Category: Music

Best of David Bowie Songbook: The Definitive Collection for by David Bowie

By David Bowie

(Guitar Recorded Versions). Note-for-note transcriptions with tab for thirteen best hits spanning the eclectic profession of this leading edge and influential artist. contains: alterations * China woman * Diamond canine * status * Heroes * i am scared of american citizens * insurgent, insurgent * area Oddity * Station to Station * Suffragette urban * TVC 15 * younger americans * Ziggy Stardust.

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Battlestar Galactica Songbook: Piano Solo Arrangements by Bear McCreary

By Bear McCreary

(Piano Solo Songbook). sort referred to as composer endure McCreary's ranking for the hit Syfy sequence Battlestar Galactica "the such a lot leading edge song on television today," and NPR stated it "fits the motion so completely, it truly is virtually devastating: (it's) a sci-fi rating like no other." For this certain assortment, McCreary himself has translated the acclaimed orchestral rating into terrific solo piano preparations on the intermediate to complicated point. comprises 19 decisions in all, and as an advantage, simplified models of "Roslin and Adama" and "Wander My Friends." encompasses a be aware from McCreary, in addition to a biography. A needs to for all BSG lovers! "At final, enthusiasts can now join the musical method themselves and adventure the ranking as I first did: with fingertips touching the ivories." Composer undergo McCreary

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Complete Sonatas and Fantasies for Solo Piano (Dover Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart's piano sonatas and fantasies contain a physique of labor so crucial to the keyboard repertoire thorough acquaintance with them is as crucial for each severe pianist because it is worthwhile for piano scholars in any respect levels.
This very good version comprises all 19 sonatas and four fantasies, together with works which were erroneously passed over from so much Mozart variants. Ranging of their technical calls for from the particularly effortless Sonata in C significant, K545 (one of the most well-liked piano works ever composed), to the profoundly relocating myth in D Minor, K397, and the hard Sonata No. 19 in D significant, K576, those works are imbued with the readability, grace, type, and unlimited invention that experience made them perennial favorites with performers and audiences alike. Reprinted from authoritative versions, together with Breitkopf & Härtel's entire Works, this quantity is without doubt one of the lowest-priced and such a lot thorough versions now available.

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The Companion to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and by Dr Carew Derek

By Dr Carew Derek

Intended as a complement to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano tune, c.1760-1850, this spouse offers additional info which, principally for purposes of house but in addition of continuity, it used to be impossible or fascinating to incorporate in that quantity. The ebook is laid out alphabetically and whole biographical entries are supplied for all musical figures pointed out, together with composers, performers, theoreticians and academics, in addition to piano makers and publishers of song, in the interval lined by means of The Mechanical Muse. There also are entries on figures of significance from open air the interval yet whose impact is palpably very important inside it, reminiscent of J.S. Bach. in addition to biographical info, a majority of these entries include lists of vital works and a piece on additional interpreting in order that readers can stick to up humans and issues of specific interest.

Also incorporated within the spouse are entries dedicated to specific works and different info of relevance, comparable to descriptions of musical varieties, features of dances and so forth, in addition to a few technical info on song and reasons of technical phrases bearing on keyboard tools themselves and to methods of enjoying them.

This spouse isn't really meant to switch latest reference books akin to Grove or Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, yet might be valuable should you wish to comprehend extra a couple of specific subject and don't inevitably have entry to extra professional reference works, or time to go to huge or professional libraries. As such it really is quintessential to clients of The Mechanical Muse.

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Giovanni Battista Rubini and the Bel Canto Tenors: History by Dan H. Marek

By Dan H. Marek

Giovanni Battista Rubini (1794-1854) used to be a mythical tenor and the 1st 19th-century non-castrati male singer to develop into a global superstar of opera. the former centuries were the period of the castrati, with tenors and basses relegated to personality and aiding roles within the operas in their time. Rubini stood aside simply because he not just matched the castrati in coloratura and pathos, yet he additionally had a very excessive voice. With Rubini’s upward thrust, and in his wake, numerous tenors got here to sing roles written particularly for them through Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, and plenty of different lesser-known bel canto composers. Signaling the tip of the dominance of castrati on level, this era could final a few forty years until eventually the arrival of Grand Opera, Wagner, and Verdi and the looks of the 1st so-called excessive C from the chest through Gilbert-Louis Duprez in 1837. considering that then, the authorised tenor sound has the culture epitomized by means of Enrico Caruso and, in our personal period, Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo.

Many composers, conductor, and performers might come to treat bel canto dramatic operas as ornamental and vapid until eventually Maria Callas and Tulio Serafin validated the heights this style of opera may possibly succeed in. even if, opera administrators and opera performers of overdue who've expressed an curiosity in reviving chosen masterpieces from the bel canto culture have stumbled on themselves faced with the matter of finding tenors versed within the vocal thoughts essential to hold the excessive tessituras. In Giovanni Battista Rubini and the Bel Canto Tenors: heritage and Technique, Dan H. Marek explores the extreme lifetime of Rubini so as to body this precise interval within the background of opera and fix the means of the castrati who have been between Rubini’s teachers. Drawing at the paintings of Berton Coffin, Marek deals long-sought solutions to the demanding situations provided by way of excessive tessitura of bel canto operas for tenors. To extra help operating singers, Giovanni Battista Rubini and the Bel Canto Tenors includes over 60 pages of routines written via Rubini himself sooner than 1840, which Marek, for the 1st time ever has tailored to acoustical phonetics.

Professional singers, lecturers and their scholars, vocal coaches, and opera conductors will locate this paintings imperative because the purely English-language paintings on excessive tessitura for tenor and soprano singing.

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The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Opera by Mervyn Cooke

By Mervyn Cooke

This spouse celebrates the extreme riches of the twentieth-century operatic repertoire in a set of particularly commissioned essays written via a uncommon workforce of teachers, critics and practitioners. starting with a dialogue of the century's very important inheritance from late-romantic operatic traditions in Germany and Italy, the textual content embraces clean investigations into numerous elements of the style within the glossy age, with a accomplished assurance of the paintings of person composers from Debussy and Schoenberg to John Adams and Harrison Birtwistle. conventional stylistic categorizations (including symbolism, expressionism, neo-classicism and minimalism) are reassessed from new severe views, and the detailed operatic traditions of Continental and japanese Europe, Russia and the Soviet Union, the uk and usa are subjected to clean scrutiny. the amount comprises essays dedicated to avant-garde track theatre, operettas and musicals, filmed opera, and ends with a dialogue of the placement of the style in present day cultural marketplace.

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Your Own Song To Sing by Saverio Sam Mezzacappa

By Saverio Sam Mezzacappa

writer UP shut. i've been a contractor so much of my grownup lifestyles. this is often really a moment profession for me. expectantly you've loved lots of my lyrics during this booklet. a few phrases I spelled mistaken on goal, i suppose you recognize that via now. I did so the top of the note could have the impression i needed; many lyricists do this. If accidentally there are others, then disgrace on me and my spell payment. Grammar by no means used to be my top topic. I’m married with six teenagers and 9 grandchildren. operating in any shape has been my many leisure pursuits. this can be my first variation of your personal track to Sing. i'll be doing extra variants, most likely one a 12 months for the following 4 or 5 years. with out writing any new fabric, i've got adequate to fill that many books, and definite, I’m nonetheless writing. back I without doubt desire to work out a few of you that use my lyrics, if now not on heart degree while the awards come round. in the meantime All remain Well.—SAVERIO

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Sibelius: Music Pro Guides by Thomas Rudolph,Vincent Leonard

By Thomas Rudolph,Vincent Leonard

(Technical Reference). grasp Sibelius tune notation software program step-by-step with the main whole how-to consultant on hand. Now absolutely up-to-date with new examples and outlines of beneficial properties in Sibelius 6, this crucial reference is designed for either rookies and skilled musicians, composers, manufacturers, and arrangers, containing quite a few examples from single-line melodies to advanced rankings. Written by means of confirmed running shoes and specialist authors within the box of song notation software program, this publication might be a relentless reference for all your Sibelius questions and needs.

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