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Chants for Blue and Gold Ladies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnic
This original chant book is for all members of Sigma Gamma Rho. This book contains unity chants, legacy chants, and chants for step shows.
Plug In And Play: Guitar!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the title suggests it's plug in and play- no messing about. Any guitar will do, electric, acoustic, classical so long as its got some frets and strings! Pick Grip, Tuning, Strumming, Chords and Songs. All you need to get going. Each example also has a free online video demo, so you can really see what's going on.
Canoe Songs
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
This is a small book of thirteen songs for people who like canoeing. The lyrics are from Lenny's canoeing poems, and the tunes are from well-known folk songs. Guitar chords are provided and the tunes are easily available online. "A Summer Song," for example, uses the tune from "Battle Hymn of the Republic".
Britain's Best: Ronnie Mayor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A music review of Ronnie Mayor’s debut CD “A Singersong A Rotator,” unforgettable and haunting, an offering of soulful love songs expressing the richest depth of feeling, interspersed with high-energy rock tunes. The album is, in essence, a collection of finely wrought love songs and a positive expression of the “human condition” across many relationships throughout one’s life.
How to Get Noticed, Heard and Hired
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
If you’re a player, singer, songwriter or artist working to figure out how to get to the right people and the right gigs, How to Get Noticed, Heard and Hired is the book for you. It’s an interactive workbook using my 4 Simple Rules of Marketing and a series of indepth questions to help you market yourself well to the right people to get the right work for your music career.
8 Ways I Failed in Music and 3 Ways NOT to Follow in My Footsteps
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Written by Grammy Award winning former musician and business executive, Steve Grossman, this book challenges the perceptions of players, singers, songwriters and artists who want to make a living in music and replaces them with an understanding of the most useful, and necessary, information from the “Real World” of business they'll need to build a success-full, long-term career.
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene
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Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
During her teenage years, author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that sometimes dreams turn quickly to nightmares.
Mama Joy's Rap Songs
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of rap song lyrics and dance moves for children and adults, inspired by the Divine Truth teachings about God, Truth and Love.
Variaciones y Exégesis Sobre Temas Musicales - Lo que nunca se había escrito sobre Blues y Rock
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Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Juan Ávila, gran personaje del mundo del blues en México, relata datos y hechos poco conocidos o ya olvidados, que van desde el gran Robert Johnson; pasando por las diversas culturas que impulsan el blues por el sur de Estados Unidos y el norte de México, hasta la aparición del rock.
Foundamentals of Interpretation - Rudimento de Interpretación - Rudiments d'Interprétation - Rudimenti di Interpretazione
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Price: Free! Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
A short and useful manual in English, French, Spanish and Italian dedicated to musical interpretation by Edoardo Catemario
Dance Songs for Weddings
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Dance music
This is a small set of new songs to be used at wedding receptions when the newly married couple is dancing.
How I Learned To Play Guitar
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Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
A short book on how to learn to play guitar quickly based on the personal experiences of a self-taught guitarist of 10 years.
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"
8 Steps To A More Successful Music Career In 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Just Me. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Note: This short report is 3200 words long, so straight to the point. Regardless of how 2012 went for you and your music career, 2013 can be better! Not sure what you should be doing next? Not sure why you've put a CD out but aren't getting many sales or even free downloads? Then you will want to read this short guide for 8 things you can do this year to ensure 2013 is your best year in music yet!
Additional Lyrics for Some Old Songs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
These are additional or replacement lyrics for a few old songs.
Super Drum Tips Handbook: For Drummers Who Are Serious About Music, Drums & Percussion
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Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
Stop making the same mistakes that millions of drummers are making that leave them frustrated with their music! No technical "how to" drum lessons are discussed here! What we will be discussing are the mental aspects of playing percussion, and how to be the absolute best drummer you can be!
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide 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, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Wake Of Poseidon".
Working In The Music Industry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.