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Enjoyment of Music Enjoyment of Music
Kristine Forney, Joseph Machlis - W. W. Norton & Company

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Hardcover Book 12th Edition + Digital Access Key
$140.00
Paperback Book 12th Edition + Digital Access Key
$126.25
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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Book & CD Reproducible
$34.99
The Winds of Change The Winds of Change (The Evolution Of The American Wind Band)
Frank Battisti - Meredith Music Publications

This book offers discussion on the important wind band personalities and organizations of our time, and provides useful information on hundreds of compositions for the modern band.                             ... view details
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Adorno, Modernism and Mass Culture Adorno, Modernism and Mass Culture
Max Paddison - Kahn & Averill

In examining the work of Theodor Adorno, this collection of essays focuses on the German philosopher's ideas in the field of musicology. Though it addresses complex theories, this inquiry maintains a lucid... view details
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Early Music Early Music
Denis Stevens - Kahn & Averill

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Songs in the Key of Z Songs in the Key of Z (The Curious Universe of Outsider Music)
Irwin Chusid - Chicago Review Press

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Bossa Nova Bossa Nova (The Story of the Brazilian Music That Seduced the World (Revised))
Ruy Castro, Lysa Salsbury & Julian Dibbell - Chicago Review Press

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Norton Anthology of Western Norton Anthology of Western
Claude V. Palisca - W. W. Norton & Company

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$76.60
A Friend of the Devil A Friend of the Devil (The Glorification of the Outlaw in Song, from Robin Hood to Rap)
John Kruth - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book is a fun and informative historical survey of songs that lionize notorious brigands from Ireland to Brazil, Italy to Australia, to the drug lords of Mexico and the inner-city gangs of the United

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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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Hollywood Movie Songs Hollywood Movie Songs (Collectible Sheet Music)
Marion Short - Schiffer Publishing, LTD

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Christmas Music Companion Fact Book Christmas Music Companion Fact Book
Dale Nobbman - Hal Leonard Corporation

This fascinating book deserves a place of honor in every Christmas music collection! For 50 beloved traditional tunes, readers will learn the story of how the song came to be, the author and the historical... view details
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Ravel: A Listener's Guide Ravel: A Listener's Guide
Victor Lederer - Amadeus Press, Inc.

An enigma to those who knew him, the early-20th century French master Maurice Ravel composed some of the most popular and beloved music in the repertory. In Ravel: A Listener's Guide, Victor Lederer surveys

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Sei Solo: Symbolum? Sei Solo: Symbolum? (The Theology of J. S. Bach's Solo Violin Works)
Benjamin Shute - WIPF & Stock Publishers

One of the jewels in the crown of Johann Sebastian Bach's sacred music is its use of astonishingly subtle and complex allegorical and representational devices. But when similar devices appear in the context

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Bach, Beethoven and the Boys Bach, Beethoven and the Boys
David W. Barber - Alfred Music Publishing

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When the Fat Lady Sings When the Fat Lady Sings
David W. Barber - Alfred Music Publishing

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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 Great British Recording Studios The Great British Recording Studios
Howard Massey - Hal Leonard Corporation

The Great British Recording Studios tells the story of the iconic British facilities where many of the most important recordings of all time were made. The first comprehensive account of British recording

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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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SATB Full Score Paperbound Edition
$120.00
 
SATB Vocal Score English, with alternative mvts.
$17.50
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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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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The History of Orchestration The History of Orchestration
Adam Carse - Dover Publications Inc.

Reprint of the 1925 edition with some corrections.  This well-known study by an eminent musicologist constitutes one of the best mid-level explorations of the nature and function of the orchestra.  Tracing the... view details
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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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Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
Lead Belly - Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

With his 12-string Stella guitar, Lead Belly sang out a cornucopia of songs that included his classics The Midnight Special, Irene, The Bourgeois Blues and many more, which in turn have been

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Hardcover Book with 5 CDs - Boxed Set
$89.98