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  • The Virtuoso Flute-Playerby Johann George Tromlitz; Ardal Powell; Eileen Hadidian

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    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...

  • Chromatic Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Musicby David Kopp

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 58.00 US$ 47.56

    Develops a model of chromatic chord relations in nineteenth-century music. more...

  • Trumpet Techniqueby Frank Gabriel Campos

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    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...

  • Flute For Dummiesby Karen Evans Moratz

    Wiley 2009; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    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...

  • More Clarinet Secretsby Michele Gingras

    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...

  • Trumpet For Dummiesby Jeffrey Reynolds

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    How to get a good sound, read music, and master a variety of styles-including classical, pop, jazz, and Latin Listening to a trumpet trilla series of high notes during a military march or wail longingly during a blues rendition-is a pleasure second to none. And masters, including Wynton Marsalis and Louis Armstrong, have made the trumpet truly... more...

  • Saxophone For Dummiesby ; Denis bel; Michael Villmow

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    The fast and easy way to play this popular woodwind instrument Saxophone For Dummies offers the ideal introduction to this popular and versatile instrument, whether you lack any musical experience or are picking up the sax again after a hiatus. Covering both the alto and tenor sax, this friendly guide explains how to get a good sound, how to... more...

  • Method for the One-Keyed Fluteby Janice Dockendorff Boland

    University of California Press 1998; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    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...

  • Making Musical Appsby Peter Brinkmann

    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...

  • The Art of Partimentoby Giorgio Sanguinetti

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    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...