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A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving Opera
Paperback ISBN: 0786880252
Explains how to develop an appreciation for opera by furnishing a concise history of opera, a glossary of terms, a list of books and recordings, a listener's guide to key operatic works, and advice on attending a performance
Paperback ISBN: 0634043536
An amazing collection of 200 lyrics from some of the most popular Contemporary Christian songs of all time: Abba (Father) * After the Rain * Angels * Awesome God * Breathe on Me * Circle of Friends * Doubly Good to You * Down on My Knees * El Shaddai * Father's Eyes * Friends * Give It Away * Go Light Your World * God's Own Fool * Grand Canyon * The Great Adventure * The Great Divide * He Walked a Mile * Heaven and Earth * Heaven in the Real World * His Strength Is Perfect * Household of Faith * How Beautiful * I Surrender All * Jesus Freak * Joy in the Journey * Judas' Kiss * A Little More * Live Out Loud * Love Will Be Our Home * A Maze of Grace * The Message * My Utmost for His Highest * Oh Lord, You're Beautiful * People Need the Lord * Pray * Say the Name * Signs of Life * Speechless * Stand * Steady On * Via Dolorosa * The Warrior Is a Child * What Matters Most * Would I Know You * and more.
Picture Chord Encyclopedia
Photos, Diagrams and Music Notation for over 1,600 Keyboard Chords!
Paperback ISBN: 0634058282
Weighing in at nearly 400 pages, the Picture Chord Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive keyboard resource ever! It includes easy-to-see photos, easy-to-read chord diagrams and treble and bass clef notation for over 1,600 keyboard chords, plus basic chord theory, a chord symbol chart, and more! Also available in a 9 inch. x 12 inch. Edition (00290528, ISBN 0-634-03290-9).
Essays and Dialogues
Paperback ISBN: 0226429571
A collaboration between two of the most interesting voices in ethnomusicology, this volume explores two powerful themes: the "groove" of firsthand experience and participation in music and the "groove" of musical mediation and commodification through recordings. A number of the authors' most important essays, all revised and updated, are introduced and framed by dialogues that supply additional context, introduce retrospective concerns, and reveal connections. This format signals the authors' desire for a more reflexive, experimental discourse on music and society and invites readers to join their conversations. Music Grooves ranges from jazz, blues, polka, soul, rock, world beat, rap, karaoke, and other familiar genres to major scholarly debates in music theory, ethnomusicology, and popular culture studies. The authors develop and create links between the fields of ethnomusicology and popular culture studies and relate the contents of musics from America, Greece, Cuba, Africa, and Papua New Guinea to artists as diverse as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, L'il Wally Jagiello, Bo Diddley, Walt Solek, Madonna, Paul Simon, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Billie Holiday. Keil and Feld offer a fascinating view of the shaping of central ideas and terms in ethnomusicology such as "engendered feeling," "interpretive moves," "participatory discrepancies," "iconicity of style," "people's music," "schizophonia," and "lift-up-over sounding." From Keil's critique of Leonard Meyer's musicological approach to Feld's recent work on world beat, this volume covers an array of vital issues in media studies, musicology and ethnomusicology, popular culture, anthropology, and sociology. It will interest anyone concerned with the nature and meaning of music in the modern world.
All About Music Technology In Worship
Paperback ISBN: 063405449x
No church musician today is completely prepared to offer their music ministry in the varied and demanding settings of worship without a working knowledge of music technology. Providing instrumentations of great sounds created, arranged and enhanced for worship is a real workout, even for those of us who are not technologically challenged. This book brings you easy-to-understand instructions for everything from synthesizers, MIDI and sequencing to percussion, bass and guitar technology. Subjects such as the history of music technology in worship, hard disk recording, and using music technology in small to large traditional settings are explored.
The Norton Anthology of Western Music
Classic to Modern
4th Edition Paperback ISBN: 0393976912
Offers an historical selection of Gregorian chant, opera, chamber, orchestral, and choral music by composers from ancient and medieval times to Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Debussy, Stravinsky, Copeland, and Britten.