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- Taylor & Francis 2010; US$ 64.95
All human societies in every corner of the globe engage in music. For many, it occupies a primary role. Taken collectively, these musical experiences are widely varied, hugely complex affairs. How did human beings come to be musical creatures? How and why do our bodies respond to music? Why do people have emotional responses to music? This textbook... more...
- Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Oru Seco is the Bata drum cycle, without songs. Adrian Coburg's transcription book of Afro-Cuban Bata scores contains basic Bata rhythm patterns and additional solo parts. These are principal Bata scores to be played as the opening of religious ceremonies. The Bata rhythms are presented in a definite order to call the Orishas. Adrian Coburg's collection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
An Introduction to Music Technology, Second Edition provides a clear overview of the essential elements of music technology for today?s musician. This book focuses on the topics that underlie the hardware and software in use today: Sound, Audio, MIDI, Computer Notation, and Computer- Assisted Instruction. Appendices cover necessary computer hardware... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 115.00 US$ 104.65
Why You Hear What You Hear is the first book on the physics of sound for the nonspecialist to empower readers with a hands-on, ears-open approach that includes production, analysis, and perception of sound. The book makes possible a deep intuitive understanding of many aspects of sound, as opposed to the usual approach of mere description. This... more...
- Touchstone 2015; US$ 15.99
The ?entertaining and enlightening? (Stephen King) final word on the genius and mischief of the Ramones, told by the man who created the beat behind their iconic music and lived to tell about it. When punk rock reared its spiky head in the early seventies, Marc Bell had the best seat in the house. Already a young veteran of the prototype American... more...
- Coburg Percussion Publishing 2012; US$ 15.99
This is Adrian Coburg's comprehensive transcription book of Afro-Cuban basic rhythmic patterns and additional solo parts for the backing rhythm group in Cuban popular music. His collection contains scores for instruments such as: Timbales, Bongos, Tumba, Claves, Maracas. The transcription book includes also scores for popular drum melodies such as:... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 8.99
John Lydon has secured prime position as one of the most recognizable icons in the annals of music history. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols - the world's most notorious band, who shot to fame in the mid-1970s with singles such as 'Anarchy in the UK' and 'God Save the Queen'. So revolutionary was his influence, he was even... more...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99
This stimulating very short introduction to music invites us to really think about music. Drawing on a number of accessible examples ranging from Beethoven to Chinese zither music, Nicholas Cook prompts us to call on our own personal musical experiences in order to think more critically about the roles of the performer and the listener, about music... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 21.95
For everyone interested in starting a record label?to market new talent or to release and promote their own music?there has never been a better time to do it! Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started and ran her own label)... more...