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- Pavilion Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Popular music has always attracted the kind of morally bankrupt individuals who are too unhinged to hold down a proper job. And thats just as well. After all, if your local fishmonger told you hed just snorted his fathers ashes, you might think twice about doing business with him. But when Keith Richards says it, you think Nice one, Keef! and have... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Readings in Artificial Intelligence focuses on the principles, methodologies, advancements, and approaches involved in artificial intelligence. The selection first elaborates on representations of problems of reasoning about actions, a problem similarity approach to devising heuristics, and optimal search strategies for speech understanding control.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99
In The Positive Pianist: How Flow Can Bring Passion to Practice and Performance , author Thomas J. Parente applies the concept of flow to piano playing in order to demonstrate how student musicians can experience enjoyment and confidence from succeeding at something that challenges them to an engaging level. Drawing on forty years of teaching experience... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 56.00 US$ 50.96
Over the past fifty years Roger Sessions has developed, in articles, lectures, and addresses, various themes that reflect the stages of his own musical and intellectual growth. These themes form the basis of the present collection of essays. Many of the essays deal with specific problems that musicians, especially composers, have faced during the... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.66
Fleeing the Nazis, Theodor W. Adorno lived in New York City as a refugee from 1938 until 1941. During these years, he was intensively involved in a study of how the recently developed techniques for the nation-wide transmission of music over radio were transforming the perception of music itself. This broad ranging radio research was conceived as nothing... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.99 US$ 26.50
Crank your sound up to X with Apple's premier recording software and Logic Pro X For Dummies! Apple's Logic Pro X levels the playing field, making high-quality studio recordings accessible for any musician. It's a professional-level tool with a user-friendly interface and loads of new features to keep you more organized so you can focus on creating... more...
- Opera Journeys Publishing 2006; US$ 9.75
A comprehensive guide to Wagner's TWILIGHT OF THE GODS (Götterdämmerung), featuring Principal Characters in the opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and an insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis by Burton D. Fisher, noted opera author and lecturer. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 44.58
The Yearbook, published since 2006 by Max Niemeyer Publishers (previously Metzler), presents articles on Jean Paul and his work, together with contributions dealing with the literature, arts, culture and aesthetics of his age. There are regular extracts from previously unpublished posthumous works and progress reports from the work on the critical... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 79.99
This book is the first survey of composers born before 1900 who wrote substantial musical works before age 16. The book provides a general overview of the subject to the present day, arguing that these works have frequently been marginalized, denigrated, or ignored without justification, and identifying possible reasons for this. It also includes an... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Nat Hentoff, renowned jazz critic, civil liberties activist, and fearless contrarian?"I?m a Jewish atheist civil-libertarian pro-lifer"?has lived through much of jazz?s history and has known many of jazz?s most important figures, often as friend and confidant. Hentoff has been a tireless advocate for the neglected parts of jazz history, including forgotten... more...