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Writing Hit Country Song Lyrics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting, Nonfiction » Music » Country
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The songwriting book you can finishing reading in one sitting! Short and to the point, the fundamentals of country songwriting are covered in an an easy-to-read style. The author (a songwriter and former host of the Hit Hackers Podcast) has analyzed hundreds of hit songs to distill what they have in common.
Merlin’s Guide to the Merlin: Ten Fun Songs for Seagull Merlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books, Nonfiction » Music » Folk
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Merlin’s Guide to the Merlin: Ten Fun Songs for Seagull Merlin is a unique learning resource that promises a deeper understanding and love of music. Sheet music and Tablature for Seagull Merlin.
Britain's Best: Ronnie Mayor
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. 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.
Chords That Ukulele Players Really Want To Know
Series: "What Ukulele Players" guidebooks, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and 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!
Tune your Guitar like a Pro!
Series: The Whole Guitarist: Keys to Guitar. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Peter Inglis - Baroque to Rock. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There is a huge difference between the way an amateur and a professional tunes their instrument. This book will show you the simple and quick way professionals tune up.
Learn to Play the Didjeridu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and 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.
Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. 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!
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
(5.00 from 1 review)
Instant Songwriting is the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks are included for each exercise – to accompany you as you practice and master each step along the way.
Audio Recording Awesomeness: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known As An Audio Newbie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and 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.
Before Your First Gig (Your BrAND)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many bands form quickly, jam out a few tunes, write a song or two, and wish to immediately hit the stage. This guide will help new bands develop a plan to network, form an online presence, and get their songs presentable. Do NOT hit the stage (if you're a new band) until you read this short pamphlet.
Justin Bieber
Series: JKBooks information books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Children’s
(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to know more about Justin Bieber? You came to the right place! Read on to find out more!
Plug In And Play: Guitar!
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
(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.
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.
Time Signatures: Finite to Infinity
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and 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.
Bach's Guitar: Master Chords and Unlock Your Right Hand
Series: The Whole Guitarist: Keys to Guitar, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Peter Inglis - Baroque to Rock. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you want to know how to play any chord on the guitar? When you understand and master the steps in this book you will have unlocked the ability to play any chord on the guitar using the powerful techniques of Simple Presentation and Mixed Presentation.
Through the Eyes and Ears of a Child: Vivaldi's 4 Seasons
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Music / Classical, Nonfiction » Music » Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
This eBook covers the topic of Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons and all of the creative ways he represented the four seasons through music. Children explored Vivaldi's intent in each movement of each season and set their writing to beautiful illustrations. We hope you enjoy and learn a thing or two about this amazing piece of music!
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 and song books
(4.00 from 1 review)
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: 2,520. 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
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.
Francisco Tárrega: The Story of Capricho Árabe
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Essay » Author profile
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.