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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.
High Times, Hard Times
High Times, Hard Times
Paperback      ISBN: 0879101180
"...in the tradition of the best jazz autobiographies...a fascinating travelogue through the jazz world, filled with vivid images of Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton, Roy Eldridge and Billie Holiday...Her prose is as hip as her music." -The New York Times Book Review
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"
The Complete Operas of Puccini: A Critical Guide
The Complete Operas of Puccini
A Critical Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 0306802007
Provides historical background, plot summaries, and critical analyses of the music and librettos of all Puccini's operas
Spillville
Spillville
Paperback      ISBN: 0915943174
The Secret Power of Music
The Secret Power of Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0892810564
This study of the hidden side of music and its subtle effects is one of the most detailed books ever written on the subject.
Patterns for Jazz: Bass Clef
Patterns for Jazz
Bass Clef
Paperback      ISBN: 0769230172
Patterns for Jazz stands as a monument among jazz educational materials. Condensed charts and pertinent explanations are conveniently inserted throughout the book to give greater clarity to the application of more than 400 patterns built on chords and scales -- from simple (major) to complex (lydian augmented scales).
The Magic Flute Unveiled: Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera : An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music
The Magic Flute Unveiled
Esoteric Symbolism in Mozart's Masonic Opera : An Interpretation of the Libretto and the Music
Paperback      ISBN: 089281358x
Chailley, a professor of music history at the Sorbonne, reveals the coherence of the opera and the hidden significance of its characters and situations. The author relates each of these elements to the esoteric tradition from which they emanate and to Mozart's own involvement with the Masonic brotherhood.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Paperback      ISBN: 1557830649
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart Introduction by Larry Gelbart "This brazenly retro Broadway musical, inspired by Plautus, is as timeless as comedy itself." -Vincent Canby, The New York Times "The most urbane and literate musical comedy text ever conceived." -John Simon, New York magazine
Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound
Bluegrass Breakdown
The Making of the Old Southern Sound
Paperback      ISBN: 0306804956