What To Listen For In Music

Author: Aaron Copland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780451531766
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Featuring an introduction by William Schuman, as well as a foreword and epilogue by Alan Rich, an indispensable guide from one of America's foremost composers teaches readers how to develop a deeper sense of musical appreciation. Reissue.

What To Listen For In Jazz

Author: Barry Kernfeld
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300072594
Size: 74.62 MB
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Drawing on 21 historic jazz recordings, reproduced on a compact disc that accompanies the book, Barry Kernfeld illustrates jazz rhythm, form, arrangement, composition, improvisation, style and sound.

Music And Imagination

Author: Aaron Copland
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674589155
Size: 66.14 MB
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Describes the all important role of the imagination in the composition, performance, appreciation and intelligent comprehension of music and surveys its influence on contemporary music

How To Listen To Great Music

Author: Robert Greenberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101513958
Size: 35.52 MB
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How did the Enlightenment change music? And what's so great about opera anyway? How to Listen to Great Music will let you finally hear what you've been missing. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Listen To This

Author: Alex Ross
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429977612
Size: 35.48 MB
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Listen to This, which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his writing from more than a decade at The New Yorker.

The Synergy Of Film And Music

Author: Peter Rothbart
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810887592
Size: 27.97 MB
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For each film, the author demonstrates how a variety of elements work together to create a singular experience. Written in a deliberately nontechnical way, this book is intended for anyone interested in film to easily follow along.

A Life In Music

Author: Daniel Barenboim
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
ISBN: 9781559706742
Size: 65.53 MB
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Traces five decades of the career of the virtuoso conductor, describing his work with some of the twentieth century's most distinguished musicians, his most noted performances, and his travels throughout the world. 20,000 first printing.

Great Expectations

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237523152
Size: 43.22 MB
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This retelling of Great Expectations by Hilary Burningham is a simplified version of the novel, accompanied by key passages from the original.

The Story Of Music

Author: Howard Goodall
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448130867
Size: 58.34 MB
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*** Accompanies BBC2's major new TV series and The Story of Music in 50 Pieces on Radio 3 *** In his dynamic tour through 40,000 years of music, from prehistoric instruments to modern-day pop, Howard Goodall leads us through the story of ...