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    Reverberation: Do Everything Better with Music October 25, 2022

    Music is a universal human experience that’s been with us since the dawn of time. You’ve listened to music all your life . . . but have you ever wondered why? It turns out music isn’t just about entertainment—it’s a deeply embedded, subtly powerful means of communication. Songs resonate with...
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    Rethinking the Music Business 1st ed. 2022

    COVID-19 had a global impact on health, communities, and the economy. As a result of COVID-19, music festivals, gigs, and events were canceled or postponed across the world. This directly affected the incomes and practices of many artists and the revenue for many entities in the music business...
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    Musical Bodies, Musical Minds © 2022 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    An enactive account of musicality that proposes new ways of thinking about musical experience, musical development in infancy, music and evolution, and more. Musical Bodies, Musical Minds offers an innovative account of human musicality that draws on recent developments in embodied cognitive...
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    Sound and Music for Games: Basics of Digital Audio for Video Games Copyright © 2022 by Robert Ciesla

    Grasp the fundamentals of digital audio work in the context of video games including the basics of middleware such as Fmod and Wwise. We will review software such as Apple's Logic and Garageband, Paul Davis' Ardour, and many other popular digital audio workstations. We will start with an...
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    Drum like a pro: A Complete Guide on Drumming for Beginners COPYRIGHT © 2022 SEGAL TAMA

    Do you want to learn how to play the drums? This book covers the fundamentals of drumming, even if you do not have idea where to begin your journey. This book will help you choose the right equipment for your needs, get started playing the drums, and even read music. Some call it a 'drum set,'...
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    PDF Ludwig van Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas; History, Notation, Interpretation November 30, 2021

    A comprehensive and immersive survey of thirty-five Beethoven piano sonatas “Beethoven piano sonatas accompany every pianist, amateur or professional for his or her entire life and constitute one of the most miraculous constants of the human civilization. To help us around the exciting journey...
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    PDF The Hallelujah Effect Copyright Year 2013

    This book studies the working efficacy of Leonard Cohen's song Hallelujah in the context of today's network culture. Especially as recorded on YouTube, k.d. lang's interpretation(s) of Cohen's Hallelujah, embody acoustically and visually/viscerally, what Nietzsche named the 'spirit of music'...
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    Music as Cultural Heritage and Novelty Volume 24

    This book provides a multifaceted view on the relation between the old and the new in music, between tradition and innovation. This is a much-debated issue, generating various ideas and theories, which rarely come to unanimous conclusions. Therefore, the book offers diverse perspectives on...
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    MusicQuake: The Most Disruptive Moments in Music (Culture Quake) September 20, 2022

    Discover music that dared to be different, risked reputations and put careers in jeopardy — causing fascination and intrigue in some and rejection and scorn in others. This is what happens when people take tradition and rip it up. MusicQuake tells the stories of 50 pivotal albums and...
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    PDF Music Theory for Everyone Copyright © 2022 Martin Alejandro Islas

    Learn music theory today with the simplest, fastest and most effective method available. With this comprehensive course, you will master the essentials of music theory in a fraction of the time it would take using traditional methods. Learn music theory in the easiest and fastest way possible...
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    PDF Music and Digital Media: A Planetary Anthropology Collection © Editor, 2022

    The first comparative ethnographic study on the impact of digital media on worldwide music. Offering a radically new theoretical framework for understanding digital media through music, this volume redresses anthropology’s frequent oversight of music as a topic of study. By positioning music as...
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    PDF Paul Weller and Popular Music Identity, Idiolect and Image October 21, 2022

    Using research, analysis and a range of historical sources, Paul Weller and Popular Musicimmerses the reader in the excitement of Paul Weller’s unique creative journey, covering topics such as the artist’s position within his field; his creative processes; the contexts in which the music was...
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    PDF Spatial Sound: Principles and Applications 1st Edition

    Spatial sound is an enhanced and immersive set of audio techniques which provides sound in three-dimensional virtual space. This comprehensive handbook sets out the basic principles and methods with a representative group of applications: sound field and spatial hearing; principles and analytic...
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    PDF The Pathetick Musician: Moving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence © Oxford University Press 2016

    What is rhetorical music? In The Pathetick Musician, Bruce Haynes and Geoffrey Burgess illustrate the vital place of rhetoric and eloquent expression in the creation and performance of Baroque music. Through engaging explorations of the cantatas of J.S. Bach, the authors explode the conventional...
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    PDF The Arithmetic of Listening: Tuning Theory and History for the Impractical Musician © 2019 by the Board of Trustees

    "Tuning is the secret lens through which the history of music falls into focus," says Kyle Gann. Yet in Western circles, no other musical issue is so ignored, so taken for granted, so shoved into the corners of musical discourse. A classroom essential and an invaluable reference, The...
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    PDF Classical Jazz: Jazz Piano Solos Series Vol. 63 Jazz Piano Solos, 63

    (Jazz Piano Solos). Each volume in the Hal Leonard Jazz Piano Solos Series features exciting new arrangements of the songs which helped define a style. In this unique volume, 30 classical favorites are given entertaining new jazzy arrangements. Titles include: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Op...
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    PDF The Book I Wish I'd Had When I Was New To The Guitar April 2, 2022

    This is the book that would have saved me countless hours of aggravation and frustration had it been available when I started playing the guitar over forty years ago. I was asked to teach a relative the rudiments of guitar, and as I was deciding what I should tell her, I began to think what I...
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    Teach Yourself How To Play Guitar Copyright 2022 by B. PETERS

    Instruments connected with the guitar have been in presence since ancient's times. Extending strings across a vibrating office of air, called a soundbox, traces back to ancient times, and is found in basically every culture on the planet. Utilizing frets to check the tones in a scale most likely...
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    Music Mnemonics for Keyboard and Piano, Book 1: Improve your sight-reading effortlessly copyright 2022

    Music Mnemonics is the fun and memorable way to get to grips with reading music. We use advanced learning methods to take all the hard work out of learning. Jam-packed with illustrations, this is suitable for young and old alike. In no time at all, you’ll instantly know and recognise the notes...
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    Alto Saxophone Mind Mapping: A Sax Fingering Chart How You Think Copyright © 2022 Paul Masterdon

    This book is part of a much wider system that I have devised called Music Mnemonics. I recognise not everybody may need (or want) the complete system, which is why I have brought out this sax fingering chart separately as a standalone book, each page covering an individual note. How this...
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