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Careers Through Music
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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Practicing with Purpose
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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Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors
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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New Elson's Pocket Music Dictionary
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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The Melodic Voice
The Melodic Voice The Melodic Voice (Conversations with Alice Parker)
Cameron LaBarr & John Wykoff - GIA Publications

The Melodic Voice presents a series of interviews with preeminent composer, conductor, and teacher Alice Parker that offer a fuller and more intimate view of her life and music than ever before. The

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Emotion in Choral Singing
Emotion in Choral Singing Emotion in Choral Singing (Reading Between the Notes)
Jameson Marvin - GIA Publications

Emotion in Choral Singing explores what it takes to truly experience the transcendent power of choral music and achieve genuine emotional connection between composer, performer, and

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Percussion Methods
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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Essential Dictionary of Music Definitions
Essential Dictionary of Music Definitions Essential Dictionary of Music Definitions
L.C. Harnsberger - Alfred Music Publishing

An invaluable addition to the "Essential Dictionary" library, this Handy Guide provides a comprehensive reference for musical terms and definitions. Often supported by examples that clarify the presented... view details
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A Silver Thread
A Silver Thread A Silver Thread
Charles Anthony Silvestri - GIA Publications

A poem is a powerful thing - it can touch the heart in ways that mere words cannot. But a lyric poem has the benefit of a custom soundtrack, so listeners get to experience the words with the added emotional

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The Rehearsal
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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What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body
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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Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment
Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment
Colleen Conway - GIA Publications

An in-depth guide to lesson and rehearsal planning that provides a concise method for aligning music instruction with the Core Arts Standards while continuing to focus on active music

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Translations and Annotations, Vol. 1
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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Music Curriculum Writing 101
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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Boosters to the Rescue
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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First Performance for Band
First Performance for Band First Performance for Band
Music Achievement Council - MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL

This volume features sheet music, parts, sample letters, programs and student certificates for beginning band. Students can learn a composition in seven short weeks with the materials provided!

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Essential Dictionary of Music Theory
Essential Dictionary of Music Theory Essential Dictionary of Music Theory
L.C. Harnsberger - Alfred Music Publishing

This Essential Dictionary packs a wealth of information into our "user-friendly" Handy Guide format. Covering virtually every aspect of music theory, the volume includes everything from scales and modes to... view details
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Beethoven Lives Upstairs
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
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Embracing Administrative Leadership in Music Education
Embracing Administrative Leadership in Music Education Embracing Administrative Leadership in Music Education
John Clinton - GIA Publications

In this important text you'll find practical answers to real-world problems every music education administrator faces. Clear, straightforward prose discusses leadership, team building, and integrity. Also,

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Strategic Plans for a Successful Booster Club
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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Translations and Annotations, Vol. 2
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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Arranging
Arranging Arranging (A Beginner's Guide)
Gerald Custer & Blake R. Henson - GIA Publications

Need to adapt an SATB work for your small SAB choir? Have sopranos who can’t sing divisi, but know a great trumpet player who is happy to help out? Need to simplify a viola part for a beginner? In

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