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The Songs of Hollywood
Ratings: 1
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The Songs of Hollywood


By Philip Furia
  • Release Date : 07 April 2010
  • Genre: Music

From "Over the Rainbow" to "Moon River" and from Al Jolson to Barbra Streisand, The Songs of Hollywood traces the fascinating history of song in film, both in musicals and in dramatic movies such as High Noon. Extremely well-illustrated with 200 film stills, this delightful book sheds much light on some of Hollywood's best known and loved repertoire, explaining how the film industry made certain songs memorable, and highlighting important moments of film history along the way. The book focuses on how the songs were presented in the movies, from early talkies where actors portrayed singers "performing" the songs, to the Gol...

The Unorthodox Guitar
Ratings: 4
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The Unorthodox Guitar


By Mike Frengel
  • Release Date : 01 February 2017
  • Genre: Music

The Unorthodox Guitar: A Guide to Alternative Performance Practice is a comprehensive resource for experimentally minded guitarists and composers wishing to write for or perform on the instrument in new ways. The book focuses primarily on unconventional approaches to guitar performance, which include alternative tunings, extended techniques, instrumental preparations, electronic augmentations, and issues related to performing and recording with a computer. Embracing all guitar types-nylon, steel-string acoustic, and electric-techniques and examples are culled from a broad range of musical genres, including blues, contempor...

Dusty!
Ratings: 5
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Dusty!


By Annie J. Randall
  • Release Date : 17 November 2008
  • Genre: Social Science

Dubbed the "White Queen of Soul," singer Dusty Springfield became the first British soloist to break into the U.S. Top Ten music charts with her 1964 hit "I Only Want To Be With You"--a pop classic followed by many others, including "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" and "Son of a Preacher Man." Today she is usually placed within the history of the Beatles-led "British Invasion" or seen as a devoted acolyte of Motown. In this penetrating look at her music and career, Annie J. Randall shows how Springfield's contributions transcend the narrow limits of those descriptions and how this middle-class former convent girl became...

Band Today, Part 1
Ratings: 5
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Band Today, Part 1


By James D. Ployhar
  • Release Date : 01 January 1970
  • Genre: Music

A band method for full band classes, like instrument classes, or individual instruction. Band Today is the basic method book of the Contemporary Band Course. The Contemporary Band Course is a complete curriculum of instructional material for the development of an outstanding band course. Correlated with Band Today are supplementary technic books, rudimentary theory books, ensembles and ensemble books, individual band arrangements, program band books, and instrumental solos....

New Perspectives on Music and Gesture
Ratings: 4
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New Perspectives on Music and Gesture


By Elaine King
  • Release Date : 29 April 2016
  • Genre: Music

Building on the insights of the first volume on Music and Gesture (Gritten and King, Ashgate 2006), the rationale for this sequel volume is twofold: first, to clarify the way in which the subject is continuing to take shape by highlighting both central and developing trends, as well as popular and less frequent areas of investigation; second, to provide alternative and complementary insights into the particular areas of the subject articulated in the first volume. The thirteen chapters are structured in a broad narrative trajectory moving from theory to practice, embracing Western and non-Western practices, real and virtua...

GOT LIVE ALBUM IF YOU WANT IT!
Ratings: 5
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GOT LIVE ALBUM IF YOU WANT IT!


By Avram Mednick
  • Release Date : 13 November 2013
  • Genre: Music

This is Avram Mednick’s third non-fiction book about music. Go figure, since his best instrument is the radio. This one is about live albums, one hundred of which he discusses. He seems to be stuck on that number....

Gustav and Alma Mahler
Ratings: 4
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Gustav and Alma Mahler


By Susan M. Filler
  • Release Date : 06 December 2012
  • Genre: Music

This revised edition of Garland's 1989 publication updates the core bibliography on Gustave Mahler (as well as his spouse and fellow composer Alma Mahler) by incorporating new research gathered over the past dozen years on his life and professional works. Gustave Mahler, renowned conductor and composer of symphonies and song cycles, is one of the foremost musical figures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His symphonies continue to be widely performed and studied through the twenty-first century. Organized in sections according to subject matter, references are arranged alphabetically by the names of aut...

Strictly Classics, Book 1
Ratings: 5
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Strictly Classics, Book 1


By John O'Reilly
  • Release Date : 03 May 2005
  • Genre: Music

This flexible new collection of string ensembles will inspire chamber music performance while introducing beginners to some of the greatest classic themes ever written. Correlated with Strictly Strings Book 1, Strictly Classics contains 18 ensembles spanning four centuries of music. Its flexible format provides performance opportunities for solo (with piano accompaniment), duet and trio up through full string ensemble. Strictly Classics, Book 2 introduces 14 additional ensemble pieces which correlate with Strictly Strings, Book 2....