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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Discoveries from the Fortepiano meets the demand for a manual on authentic Classical piano performance practice that is at once accessible to the performer and accurate to the scholarship. Uncovering a wide range of eighteenth-century primary sources, noted keyboard pedagogue Donna Gunn examines contemporary philosophical beliefs and principles surrounding... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99
Do you learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instructions? Then pick up a guitar and start strumming! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Guitar shows you the basics—photo by photo and note by note. You begin with basic chords and techniques and progress through suspensions, bass runs, hammer-ons, and barre chords. As you learn... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99
Want to go beyond "Chopsticks?" This visual guide to tickling the ivories will show you the way. By Chapter 2, you'll be playing simple pieces and practicing scales. You'll progress from getting familiar with notes, symbols, and keys to playing basic chords and reading music like a pro. Without getting bogged down in boring theory, you'll learn what... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 43.99
As a work of cultural criticism that recalls the concerns of Foucault, Hayden White, Zizek, and others Decentering Music examines the struggle for the authority to speak about music at a time when the humanities are in crisis. By linking the institutions that support musical research, including professional associations and universities, to complex... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
How does a simple piece of wood become a violin, the king of instruments? Watch and find out as Eugene Drucker, a member of the world?renowned Emerson String Quartet, commissions Sam Zygmuntowicz, a Brooklyn craftsman, to make him a new violin. As he tells this extraordinary story, journalist John Marchese shares the rich lore of this beloved instrument... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.92
The ideal hands-on reference for piano students who want to strengthen their skills and refine their technique--and the perfect companion and next step to the bestselling Piano For Dummies . Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today?s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such legendary thinkers as Pythagoras, Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton and Rousseau played a role in the controversy. Indeed, from the time of the Ancient Greeks through the eras of Renaissance scientists... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99
The Oxford Handbook of Computer Music provides a state-of-the-art cross-section of the most field-defining topics and debates in the field of computer music today. From music cognition to pedagogy to sociocultural analyses, this handbook situates computer music in the broad context of its creation and performance across the full range of issues that... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79
Anna Goldsworthy was nine years old when she met Eleanora Sivan, the charismatic Russian émigré and world-class pianist who became her piano teacher. Piano Lessons is the story of what Mrs. Sivan brought to Anna's lessons: a love of music, a respect for life, a generous spirit, and the courage to embrace a musical life. Beautifully written and strikingly... more...