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Teach Yourself Music History book cover Teach Yourself Music History book cover
Teach Yourself Music History Teach Yourself Music History (Everything You Need to Know About Music - from Antiquity to Today)
L.C. Harnsberger & Donny Trieu - Alfred Music Publishing

Teach Yourself Music History is a thoroughly enjoyable overview of all the major periods of Western music: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic,

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Way Over in Beulah Lan' Way Over in Beulah Lan' (Understanding and Performing the Negro Spiritual)
Andre J. Thomas - Heritage Music Press

Renowned choral conductor and educator Andre J. Thomas has crafted a book that the conductor of any choral ensemble will want close at hand when preparing to program any concert spiritual. Understanding

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The Women of Western Music The Women of Western Music (Hildegard to Ella)
Anna Wentlent - Alfred Music Publishing

Balance your music history curriculum with this indispensable classroom resource! This long-awaited manual focuses exclusively on the female artists who haven't made it into most textbooks. Biographies,

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Music Is History book cover Music Is History book cover
Music Is History Music Is History
Questlove - Hachette Book Group

This book combines Questlove's deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past 50 years. Focusing on the years 1971 to the present, he finds the hidden

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Romantic American Choral Music Romantic American Choral Music (an Anthology)
David P. DeVenney - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Selected by the ACDA Publications Committee and recommended as a required text at many American choral institutions, this stunning anthology reveals the often-overlooked American composers of choral music

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On This Day in Music History book cover On This Day in Music History book cover
On This Day in Music History On This Day in Music History
WARNER, J - Hal Leonard Corporation

Anyone who has ever read anything about a favorite musician will find that it is often the so-called trivia that makes things memorable about that person. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this book.

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The Greatest Music Stories Never Told book cover The Greatest Music Stories Never Told book cover
The Greatest Music Stories Never Told The Greatest Music Stories Never Told
Rick Beyer - Harper Collins Pub Inc

Prepare to be astonished by the tantalizing tidbits of music history collected by this author! Did you know about: The ballet that sparked a riot? The rock star who became an astrophysicist? The song that

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Pop-Culture Pedagody in the Music Classroom Pop-Culture Pedagody in the Music Classroom (Teaching Tools from American Idol to YouTube)
Nicole Biamonte - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Teachers the world over are discovering the importance and benefits of incorporating popular culture into the music classroom. Students' familiarity with recorded music, videos, games, and other

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The History of Classical Music for Beginners book cover The History of Classical Music for Beginners book cover
The History of Classical Music for Beginners The History of Classical Music for Beginners
R. Ryan Endris - For Beginners, LLC

Many of the most enduring works carry an aura of mystery and remain little understood by modern listeners. But fear not! It's not as mystifying as it seems. Anyone can understand and appreciate Western art

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Play On! Play On! (A Marine's Musical Journey From The Bayou To The White House)
John Bourgeois - GIA Publications

With his hallmark wit and eloquence, Colonel John R. Bourgeois gives an autobiographical account of his life and career as a musician from humble roots who rose through the ranks to became the twenty-fifth

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Performing Renaissance Music Performing Renaissance Music
Dennis Shrock - GIA Publications

This remarkable book draws from primary sources to document and explain authentic performance practices of Renaissance-era music - in many cases eye opening, and rarely employed today. Insightful chapters

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Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel's Masterpiece book cover Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel's Masterpiece book cover
Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel's Masterpiece Messiah: Understanding and Performing Handel's Masterpiece
Helmuth Rilling - Carus-Verlag

This book on Handel's "Messiah" reflects Helmuth Rilling's remarkable skills, both as a conductor and as an educator. It is literally a "study guide" for conductors and ... view details

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Messiah HWV 56 SATB Full Score Paperbound Edition Messiah HWV 56 SATB Full Score Paperbound Edition
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Messiah HWV 56 SATB Vocal Score English, with alternative mvts. Messiah HWV 56 SATB Vocal Score English, with alternative mvts.
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In Their Own Words In Their Own Words (Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals)
Eileen Guenther - MorningStar Music Publishers

This groundbreaking study of slavery and spirituals is the first to place the unique voices of an enslaved people squarely within the context of their daily lives. A succinct history is woven into an

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Voice Collectors Voice Collectors (Stories and Songs of Chinese Culture Bearers)
Le Zhang & Sarah H. Watts/ed. Karen Howard - GIA Publications

In this vibrant collection of the many different musical traditions that come from the country of China, 32 Chinese men and women joyfully recall their musical experiences and share popular or significant

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The Musician's Soul The Musician's Soul
James Jordan - GIA Publications

The Musician's Soul starts all musicians on a journey to the higher plane of artistic self-expression and soulful spirituality. Words of wisdom are based on Jordan's own journey as a conductor, yet

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Performance Practices in the Baroque Era Performance Practices in the Baroque Era (As Related by Primary Sources)
Dennis Shrock - GIA Publications

In this remarkable book, a companion to Performance Practices in the Classical Era, noted scholar and choral conductor Dennis Shrock brings together in one place treatises, primers, tutorials, letters,

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Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy (How Music Captures Our Imagination)
Robert Jourdain - Avon Books

What makes a distant oboe's wail beautiful? Why do some kinds of music lift us to ecstasy, but not others? How can music make sense to an ear and brain evolved for detecting the approaching lion or tracking

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Marching Along: The Autobiography of John Philip Sousa Marching Along: The Autobiography of John Philip Sousa (Recollections of Men, Women, and Music)
John Philip Sousa - GIA Publications

In print with the original text for the first time in decades, here is the intriguing autobiography Sousa wrote in the final years of his life. Contained within are amusing and insightful reflections of the

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In the Heart of the Beat In the Heart of the Beat (The Poetry of Rap)
Alexs Pate - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Despite its extraordinary popularity and worldwide influence, the world of rap and hip hop is under constant attack. Impressions and interpretations of its meaning and power are perpetually being

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Oxford History of Western Music Oxford History of Western Music (Complete 5 Volume Set)
Richard Taruskin - Oxford University Press

This universally acclaimed and award-winning book is an authoritative survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time. The main five volumes

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Norton Anthology of Western Music, Vol. 3 - 20th Century book cover Norton Anthology of Western Music, Vol. 3 - 20th Century book cover
Norton Anthology of Western Music, Vol. 3 - 20th Century Norton Anthology of Western Music, Vol. 3 - 20th Century
Claude V. Palisca, Donald Jay Grout & J. Peter Burkholder - W. W. Norton & Company

This third volume of the classic music history series focuses on Western Music of the 20th Century. A standard book that belongs in every musician's library.

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De-Colonization, Heritage, and Advocacy De-Colonization, Heritage, and Advocacy (An Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology, Volume 2)
Svanibor Pettan & Jeff Titon - Oxford University Press

The nine ethnomusicologists who contributed to this volume present a diverse range of views, approaches, and methodologies that address indigenous peoples, immigrants, and marginalized communities.

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The Gift of Music The Gift of Music (Essays on Church Music and Hymnology)
David W. Music/ed. Samuel J. Eatherton, Nathan Myrick & Marcell Silva Steuernagel - MorningStar Music Publishers

For over forty years, David W. Music studied, taught, researched, and published numerous books, articles, and musical compositions for use in the church. In this book, fellow experts in the field pay homage

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