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Practicing with Purpose book cover Practicing with Purpose book cover
Practicing with Purpose Practicing with Purpose (An Indispensable Resource to Increase Musical Proficiency)
David Kish - Meredith Music Publications
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Now is the time to practice smarter, not harder. It's time to practice with purpose! Practice is everything if you want to improve as a musician. But how do you practice effectively and with efficiency?

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Percussion Methods Percussion Methods (An Essential Resource For Educators, Conductors and Students)
Stephen Primatic - Meredith Music Publications

This fantastic book by Stephen Primatic is designed for non-percussionists with either educational or intellectual interest in the craft.  It is perfect for use in college percussion methods

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$29.95
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Careers Through Music Careers Through Music (Building Employable Skills in Your Music Class)
Chris Sampson - Alfred Music Publishing

An innovative tool for music educators, this book will prepare music students for a lifelong path to success in whatever field they choose. It highlights valuable skills developed in ensemble and music

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Paperback Book with Online Video Access
$34.99
Translations and Annotations, Vol. 1 book cover Translations and Annotations, Vol. 1 book cover
Translations and Annotations, Vol. 1 Translations and Annotations, Vol. 1 (Latin)
Ron Jeffers - Earthsongs

This reference has, in a relatively short time, become a foundational resource for choir directors at all levels of choral activity. Literal translations and poetic paraphrases are offered for more than 115... view details
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Piano Chord Dictionary Piano Chord Dictionary (All the Essential Chords in an Easy-to-Follow Format!)
Mini Music Guide - Alfred Music Publishing

Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. Take these books anywhere you want to go. With 600 unique chords and chord voicings for all 12 keys, Piano Chord Dictionary is

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Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors
Pam Phillips & Andrew Surmani - Alfred Music Publishing

The Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors provides a concise overview of the key aspects of copyright law that affect music educators and directors in the United States. Designed to

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Translations and Annotations, Vol. 3 book cover Translations and Annotations, Vol. 3 book cover
Translations and Annotations, Vol. 3 Translations and Annotations, Vol. 3 (French and Italian)
Various - Earthsongs

This is the definitive edition for translations of French and Italian texts used throughout the history of choral music. French translations range from the works of Josquin des Pres and Jan Sweelinck,

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Paperback Book French/Italian
$44.50
Boosters to the Rescue book cover Boosters to the Rescue book cover
Boosters to the Rescue Boosters to the Rescue
David W. Vandewalker - GIA Publications

A collection of practical tools that will modernize your program into a 21st-century booster organization, functioning as a successful small business that significantly supports the school music and arts

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$44.95
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Accidentals on Purpose Accidentals on Purpose (A Musician's Dictionary)
David W. Barber - Indent Publishing

A hilarious collection of musical definitions by David W. Barber, the internationally best-selling author of Bach, Beethoven and the Boys, When the Fat Lady Sings, and other internationally best-selling

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How to Learn the Alexander Technique How to Learn the Alexander Technique (A Manual for Students)
Barbara Conable & William Conable - GIA Publications

This book is a classic, now nationally distributed by GIA Publications. It is the primary reference for anyone interested in learning the Alexander Technique, written by perhaps the leading authority in the

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The Rehearsal The Rehearsal (A Quick Guide to One Music Teacherís Most Potent Retention Tool)
David Newell - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

To retain students in music, they need to get hooked on music. More than anything else, it is the daily classroom experience that keeps them in the music program! Every rehearsal minute must be carefully

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Beethoven Lives Upstairs DVD Beethoven Lives Upstairs DVD
Beethoven Lives Upstairs Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Susan Hammond - Children's Group

The arrival of an eccentric boarder turns a young boy's life upside down. Ludwig van Beethoven has moved upstairs! Follow a lively series of letters between Christoph and his uncle as the young boy learns to... view details
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4-6Gr. 4-Gr. 6
$21.98
Book & CD Pack Teacher's Notes w/CD
$32.98
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$16.98
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$34.99
Music Curriculum Writing 101 book cover Music Curriculum Writing 101 book cover
Music Curriculum Writing 101 Music Curriculum Writing 101 (Assistance with Standards-Based Music Curriculum and Assessment Writing)
Denese Odegaard - GIA Publications

Help music students learn more in less time, reach higher goals, and become active participants in their education. An extremely beneficial text for band, choir, orchestra and general music that provides

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Strategic Plans for a Successful Booster Club Strategic Plans for a Successful Booster Club (Time-Tested Concepts for Breaking Through to the Next Level)
David W. Vandewalker - GIA Publications

This book is the companion resource to Boosters to the Rescue! which provides ready-to-use Word, Excel, and PDF files to help booster clubs set and achieve a long-term vision for their

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What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body book cover What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body book cover
What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body (The Practical Application of Body Mapping to Making Music)
Barbara Conable - GIA Publications
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The invaluable information contained in this book is based on the work of cellist and educator William Conable. He developed the concept of Body Mapping to free the body and mind to move and make music... view details
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Translations and Annotations, Vol. 2 Translations and Annotations, Vol. 2 (German)
Ron Jeffers - Earthsongs

This reference contains more than 165 translations of both sacred and secular German texts from centuries of choral repertoire. Literal and poetic translations are offered for each entry, and the reference... view details
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Hardcover Book German
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$57.50
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Translations and Annotations, Vol. 4 Translations and Annotations, Vol. 4 (Hebrew)
Various - Earthsongs

This comprehensive volume is the new definitive source for Hebrew texts, with chapters covering Singing in Hebrew; Bloch's "Avodath Hakodesh:" and Selected Texts, Translations and Pronunciation Guides, plus... view details
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Hardcover Book 
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Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary book cover Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary book cover
Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary
VARIOUS - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's the most contemporary music dictionary on the market! Conveniently divided into three main sections: The Dictionary of Music Terms defines over 2,000 music terms concisely, including notation and theory... view details
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Assessment in Music Education Assessment in Music Education
Martin Fautley - Oxford University Press

This book discusses assessment and its role in teaching and learning music in the classroom. †For improving learning and raising standards, it puts the case for formative assessment, day-by-day, rather than... view details
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New Elson's Pocket Music Dictionary New Elson's Pocket Music Dictionary
Louis C. Elson / Matthew Herman - Theodore Presser Co

After a century as the music student's best friend, The Elson's Pocket Dictionary has just taken another leap forward. Thoroughly updated, with new material, Elson's has set a new benchmark for the... view details
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ASTA String Syllabus No. 1 book cover ASTA String Syllabus No. 1 book cover
ASTA String Syllabus No. 1 ASTA String Syllabus No. 1
American String Teachers - American String Teachers Association

Volume one contains listings for violin, viola, cello, and bass. †Volume two lists harp and guitar music. ... view details
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Daniels' Orchestral Music book cover Daniels' Orchestral Music book cover
Daniels' Orchestral Music Daniels' Orchestral Music (Fifth Edition)
David Daniels - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Daniels' Orchestral Music is the gold standard among conductors, music programmers, orchestra librarians, and any other music professional - or student - seeking to research an orchestral program,

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$103.00