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Basso Continuo: An Introduction
Basso Continuo: An Introduction Basso Continuo: An Introduction
Diez Eichler - Breitkopf & Haertel USA

The thoroughbass was the basis of composed music for an entire music-history period. To anyone starting to deal with the music of the "continuo age" in terms of study and practice today, the new

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Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz
Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz (The Music of Chuco Valdes and Irakere)
Chucho Valdes & Rebeca Mauleon - Sher Music Company

Here is a book that, at the same time, includes the best compositions of the ground-breaking Cuban fusion group, Irakere; is a thorough guide to the roots of Afro-Cuban jazz; and provides an overview of

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Hogey's Journey
Hogey's Journey Hogey's Journey
Eph Ehly - Heritage Music Press

The life of legendary choral conductor and clinician Dr. Eph Ehly is a life lived in passionate dedication to living to learn, learning to teach, and teaching to learn how to live. With this memoir, he opens a... view details
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In Their Own Words
In Their Own Words In Their Own Words (Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals)
Eileen Guenther - MorningStar Music Publishers

This groundbreaking study of slavery and spirituals is the first to place the unique voices of an enslaved people squarely within the context of their daily lives. A succinct history is woven into an

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Leonard Bernstein at Work
Leonard Bernstein at Work Leonard Bernstein at Work (His Final Years, 1984-1990)
Steve J. Sherman - Amadeus Press, Inc.

This remarkable photographic essay of Leonard Bernstein during the last six years of his life gives us rare insight into the disparate, sometimes vastly conflicting elements that shaped his work and deeply... view details
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Music: The Definitive Visual History
Music: The Definitive Visual History Music: The Definitive Visual History
Smithsonian - Alfred Music Publishing

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from the United States National Music Museum, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its... view details
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Ready for a Brand New Beat
Ready for a Brand New Beat Ready for a Brand New Beat (How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America)
Mark Kurlansky - Alfred Music Publishing

Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William "Mickey" Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote "Dancing in the Street." The song was recorded at Motown's Hitville

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Romantic American Choral Music
Romantic American Choral Music Romantic American Choral Music (an Anthology)
David P. DeVenney - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Selected by the ACDA Publications Committee and recommended as a required text at many American choral institutions, this stunning anthology reveals the often-overlooked American composers of choral music

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Teach Yourself Music History
Teach Yourself Music History Teach Yourself Music History (Everything You Need to Know About Music - from Antiquity to Today)
L.C. Harnsberger & Donny Trieu - Alfred Music Publishing

Teach Yourself Music History is a thoroughly enjoyable overview of all the major periods of Western music: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic,

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Way Over in Beulah Lan'
Way Over in Beulah Lan' Way Over in Beulah Lan' (Understanding and Performing the Negro Spiritual)
Andre J. Thomas - Heritage Music Press

Renowned choral conductor and educator Andre J. Thomas has crafted a book that the conductor of any choral ensemble will want close at hand when preparing to program any concert spiritual. Understanding

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The Women of Western Music
The Women of Western Music The Women of Western Music (Hildegard to Ella)
Anna Wentlent - Alfred Music Publishing

Balance your music history curriculum with this indispensable classroom resource! This long-awaited manual focuses exclusively on the female artists who haven't made it into most textbooks. Biographies,

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