Essential Dictionary of Music : Definiti

Author: Lindsey C. Harnsberger

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780882847283

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 4378

A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. This easy-to-use volume covers every major aspect of music. Includes over 330 pages.
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Essential Dictionary of Orchestration

The Most Practical and Comprehensive Resource for Composers, Arrangers and Orchestrators

Author: Dave Black,Tom Gerou

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457412998

Category: Music

Page: 352

View: 4622

At last, an orchestration book tailor-made for the classroom musician on a budget. Any teacher, student or professional musician, whether a composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer or enthusiast will find this thoroughly comprehensive dictionary full of the most needed information on over 150 instruments. Designed for quick and easy reference, the Essential Dictionary of Orchestration includes those much-needed instrument ranges, general characteristics, tone quality descriptions, technical pitfalls, useful scoring tips and much more!
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Essential Dictionary of Music Definitions

Author: L. C. Harnsberger

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457410734

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 5460

An invaluable addition to the "Essential Dictionary" library, this Handy Guide provides a comprehensive reference for musical terms and definitions. Often supported by examples that clarify the presented term, the volume also includes the pronunciation of foreign terms, and up-to-date electronic music terms. Entries are cross-referenced for easy use.
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Alfred's Pocket Dictionary of Music

Author: Sandy Feldstein

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457422157

Category: Music

Page: 240

View: 4990

Contains thousands of entries covering all eras of music. It is unique in that it includes contemporary terms and composers from the popular genre as well as classical terms and composers. It is organized in a logical sequence for quick and easy reference.
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Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music

Author: Don Michael Randel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 577

View: 7240

Quick reference book of musical terminology covers the people, instruments, works and vocabulary of the musical world for all periods of history with particular emphasis on the twentieth century
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A Pronouncing Pocket-manual of Musical Terms

Together with the Elements of Notation and Condensed Biographies of Noteworthy Musicians

Author: Theodore Baker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Music

Page: 176

View: 2760

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Essential Dictionary of Music

The Most Practical and Useful Music Dictionary for Students and Professionals

Author: L. C. Harnsberger

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 1457410699

Category: Music

Page: 336

View: 9874

A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. This easy-to-use volume covers every major aspect of music. Includes over 330 pages.
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Behind Bars

The Definitive Guide to Music Notation

Author: Elaine Gould

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571514564

Category: Music

Page: 676

View: 2463

Behind Bars is the indispensable reference book for composers, arrangers, teachers and students of composition, editors, and music processors. Supported by 1,500 music examples of published scores from Bach to Xenakis, this seminal and all-encompassing guide encourages new standards of excellence and accuracy.
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Mini Music Guides: Rhyming Dictionary

All the Essential Words in an Easy-to-Follow Format!

Author: Kevin Mitchell

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 1470625024

Category: Music

Page: 232

View: 2489

Over 36,000 words in a simple, easy-to-find format! Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. Take these books anywhere you want to go. With over 36,000 words organized in a practical, easy-to-find format, Rhyming Dictionary is the most useful compact rhyming dictionary available. Features: * Easy reference guide for songwriters, lyricists, and poets * Simple format allows for quick reference * Concise collection of the most-often used words in popular music * A guide to lyric writing and rhyming schemes * Words are listed in a familiar dictionary-style format.
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Oxford Essential Polish Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199580499

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

View: 3161

Contains English to Polish and Polish to English translations of 45,000 words and phrases, and includes a pronunciation guide and other resources.
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Music Dictionary

Paperback Lessons

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1476869766

Category: Music

Page: 208

View: 8461

(Paperback Songs). This convenient new paperback-sized music dictionary is divided into three main sections. The Dictionary of Music Terms concisely defines more than 2,200 notation and theory terms, and instruments and terms used in pop music, electronic music and the music business. The Dictionary of Musicians provides more than 450 capsule biographies of composers and other musicians, noting dates of birth and death, nationality, historical period, areas of composition, and major works. Finally, a collection of Reference Charts gives instant, at-a-glance summaries of the essentials of music: notation signs and symbols including tab and scales, modes and key signatures.
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Music Notation in the Twentieth Century

A Practical Guidebook

Author: Kurt Stone

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393950533

Category: Music

Page: 357

View: 7859

In this comprehensive and definitive survey of current notation procedures, Kurt Stone has brought order to a field traditionally fraught with confusion and idiosyncrasy. He not only describes and recommends new methods for notating modern music, thereby establishing standard procedures for the present and future, but integrates them with traditional practices still in use. The result is a guide to all forms of notation used in serious music today.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words

Author: Archie Hobson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195173287

Category: Reference

Page: 484

View: 9198

Presents phonetic transcriptions and definitions for thousands of words that are difficult to spell, define, or pronounce.
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Essentials of Orchestration

Author: Dave Black,Tom Gerou

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780739060841

Category: Music

Page: 84

View: 5149

At last, a quick reference orchestration book tailor-made for the classroom musician on a budget. Any teacher, student or professional musician, whether a composer, orchestrator, arranger, performer or enthusiast will find this book full of the most needed information on over 150 instruments. Designed for quick and easy reference, Essentials of Orchestration includes those much-needed instrument ranges, general characteristics, tone quality descriptions, technical pitfalls, useful scoring tips and much more!
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Essential Arabic

Speak Arabic with Confidence! (Arabic Phrasebook)

Author: Fethi Mansouri

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462910084

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 2622

This portable, user–friendly Arabic language guide, phrasebook and dictionary is the easiest and most affordable way to learn Arabic before and during your trip. If you only want to purchase one Arabic language book—Essential Arabic is the way to go. Part of Tuttle Publishing's Essential Series, it is a great first introduction and beginner guide to the language of the Arab world and is also designed as an Arabic phrasebook, making it the most versatile Arabic language learning tool on the market. Perfect for business people or tourist traveling to the Middle East or for students who want to supplement their learning, this book's easy indexing feature allows it to act as an Arabic phrasebook or as an English–Arabic dictionary. A clever "point to" feature allows you to simply point to a phrase translated in Arabic without the need to say a single word. You will soon find yourself turning to Essential Arabic again and again when visiting the Arab world and working or interacting with Arabic speakers. In this book you will find: Over 1500 practical sentences for everyday use. A glossary of over 200 terms and expressions. Extensive information about Arabic grammar and pronunciation. Latest Arabic vocabulary and Arabic phrases for smart phones, social media and more. This beginner Arabic language book will help you to quickly and easily learn Arabic. Your ability to read Arabic, write Arabic, speak Arabic, and comprehend Arabic will be vastly improved without having to take an entire Arabic language class. Other titles in this bestselling series of phrasebooks include: Essential Japanese, Essential Chinese, Essential Korean, Essential Tagalog, and Essential Arabic.
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Essential Music Reference Library

Author: Lindsey C. Harnsberger,Kevin M. Mitchell,Tom Gerou,Linda Lusk,David Black

Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780739000229

Category: Music

Page: N.A

View: 6104

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Concise Medical Dictionary

Author: Elizabeth Martin

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199687811

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 864

View: 8938

Written by a team of medical experts, this market-leading illustrated dictionary contains 12,400 authoritative entries covering all aspects of medical science. The text has been fully revised and updated for this new edition to reflect the very latest in medical knowledge and practice. Entries are accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 145 illustrations and diagrams. This brand new edition includes over 450 new entries and features up-to-date coverage of public healthmedicine and general practice, drugs and pharmacology, endocrinology (particularly diabetology), and cardiology, amongst other specialist areas. Recommended web links are provided for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Medical Dictionary Companion website, and appendices have been expanded to include units of alcohol and the calculation of alcohol by volume, and a table of inherited medical conditions. Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, and medical secretaries. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.
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