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Essential Dictionary of Music
Definitions, Composers, Theory, Instrument & Vocal Ranges : The Most Practical and Useful Music Dictionary for Students and Professionals
Paperback ISBN: 0882847287
A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. This easy-to-use volume covers every major aspect of music. Includes over 330 pages.
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.
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.
A Music Lover's Guide to Record Collecting
Paperback ISBN: 0879307137
A long-time veteran music collector offers his most interesting essays on record collecting, covering everything from 78s to MP3s and providing information on imports, the most popular artists, collectible labels, and more. Original.
The Piano Book
Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano
4th Edition Paperback ISBN: 1929145012
This bible of the piano marketplace is indispensable to buyers and owners of pianos, amateur and professional players alike. Hundreds of thousands of pianos are bought and sold each year, yet most people buy a piano with only the vaguest idea of what to look for as they make this major purchase. The Piano Book evaluates and compares every brand and style of piano sold in the United States. There is information on piano moving and storage, inspecting individual new and used pianos, the special market for Steinways, and sales gimmicks to watch out for. An annual supplement, sold separately, lists current prices for more than 2,500 new piano models.
How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!
The Electric Guitar Owner's Manual
Paperback ISBN: 0879306017
From shopping for a first electric guitar to setting customized action, this do-it-yourself player's primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar explains the ins and outs of: choosing the right guitar; cleaning, tools and basic maintenance; personalizing and improving on a "factory setup"; trouble-shooting; basic guitar electronics; setups of the pros; and much more. Written by Dan Erlewine, author of the bestselling Guitar Player Repair Guide and the popular "Repairs" column in Guitar Player magazine, this book also includes a plastic sheet with specialized guitar tools you can snap-out!
America's Musical Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0393048101
A richly illustrated history of America's musical heritage ranges from the earliest examples of Native American traditional song and the sacred music of early settlers to the innovative sound of contemporary rock and jazz as it documents a diverse array of musical styles and the contributions of such legendary musicians as Charles Ives, George Gershwin, and Duke Ellington, among others.
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