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The Classical Music Book

The Classical Music Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 December 2018
  • ISBN : 1465483160
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 ratings
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Who wrote the first true "opera"? Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections. More than 90 works by famous composers are analyzed, with explanations of their music theory and impact on society. You will also explore the fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. Covering Thomas Tallis in the early period, baroque masters like Bach and Handel, and the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner all the way to the modern-day composers, this comprehensive book explores the key ideas rooted in the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions. The importance of each composition is explained, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context. With its unique approach to the subject, this the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject or if you are a classical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover on every page. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.


Education, Music, and the Lives of Undergraduates

Education, Music, and the Lives of Undergraduates
  • Author : Roger Mantie,Brent C. Talbot
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 10 December 2020
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The undergraduate years are a special time of life for many students. They are a time for study, yes, but also a time for making independent decisions over what to do beyond formal education. This book is based on a nine-year study of collegiate a cappella - a socio-musical practice that has exploded on college campuses since the 1990s. A defining feature of collegiate a cappella is that it is a student-run leisure activity undertaken by undergraduate students at institutions

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This Is Your Brain on Music

This Is Your Brain on Music
  • Author : Daniel J. Levitin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 03 August 2006
GET THIS BOOKThis Is Your Brain on Music

In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain. Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin poses that music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so than language. Drawing on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart to Duke Ellington to

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The Classical Music Book

The Classical Music Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 04 December 2018
GET THIS BOOKThe Classical Music Book

Who wrote the first true "opera"? Where did the system of musical notation come from? How do composers construct symphonies? The Classical Music Book answers these questions and more by exploring the history of classical music in clear and easy-to-follow sections. More than 90 works by famous composers are analyzed, with explanations of their music theory and impact on society. You will also explore the fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. Covering Thomas Tallis in the early

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Get Up, Stand Up

Get Up, Stand Up
  • Author : Bob Marley,Cedella Marley
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 10 September 2019
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Bob Marley's music has inspired millions of listeners around the world with messages of peace, love, and truth. This third picture book adaptation of one of his beloved songs has a timely message for children: To counter injustice, lift others up with kindness and courage. As a young girl goes on with her day in school, she comes across several instances of teasing and intimidation. But with loving action and some help from her friends, she's able to make things

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Describing Music Materials

Describing Music Materials
  • Author : Richard P. Smiraglia
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 14 November 2016
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This fourth edition was prepared in 2015-2016 as a supplementary text for a graduate music cataloging course. This edition is rewritten to a large extent to conform to the new instructions and paradigms represented in Resource Description and Access (RDA). RDA instructions for printed music, recorded music and music video are accompanied by advice, examples, illustrations and complete catalog records, including versions in MARC21 format. Consistent with RDA, the chapter on form and choice of access points found in earlier

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Analyzing Music in Advertising

Analyzing Music in Advertising
  • Author : Nicolai Graakjaer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKAnalyzing Music in Advertising

The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions: What characterizes music in commercials compared to other commercial music and other music on TV? How does music in commercials relate to music ‘outside’ the universe of commercials? How and what can music in commercials signify? Author

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Culture, Music Education, and the Chinese Dream in Mainland China

Culture, Music Education, and the Chinese Dream in Mainland China
  • Author : Wai-Chung Ho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 January 2018
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This book focuses on the rapidly changing sociology of music as manifested in Chinese society and Chinese education. It examines how social changes and cultural politics affect how music is currently being used in connection with the Chinese dream. While there is a growing trend toward incorporating the Chinese dream into school education and higher education, there has been no scholarly discussion to date. The combination of cultural politics, transformed authority relations, and officially approved songs can provide us with

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The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
  • Author : Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 February 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music

This book is about the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender, environment and natural resource management, especially where gender is understood as a political, negotiated and contested element of social relationships. It offers a critical feminist perspective on gender relations and natural resource management in the context of contemporary policy concerns: decentralized governance, the

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Music In Video Games

Music In Video Games
  • Author : K.J. Donnelly,William Gibbons,Neil Lerner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 March 2014
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From its earliest days as little more than a series of monophonic outbursts to its current-day scores that can rival major symphonic film scores, video game music has gone through its own particular set of stylistic and functional metamorphoses while both borrowing and recontextualizing the earlier models from which it borrows. With topics ranging from early classics like Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros. to more recent hits like Plants vs. Zombies, the eleven essays in Music in Video Games

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Music Is . . .

Music Is . . .
  • Author : Brandon Stosuy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 October 2016
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From music writer and The Creative Independent/Kickstarter Editor in Chief Brandon Stosuy, comes an entertaining new board book that introduces the many moods, styles, and senses of music to the youngest audiophiles—because music is for everyone, and music is for you. Featuring Amy Martin’s dynamic art style, Music Is… explains music through our eyes and ears so that the sense of hearing is transformed into a visual experience. A pitch-perfect board book that is sure to strike

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Music in The Girl's Own Paper: An Annotated Catalogue, 1880-1910

Music in The Girl's Own Paper: An Annotated Catalogue, 1880-1910
  • Author : Judith Barger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKMusic in The Girl's Own Paper: An Annotated Catalogue, 1880-1910

Nineteenth-century British periodicals for girls and women offer a wealth of material to understand how girls and women fit into their social and cultural worlds, of which music making was an important part. The Girl's Own Paper, first published in 1880, stands out because of its rich musical content. Keeping practical usefulness as a research tool and as a guide to further reading in mind, Judith Barger has catalogued the musical content found in the weekly and later monthly issues during

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Music, Modernity and Locality in Prewar Japan: Osaka and Beyond

Music, Modernity and Locality in Prewar Japan: Osaka and Beyond
  • Author : Alison Tokita,Hugh de Ferranti
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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This anthology addresses the modern musical culture of interwar Osaka and its surrounding Hanshin region. Modernity as experienced in this locale, with its particular historical, geographic and demographic character, and its established traditions of music and performance, gave rise to configurations of the new, the traditional and the hybrid that were distinct from their Tokyo counterparts. The Taisho and early Showa periods, from 1912 to the early 1940s, saw profound changes in Japanese musical life. Consumption of both traditional Japanese and

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Musical Creativity

Musical Creativity
  • Author : Irène Deliège,Geraint A. Wiggins
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 16 October 2006
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This collection initiates a resolutely interdisciplinary research dynamic specifically concerning musical creativity. Creativity is one of the most challenging issues currently facing scientific psychology and its study has been relatively rare in the cognitive sciences, especially in artificial intelligence. This book will address the need for a coherent and thorough exploration. Musical Creativity: Multidisciplinary Research in Theory and Practice comprises seven sections, each viewing musical creativity from a different scientific vantage point, from the philosophy of computer modelling, through music

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