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  • An Introduction to Music Technologyby Dan Hosken

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.43

    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...

  • Hearing and Knowing Musicby Edward T. Cone; Robert P. Morgan

    Princeton University Press 2009; Not Available

    Edward T. Cone was one of the most important and influential music critics of the twentieth century. He was also a master lecturer skilled at conveying his ideas to broad audiences. Hearing and Knowing Music collects fourteen essays that Cone gave as talks in his later years and that were left unpublished at his death. Edited and introduced by Robert... more...

  • Historical Harpsichord Techniqueby Yonit Lea Kosovske

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    Yonit Lea Kosovske surveys early music and writing about keyboard performance with the aim of facilitating the development of an expressive tone in the modern player. Reviewing the work of the pedagogues and performers of the late Renaissance through the late Baroque, she gives special emphasis to la... more...

  • Empty Wordsby John Cage

    Wesleyan University Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Writings through James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, Norman O. Brown, and "The Future of Music." more...

  • Before the Chinrestby Stanley Ritchie

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Drawing on the principles of Francesco Geminiani and four decades of experience as a baroque and classical violinist, Stanley Ritchie offers a valuable resource for anyone wishing to learn about 17th-18th-and early 19th-century violin technique and style. While much of the work focuses on the technical aspects of playing the pre-chinrest violin, these... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Organ Musicby Christopher S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.12

    This volume explores twentieth-century organ music through in-depth studies of the principal centers of composition, the most significant composers and their works, and the evolving role of the instrument and its music. The twentieth-century was a time of unprecedented change for organ music, not only in its composition and performance but also in... more...

  • Confronting Silenceby Toru Takemitsu; Yoshiko Kakudo; Glenn Glasow; Seiji Ozawa

    Scarecrow Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    In these writings, available here in English for the first time, the distinguished Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu reflects on his contemporaries, including John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Merce Cunningham; on nature, which has profoundly influenced his composition; on film and painting; on relationships between East and West; on traditional Japanese... more...

  • iTunes for PC Survival Guideby Toly K

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    iTunes is a tool that is used for purchasing, managing, and playing all of your media. Many of the useful iTunes features are hidden beneath its surface. This guide will introduce you to all of the features and show you how to use them. This book gives task-based instructions without using any technical jargon. After reading this guide, you will be... more...

  • iPod Touch Survival Guideby Toly K

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    The iPod Touch and iOS 5 introduced many new features not seen in previous iPod generations. This guide will introduce you to the multitude of new features and show you how to use them. This book gives task-based instructions without using any technical jargon.Learning which buttons perform which functions is useless unless you know how it will help... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Violinby Robin Stowell

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 26.00

    The Cambridge Companion to the Violin offers students, performers and scholars a fascinating and composite survey of the history and repertory of the instrument from its origins to the present day. more...