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Composition. Elements and techniques of music

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  • Composing for Japanese Instrumentsby Minoru Miki; Marty Regan; Philip Flavin

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 80.00

    A practical but scholarly guide to Japanese instruments by one of the country's leading composers. more...

  • Statistics in Musicologyby Jan Beran

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 139.95

    Traditionally, statistics and music are not generally associated with each other. However, ...intelligent... music software, computer digitization, and other advanced techniques and technologies have precipitated the need for standard statistical models to answer basic musicological questions. Statistics In Musicology presents an unprecedented introduction... more...

  • Ukulele For Dummiesby Alistair Wood

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    The fast and easy way to learn how to play the ukulele With the help of Ukulele For Dummies , learning to play this popular string instrument at a basic level has never been easier. Now in a fully updated second edition, this hands-on, friendly guide provides everything you need to know to pick up a uke and get playing?fast. From purchasing a ukulele... more...

  • Bluegrass Banjo For Dummiesby Bill Evans

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Start picking the five-string banjo like a pro with this definitive guide to bluegrass banjo! Whether you?re an absolute beginner or an experienced player, Bluegrass Banjo For Dummies gets you started off the right way and is your road map for mastering today?s most popular traditional and contemporary banjo picking styles. Online audio and video... more...

  • Classical Music For Dummiesby David Pogue; Scott Speck

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner's guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you... more...

  • Composers' Intentions?by Andrew Parrott

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 34.95

    Essays on musical performance practice by an acknowledged expert in the field. more...

  • Modern Etudes and Studies for the Total Percussionistby Chris Colaneri

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 16.99

    In Modern Etudes and Studies for the Total Percussionist, band director and percussionist Chris Colaneri lays out a comprehensive system of total percussion education. The lessons are gleaned from interviews, research, and the nearly two decades he has spent directing middle school band and percussion ensembles. This expanded second edition meets needs... more...

  • Music and Musical Thought in Early Indiaby Lewis Rowell

    University of Chicago Press 1992; US$ 30.00

    Offering a broad perspective of the philosophy, theory, and aesthetics of early Indian music and musical ideology, this study makes a unique contribution to our knowledge of the ancient foundations of India's musical culture. Lewis Rowell reconstructs the tunings, scales, modes, rhythms, gestures, formal patterns, and genres of Indian music from Vedic... more...

  • The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpointby Evan Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpoint is a comprehensive textbook that combines practical, "how-to" guidance in 18th-century techniques with extensive historical examination of contrapuntal works and genres. Beginning with an introductory grounding in species counterpoint, tonal harmony, and figured bass, students progress through the... more...

  • Songwriting Successby Michael Lydon

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 28.95

    Breaking down the craft of melody and lyric writing into easily digested lessons that anyone can follow, Michael Lydon shows the beginning songwriter how to integrate the craft's many skills into a seamless artistic and commercial whole. more...