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Rock Jazz & Pop Arranging (Book): Daryl Runswick Rock Jazz & Pop Arranging (Book)
Daryl Runswick
R649 R541 Discovery Miles 5 410 Save R108 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

A practical comprehensive guide to rock, jazz and pop arranged by one of Britain's most gifted and versatile musicians. Written in lively, accessible and entertaining style, this book contains everything the professional arranger or aspiring amateur needs to know, from setting out a lead sheet to scoring a full arrangement. The problems and pitfalls of writing for every group of instrument are discussed, from keyboards, drums and bass to brass strings, woodwind, percussion, guitar and a 'cappella' vocal writing. Packed with vital tips and hints, and presented in easy-to-use reference format, Rock, Jazz and Pop Arranging also includes two valuable appendices - on time saving shortcuts and chord symbols - and indispensable glossary.

Roger Quilter: 55 Songs: Low Voice (Paperback): Roger Quilter Roger Quilter: 55 Songs: Low Voice (Paperback)
Roger Quilter
R533 R449 Discovery Miles 4 490 Save R84 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

(Vocal Collection). With a graceful gift for lyrical vocal writing, English composer Roger Quilter (1877-1953) created a rich body of art songs. Very few composers working in English have matched his achievement of a living body of beloved, relevant, literate repertoire. The strong melodies and natural phrasing make his compositions perfect literature for the progressing singer. There has never before this publication been a significant collection of Quilter. This new edition conveniently and economically collects 55 songs, all in clear, new music engravings and in two keys (with original keys noted). Many of the songs have never been published in transposition before this edition. The collection contains several complete song sets or cycles, including To Julia, Three Shakespeare Songs (First Set), Seven Elizabethan Lyrics, Three Songs of William Blake, Five Shakespeare Songs (Second Set), and others. 232 pages.

First Year Harmony - Complete (Paperback): Lovelock William First Year Harmony - Complete (Paperback)
Lovelock William
R424 Discovery Miles 4 240 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The The Finale Primer (Paperback, 2r.e.): PURSE The The Finale Primer (Paperback, 2r.e.)
PURSE
R505 R431 Discovery Miles 4 310 Save R74 (15%) Out of stock

(Book). Bill Purse is the chair of the music technology and guitar departments at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. His new book, fully updated for the latest version of Finale, remains the authoritative guide for understanding and using the most powerful, state-of-the-art software that generates publisher-quality notation. Finale's wide range of capabilities yields a steep learning curve, but this book guides users through the program's powerful intricacies one step at a time. It assists with all facets of music preparation from transcribing an existing piece of music to creating an original work and helps maximize the benefits of Finale's invaluable capabilities in editing, reformatting, and reorganizing musical material. For Finale 2002 and above.

Christmas Carols - 10 Holiday Favorites with CD (Paperback): Mark Taylor, Tony Nalker Christmas Carols - 10 Holiday Favorites with CD (Paperback)
Mark Taylor, Tony Nalker
R365 R305 Discovery Miles 3 050 Save R60 (16%) Out of stock

For use with all Bb, Eb, C and BC instruments, this is the ultimate learning tool for all jazz musicians.

With musician-friendly lead sheets, melody cues, and other split-track choices on the included CD, this first-of-its-kind package makes learning to play jazz easier than ever before.

For study, each tune includes a split track with:

  • Melody cue with proper style and inflection
  • Professional rhythm tracks
  • Choruses for soloing
  • Removable bass part
  • Removable piano part.
For Performance, each tune also has:
  • An additional full stereo accompaniment track (no melody)
  • Additional choruses for soloing.
Includes:
  • Away in a Manger
  • Go, Tell It on the Mountain
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • Greensleeves
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
  • Joy to the World
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Silent Night.
Serial Music, Serial Aesthetics - Compositional Theory in Post-War Europe (Hardcover): M. J. Grant Serial Music, Serial Aesthetics - Compositional Theory in Post-War Europe (Hardcover)
M. J. Grant
R1,454 Discovery Miles 14 540 Out of stock

Composers of serial music in post-war Europe wrote almost as much about music as the music itself, but the relationship between theory and practice in the work of key figures like Stockhausen, Eimert, Pousseur and Schnebel has often been misrepresented. Focusing on the controversial journal Die Reihe, this book traces serialism's cultural history, its debt to the artistic theories of Klee and Mondrian, and its relationship to contemporary developments in concrete art, poetry and information aesthetics. It sketches a aesthetic theory of serialism as an experimental music.

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