This book, the first in a series on a variety of Brazilian musical styles, is completely dedicated to the choro. It contains 12 piano pieces, including 6 original compositions by the authors and 6 arrangements of choros written by some of the greatest Brazilian composers like Patpio Silva, Joaquim Callado, Anacleto de Medeiros and Stiro Bilhar.
(Waltons Irish Music Books). This dynamic first Scottish tune collection in the "110 Best" series presents some of the most enduring and popular tunes from the Scottish tradition. Including jigs, reels, strathspeys and more, this volume is a must for any lover and player of traditional music and the arrangements are suitable for all melody instruments. Includes: The Fairy Dance * Loch Leven Castle * Lord MacDonald * Marry Me Now * The Soldier's Joy * Argyle Is My Name * The Hundred Pipers * I Lost My Love * The Lady of the Lake * The Sailor's Wife * Alister McAlister * The Duke of Gordon * The Highlander's Farewell to Ireland * Lasses Look Before You * Miss Lyall * The Recovery * The Dancing Scotsman * Fingal's Cave * MacGregor's Gathering * and more.
Explores key themes in African music that have emerged in recent years-a subject usually neglected in country-by-country coverage
emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike studies that offer static interpretations isolated from other performing traditions
presents the fresh insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of diverse national origins-African, Asian, European, and American
cross-regional musical influences throughout Africa * Islam and its effect on African music * spread of guitar music * Kru mariners of Liberia * Latin American influences on African music * musical interchanges in local contexts * crossovers between popular and traditional practices. Audio CD included. Also includes nine maps and 96 music examples.
In 2006, Guitar Atlas: India and its author Sanjay Mishra were featured on NPR radio's "Sanjay Mishra: A Cross-Cultural Exploration in Music."Whether you play jazz, rock, blues, or any other style, this book will infuse the beautiful musical language of India into your playing. Explore ornamentation, modes, and rhythms of folk music from Darjeeling, Assam, Bengal, and other regions. Learn how ragas are structured, and discover the subtle, graceful improvisational art form of Hindustani music. The examples and compositions throughout all 48 pages are presented in standard notation and TAB, and are demonstrated in an enclosed CD.
This authoritative edition of the world's most loved songs and arias draws on original manuscripts, historical first editions, and recent research by prominent musicologists to meet a high standard of accuracy and authenticity. Includes fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, as well as a singable rhymed translation, a readable prose translation, and a literal translation of every single word. This title is available in SmartMusic.
Tiempo, a play-along for all levels from the members of Talking Drums, drops the percussionist into the center of an orbiting pulsation of rhythms and sonorous melodies. Although it is geared toward drumset and percussion players, it is equally val