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Written by a former student, this book captures the fierce competitive atmosphere at one the most famous music schools in the world
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Offers new insights into the 'Nutcracker' phenomenon by examining it as a dance scholar and critic, a former participant, an observer of popular culture, and aninterviewer of those who dance, present, and watch the beloved ballet.
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Music Pro Guide Books & DVDsThis essential guide takes you through all the steps you need to record, mix, and produce multichannel music with Avid (formerly Digidesign) Pro Tools. It covers preproduction, recording, setup, mixing, and delivery of surround music, and explains how you can use Pro Tools to deliver mixes for DVD, HDTV, Blu-ray and SACD.You'll also learn about encoding mixes for Dolby Digital and DTS, mixing to picture, and the strengths of the Pro Tools platform. In addition, the included DVD provides audio examples of the concepts illustrated in the book, and interviews with professionals working in the multichannel business round out the instruction.Pro Tools: Surround Sound Recording includes up-to-date information on:* Monitoring and controlling surround sound* Preparing a final mix* Multichannel mixing* Software plug-ins and surround-related hardware* Mastering surround tracks* Additional surround outlets such as game production* 5.1, 6.1, and 7.1 formats, including those for Blu-ray and SDDS* The latest additions and changes in Pro Tools 9
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Berklee MethodsMake your band better, or prepare yourself to join one! This sensational series lets you improve your intuitive sense of timing and improvisation, develop your technique and reading ability, and master your role in the groove. Play along with a Berklee faculty band on the accompanying CD, then play with your own band!
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(Signature Licks Saxophone). This book/CD pack will teach saxophonists 12 of Coltrane's signature licks, including ones from: Blue Train (Blue Trane) * Bye Bye Blackbird * Giant Steps * Impressions * Moment's Notice * My Favorite Things * Naima (Niema) * and more. Features in-depth analysis of his solos and compositions.
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Music Sales AmericaHow to play bass guitar from the very beginning, with fills, walking bass lines, chords and scales. This narrow format book fits neatly into your guitar case so you can take it everywhere.
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Histories, specs and schematics for Fender, Marshall, Vox, Ampeg, Gibson, Hiwatt, Mesa/Boogie, Matchless, Groove Tubes, Gretsch, Rivera, Dr. Z, Trainwreck and many more.
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(Gtr Rec Version Licensed Art). Grammy Award winner for Album of the Year! This unique songbook features nine selections from the critically-acclaimed Coen brothers film, arranged in melody/lyric/chord format with guitar tab to be played by a wide variety of musicians. The traditional songs for this film were selected by T-Bone Burnett to capture the sound of the early-'30s South, and the award-winning movie soundtrack has done much to rekindle interest in the folk/blues/bluegrass/gospel genres. Songs include: Big Rock Candy Mountain (Harry McClintock) * You Are My Sunshine (Norman Blake) * Hard Time Killing Floor Blues (Chris Thomas King) * I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow (The Soggy Bottom Boys/Norman Blake) * Keep on the Sunny Side (The Whites) * I'll Fly Away (Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch) * and more. Includes many pages of great photos from the film.
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Karajan

By Vittoria Crespi Morbio

Our Price: $40.00
An original portrait of this multi-faceted and complex conductor, of legendary fame.
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The Singin' with the Jazz Combo series offers a variety of ten great standards for solo vocalist with a nine or ten-piece combo---ideal for the vocalist who needs arrangements for a small ensemble. The combo instrumentation is trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone, guitar, bass, drumset, and piano with conductor cues for the horns. An optional baritone sax part adds additional color and texture. Superbly arranged by Dave Wolpe, the songs are in a variety of styles and tempos to provide flexibility in all musical settings.Titles: A Foggy Day * At Last * Falling in Love with Love * Just in Time * Mack the Knife * Polka Dots and Moonbeams * Santa Claus is Coming to Town * Straighten Up and Fly Right * 'SWonderful * When I Fall in Love.
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Death Metal and Music Criticism: Analysis at the Limits, by Michelle Phillipov, is a significant intervention in popular music studies, and in the growing area of metal studies in particular. Combining original analyses of death metal with substantial and accessible overviews of popular music studies as a field, Phillipov demonstrates how the premium music studies have traditionally placed on political engagement serves to circumscribe our understanding of the complexity and specificity of musical styles.  
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