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- ECW Press 2010; US$ 10.95
With albums and singles that head straight to the top of the pop and country music charts and a shelf full of awards, Taylor Swift was Billboard?s number one selling artist across all genres in 2008 ? and all before she turned twenty. With her self-titled debut album in 2006, Taylor Swift rose to fame on the strength of her confessional-style songwriting... more...
- Fachverlag Schiele & Schön 2014; US$ 40.46
This book describes the author's contacts to and experience with famous artists, orchestras, bands, groups and producers of the period, as well as to the leading brains of the international sound engineering scene. His views and insights do not only cover the fields of music, sound engineering and studio-practice, they also extend to various art forms,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 67.00
The traditional songs, dances, and legends of ordinary people in the United States have long served as a means of communication and a source of entertainment. Each group brought its unique song and dance music to America: The Irish brought jigs and reels, the African-American slaves work and dance songs, Hispanics their corridos and polkas, Cajuns... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 67.00
American history. Born of oppression and built upon improvisation, it transcends racial divisions and continuously evolves with the times. Originating in New Orleans, jazz migrated north during the Roaring Twenties, ignited by the Hot Jazz of Louis Armstrong. During the Great Depression, Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson brought the captivating... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 60.00
Instrumental Music for Dyslexics is written mainly for music teachers. It describes dyslexia in layman's terms and explains how the various problems which a dyslexic may have can affect all aspects of learning to play a musical instrument. It alerts the music teacher with a problem pupil to the possibilities of that pupil's having some form of dyslexia.... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 18.99
The 1940's was a time when society thought it improper for women to make a sax wail or let loose hot licks on skins, but with the advent of World War II and many men away fighting the war, women finally got their chance to strut their stuff on the bandstand. These all-girl bands kept morale high on the homefront and on USO tours of miltary bases across... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99
Celebrating one of the most influential figures in jazz, this comprehensive biography incorporates the legendary Duke Ellington?s talents into engaging activities for children. Enlisting the musician?s gifts as a pianist, composer, and band leader, this interdisciplinary approach shows how to create a ragtime rhythm, make a washtub bass, write song... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99
Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of 'world music'. Speaking from rich, hands-on experience of more than thirty years at various levels of music education (music in schools, community organizations... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 33.99
This book features lively speeches, engaging workshop presentations on a variety of topics (including making ethnic instruments), and extensive reviews of vocal and instrumental multicultural music literature from the 2006 and 2008 National Symposia on Multicultural Music. more...