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The Drummer's Path: Moving the Spirit With Ritual and Traditional Drumming
The Drummer's Path
Moving the Spirit With Ritual and Traditional Drumming
Paperback      ISBN: 0892813598
An introduction to African drumming discusses the principles and power of traditional African rhythms and explains the basics of breath, posture, and orchestration in playing African music
Seven Verdi Librettos: With the Original Italian
Seven Verdi Librettos
With the Original Italian
Paperback      ISBN: 0393008525
Exact translations and corresponding original texts of the librettos for Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Un Ballo in Maschero, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff, representing major achievements of each of Verdi's significant creative periods
Ain't Misbehavin': The Story of Fats Waller
Ain't Misbehavin'
The Story of Fats Waller
Paperback      ISBN: 0306800152
Profiles the great jazz pianist and composer, providing a discography and describing Waller's role in introducing the world to the musical culture of Harlem
Piano Chord Dictionary
Piano Chord Dictionary
Paperback      ISBN: 0882841548
This Handy Guide shows the notation, fingering and keyboard diagrams for all the important chords used in modern popular music. Only the most practical position of each chord is shown. Two bass notes are given for each chord. Major, minor, diminished, augmented, sixth chords, seventh chords, ninth chords, eleventh chords and thirteenth chords are clearly shown. Includes a chord chart and major scale chart.
The Secret Garden: Based on the Novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett : Musical Book and Lyrics
The Secret Garden
Based on the Novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett : Musical Book and Lyrics
Paperback      ISBN: 155936047x
A moving adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1911 novel, the story of a ten-year-old orphan's search for love and self-discovery in her uncle's locked garden. With her Tony-award winning book and lyrics, Norman recreates the classic form of the traditional American musical.
Oh, Calcutta: An Entertainment With Music
Oh, Calcutta
An Entertainment With Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0936839481
inch....this work is likely to become a standart work very quickly and is to be recommended to all schools where recorder studies are undertaken inch. (Oliver James,Contact Magazine) A novel and comprehensive approach to transferring from the C to F instrument. 430 music examples include folk and national songs (some in two parts), country dance tunes and excerpts from the standard treble repertoire of•Bach, Barsanti, Corelli, Handel, Telemann, etc. An outstanding feature of the book has proved to be Brian Bonsor's brilliantly simple but highly effective practice circles and recognition squares designed to give, in only a few minutes, concentrated practice on the more usual leaps to and from each new note and instant recognition of random notes. Quickly emulating the outstanding success of the descant tutors, these books are very popular even with those who normally use tutors other than the Enjoy the Recorder series.
La Traviata: In Full Score
La Traviata
In Full Score
Paperback      ISBN: 0486263215
One of Verdi's most popular operas — a compelling musical drama of a beautiful courtesan redeemed by love. Reprinted from the authoritative edition prepared by G. Ricordi, Milan.
Spillville
Spillville
Paperback      ISBN: 0915943174
Chicago Blues: The City and the Music
Chicago Blues
The City and the Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0306801450
"Chicago has always had a reputation as a ”wide open town” with a high tolerance for gangsters, illegal liquor, and crooked politicians. It has also been the home for countless black musicians and the"
Complete Preludes and Etudes for Solo Piano
Complete Preludes and Etudes for Solo Piano
Paperback      ISBN: 0486240525
Chopin's piano works are all absolutely essential in the repertoire of any aspiring pianist. The Preludes and Etudes are exquisitely beautiful examples of his genius. Features 52 pieces in all, including 25 Preludes ? Op. 28, Nos. 1-24; Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45. 27 Etudes ? Op. 10, Nos. 1-12; Op. 25, Nos. 1-12; and Trois Nouvelles Etudes.