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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 159.95
Offers for the first time a systematic survey of the entire spectrum of contrapuntal-harmonic configurations that enable the prolongation of seventh chords, arranged logically by seventh-chord type and voice-leading procedure. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 5.99
The bestselling music guide - now updated and with a FREE DVD! Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool. Guitar... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 4.99
Are you a Michael Bublé fan? Have you followed the Canadian crooners rise to fame from the release of his massively successful first album through to global stardom? Are you an expert on the man and his music? If you think you know all about Michael, or would like to find out more, The Michael Bublé Quiz Book is for you.Do you know... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 48.99
At the height of the Enlightenment, four conservatories in Naples stood at the center of European composition. Maestros taught their students to compose with unprecedented swiftness and elegance using the partimento, an instructional tool derived from the basso continuo that encouraged improvisation as the path to musical fluency. Although the practice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition is a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in music analysis. It outlines a process of analyzing works in the Classical tradition by uncovering the construction of a piece of music?the formal, harmonic, rhythmic, and voice-leading organizations?as well... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
Advanced Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form is a textbook for students with some background in Schenkerian theory. It begins with an overview of Schenker's theories, then progresses systematically from the phrase and their various combinations to longer and more complex works. Unlike other texts on this subject,... more...
- JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99
In 1930, George Gershwin composed the score to his extravagant Broadway musical Girl Crazy. The show's hit song was immediately identified as the catchy "I Got Rhythm", which the singer Ethel Merman delivered with extraordinary impact. The claim inherent in the song's title is certainly one that Gershwin and Ms Merman could justifiably... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 17.99
For readers who are unsure of the difference between an alto and a contralto, wonder exactly when to applaud at a concert, or aren't even sure what music they should be listening to in the first place, this is the perfect guide All too often, potential classical music listeners are put off due to its perceived elitism. This book gleefully dispels... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95
Prolongation of seventh chords is an intriguing phenomenon that theoretically ought not to exist. Schenkerian theory is based on the premise that prolongations apply to consonances alone, and the violation of this principle has far-reaching consequences. Yet, dissonances in general and seventh chords in particular are occasionally prolonged in traditional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
Revisiting Music Theory: A Guide to the Practice contains the basics of music theory with the vocabulary used in harmonic and formal analysis. The book assumes few music reading skills, and progresses to include the basic materials of music from J. S. Bach to the twentieth century. Based on Blatter?s own three decades of teaching music theory, this... more...