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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 86.95
On the Track offers a comprehensive guide to scoring for film and television. Covering all styles and genres, the authors, both noted film composers, cover everything from the nuts-and-bolts of timing, cuing, and recording through balancing the composer's aesthetic vision with the needs of the film itself. Unlike other books that are aimed at the... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 26.95
Fugue for J. S. Bach was a natural language; he wrote fugues in organ toccatas and voluntaries, in masses and motets, in orchestral and chamber music, and even in his sonatas for violin solo. The more intimate fugues he wrote for keyboard are among the greatest, most influential, and best-loved works in all of Western music. They have long been the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
"The Craft of Modal Counterpoint" is the companion book to Benjamin's "The Craft of Tonal Counterpoint," recently republished in a second edition by Routledge. Modal counterpoint is the style of composition that was employed until the "tonal" revolution pioneered by Bach; it is the basis for most Early Music. Benjamin, a composer and pedagogue, offers... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 44.99
Introducing a new theory of musical form for the analysis of instrumental music of the classical style. The book provides a broad set of principles and a comprehensive methodology for analysing phrases and themes to complete movements. Illustrated with over 250 annotated musical examples by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 33.95
Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles is an introduction to fingerstyle acoustic blues guitar, the style made popular by Robert Johnson, Bill Broonzy, and Mance Lipscomb. Following the success of the popular Acoustic Guitar Styles , Larry Sandberg?s Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles is an instructional book geared towards the intermediate guitar player, not... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2001; US$ 79.95
Focuses on the role of the computer as a generative tool for music composition. Miranda introduces a number of computer music composition techniques ranging from probabilities, formal grammars and fractals, to genetic algorithms, cellular automata and neural computation. Anyone wishing to use the computer as a companion to create music will find this... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Focuses on the application of evolutionary computation and artificial life techniques to music. Written by leading pioneers in the field, this work features chapters on the interplay between Evolutionary Computation and Music. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99
Yes, you can turn those great melodies and smokin’ grooves in your head into stunning digital music! And you don’t have to be a musical genius or a computer geek to do it! Composing Digital Music For Dummies shows you everything you need to know to compose great tunes using the hottest digital tools. This friendly, plain-English guide... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 149.00
Discusses narrative inquiry approaches to research in music education. This book explores the origins of narrative research across a range of fields of inquiry and presents a conception of narrative inquiry as 'resonant work'. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 48.99
For over 150 years the concept of "sonata form" lay at the heart of European instrumental music. Now, in Elements of Sonata Theory, musicologist James Hepokoski and music theorist Warren Darcy rethink its basic principles. Considering not only sonatas but also chamber music, symphonies, overtures, and concertos, their study outlines a new,... more...