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- Sher Music 2011; US$ 35.00
The most highly-acclaimed jazz theory book ever published! Over 500 pages of comprehensive, but easy to understand text covering every aspect of how jazz is constructed---chord construction, II-V-I progressions, scale theory, chord/scale relationships, the blues, reharmonization, and much more. A required text in universities world-wide, translated... more...
- Sher Music 2011; US$ 16.00
The only book that shows how the Blues Scales (Major and Minor) are used to create jazz solos. Designed to help beginners quickly learn how to create meaningful solos without having to first master all the scales and chords of a tune. Great transcriptions of solo phrases by Miles Davis, Dave Sanborn, Dizzy Gillespie, etc. showing how the Blues Scales... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
Why 33? Partly because that's the number of rotations performed by a vinyl album in one minute, and partly because it takes a lot of songs to tell a story which spans seven decades and five continents - to capture the colour and variety of this shape-shifting genre. This is not a list book, rather each of the 33 songs offers a way into a subject,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Drawing generously from four centuries of Italian, German and French art song, Exploring Art Song Lyrics embraces the finest of the literature and presents the repertoire with unprecedented clarity and detail. Each of the over 750 selections comprises the original poem, a concise English translation, and an IPA transcription, accounting for any unusual... more...
- Scarecrow Press 1960; US$ 45.99
A timeless classic. Includes 8,200 songs in 818 lists for nine voice classifications; indexed by composer, title, vocal range, and publisher. The complete work represents the living song repertoire of today drawn from recital programs, recordings, broadcasts, telecasts, and other sources, and is comprised of Part I: Coloratura, Lyric and Dramatic Soprano,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 19.95
How one extraordinary pianist, scholar, and editor prepared for publication important scores by Ives, Copland, and Ruggles, and reshaped the history of American musical modernism. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 54.99
Bootleg fake books - unauthorized anthologies of songs notated in a musical shorthand - have been used for decades by countless pop, jazz, and country musicians. Drawing from FBI files, newspaper accounts, court records, and oral history, Bootlegging Songs to Musicians reveals the previously unknown stories of the origins and prosecution of pop-song... more...
- PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Originally published in 1907, Songs of Freedom was edited by Irish republican and socialist leader James Connolly and is at once a collection of stirring revolutionary songs and a vital historical document. For the first time in 100 years, readers will find the original Songs of Freedom as well as the 1919 Connolly Souvenir program published... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 74.99
The Songs of Max Reger is a study of the large body of songs written by this prolific late-Romantic German composer. Designed for students, professionals, scholars, and enthusiasts alike, it includes poetic and word for word translations, as well as IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) pronunciation symbols for the German lyrics. more...