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Musical Guide to In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: 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 Court Of The Crimson King".
Mama Joy's Rap Songs
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Music / Rap & 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
Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: 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.
Canoe Songs
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
(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
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Dance Songs for Weddings
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: 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.
8 Ways I Failed in Music and 3 Ways NOT to Follow in My Footsteps
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: 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.
Additional Lyrics for Some Old Songs
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
These are additional or replacement lyrics for a few old songs.
Chants for Blue and Gold Ladies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: 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.
How I Learned To Play Guitar
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: 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.
Super Drum Tips Handbook: For Drummers Who Are Serious About Music, Drums & Percussion
Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: 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!
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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. Updated for 2015, to answer the question: "where are they now?"
Foundamentals of Interpretation - Rudimento de Interpretación - Rudiments d'Interprétation - Rudimenti di Interpretazione
Price: Free! Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
A short and useful manual in English, French, Spanish and Italian dedicated to musical interpretation by Edoardo Catemario
8 Steps To A More Successful Music Career In 2013
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Just Me. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
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!
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: 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"
A Musical Guide To Magical Songwriting
Price: Free! Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
Get ready to feel music in a whole new way! Or if you already feel the magic that music brings, share in my bliss! A simple but informative eGuide that is fun and easy to read. Includes original compositions, broken down to help you in the process of writing your own song. You !will! have your own song written by the time you finish reading this book. PLUS: analysis of already popular songs.
Hip Hop
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(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.
And The Band Broke Up
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Why should you read this book? To overcome the fact that we are not taught a common language for handling conflict. The result is the break-up of bands, abandonment of music projects, and loss of great art. This book will help you, artists and business people alike, spend less time being frustrated and more time being creative, artistic, and in harmony with everyone you work with in your career.
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: 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".