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Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe
By Thanh Pham
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe, is a brief look into guitarist/composer Francisco Tárrega and a study of performance practice of the piece.
Triptych
By Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
UPDATED 10th August, 2012: now engraved using LilyPond; *and* all parts now downloadable separately (see book for hyperlinks). ---- Sheet music. Classical ensemble: piccolo, flute, Bb clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano. Written in 1994 as music to accompany a short film about St. George the Martyr, Wolverton church. Free for non-commercial purposes.
The 20 Crucial Compositions of Anton Bruckner
By Alonso Delarte
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
In this book, Alonso Delarte chooses 20 crucial compositions by Anton Bruckner and explains why they are fundamental to understanding Bruckner.
Repertoire Tips for Classical Music Radio Stations
By Alonso Delarte
Price: Free! Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Does your classical music radio station play some of the same famous pieces over and over again? This book is filled with hundreds of tips for repertoire that will immediately add variety to your station's playlist, including forgotten works by famous composers and music by one-hit wonders besides their one hit.
Lettres à la princesse
By Hector Berlioz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,750. Language: French. Published: June 15, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
La princesse Carolyne Sayn-Wittgenstein s'installe avec le compositeur Franz Liszt à Weimar en 1847. Ils feront de cette ville une Athènes du Nord qui accueille de nombreux artistes. Berlioz est l'un de ceux-là. Lettres à la princesse est un exaltant roman épistolaire, un voyage sur les cimes de l'expression et du sentiment.
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
A la figura de Dionisos debemos el nacimiento del teatro. Como divinidad de la fecundidad, propició fiestas en su honor, durante la siega en los campos, en las que se desarrolló el denominado "ditirambo", el antecedente más directo del teatro griego.
Music Healing and Harmony
By Sally Fletcher
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
What Makes Music So Powerful and Healing? Why Does Everyone Love Music? Is Music the Universal Language? You will discover: How great music, carefully selected, changes your mood, energizes you, calms you, improves your mental focus, lifts you up spiritually, and helps you to become healthier.
This way I taught myself classical guitar
By Tirso Jose Alecoy
Series: Autoayuda- Ebook, This way I taught myself clasi. Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: Simple English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
This booklet try to teach you the efficient way to learn classical guitar. In this book I tell you all my experience that l lived, while I learned playing guitar.
The Orchestra Audition : How to Prepare
By Roger Frisch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
This detailed packed book will walk you through every aspect of auditioning for a symphony orchestra. Included is a 6 week step by step guide. Also included are the Most Common Excerpts asked in auditions for all the instruments of the orchestra. Learn the Most Common Mistake in taking orchestral auditions and read the extensive section on how to cope with Performance Nerves.
100 Hits of Classical Music
By Robert Ginalski
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
An easy guide to classical music (not only for beginners). The best way to be converted to the love of Bach & Co.
Beethoven's Early Chamber Music: A Listening Guide
By Terence O'Grady
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Chamber
Beethoven’s early chamber music is, for many listeners, largely an unexplored treasure trove of fresh, often highly creative, sometimes surprising music. This listening guide will help the interested listener experience this music more fully, by providing detailed examples of what to expect and what to listen for in Beethoven’s chamber works up to and including the famous string quartets of Op.18.
Waving, Not Drowning
By Lev Parikian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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Waving, Not Drowning is a mercifully short book comprising the last and definitive thoughts of the great and under-appreciated Maestro Barrington Orwell, as told to his colleague and friend Lev Parikian. Part biography, part conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.
Conversations with Roger Sessions
By Andrea Olmstead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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Andrea Olmstead’s Conversations with Roger Sessions, out of print, is now available in a new eBook format complete with updated Discography. Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
Singing Bach: Musical Offering
By Hary Fery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Johann Sebastian Bach's "Musical Offering" adjusted for vocal interpretation.
Arrondissements
By Wayne Wolfson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by SideCartel. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
Arrondissements is a collection of thematically-linked (music & literature) non-fiction essays, showing how one generation's young lions becomes the proceeding's establishment whose accomplishments the next generation feels compelled to break free from or build off of. Erudite,yet maintaining a conversational tone, seeking to separate various historical myths from the actual truth.