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- Wiley 2006; US$ 24.99 US$ 14.99
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...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 24.99 US$ 14.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
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$ 18.39
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...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68
Chopin's four ballades are widely regarded as being amongst the most significant extended works for solo piano of the nineteenth century. In an illuminating discussion, Jim Samson combines history and analysis to provide the reader with a comprehensive picture of these popular piano works. He begins by investigating the social and musical background... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 62.00 US$ 50.84
An English translation with commentary of an important first treatise on singing by Agricola. more...