music Notation

    for Classical Performers

    by Juan Martin

    These Juan Martín compositions are for flamenco, classical and any type of guitar players at intermediate and more advanced stages who already have experience of the instrument and techniques like arpeggios, tremolo and correct left-hand fingering, but wish to extend their knowledge of thumb techniques like alzapua, the many forms of rasgueo and flamenco rhythms such as rumba, vituosic guajiras ... Read more

    $30.70 AUD

  • Contradanzas Habaneras for Guitar and Flute

    by Manuel Saumell

    Select "Contradanzas Habaneras" by 19th century Cuban composer Manuel Saumell (1817-1870). Saumell is known as the "Father of nationalism in Cuban music." In more than 50 Contradanzas Habaneras, Saumell never repeated himself, for within those 8 or 16-bar phrases, he was capable of astounding rhythmic and melodic invention. This group of contradanzas were originally written for the piano and ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • Tracing Tangueros

    Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

    by Kacey Link and 1 more

    series Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music
    Tracing Tangueros offers an inside view of Argentine tango music in the context of the growth and development of the art form's instrumental and stylistic innovations. Rather than perpetuating the glamorous worldwide conceptions that often only reflect the tango that left Argentina nearly 100 years ago, authors Kacey Link and Kristin Wendland trace tango's historical and stylistic musical ... Read more

    $56.75 AUD

  • Tumbaos Piano Merengue

    10 Ejercicios Preparatorios

    by Rafael Emilio Rodriguez

    10 Ejercicios preparatorios para merengue en el piano. ... Read more

    $10.74 AUD

  • Latinas for Two

    by Alfonso Montes

    Some of the best-known Latin American rhythms are included in this collection which is carefully graded for intermediate level performance. The most natural way of making music is having the accompaniment independent from the melody, so both parts can be played with full expression and attention to nuances. Also, in Latin American music the second guitar plays some very attractive but sometimes ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Latin Guitar Handbook

    by Dr. Chris Mello

    The most complete and comprehensive handbook outlining the role of the guitar in the music of Cuba, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, and other South American countries in print. A complete survey and guide for any guitarist interested in performing different styles of Latin music. Each chapter examines the styles common to the music of a featured country. Includes a thorough exploration of the history, ... Read more

    $23.02 AUD

  • Spanish Music for Two Guitars

    by Kacha Metreveli

    Experience the magic of Spanish guitar music with new compositions from author Kacha Metreveli. The material is written for two guitars andencompasses styles such as Malaguena, Festiva, Habanera, Capricho and more. Eleven duets of intermediate to advanced difficulty are presented, including the following compositions:Dos Guitarras Espanolas (Festiva)RecuerdosAlma Espanola (Capricho)Jota ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • Cortijo's Wake / El entierro de Cortijo

    by Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá and 1 more

    A bilingual edition of a renowned work of Puerto Rican literature, Cortijo’s Wake/El entierro de Cortijo is novelist Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá’s vivid description of the funeral of legendary Puerto Rican musician Rafael Cortijo. El entierro de Cortijo became an immediate bestseller following its original publication in Puerto Rico in 1983. An unparalleled Afro-Puerto Rican percussionist and ... Read more

    $29.47 AUD

  • Tangos & Milongas for Solo Guitar, Volume 2

    by Jorge Morel

    Masterful Argentine arranger/composer/guitarist Jorge Morel presents three more solos and a duet arrangement in the tango and milonga forms for which he is famous. The three solo selections "Boedo", "Sur", and "Los mareados" and the duet -"Correlera" are presented in both standard notation and tab. ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Tumbaos de merengue para piano

    by Rafael Emilio Rodriguez

    Este Libro es con la intención de ayudar a las personas que quieren aprender a tocar merengue en el piano de manera fácil y profesional, teniendo en cuenta que el ritmo merengue se puede tocar de oídos, solo con los acordes, inversiones y cadencias.  ... Read more

    $24.56 AUD

  • Cuban Dances for Guitar and Flute

    by Ignacio Cervantes and 1 more

    Select "Cuban Dances" by 19th century Cuban composer Ignacio Cervantes (1847-1905). Although Cervantes respected the binary form established by his predecessor Manuel Saumell, it was the romanticism of Cervantes' dances which distinguished the final evolutionary phase of the "contradanza". They were conceived by Cervantes as "a page in the album of the Romantic Century". This group of Cuban Dances ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD