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Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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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
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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.
Repertoire Tips for Classical Music Radio Stations
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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.
The 20 Crucial Compositions of Anton Bruckner
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
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In this book, Alonso Delarte chooses 20 crucial compositions by Anton Bruckner and explains why they are fundamental to understanding Bruckner.
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
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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.
Lettres à la princesse
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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.
5 Vignettes
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Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Five scenes take the reader from Florida's space coast in 1970 to the Taiwan student rallies of 2014, with an evoked orchestral soundtrack by Bruckner, Mozart, and Copland.
Music Healing and Harmony
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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
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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.
104 Great Symphonies You Haven't Heard Yet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
A look at 104 great Symphonies overlooked in concert and radio programming.
The Orchestra Audition : How to Prepare
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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
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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
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Price: $3.99 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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Vivaldi, Theme from Spring, The Four Seasons
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Basic Repertoire, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
Vivaldi's Four Seasons is one of the most famous pieces of music ever written. This book shows you how to play the main theme on the guitar. What? A book with only one tune in it? Yes, that's right. But by the time you have worked through this book, you will really know that tune. This book shows you how to work in depth.
Helen Versus Handel's Messiah
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Series: Helen, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Helen, a multi-talented musician and Bach expert, came under fire from the conservative Christian Right, and very quickly finds herself barred from performing in any sacred works. She retires from the concert stage, a bitter woman. A year later, it is Christmas once again, and Helen and her beloved Maryssa try to face the season with joy, but Handel's Messiah gets in the way.
My Music in London
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
a review of the post-war period in classical music mostly in London by music critic John Amis