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5 CENTURIES OF KEYBOARD MUSIC
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A HISTORY OF MUSICAL STYLE

A HISTORY OF MUSICAL STYLE
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ALL MUSIC GUIDE TO ROCK 3RD EDITION

ALL MUSIC GUIDE TO ROCK 3RD EDITION
Model: 330838

Easy to use and fun to explore, this 1,400-page tome is the most complete guide ever published on the artists and recordings that really rock. Compiled by dozens of music critics, it reviews and rates more than 14,000 great albums by over 2,200 artis... more info

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ALTERNATIVE STRINGS BK/CD A NEW CURRICULUM

ALTERNATIVE STRINGS BK/CD A NEW CURRICULUM
Model: 331645

Let's keep our string programs vital, contemporary, and thriving! Alternative Strings: The New Curriculum is the first resource book in the world to offer a comprehensive guide to string educators wishing to step into twenty-first-century inclusive s... more info

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BAKERSFIELD SOUND

BAKERSFIELD SOUND
Model: 333864

Nestled at the southern end of California's San Joaquin Valley, the cityof Bakersfield is best known for farming, oil fields, and a unique bran d of country music called the “Bakersfield Sound.” The term is generally used to describe a ha... more info

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BEST OF THE 80S REFERENCE SOFTCOVER

BEST OF THE 80S REFERENCE SOFTCOVER
Model: 331932

No single decade revitalized the keyboard as a focal point as much as the 1980s. Now, the editors of Keyboard magazine have culled that era's most insightful articles and combined them with a wealth of insightto create this landmark book. Features 20... more info

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BY THE TIME WE GOT TO WOODSTOCK

BY THE TIME WE GOT TO WOODSTOCK
Model: 332783

A fast-paced, fun, and sometimes brutal look at America's most volatile and creative year in music – 1969: a time of euphoria and devastation, freedom and assassination, revolution and retribution, moonwalks and sit-ins, love-ins and race riots... more info

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CAT NAPS BK/CD

CAT NAPS BK/CD
Model: MFA10003

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CHRISTMAS MUSIC COMPANION FACT BOOK

CHRISTMAS MUSIC COMPANION FACT BOOK
Model: 272

This fascinating book deserves a place of honor in every Christmas musiccollection! For 50 beloved traditional tunes, readers will learn the st ory of how the song came to be, the author and the historical setting, then be able to play a great arrang... more info

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CLASSIC ROCK DRUMMERS BK/CD

CLASSIC ROCK DRUMMERS BK/CD
Model: 331751

Exploring technique, history, musicality and instrumental details, this book covers every aspect of the major drummers of the classic rock era: Keith Moon (The Who), Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Bill Ward (Black Sabbath), John Bonham (Led Zeppelin), Stew... more info

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CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR DUMMIES

CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR DUMMIES
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CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR DUMMIES

CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR DUMMIES
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COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 1

COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 1
Model: 317131

A Composer's Insight, Volume 1 – with a foreword by MichaelColgrass – is the first in a five-volume series on major contempo rary composers and their works for wind band. Included in this initial volume are rare, “behind-the-notes&r... more info

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COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 2

COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 2
Model: 317143

With a foreword by Norman Dello Joio, this book is the second in a five-volume series on major contemporary composers and their works for wind band. Included in this volume are rare, “behind-the-notes” perspectives acquired from personal ... more info

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COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 3

COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 3
Model: 317160

A Composer's Insight, Volume 3 – with a foreword by John Corigliano – is the third in a five-volume series on major contemporary composers and their works for wind band. Included in this initial volume are rare, “behind-the-notes&rd... more info

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COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 4

COMPOSERS INSIGHT VOL 4
Model: 317194

A Composer's Insight, Volume 4 is the fourth in a five-volume series on major contemporary composers and their works for wind band. Included in this initial volume are rare, “behind-the-notes” perspectives acquired from personal interview... more info

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COMPOSERS LANDSCAPE PIANIST AS EXPLORER

COMPOSERS LANDSCAPE PIANIST AS EXPLORER
Model: 124843

Derived from a popular series of lecture-recitals presented by Carol Montparker over the past several years, The Composer's Landscape features eight insightful essays on the piano repertoire. Each chapter focuses on a single composer: Bach, Mozart, B... more info

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COUNTERPOINT POLYPHONIC VOCAL STYLE
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DOUBLE DREAMS

DOUBLE DREAMS
Model: 9971608

Ever since an enthusiastic student from the state of Washington posted the now famous Double Dream Hands video on You Tube, millions of people around the world have embraced it, and John Jacobson's life has never been the same – or has it? John... more info

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DRUM CIRCLE FACILITATION BUILDING COMMUNITY

DRUM CIRCLE FACILITATION BUILDING COMMUNITY
Model: 331763

World-renowned author offers tips to run a successful drum circle.As the popularity for drum circles continues to grow, the need for facilitators increases as well. Written by the foremost authority in this field, Arthur Hull offers his insights, pla... more info

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DRUMMER 100 YEARS OF RHYTHMIC POWER PAPERBACK

DRUMMER 100 YEARS OF RHYTHMIC POWER PAPERBACK
Model: 333023

Now in Paperback!To mark the 30th-anniversary of the world's best-loved drum magazine, Modern Drummer, here is the first book to tell the complete tale of the modern drumset masters. A century of drumming is covered: from the founding fathers of jazz... more info

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EVENINGS AT THE OPERA

EVENINGS AT THE OPERA
Model: 332996

Evenings at the Opera: An Exploration of the Basic Repertoire is a collection of essays based on Jeffery Langford's lectures at the Manhattan School of Music and inspired by his pre-performance talks at the Metropolitan Opera Guild. It presents a uni... more info

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FIDDLE HANDBOOK BK/CD

FIDDLE HANDBOOK BK/CD
Model: 332749

The Fiddle Handbook is a treasure trove of information spanning the whole range of fiddle playing. It looks in detail at the most commonly played styles among today's fiddlers. From America, there's old time, bluegrass, Cajun, Western swing, country,... more info

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FOLK HANDBOOK HARDCOVER BK/CD

FOLK HANDBOOK HARDCOVER BK/CD
Model: 331768

by David Atkinson, Vic Gammon, Rikky Rooksby, Mark Brend, John Morrish, Martin Carthy, and Nigel WilliamsonWords & melodies for 80+ traditional songs, plus detailed explorations of their history & meaning andtheir value to writers & performers. With ... more info

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FORM AND ANALYSIS BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS

FORM AND ANALYSIS BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS
Model: E54469

Where is the First Subject? And the Second Subject? How has Sonata Form been modified by this composer? In this valuable resource, Eileen Stainkamph provides carefully-researched answers to such questions. The Preface provides a basic outline on Sona... more info

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HE WAS SINGIN THIS SONG COWBOY GUITAR BK/CD

HE WAS SINGIN THIS SONG COWBOY GUITAR BK/CD
Model: 1133

This lovingly researched book is a musical, pictorial and historical narrative of the Old West, featuring 48 annotated songs that are authentic examples of the popular music of the era. Author Jim Bob Tinsley sings 11 of the most popular songs from t... more info

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HEAVY METAL LISTS

HEAVY METAL LISTS
Model: 332745

The heaviest book of all time! The Spinal Tap of books! A gorgeous, time-wasting, absolutely essential toilet reader!Part rock trivia contest, part encyclopedia of excess, The Official Heavy Metal Book of Lists features over 150 lists that chronicle ... more info

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HISTORY OF JAZZ PB

HISTORY OF JAZZ PB
Model: 9780195126532

Called one of the outstanding music historians in America, Ted Gioia is also a pianist and critic and one of the founders of the jazz studies program at Stanford University. This rich, articulate and authorative resource includes a plethora of deta... more info

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HISTORY OF JAZZ PB

HISTORY OF JAZZ PB
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Called one of the outstanding music historians in America, Ted Gioia is also a pianist and critic and one of the founders of the jazz studies program at Stanford University. This rich, articulate and authorative resource includes a plethora of deta... more info

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ILIFFE - ANALYSIS BACH PRELUDES & FUGUES BK 2

ILIFFE - ANALYSIS BACH PRELUDES & FUGUES BK 2
Model: NOV632056

A detailed analysis of Bach's 48 Preludes and Fugues. The object of the present Analysis is to place in the hands of students a detailed and exhaustive scheme of every Prelude and Fugue. In the Preludes the mode of procedure has been: 1) To give the ... more info

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INNER GAME OF MUSIC

INNER GAME OF MUSIC
Model: G3598

In precise, easy-to-understand language, Green and Gallwey explain how innate skills can be nurtured and enhanced to help every musician overcome obstacles, improve concentration, and reduce nervousness thus paving the way for heightened performance.... more info

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JAZZ THEN & NOW BK/CDROM

JAZZ THEN & NOW BK/CDROM
Model: 333157

While many books chronicle the history of jazz, few are both designed for classroom use and follow jazz's evolution to the modern day. But by speaking to the student musician, veteran performer and educator David LeeFish has created uncommon opportun... more info

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LEONARD BERNSTEINS INFINITE VARIETY OF MUSIC

LEONARD BERNSTEINS INFINITE VARIETY OF MUSIC
Model: 331785

With style, wit, and expertise, Leonard Bernstein shares his love and appreciation for music in all its varied forms in The Infinite Variety of Music, illuminating the deep pleasure and sometimes subtle beautyit offers. He begins with an “imagi... more info

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LIFE IN OPERA

LIFE IN OPERA
Model: 332790

Step behind the glory-and-glamour enchantment of grand opera with this candid look at life in the opera world. Life in Opera: Truth, Tempo, and Soul is a collection of encounters with great stars and personalities that shape and enhance the opera uni... more info

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METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS CARMEN LIBRETTO

METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS CARMEN LIBRETTO
Model: 129495

A riveting story of fatal attraction between a beguiling, strong-willed gypsy and a naïve but passionate soldier who falls under her spell,Georges Bizet's Carmen pulses with seduction, obsession, and dea dly betrayal. It was reviled at its Paris... more info

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MILES DAVIS READER DOWNBEAT HALL OF FAME HDCVR

MILES DAVIS READER DOWNBEAT HALL OF FAME HDCVR
Model: 331790

DownBeat magazine (est. 1939), the bible of “jazz, blues, and beyond,” proudly launches the first book in its DownBeatHall of Fame Series. DownBeat has documented Miles Davis's caree r like no other journal in the world. From Davis's firs... more info

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MUSIC FOR CONCERT BAND 2NDED GUIDE TO LITERATURE

MUSIC FOR CONCERT BAND 2NDED GUIDE TO LITERATURE
Model: 125927

The second edition of Music for Concert Band is a new and comprehensive anthology of meticulously selected and graded literature for windband. It contains hundreds of outstanding works appropriate for element ary through professional-level ensembles ... more info

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MUSIC MAN 1978 - 1982 OTHERSIDE OF THE STORY

MUSIC MAN 1978 - 1982 OTHERSIDE OF THE STORY
Model: 1100

Legendary for their construction and longevity, Music Man amps have earned the trust and respect of musicians worldwide. The company was the brainchild of industry vets Leo Fender, Forrest White, and Tom Walker. Thisbook examines the latter – t... more info

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MUSICAL DIALOGUE THOUGHTS ON MONTEVERDI ET AL

MUSICAL DIALOGUE THOUGHTS ON MONTEVERDI ET AL
Model: 331582

This collection of lectures, talks, and essays focuses on three major composers of the 17th and 18th centuries.... more info

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NEW WORLD MUSIC BK/3CDS

NEW WORLD MUSIC BK/3CDS
Model: 1340

This history guide will take you to the music of Cuba, Bahamas, Antigua,Barbuda, Puerto Rico, The Lesser Antilles, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, A rgentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Costa Rica, plus a very special music style from Beliza, Hondura... more info

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NIRVANA THE LYRICS

NIRVANA THE LYRICS
Model: 331147

The effect that Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl have had upon contemporary music is immeasurable. They brought ?alternative? to the masses in a way that no other punk or metal band had before or has since. By combining their varied influe... more info

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NOTE CRACKER JOKES AND QUOTES

NOTE CRACKER JOKES AND QUOTES
Model: AM991650

Notecrackers are handy little packs of facts, tips and entertainment on musical topics. They give instant reference to things like chords and music theory as well as musical trivia and jokes, making them perfect pocket-sized gifts.... more info

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NOTE CRACKER MUSIC TRIVIA

NOTE CRACKER MUSIC TRIVIA
Model: AM991661

Notecrackers are handy little packs of facts, tips and entertainment on musical topics. They give instant reference to things like chords and music theory as well as musical trivia and jokes, making them perfect pocket-sized gifts.... more info

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PIANO WORKS OF CLAUDE DEBUSSY

PIANO WORKS OF CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Model: 9780486215679

Part biography, part criticism, and part analysis, this fascinating study of one of music's greatest geniuses is above all an authoritative commentary on the entire corpus of Debussy's work for solo piano. Written with special insights for the perfor... more info

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RIGHT BEFORE YOUR EYES

RIGHT BEFORE YOUR EYES
Model: 123564

In engaging and informal language, Ruth Price invites pianists to look for the “magic” in well-known works from both concert and student repertoire. What gives a piece its identity? How can we get inside the composition in order to develo... more info

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ROCK HARDWARE 40 YEARS OF ROCK

ROCK HARDWARE 40 YEARS OF ROCK
Model: 330281

In the 1950s, rock and roll was played on simple instruments with simpleaudio equipment. But today, rock music can be as technically complex as any Hollywood blockbuster. Rock Hardware uncovers how the instruments a nd technology of rock have evolved... more info

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SERIOUSLY?!

SERIOUSLY?!
Model: G8921

Anyone who has ever seen Scott speak or has read his books knows that his irreverent wit and unconventional thought process makes him as entertaining as he is educational. Not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom or traditional thought, SERIOUSLY!... more info

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SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSICIANSHIP

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSICIANSHIP
Model: 317254

Social Psychology of Musicianship, by Robert H. Woody, Senior Professor of Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, presents seven components for musicianship: listening, studying, practicing, teaching, arranging, composing, and performing music ... more info

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TANGLEWOOD A GROUP MEMOIR

TANGLEWOOD A GROUP MEMOIR
Model: 331944

The story of Tanglewood – the summer home of the Boston Symphony since 1935 – as told in first-person accounts by such Tanglewood luminaries as Leonard Bernstein, Serge Koussevitzky, Aaron Copland, Erich Leinsdorf, Phyllis Curtin, Seiji O... more info

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TIPBOOK MUSIC FOR KIDS AND TEENS

TIPBOOK MUSIC FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Model: 331331

Everything parents should know to support and guide the musical development of their children. Some of the main topics are: why music is so important • selecting an instrument (including aspects such as your child's age, physical limitations, in... more info

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UNDERSTANDABLE APPROACH TO MUSICAL EXPRESSION

UNDERSTANDABLE APPROACH TO MUSICAL EXPRESSION
Model: 317119

Designed to enhance the expressive ability of instrumentalists of every age, this concise, easy-to-understand guide written by Kenneth Laudermilch presents 22 musical concepts that remove the mystery from and provideproficiency in the art of musical ... more info

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VERDI THE OPERAS AND CHORAL WORKS

VERDI THE OPERAS AND CHORAL WORKS
Model: 118902

Giuseppe Verdi's career forms one of the loveliest arcs in musical history. The passion of his works resonates universally, while the sophistication of his middle and late operas satisfies demanding ears and tastes. In Verdi: The Operas and Choral Wo... more info

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WIND BAND MASTERWORKS

WIND BAND MASTERWORKS
Model: 317147

With this superb text, Dr. Rapp gives the wind band community both a historical and musical insight into three of its most revered composers. His study of their band works' evolvement through traditional folk music will serve as a fascinating resourc... more info

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WIND BANDS OF THE WORLD

WIND BANDS OF THE WORLD
Model: 119346

This engaging text presents a comprehensive history of the wind band from its earliest days to today. The author's narrative describes the development of instruments, musicians, composers, conductors, and the music itself, tracing in chronological or... more info

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WOODSTOCK VISION THE SPIRIT OF A GENERATION

WOODSTOCK VISION THE SPIRIT OF A GENERATION
Model: 332855

Elliott Landy has his finger on the pulse of the Woodstock generation. He was there before the famous festival, hanging out with Dylan and The Band; he was the photographer of record at the festival itself; and he still lives in Woodstock today. Here... more info

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