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BBC Proms 2018
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The BBC Proms is the world's biggest and longest ?running classical music festival and one of the jewels in the crown for the BBC. It is one of the st...
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James Rhodes' passion for music has been his absolute lifeline. It has been the thread that has held him together through a life that has encompassed ...

Frauenliebe und Leben
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Rufus Hallmark's book explores Robert Schumann's beloved yet controversial song cycle Frauenliebe und Leben and the poems of Adelbert von Chamisso on ...
How music works
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How Music Works is David Byrne's bestselling, buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Drawing on his own work over th...

Feminine endings
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A groundbreaking collection of essays in feminist music criticism, this book addresses problems of gender and sexuality in repertoires ranging from th...
J.S. Bach for Electric Bass
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(Bass Instruction). An innovative collection of J.S. Bach pieces arranged for electric bass, complete with historical analysis, instruction and playin...

The Cambridge companion to Adorno
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The great German philosopher and aesthetic theorist Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno (1903-69) was one of the main philosophers of the first generation of t...
Simultaneous learning
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Paul Harris's highly successful Simultaneous Learning approach is an entirely positive and imaginative way to teach, which embraces the understanding ...

Sound system
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Musicians have often wanted to change the world. From underground innovators to pop icons many have believed in the political power of music. Rulers r...
Composing for the films
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First published in 1947, this account of the nature of film music aesthetics has a wider scope as a study of modern, industrialized culture, as well as being relevant to the whole area of cultural studies.

Why Dylan matters
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A GUARDIAN AND INDEPENDENT BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2017.'At last an expert classicist gets to grips with Bob Dylan' Mary Beard'A poignant blend of memoir, ...
Schubert's winter journey
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Franz Schubert's Winterreise is at the same time one of the most powerful and one of the most enigmatic masterpieces in Western culture. In his new bo...

Including everyone
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Many practical books for music educators who work with special needs students focus on students' disabilities, rather than on the inclusive classroom ...
Scoring the screen
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Today, musical composition for films is more popular than ever. In professional and academic spheres, media music study and practice are growing; unde...

Music composition for dummies
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Want to turn that haunting tune in your head into an awesome soundin your ear? You can! Music Composition For Dummiesdemystifies the process of compos...
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This is a thorough history of Slint, and the Louisville scene that surrounded the band, leading up to and focusing on the creation of their masterpiece, 'Spiderland'.

The Oxford companion to music
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The Oxford Companion to Music is one of the most famous music reference works of all time. This invaluable Companion now reappears in a completely new...
Music and the mind
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Anthony Storr believes, music today is a deeply significant experience for a greater number of people than ever before. In this challenging book, he explores why this should be so.

Inner city pressure
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A GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, PITCHFORK, NPR, METRO AND HERALD SCOTLAND BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2018'The definitive grime biography' NME'A landmark genre history'...
The Kinks
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Emerging from the same British music boom that birthed the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, Dave and Ray Davies's band, the Kinks, became one of Englan...

Bloomsbury encyclopedia of popular music of the world. Volume XI Genres - Europe
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The ten EPMOW Genre volumes contain entries on the genres of music that have been or currently are popular in countries and communities all over the w...
Expanding the horizon of electroacoustic music analysis
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Innovations in music technology bring with them a new set of challenges for describing and understanding the electroacoustic repertoire. This edited c...

Rockin' the free world!
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In Rockin' the Free World, international relations expert Sean Kay takes readers inside Bob Dylan's America and shows how this vision linked the roc...
Performance practice in the music of Steve Reich
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Performance Practice in the Music of Steve Reich provides a performer's perspective on Steve Reich's compositions from his iconic minimalist work, Dru...

Elective affinities
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As illustrated in Goethe's famous novel of the same name, elective affinities are powerful relationships that crystallize under changing conditions. I...
The romantic overture and musical form from Rossini to Wagner
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In this book Steven Vande Moortele offers a comprehensive account of operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. Discu...

Ocean of sound
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Sun Ra, Brian Eno, Lee Perry, Kate Bush, Kraftwerk, Aphex Twin, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Brian Wilson are interviewed in this extraordinary work of sonic ...
The second summer of love
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'The definitive look at dance music and club culture - a must read' - Paul Oakenfold 'Brilliantly woven collection of aural histories ... a damn fine...

Experiencing Bessie Smith
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Bessie Smith occupies a unique place in the history of American music. She was one of the first undisputed artists to come from the American vernacula...
Flip the script
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Hip hop has long been a vehicle for protest in the United States, used by its primarily African American creators to address issues of prejudice, repr...

Arvo Pärt's white light
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One of the most frequently performed contemporary composers, Arvo Pärt has become a phenomenon whose unusual reach is felt well beyond the concert ha...
Music in epic film
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As both a distinct genre and a particular mode of filmmaking, the idea of the epic has been central to the history of cinema. Including contributions ...

Acoustic territories
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A groundbreaking book in the growing field of sound studies, this text explores how sound permeates all aspects of life, in everything from the streets to our homes and from shopping malls to the underground.
Writing music for the stage
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Providing essential advice and guidance on making a career in the performing arts.

Beatles '66
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A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and ...
Audacious euphony
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Music theorists have long believed that 19th-century triadic progressions idiomatically extend the diatonic syntax of 18th-century classical tonality,...

Music and consciousness
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What is consciousness? Why and when do we have it? Where does it come from, and how does it relate to the lump of squishy grey matter in our heads, or...

The musical as drama
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Derived from the colorful traditions of vaudeville, burlesque, revue, and operetta, the musical has blossomed into America's most popular form of thea...
Aural skills acquisition
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This book is about thinking in music. Music listeners who understand what they hear are thinking in music. Music readers who understand and visualiz...

Improve your sight-reading! A piece a week Piano Grade 2
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A piece a week Piano Grade 2 is ideal to be used alongside the Improve your sight-reading! series, graded piano books to support and improve the readi...
Radio city
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When it was released in 1974, 'Radio City' was a radical album - influenced by records that were already deemed oldies and yet sounding like a lean electrical jolt from the future. This book examines the unique confluence of circumstances that channeled Big Star's Alex Chilton's creative energies toward the possibility of commercial success.

A composer's guide to game music
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A comprehensive, practical guide to composing video game music, from acquiring the necessary skills to finding work in the field.Music in video games ...
Melody in songwriting
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Discover songwriting techniques from the hit makers! This comprehensive guide unlocks the secrets of hit songs, examining them, and revealing why they succeed. Learn to write memorable melodies and discover the dynamic relationships between melody, harmony, rhythm, and rhyme. Fine-tune your craft and start writing hits!

You are the music
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'You are the music / While the music lasts' T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets Do babies remember music from the womb? Can classical music increase your c...
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Below the level of the musical note lies the realm of microsound, of sound particles lasting less than one-tenth of a second. Recent technological adv...

Musimathics Volume 2
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The second volume of a commonsense, self-contained introduction to the mathematics and physics of music, focusing on the digital and computational dom...
Help your kids with music
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Are your kids struggling with music theory? Do youwish you could help them learn how to read music? Help Your Kids With Music is what every frustrated...

The elements of music
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This title presents the elements of music in a way that is pedagogically clear and comprehensible by building upon simple principles of proportion and relationship.
Dead precedents
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In Dead Precedents, Roy Christopher traces the story of how hip-hop invented the twenty-first century. Emerging alongside cyberpunk in the 1980s, the ...