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Theory of music & musicology

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Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir

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Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir

Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman (Northern Kentucky University)

Theory of music & musicology; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs

Hardback

A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician-or so she thinks. [more]

$40.95

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Music Lessons: The College de France Lectures

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Music Lessons: The College de France Lectures

Pierre Boulez

Music; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music

Hardback

Pierre Boulez was appointed to the College de France in 1976, with the chair devoted to 'Invention, technique and language... [more]

$59.99

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Michael Jackson: All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track

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Michael Jackson: All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track

Francois Allard, Richard Lecocq

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Music recording & reproduction

Hardback

The unofficial complete, definitive, study of Michael Jackson's music. [more]

$69.99

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Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration

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Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration

Thomas Brothers (Duke University)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Jazz; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

The fascinating story of how creative cooperation inspired two of the world's most celebrated musical acts. [more]

$39.95

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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music

Hardback

From Mozart to Mendelssohn, this comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography is the perfect... [more]

$39.99

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Carter

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Carter

David Schiff

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Music reviews & criticism; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was the foremost composer of classical music in America during the second half of the 20th century.... [more]

$53.95

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

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Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

Alan R. Harvey (Emeritus Professor, Emeritus Professor, The University of Western Australia)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution; Neurosciences

Hardback

'Music, Evolution, and the Harmony of Souls' demonstrates the evolutionary sociobiological importance of music as a driver... [more]

$71.95

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Music Theory For Dummies

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Music Theory For Dummies

Michael Pilhofer, Holly Day

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

Making music theory easy to understand, with an overview of everything you need to know to become fluent at knocking out beats,... [more]

$35.95

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Rimsky-Korsakov: Principles Of Orchestration

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Rimsky-Korsakov: Principles Of Orchestration

N.Rimsky- Korsakov

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

Great classical orchestrator provides fundamentals of tonal resonance, progression of parts, voice and orchestra, tutti effects,... [more]

$29.95

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A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice

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A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice...

Dmitri Tymoczko

Music; Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Jazz; Geometry

Paperback

In this groundbreaking book, Tymoczko uses contemporary geometry to provide a new framework for thinking about music, one... [more]

$70.95

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Analysis of Tonal Music: A Schenkerian Approach

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Analysis of Tonal Music: A Schenkerian Approach

Allen Cadwallader, David Gagne

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

Analysis of Tonal Music: A Schenkerian Approach, Third Edition, is a comprehensive, logically organized introduction to the... [more]

$156.95

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Cecile Chaminade Piano Music

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Cecile Chaminade Piano Music

C. Chaminade

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

This original compilation of works by one of the foremost female composers of modern times features Cecile Chaminade's best... [more]

$23.95

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Music in the Galant Style

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Music in the Galant Style

Robert O. Gjerdingen

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750); Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830)

Hardback

Music in the Galant Style is an authoritative and readily understandable study of the core compositional style of the eighteenth-century.... [more]

$101.95

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Structural Functions of Harmony

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Structural Functions of Harmony

Arnold Schoenberg

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music

Paperback

First published in 1948, Structural Functions of Harmony is Schoenberg's last theoretical work and contains his ultimate thoughts... [more]

$35.00

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

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Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

Alison Latham (Writer and editor of music reference books)

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music; Reference works

Paperback

Covers the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. This dictionary features... [more]

$21.95

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Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading

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Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading

Felix Salzer, Carl Schachter

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Writing & editing guides

Paperback

-- Stanley Persky, City University of New York [more]

$99.00

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Sonata Forms

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Sonata Forms

Charles Rosen

Music; Theory of music & musicology

Paperback

Nobody writes better about music ... again and again, unerring insight into just the features that make the music special... [more]

$38.95

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Nada Brahma - the World is Sound: Music and the Landscape of Consciousness

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Nada Brahma - the World is Sound: Music and the Landscape of Consciousness...

Joachim-Ernst Berendt

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music

Paperback

One of Europe's foremost jazz producers takes us through a world of musical traditions and explores the effects of sound on... [more]

$35.95

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Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying: From the Legacy of Moog to Software Synthesis

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Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying: From the Legacy...

Mark Jenkins

Theory of music & musicology; Audio processing

Paperback

Making its first huge impact in the 1960s through the inventions of Bob Moog, the analog synthesizer sound, riding a wave... [more]

$86.99

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Understanding Records, Second Edition: A Field Guide to Recording Practice

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Understanding Records, Second Edition: A Field Guide to Recording Practice...

Jay Hodgson (Western University, Canada)

Theory of music & musicology; Music recording & reproduction; Music industry

Paperback

The revised edition of Understanding Records explains the musical language of recording practice in a way any interested reader... [more]

$49.99

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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

Daniel Levitin

Theory of music & musicology; Popular science

Paperback

Unpicks the pathways of the brain to reveal how human beings have been hard-wired for music. Blending art and science, the... [more]

$22.99

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Living Ethnomusicology: Paths and Practices

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Living Ethnomusicology: Paths and Practices

Margaret Sarkissian, Ted Solis

Theory of music & musicology; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Ethnomusicologists have journeyed from Bali to Morocco to the depths of Amazonia to chronicle humanity's relationship with... [more]

$71.00

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Theory for Ethnomusicology: Histories, Conversations, Insights

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Theory for Ethnomusicology: Histories, Conversations, Insights

Harris M. Berger (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada), Ruth M. Stone (Indiana University, USA)

Theory of music & musicology; Music: styles & genres

Paperback

Theory for Ethnomusicology: Histories, Conversations, Insights, Second Edition, is a foundational work for courses in ethnomusicological... [more]

$86.99

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Help Your Kids With Music: A unique step-by-step visual guide

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Help Your Kids With Music: A unique step-by-step visual guide

Carol Vorderman

Theory of music & musicology; Western "classical" music; Music: general interest (Children's&YA); Educational: Music; Educational: study & revision guides

Paperback

Are your kids struggling with music theory? Do you wish you could help them learn how to read music? Help Your Kids With Music... [more]

$35.00

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