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- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 72.00
This is an English translation of Tutor for Playing the Flute (1791) by Johann George Tromlitz. The most explicit of the eighteenth-century tutors for flute-playing, it now serves as a record of instrumental practice as well as a useful guide to the performance of German classical music. The Tutor covers all aspects of flute playing, including intonation,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 58.00
Develops a model of chromatic chord relations in nineteenth-century music. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 87.99
An accessible exploration of an important and understudied music theory topic, Swain's book examines the dimensional technique of analyzing harmonic rhythm. Simply defined, harmonic rhythm is the relationship between changes in harmony and perceived changes in rhythm. This phenomenon plays a large role in shaping the texture and style of much of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 22.99
In the last forty years, many elite performers in the arts have gleaned valuable lessons and techniques from research and advances in sport science, psychomotor research, learning theory, and psychology. Numerous "peak performance" books have made these tools and insights available to athletes.Now, professor and performer Frank Gabriel Campos has translated... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.99
An excellent primer for those with little or no experience playing the flute Always wanted to play the flute? Are you a former flautist who wants to refresh your skills? Flute For Dummies is the guide for you. Following along with the book's accompanying CD, you will learn the nuances of playing the flute as an accompanying instrument or for playing... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 45.99
It takes considerable patience, hard work, and perseverance to achieve mastery on a musical instrument. More Clarinet Secrets: 100 Quick Tips for the Advanced Clarinetist contains a wealth of information designed to turn clarinetists into informed musicians, offering them the tools to compete in the music world. Topics discussed include technique,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 26.99
Wind Talk: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching Woodwind Instruments is a user-friendly source of pedagogical information specific to woodwind instruments. It is designed to facilitate understanding of terminology, topics, and concepts frequently encountered by instrumental music teachers and provides teachers with a quick and easy-to-use... more...
- University of California Press 1998; US$ 36.95
This indispensable manual for present-day players of the one-keyed flute is the first complete method written in modern times. Janice Dockendorff Boland has compiled a manual that can serve as a self-guiding tutor or as a text for a student working with a teacher. Referencing important eighteenth-century sources while also incorporating modern experience,... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2012; US$ 19.99
Want to turn your mobile device into a musical instrument? Or equip your game with interactive audio, rather than canned samples? You can do it with Pure Data (Pd), an open source visual programming environment that lets you manipulate digital audio in real time. This concise book shows you how to use Pd?with help from the libpd library?as an easily... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 54.99
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. In The Art of Partimento, performer and historian Giorgio Sanguinetti provides students and scholars of composition and music theory... more...