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Ultimate Pop / Rock Fake Book: (Sheet Music)
As Recorded by Various Artists
079357000X
January 1997
Textbook Other Format
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Book Description
This 4th edition is the ultimate collection of 600 pop/rock hits in one amazing book! Includes: Adia * Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) * Ain't No Mountain High Enough * All Shook Up * Amazed * Angel * Another One Bites the Dust * At the Hop * Breathe * California Girls * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Can't Help Falling in Love * Come Sail Away * December 1963 (Oh What a Night) * Don't Cry Out Loud * Don't Know Much * Dust in the Wind * Earth Angel * Every Breath You Take * Fast Car * Great Balls of Fire * A Groovy Kind of Love * Hero * Hey Jude * How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) * Imagine * Iris * Layla * The Loco-Motion * Love Will Keep Us Together * Maggie May * Me and Bobby McGee * Memory * Mission: Impossible Theme * My Heart Will Go On * Oh, Pretty Woman * On Broadway * The Power of Love * Raindrops...


My Complete Story of the Flute
Leonardo De Lorenzo
0896722775
Dec 1992
(Hardcover) - Revised Ed.
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50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul: Half a Century of the Greatest Electric Guitars
Tony Bacon
0879307110
April 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
This exciting book documents the complete decade-by-decade story of one of the worldÕs most important and influential electric guitars. The Gibson Les Paul turns 50 years old in 2002, and since its invention, its sweet, urgent sound has been used by a host of major rock players - from Eric Clapton in Cream to Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols, from Joe Walsh in The Eagles to Slash of Guns NÕRoses. Unique color photographs feature a multitude of luscious Les Paul models and highlight great players in action with their Les Paul guitars. Meticulous listings for the collector document every model produced from 1952 to the present day. 50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul is a beautiful, detailed examination of six decades of great guitars and the fine musicians inspired to play them.


All Music Guide to the Blues: The Definitive Guide to the Blues
Vladimir Bogdanov (Editor)
0879307366
January 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Fully updated to reflect today's revitalized blues world, this guide is any blues fan's lifeline to the best blues past and present. It reviews and rates 7,000 recordings in all major styles across the blues map.


Schirmer Pronouncing Pocket Manual of Musical Terms
Nicolas Slonimsky
0825672236
March 2002
Paperback
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Amazon.com
This is a dandy little (3 inches by 4 inches, 341 pages) reference work, small enough to be tucked into a pocket and exhaustive enough to be of some real use. First published in 1905, it includes everything from "elements of notation" (What's a quarter note? How do you tell a sharp from a natural? Find out here!) through a guide to key signatures, pronunciation notes and "noteworthy musicians," in a handy package useful to students, professionals and laymen alike--and all for a bargain price. Don't leave home without it.

Book Description
This handy guide has been expanded and adapted to cover all facets of music to meet the changing needs of today's musician.


Mastering Piano Technique: A Guide for Students, Teachers and Performers
Seymour Fink
0931340462
January 1992
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
This holistic approach to the keyboard is based on a sound understanding of the relationship between physical function and movement and musical purpose, and it is an invaluable resource for pianists and teachers.

Excerpted from Mastering Piano Technique : A Guide for Students, Teachers, and Performers by Seymour Fink, Donald G. Bell. Copyright © 1992. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
En Excerpt From Mastering Piano Technique: A Guide for Students, Teachers, and Performers By Seymour Fink Piano technique is more than the physical ability to render the printed page of music accurately; it is the vehicle for interpretation, the key to musical expression. Movement and meaning are so closely related to each other that the specific character of the...


Show Time!: Music, Dance, and Drama Activities for Kids
Lisa Bany-Winters
1556523610
March 2000
Paperback
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From School Library Journal
Grade 3-6-An introduction to musical theater. The author covers the history of musicals from those inspired by Shakespeare to those written by Sondheim in one- and two-page chapters with added tidbits in sidebars. Creating musicals from poetry, basic acting preparation, rhythm and dance, and creative dramatics form the basis for activities. There are games, scenes for experimentation, and short scripts to stage. Many activities are physical in nature, and would work well with groups of young actors. The directions are given in organized steps. Some of the activities are quite creative and will challenge even the more seasoned performers. A few games involve vocal expression, but adults could add sound to any number of the activities; indeed, many invite experimentation. Simple drawings add a friendly touch....


Essential Dictionary of Orchestration (Essential Dictionary Series)
David Black
0739000217
October 1998
Textbook Paperback
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All Music Guide to Jazz: The Definitive Guide to Jazz
Vladimir Bogdanov (Editor)
087930717X
November 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
This entertaining, easy-to-use reference now reviews and rates more than 18,000 sizzling recordings by over 1,700 musicians in all jazz styles - from New Orleans jazz to bebop, fusion, and beyond. Colorful profiles describe the artists' lives and careers, while anecdotal histories portray selected jazz legends. "Music Maps" chart the evolution of jazz instruments, plus the influence of significant players, vocalists, and sidemen. Providing essays on styles plus details on labels, producers, and more, this definitive guide will help readers begin or fine-tune a great jazz collection.


The Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Don Michael Randel (Editor)
0674009789
January 1999
Textbook Paperback
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From Library Journal
Since 1944 (when Willi Apel published the first edition) and down through dozens of revised editions, The Harvard Dictionary has been an indispensable reference tool for everyone involved in music. It contains definitions and explanations of every possible musical term, instrument, and concept, as well as short biographical notes on composers, conductors, and performers. Each new edition expands the area covered, especially globally. A spot check of the contents of this volume reveals that the concise version, edited by Randel (musicology, Cornell Univ.), contains nearly all of the most important entries found in the larger edition. Invaluable--and a bargain. For all libraries.-Timothy J. McGee, Univ. of Toronto Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover ...


The New Complete Guitarist
Richard Chapman
0789497018
December 2003
Paperback
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Discoveries
A coffee table book and a through instruction manual in between the covers.

The Guitar Magazine
Highly recommended for guitarists of all levels.

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