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A to Z of Foreign Musical Terms A to Z of Foreign Musical Terms
Christine Ammer - E.C. Schirmer Music Co.

This handy book provides quick answers and definitions of basic terms as well as guides to Italian, German, and French pronunciation.

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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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Accidentals on Purpose Accidentals on Purpose (A Musician's Dictionary)
David W. Barber - Alfred Music 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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The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach
Andre Pirro - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Translated into English for the first time, this book by the celebrated French musicologist Andre Pirro was originally published in 1907. Pirro's work is based primarily on an examination of the close

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Arranging Music for the Real World Arranging Music for the Real World
Vince Corozine - Mel Bay Publications Inc.

This book is written from a composer's point of view and is intended to be a reference book for the analysis of arranging techniques. Its aim is to help composers and arrangers improve their compositional

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Arranging : A Beginner's Guide 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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Aspiring to Excel Aspiring to Excel (Leadership Initiatives for Music Educators)
Kenneth Raessler - GIA Publications

In this definitive work on the state and future of music education in the United States, Kenneth Raessler challenges educators to assess their priorities, goals, and sequences of instruction in their school... 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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Bach: A Life in Pictures Bach: A Life in Pictures
Christoph Wolff - Baerenreiter-Verlag

What did Johann Sebastian Bach's world look like? Which people were close to him? Who did he work with? What writings document his life and work? This lavish picture book helps to bridge the 300-year

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A Band Director's Handbook of Problems and Solutions in Teaching Instrumental Music A Band Director's Handbook of Problems and Solutions in Teaching Instrumental Music
Frank Brown - Frank Brown

All traditional band instruments are acoustical amplifiers, amplifying the vibrations of the reeds, lips, airstreams, drum

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Baroque Music: A Practical Guide for the Performer Baroque Music: A Practical Guide for the Performer
Victor Rangel-Ribeiro - Dover Publications Inc.

Professional and amateur musicians will appreciate this clear, readable guide to the music of Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann, and other Baroque composers. Author Victor Rangel-Ribeiro draws upon the

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A Basic Music Library, Vol. 3: Classical Music A Basic Music Library, Vol. 3: Classical Music (Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, 4th Edition)
Music Library Association - American Library Association

The fourth edition of A Basic Music Library, relying on the expertise of the Music Library Association, is unmatched in scope and authority. Covering classical music, Volume 3 is organized into these

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A Basic Music Library, Vol. 2: World Music A Basic Music Library, Vol. 2: World Music (Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, 4th Edition)
Music Library Association - American Library Association

Intended to offer suggestions for anyone, regardless of musical training or experience, who is seeking to develop music collections in libraries of all kinds, this essential reference work remains a

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A Basic Music Library, Vol. 1: Popular Music A Basic Music Library, Vol. 1: Popular Music (Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, 4th Edition)
Music Library Association - American Library Association

Prepared by the Music Library Association, with thousands of records selected by experts in dozens of specialized and popular areas of music, A Basic Music Library constitutes the most authoritative music

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Basic Music Reference Basic Music Reference (A Guide for Non-specialist Librarians, Library Assistants, and Student Employees)
Alan Green & Michael J. Duffy, IV - A R Editions, Inc.

Basic Music Reference is a quick-start guide designed to introduce library employees to the basic tools and techniques involved in answering questions related to music.  As in every specialist subject area,... view details
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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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Beethoven's Chamber Music Beethoven's Chamber Music (A Listener's Guide)
Victor Lederer - Amadeus Press, Inc.

Lederer shows how Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano overflow with high energy and spirits, showing a creative force that transcended personal struggles. The "Kreutzer" Sonata, Op. 47, displays all the... view details
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A Beginner's Guide to Reading Gregorian Chant Notation A Beginner's Guide to Reading Gregorian Chant Notation
Noel Jones - Frog Music Press

For people who have no experience reading chant or people who do but want to improve their ability in reading the notes, clef, staff markings and understanding what they mean.  The large size used here is... view details
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Benjamin Britten and Russia Benjamin Britten and Russia
Cameron Pyke - Boydell & Brewer Inc.

This book explores Benjamin Britten's creative relationship with Russia throughout his life by examining his engagement with Russian composers, musicians and writers in the context of twentieth-century

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The Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music The Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music
Dr. Kari Juusela - Berklee Press

A comprehensive reference to terms used in the performance, creation, and study of music today. Covering instrumental and voice performance, audio technology, production, music business, and other

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The Blackbird Academy Foundations: Must Know Audio and Recording Principles The Blackbird Academy Foundations: Must Know Audio and Recording Principles
Kevin Becka - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Blackbird Academy Foundations: Must-Know Audio and Recording Principles is designed to build your music engineering and audio production skills. The principles are directed at beginners to more advanced

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Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater Blumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater
Robert Blumenfeld - Limelight Editions

Have you heard of the first American musical, "The Black Crook," which opened in 1866 and had fifteen revivals?  Do you know Oscar Straus' hilarious parody of Wagner's "Ring" cycle, "Die lustigen Nibelungen"... view details
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Boosters to the Rescue Boosters to the Rescue
David W. Vandewalker - GIA Publications

Boosters to the Rescue! offers practical tools to modernize your program into a 21st-century booster organization that can function as a successful small business and significantly support the

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Brahms Requiem Brahms Requiem (A Practical Guide For Performing, Teaching And Singing)
Leonard Van Camp - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

The key word in the title is practical; the key to the book is scholarship. As part of his massive undertaking to create the definitive edition of "Brahms Requiem," including the complete vocal score,... view details
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