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|Author||: Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin|
The anthology includes over 100 outstanding teaching pieces written between the seventeenth century and the present. These scores constitute the text's core repertoire; with the text's spiral-learning method, students return to each work throughout the theory sequence. The selections represent a wide variety of genres and instruments to engage every student. For the Third Edition, the anthology has been expanded to include more works from the recent past.
|Author||: Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin|
|Editor||: W. W. Norton|
The most comprehensive and integrated package for every music theory classroom.
|Author||: Joel Phillips,Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin|
|Editor||: W W Norton & Company Incorporated|
A comprehensive introduction to music theory integrating the basic rudiments.
|Author||: Steven G. Laitz,Steven Geoffrey Laitz|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press, USA|
Bringing together the analytical, aural, and tactile activities that comprise a tonal theory curriculum, The Complete Musician, Second Edition, relies on a diverse repertoire and innovative exercises to explicitly connect theory (writing and analysis), skills (singing, playing, and dictation), and music-making outside the theory class. It provides students with a strong foundation in the principles of writing, analyzing, hearing, singing, and playing tonal harmony and enables them to understand the most important musical forms. Features of the Second Edition: * Enhanced and supplemented by five music DVDs--two packaged with the text, two with Student Workbook I, and one with Student Workbook II. These DVDs contain a total of more than sixteen hours of high-quality recorded examples--from solo piano to full orchestra--of the examples and exercises in the text and workbooks, performed by soloists and ensembles from the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, examples and exercises are included on the DVDs in downloadable MP3 format. * Significantly revised in order to improve general ordering between large topics (for example, the pre-dominant function is introduced earlier) and organization within chapters (particularly in Parts 1-4) * Offers new topics and expansions: a new chapter (16) devoted exclusively to the motive; new sections on analytical decision-making through Gestalt techniques (Chapters 2 and 7); lead sheet notation (Chapter 6); harmonizing florid melodies (beginning in Chapter 9); and an expanded section on musical texture and harmonic analysis (Chapter 6) * Introduces numerous analyses throughout the book, including thirteen Model Analysis sections, that provide extended analyses of canonical pieces * Includes more than 200 new examples, many from wind and brass literature * Explanations and definitions have been carefully revised for clarity, with added summary charts and step-by-step procedures * Offers new types of exercises--in both the text and in the workbooks--including exercises for single-line instrumentalists, listening exercises, and more graduated exercises * Workbook exercises are now structured in a consistent format of discrete assignments (four to eight assignments per chapter) that usually fit on one or two sheets of paper for ease in handing in to the instructor. Each assignment contains a variety of exercises, crafted for students with a wide range of abilities. Supplementary exercises are also included for further practice. * Expanded Instructor's Manual adds model solutions for more than 200 analysis and part writing exercises; each chapter includes teaching guidelines and supplementary analytical, dictation, playing, and writing exercises
|Author||: Andrew Surmani,Karen Farnum Surmani,Morton Manus|
|Editor||: Alfred Music Publishing|
Alfreds Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (included with this item), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit.This Alto Clef edition includes primarily alto clef examples, but also presents treble and bass clef examples. The Student Complete Book includes Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound format.Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): Staff, Notes and PitchesTreble & Bass ClefsGrad Staff & Ledger LinesNote ValuesMeasure, Bar Line and Double Bar2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time SignaturesWhole, Half & Quarter Notes/RestsDotted Half & Quarter NotesTies & SlursRepeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings
|Author||: Terry Pratchett|
|Editor||: Random House|
'Classic English humour, with all the slapstick, twists and dry observations you could hope for' The Times The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is . . . 'This is a story about sex and drugs and Music With Rocks In. Well... ...one out of three ain’t bad.' Being sixteen is always difficult, even more so when there’s a Death in the family. After all, it's hard to grow up normally when Grandfather rides a white horse and wields a scythe. Especially if he decides to take a well-earned moment to uncover the meaning of life and discover himself in the process, so that you have to take over the family business, and everyone mistakes you for the Tooth Fairy. And especially when you have to face the new and addictive music that has entered Discworld. It's lawless. It changes people. It's got a beat and you can dance to it. It's called Music With Rocks In. And it won't fade away. __________________ The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Soul Music is the third book in the Death series.
|Author||: Martin Asiner|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
The popularity of televised dramas from Korea and Taiwan has increased significantly since 2000. Such dramas reflect the interweaving of human romance, tragedy, and comedy with a Confucian world view that places this human conflict into a context of respect both for for one's elders and for society itself. Korean and Taiwanese televised dramas share many overlapping values but differ in how each culture typically assigns stereotypical roles to the male and female leads. Native Korean and Taiwanese viewers watch their respective dramas expecting a melding of Hollywood type conflict with an Asian worldview that seeks to assimilate this conflict into a satisfying conclusion. Viewers unfamiliar with this blend of cultures, those raised in a Western mindset, initially find it strange that the dramas' cast play out their collective angst in a manner that deviates from the Hollywood norm. I have chosen 122 Korean and Taiwanese (plus a few Chinese and Japanese) televised dramas that represent a sampling of the many hundreds of such dramas currently available for viewing in various internet web sites. Some of the dramas reviewed herein are stand alone efforts released as theatrical movies, but the majority are dramas originally released on television as weekly episodes. The number of episodes ranges from a dozen to more than eighty with each approximating one hour in length. I can assure you that I have personally watched every minute of each episode. Most of the dramas reviewed focus on the romantic interplay between the leads, but within this genre of romance there is a wide variation of sub-genres that include corporate machinations and backstabbing, time travel, Rich Male Hero falls for Poor but Beautiful Heroine, vicious in-laws, interfering sidekicks, parallel subplots, and much more. Each review provides an extensive analysis of plot, theme, and characterization, all of which are viewed in a Confucian context that reflects a social, psychological, religious, familial, and cultural backdrop. I did not "give away" any surprise endings so these reviews may be read before viewing them to decide whether a potential viewer wishes to watch them or even after viewing them to recreate the enjoyable experience while watching. The number of televised dramas increases exponentially yearly and this review guide may prove useful in providing you with sufficient past and current dramas such that you can choose wisely which types of Korean and Taiwanese dramas you like.
|Author||: Annabeth Leong|
|Editor||: Fantastic Fiction Publishing|
From Annabeth Leong's penetrating view of the sensual, the sacred, and the profane comes an anthology of erotic tales of wonder. Passion flows, mercurial, through these eleven tales of sex, death, and rebirth. Curiosity mingles with shame, anger revels in worship, exploring desire of all types. Here are dead gods, undead starlets, and immortal creatures hungry for connection-a collection of love letters to human nature, with no easy answers among them. Instead you will find intimate legends and infinite possibility. For every dark soul pining for something beyond their grasp, there is a moment of ecstasy to tantalize the heart and mind. The stories here do not represent the safe, sane, and consensual, and no awareness of risk can prepare you for the ultimate sacrifice. Come, immerse yourself in Liquid Longing.
|Author||: Joshua Gaylord,Abby Spilky,Jonathan Karten|
It is commonly said that the best way to learn how to write is to read-and vice versa. Robert Heinlein once said, "writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards." In this course we did not keep writing private, rather we brought it forward in order to learn from it.
|Author||: , Okyere, Okyere Bonna,,Mba Okyere Bonna|
How to Ace Middle School Analogy Tests: This is your ultimate guide to help you preparing for your middle school analogy test. Analogy for Middle Schools contains over 270 lessons (with over 2,500 set of words) on anlogy. It is designed to help the middle and high school student study, practice and master analogy concepts. Quizes are provided to help you assess your progress at the end of your study- (That is on top of the 270 practice lessons)- to help you master analogy concepts and ace your analogy tests. It is the ultimate guide to prepare you for your end of grade and standardized tests. Analogy for Middle Schools comes in two sets, the Student Workbook and Teachers (or Answer Book). In the Workbook you are asked to study the relationship between the first set of words and pick the word that completes the second pair with this same relationship. Teacher's book provides the answers and explanation to the questions in the Workbook. It is highly recommended that you use the Answer book as a study material and then switch to the Workbook for practice exercises. Ace Your Middle School Analogy Tests"
|Author||: Taura Eruera|
|Editor||: National Library of New Zealand|
Who is this rhythm book for? This book is for you--the struggling musician or the frustrated rhythm teacher. This rhythm music book is for you--the struggling musician, determined to confidently play, eighth note, rhythm patterns, by ear or sight, on your melodic or harmonic instrument, rhythm guitar or rhythm piano. Or, for your music teacher, desperate for a rhythm pedagogy that elegantly guides you past rhythm frustration to discover your rhythm confidence. What is unique about this rhythm book? Firstly, this book does not try to to teach you every rhythm subject and every rhythm vocabulary. This eighth note, rhythm exercises, book focuses you on talking one vocabulary of sixteen rhythms. That's it. Secondly, this rhythmisation book is properly formatted for new rhythm readers with big, easy to read notation pages, supported by easy to read rhythmisation syllables that are easy to see and read. Thirdly, this is a doing rhythm book. Not a thinking or theory one. This book aims to get this vocabulary installed and embedded in your brain and speech, so that you can use these rhythm patterns on your instrument, in the next forty-nine minutes. Fourthly, this rhythm patterns book is part of a series of rhythm books, each of which focuses on a single rhythm vocabulary. The laser focus ensures you finish the book with a series of practical (mental and speech) rhythm music skills that you can use immediately. Fifthly, this rhythm exercises book, supplements and complements the leading rhythm books available. Other books take you broad and wide. Rhythm books, like this one, drill you narrow and deep. Why should you read this book now. If you want to replace your rhythm uncertainty with rhythm confidence (in the next forty-nine minutes) you should read this book now. Learning to talk, read, write and play this foundation rhythm vocabulary---in less than the next nine minutes---is a ridiculously achievable skill. Why wait a lifetime when you can do this nine minute job now? Then, talking this eighth note, rhythm vocabulary: across 33 rhythm conversations and 758 bars of word of mouth rhythms---in as little as the next thirty-seven minutes---is as straight forward as straight forward gets. After you have talked this book in 49 minutes you can then talk Rhythm Book 103 Sixteenth Note Rhythm Patterns in 25 minutes. What You Will Learn From This Study Rhythm Book You will learn: - to talk the second Rhythmisation vocabulary: the dabadaba eighth note rhythm patterns - the concept of rhythm levels, rhythm vocabularies, parent rhythm, derived rhythm and more - to talk dabadaba vowel durations, positional and silent consonants in 16 combinations - the principle of rhythmic alternation between strong and weak rhythm. - the concept of tempo rhythm to use with the dabadaba vocabulary - the concept of rhythmic density as a verbal and aural tool - how to read and write rhythm notation and rhythmisation in plain english You will talk and experience - the 16 rhythm dabadaba eighth note rhythmisation vocabulary - 8 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 7 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 6 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 5 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 4 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 3 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 2 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 1 attack eighth note dabadaba rhythms and rhythmisations - 5 eighth note dabadaba syncopations native to the vocabulary - 758 one bar and 323 two bar eighth note phrases - all 758 bars in tempo between MM60 and MM128
|Author||: Michael Hewitt|
|Editor||: Course Technology Ptr|
Many DJs, gigging musicians, and electronic music producers understand how to play their instruments or make music on the computer, but they lack the basic knowledge of music theory needed to take their music-making to the next level and compose truly professional tracks. Beneath all the enormously different styles of modern electronic music lie certain fundamentals of the musical language that are exactly the same no matter what kind of music you write. It is very important to acquire an understanding of these fundamentals if you are to develop as a musician and music producer. Put simply, you need to know what you are doing with regard to the music that you are writing. Music Theory for Computer Musicians explains these music theory fundamentals in the most simple and accessible way possible. Concepts are taught using the MIDI keyboard environment and today's computer composing and recording software. By reading this book and following the exercises contained within it, you, the aspiring music producer/computer musician, will find yourself making great progress toward understanding and using these fundamentals of the music language. The result will be a great improvement in your ability to write and produce your own original music!
|Author||: Pamela Rentz|
This updated collection of selected stories brings together twelve stories, some speculative and some not, linked by the people and territory of the Karuk Indian Tribe. From Indians who time-travel, to coyote in the casino, managed care in the spirit world to gold hunters mining in a dangerous river, these stories blend the fantastical and workaday to show contemporary Karuk people, like their ancestors, struggling to overcome unpredictable obstacles.
|Author||: Tom Howard|
What goes around... In the cycle of life - whether microscopic or cosmic - things repeat themselves and add richness and bring surprise to our reality. In celebration of our seventh year as a writing and critiquing force to be reckoned with, we welcome you to the Central Arkansas Speculative Fiction Writers' Group's selection of fantasy and science fiction short stories dealing with things cyclic, both good and bad. Birthday parties in a space bar, forced retirement in a magic realm, and a ghostly high school reunion are only some of the stories included in this celebratory anthology. Remember, not all anniversaries celebrate happy occasions, and Coming Around Again emcompasses karma as well as chronological events. Enjoy the ride!
|Author||: Matthew Hoch,Linda Lister|
|Editor||: Rowman & Littlefield|
In Voice Secrets: 100 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Singer, Matthew Hoch and Linda Lister create order out of the chaotic world of singing. They examine all aspects of singing, including nontechnical matters, such as auditioning, performance anxiety, score preparation, practice performance tips, business etiquette, and many other important topics for the advanced singer. Voice Secrets provides singers with a quick and efficient path to significant improvement, both technically and musically. It is the perfect resource for advanced students of singing, professional performers, music educators, and avid amateur musicians. The Music Secrets for the Advanced Musician series is designed for instrumentalists, singers, conductors, composers, and other instructors and professionals seeking a quick set of pointers to improve their work as performers and producers of music. Easy to use and intended for the advanced musician, contributions to Music Secrets fill a niche for those who have moved beyond what beginners and intermediate practitioners need.
|Author||: Matthew Hoch|
|Editor||: Scarecrow Press|
Titles in the Dictionaries for the Modern Musician series offer both the novice and the advanced artist key information designed to convey the field of study and performance for a major instrument or instrument class, as well as the workings of musicians in areas from conducting to composing. Each dictionary covers topics from instrument parts to technique, major works to key figures—a must-have for any musician’s personal library! A Dictionary for the Modern Singer is an indispensable guide for students of singing, voice pedagogues, and lovers of the art of singing. In addition to classical singing, genres, and styles, musical theatre and popular and global styles are addressed. With an emphasis on contemporary practice, this work includes terms and figures that influenced modern singing styles. Topics include voice pedagogy, voice science, vocal health, styles, genres, performers, diction, and other relevant topics. The dictionary will help students to more fully understand the concepts articulated by their teachers. Matthew Hoch’s book fills a gap in the singer’s library as the only one-volume general reference geared toward today’s student of singing. An extensive bibliography is invaluable for students seeking to explore a particular subject in greater depth. Illustrations and charts further illuminate particular concepts, while appendixes address stage fright, tips on practicing, repertoire selection, audio technology, and contemporary commercial music styles. A Dictionary for the Modern Singer will appeal to students of singing at all levels. For professionals, it will serve as a quick and handy reference guide, useful in the high school or college library and the home teaching studio alike; students and amateurs will find it accessible and full of fascinating information about the world of the singing.
|Author||: Phillip Crabtree,Donald H. Foster|
|Editor||: Indiana University Press|
This bibliography of bibliographies lists and describes sources, from basic references to highly specialized materials. Valuable as a classroom text and as a research tool for scholars, librarians, performers, and teachers.