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Product Description: Models for Beginners in Composition was one of Arnold Schoenberg's earliest attempts to reach a broad American audience through his pedagogical ideas. The novelty of MModels for Beginners in Composition lay in its streamlined approach-one basing all aspects of composition including motivic design, harmony, and the construction of themes on the two-measure phrase...read more
By Gordon Root (editor)

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9780195382211 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 5, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Models for Beginners in Composition was one of Arnold Schoenberg's earliest attempts to reach a broad American audience through his pedagogical ideas.

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Product Description: This essential reader includes Thomson's essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his autobiographical writings and commentary on his own works...read more

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9780415937955 | Routledge, August 1, 2002, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This essential reader includes Thomson's essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his autobiographical writings and commentary on his own works.

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9781138986763, titled "Virgil Thomson: A Reader: Selected Writings 1924-1984" | Reprint edition (Routledge, April 30, 2016), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This essential reader includes Thomson's essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his autobiographical writings and commentary on his own works.

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Product Description: While composers and percussionists are working more closely than ever with one another, there are few resources that address this collaborative relationship in depth. However, Samuel Z. Solomon, himself a percussionist and teacher, offers a comprehensive examination of the issues that percussionists and composers encounter in How to Write for Percussion...read more

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9780199920341 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 21, 2016), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: While composers and percussionists are working more closely than ever with one another, there are few resources that address this collaborative relationship in depth.

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9780199920365 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 21, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: While composers and percussionists are working more closely than ever with one another, there are few resources that address this collaborative relationship in depth.

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Product Description: These selected essays by conductor Andrew Parrott reflect the thinking behind some four decades of his ground-breaking performances and recordings. Bringing together seminal writings on the performance expectations of, amongst others, Monteverdi, Purcell and J...read more

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9781783270323 | Boydell Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: These selected essays by conductor Andrew Parrott reflect the thinking behind some four decades of his ground-breaking performances and recordings.

Making quality moving pictures has never been easier or more affordable, and the proliferation and ease of access to digital recording devices has prompted scores of amateurs to record and post videos to YouTube and its ilk. Paradoxically, however, scoring and arranging music for motion pictures is, in many ways, more complicated now than ever before, requiring extensive knowledge of notation, arranging, recording, and mixing software and multi-component DAW workstations.In Composing for Moving Pictures: The Essential Guide, author Jason Gaines offers practical tools with which to navigate the increasingly complex environment of movie music composition. He addresses both the principles of composition for moving pictures and the technologies which drive music composition, performance, and recording in an integrated and comprehensive fashion. The guide takes readers from square one - how technology can facilitate, rather than hinder, creativity in scoring - and then moves into the basics of working with MIDI files and on to more advanced concepts such as arranging and mixing. Gaines illustrates each step of the process with screen shots and explanations in the form of program tutorials. Composing for Moving Pictures fills a hole in literature on film scoring in the digital age and will prove to be an invaluable resource for music educators at the university and secondary level. Amateur composers will also delight in this easy-to-use guidebook.

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9780404037604, titled "The Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling: The War a Fleet in Being/Volume 20 of a 28 Volume Set Isbn 0404037402" | Not Applicable, December 1, 2041, cover price $62.50 | also contains The Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling: The War a Fleet in Being/Volume 20 of a 28 Volume Set Isbn 0404037402
9780190240929 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 29, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Making quality moving pictures has never been easier or more affordable, and the proliferation and ease of access to digital recording devices has prompted scores of amateurs to record and post videos to YouTube and its ilk.

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9780199754779 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 29, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Making quality moving pictures has never been easier or more affordable, and the proliferation and ease of access to digital recording devices has prompted scores of amateurs to record and post videos to YouTube and its ilk.

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Product Description: The women who lived in Harrington Hall might have been any other coeds at a prominent university--and most of them did follow the typical pattern, attending classes, gathering at social functions, making new friends, and relishing the freedom of living away from home...read more

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9780534166809, titled "Techniques and Materials of Tonal Music: With an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Techniques" | Schirmer Books, August 1, 1991, cover price $69.95 | also contains Techniques and Materials of Tonal Music: With an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Techniques | About this edition: The Fourth Edition is a complete common practice theory text that also covers contemporary material.

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9781634133692 | 1 edition (Two Harbors Pr, April 21, 2015), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The women who lived in Harrington Hall might have been any other coeds at a prominent university--and most of them did follow the typical pattern, attending classes, gathering at social functions, making new friends, and relishing the freedom of living away from home.

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Product Description: This guidebook teaches songwriters exactly how to create awesome solos that will really help their material stand out. Based on the study of nearly 900 songs from six decades of great music, it explains the musical role played by solos, illustrates which notes work over any chord sequence, and offers a comprehensive range of hints and tips for creating instrumental breaks that will enhance any song...read more

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9781617131035 | Pap/com edition (Backbeat Books, August 1, 2014), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This guidebook teaches songwriters exactly how to create awesome solos that will really help their material stand out.

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Product Description: Lies and Epiphanies offers case studies of "inspiration" in five composers -- Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg. Their own tales of their epiphanies played a determining role in the reception history of their works: the finale of Mahler's Second Symphony was supposedly born of a "lightning bolt" of inspiration at the funeral of Hans von Bülow, while Alban Berg's Violin Concerto was purportedly his direct response to the tragic early death of Alma Mahler's daughter...read more

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9781580464772 | Univ of Rochester Pr, June 30, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Lies and Epiphanies offers case studies of "inspiration" in five composers -- Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg.

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Product Description: Whether you're a beginning guitarist/songwriter or have been at it for a while, you'll find a wealth of tips and techniques for exploring and expanding your musical creativity in GUITAR FOR SONGWRITERS. Guitarist, composer, and teacher Leo Cavanagh is your guide on this tour of chords and chord progressions that will help you expand your use of guitar for composing and accompanying...read more

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9781305116702 | Spiral-bound edition (Course Technology Ptr, June 27, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Whether you're a beginning guitarist/songwriter or have been at it for a while, you'll find a wealth of tips and techniques for exploring and expanding your musical creativity in GUITAR FOR SONGWRITERS.

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Product Description: While acknowledging that Pierre Boulez is not a philosopher, and that he is wary of the potential misuse of philosophy with regard to music, this study investigates a series of philosophically charged terms and concepts which he uses in discussion of his music...read more

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9780521862424 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2010), cover price $114.99 | About this edition: While acknowledging that Pierre Boulez is not a philosopher, and that he is wary of the potential misuse of philosophy with regard to music, this study investigates a series of philosophically charged terms and concepts which he uses in discussion of his music.

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9781107687233, titled "Boulez, Music and Philosophy" | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 27, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: While acknowledging that Pierre Boulez is not a philosopher, and that he is wary of the potential misuse of philosophy with regard to music, this study investigates a series of philosophically charged terms and concepts which he uses in discussion of his music.

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Product Description: Fingers slipping over guitar strings, the tap of a bow against the body of a cello, a pianist humming along to the music: contemporary composers often work with parasitic, non-conventional sounds such as these. Are they to be perceived as musical elements or do they shift attention to the physical effort of music-making, contact between a body and an instrument? Composer Paul Craenen explores ways in which the musician’s body is revealed in musical performance...read more

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9789058679741 | Leuven Univ Pr, March 25, 2014, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Fingers slipping over guitar strings, the tap of a bow against the body of a cello, a pianist humming along to the music: contemporary composers often work with parasitic, non-conventional sounds such as these.

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Product Description: With nearly 400 scores to his credit, Ennio Morricone is one of the most prolific and influential film composers working today. He has collaborated with many significant directors, and his scores for such films as The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; Once Upon a Time in America; Days of Heaven; The Mission; The Untouchables; Malèna; and Cinema Paradiso leave moviegoers with the conviction that something special was achieved—a conviction shared by composers, scholars, and fans alike...read more

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9780810892408 | Scarecrow Pr, October 10, 2013, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: With nearly 400 scores to his credit, Ennio Morricone is one of the most prolific and influential film composers working today.

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9780810892415 | Scarecrow Pr, October 10, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: With nearly 400 scores to his credit, Ennio Morricone is one of the most prolific and influential film composers working today.
9780312165406, titled "The Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | also contains The Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science | About this edition: This study provides a brief survey and accessible guide to the most important aspects of the Scientific Revolution.
9780312165673, titled "Six Contemporary Dramatists" | Palgrave Macmillan, February 1, 1997, cover price $53.00 | also contains Six Contemporary Dramatists | About this edition: `A most illuminating study.

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Product Description: REA's TExES Generalist (191) Early Childhood to Grade 6 Test PrepGets You Certified and in the Classroom!Nationwide, more than 4 million teachers will be needed over the next decade, and all must take appropriate tests to be licensed...read more

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9780306707933, titled "A System of the Science of Music and Practical Composition, Incidentally Comprising What Is Usually Understood by the Term Thorough Bass" | Da Capo Pr, June 1, 1976, cover price $56.50 | also contains A System of the Science of Music and Practical Composition, Incidentally Comprising What Is Usually Understood by the Term Thorough Bass

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9780738610504 | 2 revised edition (Research & Education Assn, July 8, 2013), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: REA's TExES Generalist (191) Early Childhood to Grade 6 Test PrepGets You Certified and in the Classroom!

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Product Description: American composer Morton Feldman is increasingly seen to have been one of the key figures in late-twentieth-century music, with his work exerting a powerful influence into the twenty-first century. At the same time, much about his music remains enigmatic, largely due to long-standing myths about supposedly intuitive or aleatoric working practices...read more

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9781409451648 | Ashgate Pub Co, April 28, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: American composer Morton Feldman is increasingly seen to have been one of the key figures in late-twentieth-century music, with his work exerting a powerful influence into the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: In order to prepare pre-service teachers and meet the needs of practitioners in the field, music teacher educators need resources to guide the development of curriculum, specific courses, professional development workshops, and other environments where composition education can begin, grow, and flourish...read more
By Michele Kaschub (editor) and Janice P. Smith (editor)

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9780199832286 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 18, 2013, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: In order to prepare pre-service teachers and meet the needs of practitioners in the field, music teacher educators need resources to guide the development of curriculum, specific courses, professional development workshops, and other environments where composition education can begin, grow, and flourish.

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9780199832293 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 18, 2013, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: In order to prepare pre-service teachers and meet the needs of practitioners in the field, music teacher educators need resources to guide the development of curriculum, specific courses, professional development workshops, and other environments where composition education can begin, grow, and flourish.

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Product Description: Music Outside the Lines is an informative and practical resource for all who are invested in making music composition an integral part of curriculum. Author Maud Hickey offers both a well-grounded justification for teaching music composition and also a compendium of useful instructional ideas and classroom activities...read more

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9780199826773 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 1, 2012, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Music Outside the Lines is an informative and practical resource for all who are invested in making music composition an integral part of curriculum.

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9780199826797 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2012, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Music Outside the Lines is an informative and practical resource for all who are invested in making music composition an integral part of curriculum.

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Product Description: Making Music with Sounds offers a creative introduction to the art of making sound-based music. It introduces the elements of making compositions with sounds and facilitates creativity in school age children, with the activities primarily for 11-14 year old students...read more
By Manuella Blackburn (illustrator) and Leigh Landy

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9780415806787 | Routledge, May 24, 2012, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Making Music with Sounds offers a creative introduction to the art of making sound-based music.

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9780415898461 | Routledge, May 24, 2012, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Making Music with Sounds offers a creative introduction to the art of making sound-based music.

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Product Description: (Berklee Guide). Learn film-scoring techniques from one of the great film/television composers of our time. Lalo Schifrin shares his insights into the intimate relationship between music and drama. The book is illustrated with extended excerpts from his most iconic scores such as Mission: Impossible , Cool Hand Luke , Bullitt and many others and peppered with anecdotes from inside the Hollywood studios...read more

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9780876391228 | Berklee Pr Pubns, December 1, 2011, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: (Berklee Guide).

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Jazz Composition and Arranging In the Digital Age is a comprehensive and practical instructional book and reference guide on the art and craft of jazz composition and arranging for small and large ensembles. In this book, veteran composers and arrangers Richard Sussman and Michael Abene combine their extensive years of experience as musicians and instructors to demonstrate how advances in music technology and software may be integrated with traditional compositional concepts to form a new and more efficient paradigm for the creative process.This book builds on material and issues treated in traditional jazz composition and arranging courses, including all the fundamental musical techniques and information associated with jazz arranging and composition instruction. In addition, each chapter of the book also contains specific examples demonstrating the effective utilization of music software as applied to the realization of these techniques. Software is employed both as both a learning tool in the form of examples and exercises, and as a practical tool illustrating how many modern day composer/arrangers are utilizing these techniques successfully in the real world. The book also offers several chapters devoted exclusively to the creative use of music technology and software. The extensive companion website provides listening examples for each chapter as well as enhanced software tips, expanded and additional music examples, and appendices of , basic principles and an expanded recommended listening list for further study.

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9780195380996 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 13, 2012, cover price $115.00

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9780195381009 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 13, 2012, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Jazz Composition and Arranging In the Digital Age is a comprehensive and practical instructional book and reference guide on the art and craft of jazz composition and arranging for small and large ensembles.

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9780205794553 | 4th edition (Taylor & Francis, July 15, 2011), cover price $145.95

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Product Description: Proven techniques for songwriting success This friendly, hands-on guide tackles the new face of the recording industry, guiding you through the shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as how you can harness social media networks to get your music "out there...read more

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9780470615140 | 2 edition (For Dummies, August 9, 2010), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Proven techniques for songwriting success This friendly, hands-on guide tackles the new face of the recording industry, guiding you through the shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as how you can harness social media networks to get your music "out there.

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9780470890394 | 2 edition (For Dummies, June 29, 2010), cover price $21.99

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Product Description: (Book). There are many ways apart from the standard one to tune a guitar, and each way opens up new possibilities for the player and songwriter. In this latest installment in his bestselling songwriting series, author Rikky Rooksby talks the reader through these possibilities, introducing a number of common and not-so-common alternative tunings that can be used to great effect by any guitar-playing songwriter...read more

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9780879309534 | Pap/com edition (Backbeat Books, August 1, 2010), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: (Book).

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Product Description: Music is not a separate practice in most ancient world cultures; but, rather, it is a part of an interdisciplinary collection of artistic modes of expression that include various aural, kinetic, and visual components. Karlton E. Hester is a composer who explores music as an element of life ritual directed towards continual physical, subjective, and psychic motion towards self-realization and transcendence...read more

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9781586842772 | Global Academic Pub, January 1, 2009, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Music is not a separate practice in most ancient world cultures; but, rather, it is a part of an interdisciplinary collection of artistic modes of expression that include various aural, kinetic, and visual components.

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Product Description: This is a concise but wide-ranging account of all aspects of the Scientific Revolution from astronomy to zoology. The third edition has been thoroughly updated, and some sections revised and extended, to take into account the latest scholarship and research and new developments in historiography...read more

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9780230574380 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, August 19, 2008), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This is a concise but wide-ranging account of all aspects of the Scientific Revolution from astronomy to zoology.
9780333960905 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, January 5, 2002), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The new edition of this study provides a concise, balanced, and accessible guide to the most important aspects of the Scientific Revolution.
9780312165406 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | also contains Composing for the Cinema: The Theory and Praxis of Music in Film | About this edition: This study provides a brief survey and accessible guide to the most important aspects of the Scientific Revolution.

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