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Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
Price: Free! Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(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.
The Subway Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Heidi leads you on a guided tour through a subterranean world peopled by creative artists and sidewalk visionaries. Down winding tunnels and across gritty subway platforms, through her writing, both gritty and raw, she introduces you to an underground world and unforgettable cast of characters, a world that millions pass through, but few know well.A world where the music is the heartbeat of NYC.
ΑΣΠΑΣΙΑ. Για το παιδί και την όπερα
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: Greek. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 1 review)
To βιβλίο που κρατάτε στα χέρια σας, είναι μια σύντομη συνάντηση με την Ασπασία Ζέρβα. Μια πρωινή κουβεντούλα, που σφιχταγκαλιασμένη με το άρωμα της στιγμής και του ελληνικού καφέ ξεδιπλώνεται αβίαστα, άλλοτε με οδηγό το χιούμορ κι άλλοτε πάλι με τις θύμησες εκείνες που δεν συμφιλιώθηκαν ποτέ με τη φθορά του χρόνου, γιατί έσμιξαν με το πάθος της δημιουργίας και το βαθύ συναίσθημα του καλλιτέχνη.
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them) Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction
(5.00 from 1 review)
—Revised, Updated, and Expanded for Today's Rapidly Evolving Audio World— Audiobooks represent the 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 your own audiobooks—from performance technique to studio design to production and distribution. Don't miss out!
Time Signatures: Finite to Infinity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory & composition
(5.00 from 1 review)
Finally! An easy to follow explanation of odd-even time-signatures and rhythm theory. Learn to easily jam and play music comfortably within any odd or even time signature. This is what they didn't teach you in music-theory classes. Discover more than 18 quintillion unique and different (modern music) song-beat structures. This knowledge will change the face of modern music styles.
Audio Recording Awesomeness: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known As An Audio Newbie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital media / audio, Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction
(5.00 from 1 review)
All the things I wish I'd known when I first started recording audio – distilled for you in easy-for-anyone-to-understand (and also humorous) way. If you want to start recording pro quality music, voice-overs, podcasts, video narrations, etc., then this book will help you get started on a shoe-string budget. If you already record your own audio, you can make it better with the tips in this book.
Waving, Not Drowning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 orchestral conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.
Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Fela" is my personal memoir of a journey to Lagos, Nigeria, to film the legendary African musician Fela Kuti. As a white man from Chicago, I experienced extreme culture shock and even got arrested and jailed. Eventually, I lived near Fela's commune, talked with him, and saw him perform at his Lagos club, The Shrine. Now deceased, Fela was the focus of a recent Broadway musical Fela!
Eric Carmen: Marathon Man
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(5.00 from 1 review)
From his formative musical beginnings, to his chart-toppers with Raspberries, to his solo career smash hits, Eric Carmen has proven himself a musical genius with few equals. This fully authorized, in-depth biography follows Eric as he journeys from a small town in Ohio to national and international fame. All he wanted was a hit record (yeah!) He got it, and more! With a Foreword by Cameron Crowe.
Learn to Play the Didjeridu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - General, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders
(5.00 from 1 review)
Guide to playing the Australian Aboriginal instrument the didjeridu. Five lessons, chapters on meditation, story telling and sleep apnea.
Chords That Ukulele Players Really Want To Know
Series: "What Ukulele Players" guidebooks, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - General, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Barry Maz, author of the bestselling ukulele handbook series, What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know, provides the beginner uke player with the convenience of a chord chart that can be carried around on a reading device. Covering all the main ukulele chords, including Baritone tunings and chords for left handed players, Chords That Ukulele Players Really Want To Know is a must have download!
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This book is the first volume of a two-volume guide to the best popular music ever recorded and the artists who created and recorded it. The book covers a number of genres that comprise popular music including pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, reggae, hip hop, ragtime, folk, and others.
The 20 Crucial Compositions of Anton Bruckner
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off until Oct. 11, 2020!) Words: 43,000. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this book, Alonso Delarte chooses 20 crucial compositions by Anton Bruckner and explains why they are fundamental to understanding Bruckner. This includes the three great Masses and the nine Symphonies.
Clair de Lune Pure sheet music for piano and soprano saxophone by Claude Debussy arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music & song books
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Clair de Lune Pure sheet music for piano and soprano saxophone by Claude-Achille Debussy arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm. Clair de Lune from Suite bergamasque is one of the most famous piano suites by the composer. As the 3rd movement from the suite opus number CD 82, L.75 Debussy commenced it in 1890 at age 28, but he did not finish or publish it until 1905 - Score and part
Secrets of the Guitar - How to play the Blues scale in E (minor)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(4.00 from 1 review)
Learn how to play the blues scale in E minor. Learn all the blues scale patterns on different positions on the neck, and how to switch from one position to another fast. - The guitar neck explained - I - IV - V explained - 12 bar blues explained - Blues scale in E explained - Different positions on the neck - Bending strings
What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know
Series: "What Ukulele Players" guidebooks, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
The bestselling guide for ukulele beginners, written specifically FOR beginners. This guide provides concise, no-nonsense answers to the obvious questions that the tuition books miss. With chapters dealing from everything, from ukulele sizes, prices and strings to how to grow your nails. Also includes reference section and glossary. Number ONE selling music book in the Kindle UK music chart!
Guitar and Harmonica Method
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
(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
Rough Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
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 & 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.
Ode To Joy Pure sheet music for piano and guitar arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music & song books
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ode To Joy theme from Symphony number 9 in D minor (opus 125) by Ludwig van Beethoven which is considered to be among Beethoven's greatest works. This is a Pure Premium piece of sheet music with piano backing track available. Follow link inside the sheet music. Sheet music arrangement by Lars Christian Lundholm - Score and part