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  • Audio Production Principles

    Practical Studio Applications

    With this all-in-one manual, students and teachers have an easy-to-read reference that provides a reliable and current rundown of the world of sound production, from planning a recording session to mastering the final product. Organized by four main topics - pre-production, recording various instruments, mixing theories and tools, and mastering - Audio Production Principles follows the actual flow ... Read more

    $26.59 USD

  • A Modern Approach to Classical Guitar (Music Instruction)

    Book 1 - Book Only

    (Guitar). A Modern Approach to Classical Guitar is designed for anyone just learning to play guitar. Written by one of the premier classical guitarists of our time and based on years of teaching students of all ages, this revised edition includes many new pieces and an in-depth introduction to two-part music (thumb-and-fingers technique) the heart of the classical style! Book 1 includes: rest ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Guitar for Students

    A Method for the Classroom and Private Student

    series USC
    This beginning guitar book, for use with private students or in a classroom setting, is divided into 15 lessons. Beginning at the complete novice level, the lessons guide players thru learning chords, scales and more advanced techniques. The appendix of the book offers scale, chord, and fretboard diagrams. This text is currently used in the beginning guitar classes at USC. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Learn Blues Accordion

    A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering the Blues

    Learn Blues Accordion is a unique method book that includes 34 blues compositions and numerous exercises that will help you master the blues. The exercises increase in difficulty and introduce concepts and techniques that specifically target both hands. Explore blues scales, chord progressions and learn common blues techniques such as grace notes, slides, pedal points, double stops and tremolos. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Including Everyone

    Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

    Many practical books for music educators who work with special needs students focus on students' disabilities, rather than on the inclusive classroom more generally. In Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, veteran teacher and pedagogue Judith Jellison offers a new approach that identifies broader principles of inclusive music instruction writ large. As she ... Read more

    $33.29 USD

  • Mars the Bringer of War Easy Piano Sheet Music with Colored Notes

    by Gustav Holst ...
    From Holst's famous "Planets Suite" for Easy PianoA SilverTonalities Arrangement!With Colored Notation to enable Beginner Pianists to read Music quickly and accurately! ... Read more

    $4.00 USD

  • From Violin to Viola (Music Instruction)

    A Transitional Method

    (String Method). This one-of-a-kind text is a must for students who are making the switch from violin to viola. Whistler makes introductory remarks on the notable differences in bowing, fingering, resonance, intonation and position study, followed by exercises specialized for development of each of these areas. The remainder of the book is a progressive course of study for viola that is ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • The Secret Life of Chords

    A guide to chord progressions and composition

    by Peter Lloyd ...
    This book presents a complete methodology for learning how chord progressions work and how to apply these principles to your own creative endeavours.Any chord progression can be seen as a combination of tonic, dominant and subdominant chords.We employ 12 frequently used combinations which we call the core progressions. The first chapter demonstrates the core progressions in their simplest form ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Double Bass Drumming Explained

    A Comprehensive Reference on the Art and Science of Double Bass

    series Double Bass Drumming Explained
    Double Bass Drumming Explained is the definitive guide for how to play bass drum with both feet. This is not just another method book stuffed with endless beats and fills. Rather than simply listing exercises in musical notation, this book actually explains, in detail, how double bass works at the most basic level including: pedal setup, drum kit arrangement, single stroke techniques, double ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Decomposition

    A Music Manifesto

    by Andrew Durkin ...
    Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and cultural experience: how it is composed, how it is idiosyncratically perceived by critics and reviewers, and why we listen to it the way we do.Andrew Durkin, best known as the leader of the West Coast–based Industrial Jazz Group, is ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Why I'm Like This

    True Stories

    Cynthia Kaplan takes us on a hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking journey through her unique, uncensored world—her bungled romantic encounters and unsung theatrical experiences; her gadget-obsessed father, her pill-popping therapist, and her eccentric grandmothers; her fearless husband, whom she engages in an ongoing battle over which of them is the most popular person in their apartment; and, of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • First 50 Disney Songs You Should Play on the Piano

    (Easy Piano Songbook). 50 simply arranged, must-know Disney favorites in easy piano notation are included: Beauty and the Beast * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Do You Want to Build a Snowman? * Evermore * Friend like Me * Go the Distance * Heigh-Ho * How Far I'll Go * I See the Light * Kiss the Girl * Lava * Mickey Mouse March * Remember Me (Ernesto de la Cruz) * A Spoonful of Sugar * When You ... Read more

    $16.59 USD

  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical Vocal Selections

    (Vocal Selections). Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film comes to life in the Broadway musical, Moulin Rouge. Our matching folio includes the songs: Backstage Romance * Chandelier * Come What May * Crazy Rolling * Elephant Love Medley * Firework * Nature Boy * Only Girl in a Material World * Shut Up and Raise Your Glass * The Sparkling Diamond * Sympathy for the Duke * El Tango de Roxanne * Your Song ... Read more

    $16.59 USD

  • Estudio del piano: aspectos metodológicos

    Este texto guía está dirigido a estudiantes, profesores y profesionales del piano en Colombia, y tiene como propósito contribuir a la formación de sólidos pianistas de concierto y con un alto nivel de excelencia. Con base en su amplia experiencia, la autora divide el texto en tres capítulos en los que esboza la parte histórica del arte pianístico, expone aspectos fundamentales acerca de la técnica ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • How to Learn the Alexander Technique

    This book is the primary reference for anyone interested in learning the Alexander Technique, written by perhaps the leading authority on the subject in the United States. ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • Strings of Memories

    by Jim LaDiana ...
    During the 1930s and ‘40s, the Big Band Era and national radio broadcasts found the guitar slowly emerging from its status as a rhythm instrument to a viable, natural melodic voice. A minute number of guitarists would later capture the infectious sound of the guitar in the recording studios, releasing lasting audio impressions of the instrument, on a grand scale, onto the masses via records, early ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Piano Shop on the Left Bank

    Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier

    by Thad Carhart ...
    A warm and intuitive portrait of the secret Paris—one closed to all but a knowing few—The Piano Shop on the Left Bank is the perfect book for music lovers, or for anyone who longs to recapture a lost passion.Thad Carhart never realized there was a gap in his life until he happened upon Desforges Pianos, a demure little shopfront in his Pairs neighborhood that seemed to want to hide rather than ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Chances and Choices

    Exploring the Impact of Music Education

    In Chances and Choices, Stephanie Pittssurveys the aims and impact of formative musical experiences, evaluating the extent to which music education of various kinds provides a foundation for lifelong involvement and interest in music. Pitts draws upon rich qualitative data from her own extensive original study of over 100 adults with an active interest in music in the UK and Italy to address ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • Frederick Noad: Solo Guitar Playing Book 1

    Express yourself through the beautiful voice of the solo Guitar.Solo Guitar Playing can teach even the person with no previous musical training how to progress from simple single-line melodies to mastery of the guitar as a solo instrument. Fully illustrated with diagrams, photographs, and over 200 musical exercises and repertoire selections, this book offers thorough instruction in every phase of ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Songwriting Strategies

    A 360-Degree Approach

    by Mark Simos ...
    (Berklee Guide). Write songs starting from any direction: melody, lyric, harmony, rhythm, or idea. This book will help you expand your range and flexibility as a songwriter. Discussions, hands-on exercises, and notated examples will help you hone your craft. This creatively liberating approach supports the overall integrity of emotion and meaning in your songs. It will help you become more ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • How to Play Ukulele

    A Complete Guide for Beginners

    by Dan Scanlan ...
    series How to Play
    Learn to play the ukulele with this beginner’s guide that features information about basic techniques, tools, and music knowledge.What do George Clooney, Zooey Deschanel, Ryan Gosling, and James Franco all have in common? Answer: they all play the ukulele and now, with this easy step-by-step guide, you can too! With just this book and your ukulele in hand, you’ll learn basic music skills, how to ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • First 50 Songs You Should Play on the Trombone

    (Instrumental Folio). If you've been playing trombone for a little while, you are probably eager to learn some familiar songs. This book includes a wide variety of favorite songs, from pop hits and movie themes to classical melodies and folk songs, many of which originally featured trombone! Songs include: Evermore * Goodbye * Hello * Hello, Dolly! * I'm Getting Sentimental over You * Marie * ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • A Fine Romance

    Jewish Songwriters, American Songs

    by David Lehman ...
    series Jewish Encounters Series
    In A Fine Romance, David Lehman looks at the formation of the American songbook—the timeless numbers that became jazz standards, iconic love songs, and sound tracks to famous movies—and explores the extraordinary fact that this songbook was written almost exclusively by Jews.An acclaimed poet, editor, and cultural critic, David Lehman hears America singing—with a Yiddish accent. He guides us ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Les Plus Grandes Chansons de Disney - 31 Chansons Classiques (Songbook)

    French Language Edition

    (Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). 31 Disney classics translated to French lyrics with arrangements for piano and voice with guitar chords. Songs include: The Ballad of Davy Crockett * Beauty and the Beast * Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song) * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Circle of Life * Colors of the Wind * Hakuna Matata * Part of Your World * Under the Sea * A Whole New World * Winnie the ... Read more

    $12.39 USD