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  • The 10 Rules of Rock and Roll

    Collected Music Writings 2005-09

    by Robert Forster

    Sometimes I play a game in my head: name the five best American rock bands of the ’60s. My list goes: The Velvet Underground, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, The Doors, and then I stall on the fifth. Creedence? The Band – although they’re mostly Canadian. Simon and Garfunkel? Jefferson Airplane? The Lovin’ Spoonful? But I plump for The Monkees.In The 10 Rules of Rock and Roll, Robert Forster takes ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Learn How to Play Piano Keyboard for Absolute Beginners

    A Self Tuition Book for Adults and Teenagers!

    by Martin Woodward

    Learn to Play Piano / Keyboard for Absolute Beginners - A Self Tuition Book for Adults and Teenagers!New Unique Book for 2015 - 180 A4 pages of Quality (Printable) InformationAs the name suggests, this book has been written for the absolute beginner and assumes no prior musical knowledge - just the desire to do it!You will not be disappointed with this superb new book which is probably the easiest ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • 7 Easy Steps To Read Music - A Handbook for Piano, Guitar, Ukulele Players

    Learn How To Read Music, #1

    by Rosa Suen

    series Learn How To Read Music #1
    How To Read Music - 7 Easy Steps to Read Music For Beginners & 101 Musical Terms Dictionary with 4 Musical Charts. Exercises & Tests will help you advance in your music sight reading skill.Have you ever wanted to quickly learn how to read music? Today you will begin to see How Easily it is to Read Music. You need to know where the focus is!I have also included some exercises and tests for you to ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD

  • Basic Music Theory

    by Joe Procopio

    The author of this text has always believed that the richest person in the world is poor without music. As a teacher, Joe Procopio has spent a lifetime successfully enhancing and enriching the lives of all he has taught. Basic Music Theory is an easy to read book about music. It is the first step to take for anyone who is not trained in music but wants to become a musician. With this book you need ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Ka-Ching Guitar and Music Theory Basics

    by Paul D.E. Mitchell

    When I began learning I could not find a single book like this that began with absolute basics and went on to explain chords and music theory behind it in a clear and concise manner. I had no access to a piano – just a beat-up Epiphone and a tuning fork so I decided to construct this book around playing and listening exercises on the guitar adding chord shapes only when needed to progress the ... Read more

    $3.95 AUD

  • How to play the E pentatonic minor scale: Secrets of the Guitar

    by Herman Brock Jr

    Learn how to play the E pentatonic minor scale.Learn all the scale patterns on different positions on the neck, and how to switch positions fast.Master the scales on your guitar and find the chords that go with a particular neck position.Learn to use the whole neck of the guitar fast and easy! ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • Music Theory - Basic Chords - Chord Tones 1, 3, b3, 5, b7

    Learn Piano With Rosa

    by Rosa Suen

    series Learn Piano With Rosa
    This music theory book "Music Theory Basic Chords" lays a firm foundation for all piano, guitar and ukulele players who want to learn basic chords.Once you understand basic chords and how they are structured, you will be able to build extended chords with color tones.This Music Theory book is suitable for beginners or anyone who wants to have a thorough understanding of basic chords in music. By ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD

  • The Music Instinct

    How Music Works and Why We Can't Do Without It

    by Philip Ball

    Why have all human cultures - today and throughout history - made music? Why does music excite such rich emotion? How do we make sense of musical sound?These are questions that have, until recently, remained mysterious. Now The Music Instinct explores how the latest research in music psychology and brain science is piecing together the puzzle of how our minds understand and respond to music. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Master The Guitar Fretboard: Learn To Play The Guitar Again the REAL Way - Lead Guitar Lessons For Beginners And Intermediate Players Stuck In A Rut

    by Joe Dochtermann

    "Master The Guitar Fretboard: Master The Guitar Fretboard: Learn To Play The Guitar Again the REAL Way" is more than the typical lead guitar method that usually teaches the CAGED method and a few basic hand positions. Now it it's 2nd edition, this comprehensive ebook for aspiring lead guitarists gives you a variety of perspectives on learning your way around the guitar neck. You will learn to hear ... Read more

    $11.34 AUD

  • Music Theory - Ukulele Chord Theory - Circle of Fifths

    Learn Piano With Rosa

    by Rosa Suen

    series Learn Piano With Rosa
    The Circle of 5ths is a fascinating music tool that incorporates many elements of music theory into a visual format. Just as a color wheel shows how colors blend together in harmony, the Circle of 5ths shows how the 12 unique tones work harmoniously in music.In this Music Theory book - Circle of 5ths, I show you 17 aspects of how to understand the Circle of 5ths and their applications to ukulele ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD

  • The Song Remains the Same

    800 Years of Love Songs, Laments and Lullabies

    by Andrew Ford and 1 more

    An illuminating history of the song for every kind of music loverOften today, the word ‘song’ is used to describe all music. A free-jazz improvisation, a Hindustani raga, a movement from a Beethoven symphony: apparently, they’re all songs.But they’re not. From Sia to Springsteen, Archie Roach to Amy Winehouse, a song is a specific musical form. It’s not so much that they all have verses and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Sound of Pictures

    Listening to the Movies, from Hitchcock to High Fidelity

    by Andrew Ford

    The Sound of Pictures is an illuminating journey through the soundtracks of more than 400 films. How do filmmakers play with sound? And how does that affect the way we watch their movies? Whether pop or classical, sweeping or sparse, music plays a crucial role in our cinematic experience. Other sounds can be even more evocative: the sounds of nature, of cities and of voices.In The Sound of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Edly's Music Theory for Practical People Level 1

    by Ed Roseman

    series Edly's Music Theory for Practical People #1
    Music theory need not be dreary! This eBook is the first in a two-part e-series of this well-loved book. Its clear and friendly writing and wry humor, coupled with fun illustrations throughout, makes the topic that music students think of as dry and boring, into something approachable, attainable, and yes, even enjoyable. For players of all instruments and singers, and—something that sets it ... Read more

    $9.61 AUD

  • Progressive Guitar Method - Book 2

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Audio Available)

    by LearnToPlayMusic.com and 2 more

    series Progressive Guitar Method #2
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy guitar lessons for beginners.***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.***"A Well Rounded Method Book. I'm a guitar teacher who has been using this series of books for years. They're user friendly, kids and adults love them, and they teach all the essentials needed ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Story of Music

    by Howard Goodall

    *** Accompanies BBC2's major new TV series and The Story of Music in 50 Pieces on Radio 3 ***In his dynamic tour through 40,000 years of music, from prehistoric instruments to modern-day pop, Howard Goodall leads us through the story of music as it happened, idea by idea, so that each musical innovation - harmony, notation, sung theatre, the orchestra, dance music, recording, broadcasting - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Musician's Way

    A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness

    by Gerald Klickstein

    In The Musician's Way, veteran performer and educator Gerald Klickstein combines the latest research with his 30 years of professional experience to provide aspiring musicians with a roadmap to artistic excellence. Part I, Artful Practice, describes strategies to interpret and memorize compositions, fuel motivation, collaborate, and more. Part II, Fearless Performance, lifts the lid on the hidden ... Read more

    $29.25 AUD

  • How Music Works

    A listener's guide to harmony, keys, broken chords, perfect pitch and the secrets of a good tune

    by John Powell

    ·What is the difference between a musical note and any other sort of sound?·What is harmony, and why does it sound good?·Why is it easy to tell the difference between a flute and a clarinet even if they are playing exactly the same note?·Why do ten violins sound only twice as loud as one?·What is perfect pitch, and do I have it?Discover the answers to these and many other questions in John Powell ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Progressive Guitar Method - Book 1

    Teach Yourself How to Play Guitar (Free Video Available)

    by LearnToPlayMusic.com and 2 more

    series Progressive Guitar Method #1
    Teach yourself how to play guitar with our easy guitar lessons for beginners.***Comes with online access to free guitar videos and audio demonstrating all examples. See and hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along with the backing band. Also includes music score animation for easy music learning.***"Great, and a fun way to learn. Very good well written easy to follow book […] this ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • How to play the Aeolian or natural minor scale in A: Secrets of the Guitar

    by Herman Brock Jr

    Learn how to play the Aeolian or natural minor scale in A.Learn all the scale patterns on different positions on the guitar neck, and how to switch positions fast.- Natural minor scale in A explained- Different positions on the neck- Guitar neck explained- I - IV - V explained- Practice exercisesAvailable in this series:How to read guitar tabs and tablatureHow to play the blues scale in E minorHow ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • Music Theory 2 - Extended Chords - Color Chord Tones - 7, b7, 9, 10

    Learn Piano With Rosa

    by Rosa Suen

    series Learn Piano With Rosa
    In Music Theory 2 - Extended Chords, we move on to the chords that are 4-tone chords and 5-tone chords.After we learn the basic triad chords with 3 tones in Music Theory 1, we can build 4 tone chords and extended chords on them to create beautiful sounds with added color tones. This book is for music students in the intermediate to advanced level.Many people are confused regarding the 7th and 9th ... Read more

    $2.69 AUD

  • Music in Our Lives

    Rethinking Musical Ability, Development and Identity

    by Gary E. McPherson and 2 more

    Why do some children take up music, while others dont? Why do some excel, whilst others give up? Why do some children favour classical music, whilst others prefer rock? These are questions that have puzzled music educators, psychologists, and musicologists for many years. Yet, they are incredibly difficult and complex questions to answer. 'Music in our lives' takes an innovative approach to trying ... Read more

    $103.72 AUD

  • Illegal Harmonies

    Music in the Modern Age

    by Andrew Ford

    Listen. What do you hear?We are surrounded by sounds all the time, but we tend not to hear them; our brains are very good at editing what our ears pick up. If we stop for a moment to listen, there they are: the ticking clock, traffic noise, fragments of conversation, a passing plane. These are examples of what the American composer John Cage called “illegal harmony”.In response to the noisiest ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Music Theory - Guitar Chords Theory - Circle of 5ths

    Learn Piano With Rosa

    by Rosa Suen

    series Learn Piano With Rosa
    The Circle of 5ths is a fascinating music tool that incorporates many elements of music theory into a visual format.Just as a color wheel shows how colors blend together in harmony, the Circle of 5ths shows how the 12 unique tones work harmoniously in music.In this book, I show you 17 aspects of how to understand the Circle of 5ths and their applications to playing songs with a guitar.Many people ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD

  • Music Theory - Piano Chords Theory - Circle of 5ths

    Learn Piano With Rosa

    by Rosa Suen

    series Learn Piano With Rosa
    The Music Theory - Piano Chords Theory - Circle of 5ths is a fascinating music tool that incorporates many elements of music theory into a visual format. Just as a color wheel shows how colors blend together in harmony, the Circle of 5ths shows how the 12 unique tones work harmoniously in music.In this Music Theory Book, I show you 15 aspects of how to understand the Circle of 5ths and their ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD