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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 47.95 US$ 43.63
Like his compositions, Milton Babbitt's writings about music have exerted an extraordinary influence on postwar music and thinking about music. In essays and public addresses spanning fifty years, Babbitt has grappled profoundly with central questions in the composition and apprehension of music. These writings range from personal memoirs and critical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 24.99
A practical guide for readers of all levels of programming ability, Max/MSP/Jitter for Music teaches all of the necessary skills for writing custom software for musical interaction using the programming language Max/MSP/Jitter. In step-by-step instructions, expert author VJ Manzo guides readers through all of the essential concepts and steps for... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00
The MPEG-1 Layer III (MP3) algorithm is one of the most successful audio formats for consumer audio storage and for transfer and playback of music on digital audio players. The MP3 compression standard along with the AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) algorithm are associated with the most successful music players of the last decade. This book describes the... more...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Uncle John has proven once again that he is in tune with our legion of loyal readers. This 516-page musical masterpiece dedicated to all things noteworthy ranges from silly one-hit wonders to culture-changing musical milestones. You'll get a glimpse into the future of music and go back to the days when prehistoric man first started communicating in... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00
The 17th century was the century of the organ in much the same way the 19th century was the century of the piano. Almost without exception, the major composers of the century wrote for the instrument, and most of them were practicing organists themselves. This historical book surveys, analyzes, and discusses the major national styles of 17th century... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 9.99
'Some people think it a very bad thing to have an opinion about anything. Blend in, don't make too much noise, just be happy with what you know and do. I can't do that.' South African DJ personality and Idols judge Gareth Cliff likes to shoot from the hip. Whether on air or judging a trembling Idols contestant, he's always quick with a point of view.... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
From when she first entered the UK Big Brother house in 2002 Jade Goody elicited a strong reaction from viewers. While many people loved the down to earth girl from south London, others hated her but over the course of the series she won over many of her detractors with her indomitable spirit and zest for life.After Big Brother nothing would ever be... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 15.00
Elvis, it seems, is everywhere. And for about three years, Rowland Scherman went looking for him. Elvis Is Everywhere captures this pursuit, in 70 photos documenting the author's travels to Boston, Los Angeles, Nashville, Venice Beach, Orlando, Nag?s Head, Cape Cod, New York, Pasadena, and, of course, Memphis. In all these places was evidence that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.95
In addition, The Tone Clock contains a broad selection of Peter Schat's polemical writings, embracing historical, political, aesthetic and environmental perspectives. His book is not just of interest to composers, but it also provides a valuable insight for anyone interested in the development of twentieth-century music. Peter Schat, a former pupil... more...