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The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano
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.
Encyclopedia of Reading Rhythms
Encyclopedia of Reading Rhythms
Paperback      ISBN: 0793573793
A comprehensive guide to: notes, rests, counting, subdividing, time signatures, triplets, ties, dotted notes and rests, cut time, compound time, swing, shuffle, rhythm studies, counting systems, road maps and more! "Provides a Britannica-like benefit to players whose reading skills are underdeveloped or in need of a good polishing." - Rich Watson, Modern Drummer magazine
Audio Digital: Conceptos Basicos Y Aplicaciones
Audio Digital
Conceptos Basicos Y Aplicaciones
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0879304308
This book focuses on the Basics, Operations, and Applications of Digital Recording in today's music industry. Spanish only. Written by Jose Valenzuela, a leader in the recording field.
Joel Whitburn Presents Billboard Top 10 Album Charts 1963-1998
Joel Whitburn Presents Billboard Top 10 Album Charts 1963-1998
Paperback      ISBN: 0898201330
This premiere edition captures over 35 years of the week-by-week Top 10 best-selling albums in America! The more than 1,800 weekly Top 10s are from the Billboard Top Album charts, an intriguing, ever-shifting mix of hit albums and artists. This is where country meets classical...where teen groups take on heavy metal...where rap rubs shoulders with gospel...and where jazz, alternative rock, soundtracks and just about every other musical genre imaginable all chart on common ground. Can't remember exactly when an album was popular? Check out the alphabetical artist section which lists each artist's Top 10 albums with the date each album first hit its peak position in the Top 10. More special sections depict notable happenings in the history of Billboard's Top Album charts. 530 pages, 6 inch. x 9 inch.
The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century
The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll
Revised and Updated for the 21st Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0743201205
A completely revised and updated source, featuring more than one hundred new entries, offers an authoritative and comprehensive look at the history of rock and roll music, giving a comprehensive picture of the rock scene and profiles of its artists and musicians. Original. 75,000 first printing.
In the Country of Country
In the Country of Country
Paperback      ISBN: 037570082x
A critical study of the performers, places, and experiences that have shaped country music traces the roots and history of this distinctively authentic American musical genre. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
Saxophone Primer
Saxophone Primer
Paperback      ISBN: 0871663740
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 World of Djs and the Turntable Culture
The World of Djs and the Turntable Culture
Paperback      ISBN: 0634058339
Unlike many professions, DJing lacks textbooks and field guides--that is, until author and musician Souvignier saw the need to describe what he calls this "disruptive tradition" at the nuts-and-bolts level. He combines interviews with leading DJs with chapters on understanding music, operating turntables, mixers and effects, and handling computer D
Mel Bay's Harmonica Handbook
Mel Bay's Harmonica Handbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0786627069