An Easy Introduction to Music Theory: Part 1

"An Easy Introduction to Music Theory," Parts 1 and 2, were written to be a very easy, step-by-step introduction to music theory for any reader. The books assume no prior background in music!
Read More... 5-12-2018, 12:48
Artist Management for the Music Business, Fourth Edition

Anyone managing an artist’s career needs to be well versed and have a savvy understanding of the moving parts of the music business. You’ll learn how and why those moving parts "move," as well as how to manage and navigate a music-based career.
Read More... 4-12-2018, 11:11
The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

This original, graphic-led book explores and explains the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, defines their importance to the musical canon, and places them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.
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Audio Mastering: The Artists: Discussions from Pre-Production to Mastering (Perspectives on Music Production)

Audio Mastering: The Artists collects more than twenty interviews, drawn from more than 60 hours of discussions, with many of the world’s leading mastering engineers. In these exclusive and often intimate interviews, engineers consider the audio mastering process as they, themselves, experience and shape it as the leading artists in their field. Each interview covers how engineers got started in the recording industry, what prompted them to pursue mastering, how they learned about the process, which tools and techniques they routinely use when they work, and a host of other particulars of their crafts. We also spoke with mix engineers, and craftsmen responsible for some of the more iconic mastering tools now on the market, to gain a broader perspective on their work.
Read More... 20-11-2018, 21:19
Recording Studio Design (Audio Engineering Society Presents) 4th Edition

Recording Studio Design, Fourth Edition explains the key principles of successful studio design and construction using straightforward language and the use of practical examples appreciated by readers of previous editions. Updated to reflect new industry standards, this fourth edition addresses improvements in cinema sound, with specific attention paid to B-chain electroacoustic response and calibration.
Read More... 20-11-2018, 20:45
Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Film music often tells us how to feel, but it also guides us how to hear. Filmgoing is an intensely musical experience, one in which the soundtrack structures our interpretations and steers our emotions. Hollywood Harmony explores the inner workings of film music, bringing together tools from music theory, musicology, and music psychology in this first ever book-length analytical study of this culturally central repertoire. Harmony, and especially chromaticism, is emblematic of the "film music sound," and it is often used to evoke that most cinematic of feelings-wonder.
Read More... 18-11-2018, 14:01
Logic of Experimentation : Reshaping Music Performance in and through Artistic Research

Logic of Experimentation offers several innovative and ground-breaking perspectives on music performance, music ontology, research methodologies and ethics of performance. It proposes new modes of thinking and exposing past musical works to contemporary audiences, arguing for a new kind of performer, emancipated from authoritative texts and traditions, whose creativity is propelled by intensive research and inventive imagination.
Read More... 9-11-2018, 22:38
Experiencing Progressive Rock A Listener's Companion

In Experiencing Progressive Rock: A Listener's Companion, Robert G. H. Burns brings together the many strands that define the 'prog rock' movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s to chart the evolution of this remarkable rock tradition over the decades.
Read More... 25-10-2018, 14:13
Rock Critic Law 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly About Music

Straight out of his beloved Twitter feed @RockCriticLaw, acclaimed rock journalist and author of the classic books Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana and Our Band Could Be Your Life, Michael Azerrad turns his trenchant eye to the art of rock writing itself, hilariously skewering 101 of the genre’s seemingly endless litany of hackneyed phrases and tropes.
Read More... 25-10-2018, 14:13
World Music Pedagogy, Volume II Elementary Music Education

World Music Pedagogy, Volume II: Elementary Music Education delves into the theory and practices of World Music Pedagogy with children in grades 1-6 (ages 6-12). It specifically addresses how World Music Pedagogy applies to the characteristic learning needs of elementary school children: this stage of a child’s development―when minds are opening up to broader perspectives on the world―presents opportunities to develop meaningful multicultural understanding alongside musical knowledge and skills that can last a lifetime.
Read More... 24-10-2018, 17:02
The Cambridge History of Medieval Music

Spanning a millennium of musical history, this monumental volume brings together nearly forty leading authorities to survey the music of Western Europe in the Middle Ages. All of the major aspects of medieval music are considered, making use of the latest research and thinking to discuss everything from the earliest genres of chant, through the music of the liturgy, to the riches of the vernacular song of the trouveres and troubadours. Alongside this account of the core repertory of monophony, The Cambridge History of Medieval Music tells the story of the birth of polyphonic music, and studies the genres of organum, conductus, motet and polyphonic song. Key composers of the period are introduced, such as Leoninus, Perotinus, Adam de la Halle, Philippe de Vitry and Guillaume de Machaut, and other chapters examine topics ranging from musical theory and performance to institutions, culture and collection.
Read More... 20-10-2018, 06:17
Beginner's Guide TO Playing The Piano Professionally: Tips & Guide to Enhance Your Piano Playing Skill (Level Book 1)

Learn to play the piano and not just end up a mediocre but become a professional! By clicking to read more, you would discover what you have been searching for has been right in front of you all along!
Read More... 20-10-2018, 06:17
Making Money with Music: Generate Over 100 Revenue Streams, Grow Your Fan Base, and Thrive in Today's Music Environment

Making Money With Music gives you over 100 revenue streams and the knowledge on how to tap them. Whether you're a solo artist, band, DJ, EDM producer, or other musician, this book gives you strategies to generate revenue, grow your fan base, and thrive in today's technology-driven music environment. Plus, it lists hundreds of services, tools, and critical resources you need to run your business and maximize income.
Read More... 4-09-2018, 13:01
Sound Pictures: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Later Years, 1966–2016

More than anyone besides the bandmates themselves, George Martin was the man who created the unique sound of the Beatles. Sound Pictures offers a powerful and intimate account of how he did so.
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Hip Hop Beats, Indigenous Rhymes Modernity and Hip Hop in Indigenous North America

Argues that Indigenous hip hop is the latest and newest assertion of Indigenous sovereignty throughout Indigenous North America. Expressive culture has always been an important part of the social, political, and economic lives of Indigenous people. More recently, Indigenous people have blended expressive cultures with hip hop culture, creating new sounds, aesthetics, movements, and ways of being Indigenous.
Read More... 17-08-2018, 13:28
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