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Guitar Odyssey
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Entertaining and inspiring, Guitar Odyssey is the day-to-day journal of amateur guitarist Michael Rays as he attempts to learn the guitar solo on Deep Purple’s “Highway Star.” Michael dives right in, blissfully unaware the project will take him two years. It's a book for 1) guitarists of any caliber; 2) rock music lovers; and 3) fans of persistence and patience.
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.
Murphy's laws of Songwriting (Revised 2013)
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 32,990. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
Achieving "hit writer" status has always been a formidable goal for any songwriter. Catching the ear of the monumentally distracted listener has never been more difficult. Getting their attention, inviting them in to your song and keeping them there requires more than being just a "good" songwriter. Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting arms the songwriter for success by demystifying the process.
How the Hippies Ruin't Hillbilly Music
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Bluegrass
Being a Nice and Accurate Compendium of Recollections Delineating The Old Time String Band Revival From Washington Square to “Brother Where Art Thou” With interviews of: Mike Seeger: “New Lost City Ramblers” Roger Sprung: “The Shanty Boys” Nancy Banjo Sluys: “The Pilot Mountain Bobcats” Joe Thrift: “The Red Hots” And many more
Guitar and Harmonica Method
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
The Contemporary Christian Music Debate: Worldly Compromise or Agent of Renewal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Contemporary Christian
"I have yet to find a more balanced and thorough work on the subject. -- Dr. Bill Jones, president, Columbia International University What’s the best worship style for my ministry? Are all styles legitimate? Discover insights from the bible, missions, psychology, and the entertaining history of our hymns. College president Robertson McQuilkin: "thorough scholarship...irenic spirit."
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
Travail, Famille...Batterie !
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,080. Language: French. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tombé tout petit dans le monde bruyant du Rock, Hugauze a traversé les décennies en tapant comme un sourd sur sa batterie dans plus d'une vingtaine de groupes, passant sans sourciller de la compagnie de danse Maguy Marin, de Parkinson Square ou Garlic Frog Diet en France à la scène Grunge de Seattle ou la scène Punk de San Francisco. Mille aventures racontées avec humour par un gamin de 47 ans !
Top 40 Annual 2013
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The latest reference book in the acclaimed series for chart fans of all ages - your complete guide to the hits of 2013.
Top 40 Annual 2012
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The reference book every chart fan has been waiting for - your complete guide to the hits of 2012.
Drowsy Maggie Variations
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Intermediate Repertoire, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
I composed these variations on the traditional Irish Reel "Drowsy Maggie", which is featured in my Basic Repertoire series. Visit any Irish Pub around the world and you are likely to hear this tune during the evening. It is also a popular tune at Bush Dances.
The Guitar Fretwork Compendium Part III - Music Theory Fundamentals
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Series: The Guitar Fretwork Compendium, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
The Guitar Fretwork Compendium Part III - Music Theory Fundamentals introduces the guitarist to intervals, ear training, spelling chords, chord inversions, and harmonized scales. These concepts are the basic foundation for all music and will greatly aid the guitarist when learning any style.
A Matter of Voice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
A Matter of Voice is designed to help singers and speakers take their voices to new levels! Experienced vocalist and teacher, Ariane Leanza Heinz, guides you through more than 20 exercises using an easy “stretch-breathe-warm-awaken-open” approach. Once you’ve mastered the techniques, you can establish a regimen using 5 suggested weekly routines. Your voice matters—make it work for you!
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson This is a scholastic yet accessible work. that takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that go together to make: "Larks Tongues In Aspic"
Write Your Own Damn Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Memoir of Steve ST Wishnevsky, maker of Wishbass musical instruments, author of the first biography of General Courtney Hodges, and the cult classic "How the Hippies Ruin't Hillbilly Music." He lived through the hippie acid days, the Great Folk Scare and the Old Time String Band Revival, as well as many other floods and eddies of the counter culture. Contains valuable information on sobriety
A Philosophical Approach to Jazz Piano
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 37,770. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Play the piano for a purpose, not to show how fast your fingers can move. This book is an away-from-the-piano tome for those interested in understanding jazz without all the long exercises and hours sitting at the piano. The reader will learn how to play for a purpose and acknowledge many internal thought processes. The next time you sit at your piano, you will never play as you did before.
Infinite Crab Meats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
An all you can eat buffet of probing, insightful hip-hop journalism, with thoughts on Rick Ross, Kreayshawn, Das Racist, Odd future, El-P, Killer Mike, Chief Keef, Rap Genius and music publications Pitchfork, SPIN and XXL.
Moonlight Sonata Pure sheet music for piano and cello by Ludwig van Beethoven arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
Sheet music for Adagio from Piano Sonata No. 14 opus 27 no. 2 Quasi una fantasia (originally in C# minor) also known as Moonlight Sonata, composed by Ludwig van Beethoven and arranged in the key of D minor for piano and cello by Lars Christian Lundholm - score with parts
Minuet Pure sheet music duet for alto saxophone and French horn arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
"Minuet in G major" (BWV Anh. 114) by Johann Sebastian Bach is from the "Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach" Though attributed to J. S. Bach the piece it is now commonly believed to be composed by Christian Petzold an organist from Dresden. Sheet music arrangement by Lars Christian Lundholm - solo score.