Music, Stage & Screen Books

The Book of the Dead (Hardback)

The Book of the Dead was intended to assist the deceased in the afterlife and comprised a collection of hymns, spells and instructions to allow the deceased to pass through obstacles in the afterlife.

Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure (Performance Philosophy)

Actors and the Art of Performance: Under Exposure combines the author's two main biographical paths: her professional commitment to the fi elds of both theater and philosophy. The art of acting on stage is analyzed here not only from the theoretical perspective of a spectator but also from the perspective of the actor. The author draws on her experience as both a theater actor and a university professor whose teachings in the art of acting rely heavily on her own experience and also on her philosophical knowledge. The book is unique not only in terms of its content but also in terms of its style. Written in a multiplicity of voices, the text oscillates between philosophical reasoning and narrative forms of writing, including micronarratives, fables, parables, and inter alia by Carroll, Hoff mann, and Kleist. Hence the book claims that a transdisciplinary dialogue between the art of acting and the art of philosophical thinking calls for an aesthetic study that questions and begins to seek alternatives to traditionally established and ingrained formats of philosophy.

Pop Quiz Vol 1: 100 Multiple-Choice Questions on 7 Decades of Pop Music (Rock, Pop, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, Indie, Punk Rock, New Wave, Rap, Grunge, Country, Soul, Glam Rock, Folk, Brit Pop)

Whether you're playing on your own or testing your friends, this collection of 100 multiple-choice questions on 7 decades of pop music will bring lots of fun.

The Winter's Tale

ARCHIDAMUS. If you shall chance, Camillo, to visit Bohemia, on the like occasion whereon my services....

Play Piano the Easy Way: The Simple Way to Play Piano Like a Pro in Just Days!

Do you want to play the piano quickly and easily?

You CAN...even if you have never played an instrument before.

This piano book for beginners will start you on the road to becoming a piano player all your friends and family will admire.

Imagine playing popular songs by ear and being the life of the party.

Imagine playing the piano in a band and feeling like a rock star.

Imagine the satisfaction you'll get knowing you can play piano better than 99% of regular people.

It's not a dream...it's totally possible and you can start right now by downloading this easy-to-read piano beginners ebook right now.

Guitar: QuickStart Guide to Master Guitar Scales - From Beginner to Expert (Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Songwriting, Ukulele, Fretboard)

Learn to Play the Guitar Scales - Today!

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In Guitar: Quick Start Guide to Master Guitar Scales - From Beginner to Expert, you'll be taken through a step-by-step process on how to master a huge variety of guitar scales:

Major, Minor, Major Pentatonic, Minor Pentatonic

and many more!



Guitar: Quick Start Guide to Master Guitar Scales - From Beginner to Expert will take you by the hand and help you become a master musician. You'll discover the 5-Stage Practice Routine, the Minimum Movement Exercise, and how to Create Melodic Patterns!

Guitar: Quick Start Guide to Master Guitar Scales - From Beginner to Expert will teach you about transcribing songs by ear and how to practice when you're away from your guitar!

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Happy Reading and Rock with your Guitar!

George Goodman's Harmonica Cheat Sheet

George Goodman's Harmonica Cheat Sheet is a combination of three great tools to kick-start your harmonica playing.

Included are

- The Blues Harp Chart: provides chords, cross harp key, 12 Bar Blues Progression, and Blues Scale harmonica tabs covering all 12 keys.

- Major Key Degrees of Scale: unveils blow and draw holes for all diatonic chord tones. These are the notes that make up the majority of notes in any melody. It is also very valuable in helping determine song keys and transposing songs to new keys.

- Circle of Fourths and Fifths: makes sense of playing in positions and teaches how to choose the correct key harmonica depending on the key and style of a song.

Bottom line - pick the right key harmonica, then find the notes that make up the melody.

Pentatonic Scales: Master the Fretboard Quickly and Easily & Sound Like a Pro, In One Hour (or Less) (Guitar Technique, Improvisation, Scales, Mastery)

Do YOU Know Your Scales? Are You Sure..?

I spent 9 years playing guitar, even getting to a high level, without knowing my scales backwards and forwards. I was actually embarrassed when I jammed with others. It turns out that I focused too much on technique instead of theory.

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The natural major The natural minorThe major pentatonic, and The minor pentatonic

You will be able to look down at your fretboard, and instead of looking at it with confusion, you'll be able to play your scales anywhere you'd like.

When your friend plays a chord, you'll be able to play over that chord anyway you'd like.

You'll also be able to jump between the natural and pentatonic scales.

These skills form the basis to every other skill related to improvisation on the guitar.Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...Learn how these four basic scales are connectedLearn five basic building blocks that make it so very easy to learn all scales Jump around the fretboard, both upwards and sidewaysLearn how scales are connected to chordsDiscover how the CAGED system is intimately connected to these four scales Learn how to convert one type of scale into another at willTons of charts, for both left-handed and right-handed playersMuch, much more!Can you honestly say that you can do all those things?

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This book is part of a series that teach guitar technique, theory, improvisation, and eventual mastery.

The Making of Tornado Chasers: Behind The Scenes Of The Groundbreaking Documentary Series

In The Making of Tornado Chasers, filmmaker Ken Cole gives you a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the treacherous production of the documentary series Tornado Chasers, which follows Reed Timmer's chase team during the historic 2013 tornado season. Including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and first-hand accounts of the tragic events in Moore and El Reno, Oklahoma, Cole tells his personal story through a series of logs covering pre-production through the series premiere.

Ken Cole (author) is an award-winning filmmaker and seasoned storm chaser. Throughout his career Ken has documented over fifty tornadoes, often from close range. His projects have featured renowned weather personalities including Reed Timmer, Jim Cantore, and Ginger Zee. Ken studied meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, and later pursued documentary filmmaking as part of his graduate work. In 2006 he directed the PBS documentary Tornado Glory, his first work featuring Reed Timmer and Joel Taylor. Ken then contributed to the Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers series, and went on to direct the award-winning short film "Heaven's Rage." Most recently, Ken served as executive producer for Tornado Chasers - a groundbreaking documentary series and two-time Webby Award Honoree.

Reed Timmer (foreword) is well-known as the most successful and extreme storm chaser in the world, having intercepted over 500 tornadoes and a dozen powerful hurricanes during the last decade. Reed starred on Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers, and is now featured in the documentary series Tornado Chasers. Reed has constructed three armored vehicles, called "The Dominator" fleet, to withstand the powerful forces of a tornado. He also the author of Into The Storm, covering his early career in storm chasing.

Here Comes The Quiz Book Vol 2: 250 Multiple-Choice Questions on The Beatles & After

Whether you're playing on your own or testing your friends, this collection of 250 multiple-choice questions will bring hours of fun. Just how extensive is your knowledge of The Beatles and what they did after they split up? To find out play on. All You Need Is Answers

Welsh Fairy Tales

Long, long ago, there was a good saint named David, who taught the early Cymric or Welsh people bett....

The White Slave

The young filmmaker Rene Daalder and the architecture student Rem Koolhaas wrote the screenplay to Daalder's 1969 film De blanke slavin (The White Slave) in 1967/68. Taking inspiration from B-movies and Luis Bunuel, it is a hall of mirrors that toys with cliches and inverts them into campy provocations. A few years after the Eichmann trial, a man named Gunther Unrat arrives in the Netherlands looking for "good Germans" who helped fight the Nazi occupation. He quickly gets mixed up in a nefarious organization that inspires him to follow in the footsteps of the consummate "good German" Albert Schweitzer by setting up a camp for young Dutch women who think they are training to work in Africa as nurses. Blinded by idealism, he fails to see that his shady partners are scheming to sell them into sexual slavery. The screenplay soon develops into an absurd morality play, challenging all notions of political correctness, then and now. It has been translated from the Dutch by Laura Martz, while Rene Daalder has contributed a preface about the origins and background of the film.

Plug In And Play: Guitar!

As the title suggests it's plug in and play- no messing about. Any guitar will do, electric, acoustic, classical so long as its got some frets and strings!

Pick Grip, Tuning, Strumming, Chords and Songs. All you need to get going. Each example also has a free online video demo, so you can really see what's going on.

Children of the New Forest

It's Alive!: The Science of B-Movie Monsters (Chicago Shorts)



The B-movie monster--be it gap-toothed gorilla, ripped-from-time dinosaur, overstretched arachnid, or another outrageous anthropomorphic fantasy--has thrilled moviegoers for decades, and firmly sunk its claws into popular culture. In It's Alive!, Michael LaBarbera delves into the science behind these characters' construction, from the biology surrounding tyrannosaurid postures in Jurassic Park and King Kong to the questionable physics employed by The Incredible Shrinking Man. Accompanied by a treasure trove of images from old movie posters and stills, and ranging from the 1930s to such recent films as The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the latest installments of the Alien franchise, It's Alive! cleverly uses science to remind us that the best parts of moviemaking might indeed be magic-for all creatures, great and small.

Barchester Towers (Collectors Library)

Barchester Towers is Anthony Trollope's comic masterpiece. Ranged either side of the unfathomable Victorian divide between the High Anglican clergy and their modern, evangelical brethren we meet the saintly Septimus Harding and the furious Archdeacon Grantly and, opposing, the fearsome bishop's wife Mrs Proudie and her oleaginous chaplain, Obadiah Slope. Exquisitely crafted, this classic tale of love amid ecclesiastical warfare from Trollope's series of Barsetshire Chronicles carries a benign and reassuring message - that the Church of England has always been a rich source of divine comedy. Illustrated by Leslie Brooke, with an Afterword by Ned Halley.

Essays and Lectures

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul

SELLING YOUR FILM WITHOUT SELLING YOUR SOUL is the first book to strip away the mythology surrounding independent film distribution to present the real picture on revenue earned from a variety of release strategies. This book highlights a multitude of new techniques filmmakers are using to directly connect their films with audiences, effectively reach them through the power of the global Internet and build a sustainable fan base to last throughout a career.

Within the pages of this book, you will find marketing and crowdfunding strategies, real distribution budgets, community building activities and detailed ancillary and digital distribution revenues for independently produced films such as: Ride The Divide, The Cosmonaut, The Best and The Brightest, Sita Sings the Blues, Note by Note, Bass Ackwards, Adventures of Power, Violet Tendencies, American: The Bill Hicks Story, Undertow, For the Bible Tells Me So, and the webseries Pioneer One.

The Unmotivated

Veronica Jewel Farley, known mainly and formidably by her official monikers, Samantha Komodo and "Cheezi D"; formerly known by her past pen names of Jennifer Gisselbrecht, and Mwezi Desoto, is a female African Striped Hyena and an American author/rapper/lyricist.

She has been writing series of more than many fiction/action/thriller series

book since the tender cub age of five; with her most famous hits apparently

being "Lone Wolves" and her most recently self published, all anti-villain

main cast crime drama saga, "Lobo Thunder/The Hystericals". So far, her

current writing ambitions include writing to express not only her

own physical emotions into his works, but also those maybe of other animal

beings around her in the world as well.

Twitter: @CCheetah

Magnets and miracles. Loneliness and nostalgia in Pink Floyd's lyrics

Following "Dieci brani da ascoltare almeno una volta nella vita" ("10 songs you should listen to before you die") and the books on Tim Burton and Hayao Miyazaki, Jacopo Caneva's latest work carries out a short, but in-depth study on the concepts of loneliness and nostalgia in Pink Floyd's lyrics, from "The Dark Side of the Moon" to "The Wall". The young writer unveils the common ground of apparently different lyrics: the memory of Syd Barrett, the genius and first leader of the group, the "crazy diamond" who gave the band the name of Pink Floyd, delivering it to myth, disappearing in anonymity after troublesome years. The book is a tribute to the legendary English rock-band and a celebration of the recently released "The Endless River", a new album of previously unreleased songs.

Ten Commandments of YouTube

Want to develop a rabid and devoted fan base on YouTube? Want millions of subscribers? After reaching 1 million subscribers in a year on our YouTube channel, Cartoon Hangover, and spending years studying the best of the best including Hannah Hart, Shay Carl, Michelle Phan and more, the #1 programming team in the world at Frederator Networks has compiled tried and true methods into the most comprehensive YouTube how to guide. This book covers everything from program scheduling and branding, to title and thumbnail design. Follow these 10 commandments and you too can succeed on YouTube. Frederator Loves You.

Thank You: A Tribute to Chris Cornell

Thank You is a tribute to music legend Chris Cornell, written in the words of his international family of fans. Poems, reminiscences, letters, expressions of love and grief, the overwhelming theme is one of gratitude - to the singer, the songwriter, the man.

The individual pieces join together to form a unique tapestry demonstrating the profound influence Chris has had on so many lives around the world. Raw, candid emotion and words written from the heart create beauty out of collective grief.

This is a tribute, a love letter, and a legacy combined.

Living That Dream

Veronica Jewel Farley, known mainly and formidably by her official monikers, Samantha Komodo and "Cheezi D"; formerly known by her past pen names of Jennifer Gisselbrecht, and Mwezi Desoto, is a female African Striped Hyena and an American author/rapper/lyricist.

She has been writing series of more than many fiction/action/thriller series

book since the tender cub age of five; with her most famous hits apparently

being "Lone Wolves" and her most recently self published, all anti-villain

main cast crime drama saga, "Lobo Thunder/The Hystericals". So far, her

current writing ambitions include writing to express not only her

own physical emotions into his works, but also those maybe of other animal

beings around her in the world as well.

Twitter: @CCheetah

Ebert's Bests (Chicago Shorts)

Roger Ebert is a name synonymous with the movies. In Ebert's Bests, he takes readers through the journey of how he became a film critic, from his days at a student-run cinema club to his rise as a television commentator in At the Movies and Siskel & Ebert. Recounting the influence of the French New Wave, his friendships with Werner Herzog and Martin Scorsese, as well as travels to Sweden and Rome to visit Ingrid Bergman and Federico Fellini, Ebert never loses sight of film as a key component of our cultural identity. In considering the ethics of film criticism--why we should take all film seriously, without prejudgment or condescension--he argues that film critics ought always to engage in open-minded dialogue with a movie. Extending this to his accompanying selection of "10 Bests," he reminds us that hearts and minds--and even rankings--are bound to change.

Three Men on the Bummel

Let Me Quiz You: 100 Multiple-Choice Questions On Morrissey & The Smiths

Whether you're playing on your own or testing your friends, this collection of 100 multiple-choice quizzes will bring lots of fun. Just how extensive is your knowledge of this most influential of bands and the living icon that is Morrissey? To find out play on. These are the first 100 Questions from my book THIS CHARMING QUIZ BOOK Vol 1: 1000 Multiple Choice Questions on Morrissey & The Smiths.

Adventures of Power Postcards from the Set: How I Made an Epic Indie Film

POSTCARDS FROM THE SET: HOW I MADE AN EPIC INDIE FILM tells the story of the making of the cult comedy ADVENTURES OF POWER, an all-star movie about a mine worker who discovers an underground subculture of air-drummers that has the power to change the world. "One of the funniest films in recent years" - New York Magazine. "The best rock movie in many a year" - Neil Peart (drummer, RUSH).

In POSTCARDS FROM THE SET, writer-director-actor Ari Gold makes public the hilarious and heartbreaking letters and photos he sent to his circle of friends during the making of his cult movie. We get the inside scoop about dealing with celebrities and egotistical agents, fighting mining conglomerates for the right to shoot, and hard days and nights facing lightning, giant rats, and broken bones on the way to Sundance and beyond.

Gold's 4-year journey to finance, shoot, and distribute a movie on a fraction of a Hollywood budget takes him across Utah, New Mexico, New York, New Jersey, and California, and eventually as far afield as Guatemala, the Czech Republic, and Thailand. Along the way, Gold encounters haters and Hollywood executives who don't understand the film's spirit--but also collects a dedicated core of 100,000 fans, friends, and volunteers who champion the film and its underlying message of hope.

Selling Your Film Outside the U.S.: Digital Distribution in Europe

This is the second volume in the "Selling Your Film" case study book series. While our first book, Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul, focused on U.S releases and case studies, Selling Your Film Outside the U.S. takes a deep dive into digital distribution (and distribution generally) in Europe and provides several case studies of films released there.

The series began in 2011 as an attempt to encourage transparency in an industry that has always been quite reluctant to do so. Three years later, we are proud to have led the charge towards this goal, and we are encouraged that others are embarking on other projects that attempt to do the same.

Within the pages of this book, you will find marketing and crowdfunding strategies, real distribution budgets, community building activities and detailed ancillary and digital distribution revenues for independently produced films.

By stripping away the mythology surrounding independent film distribution, we aim to present a more realistic picture regarding how filmmakers can earn revenue--and when they cannot--from a variety of release strategies. While there is no one model that will work for a particular film, the books in this series highlight a multitude of new techniques filmmakers are using to directly connect their films with audiences, effectively reach them through the power of the global Internet, and build a sustainable fan base to last throughout a career.?

One of the chapters in this book employs the phrase "Carpe Diem." In the context of digital distribution, this has dual meaning. First, in a harsh world that can tire of one thing and move onto the next in the blink of an eye, we encourage filmmakers to jump into action and formulate a viable and expedient distribution strategy as their films move from the festival circuit onto a larger arena. Second, the digital distribution space is a constantly changing one, where platforms come and go at an astonishing rate. Therefore, it is important that filmmakers not only empower themselves by learning how to navigate the landscape of digital distribution, but by keeping this knowledge up to date as well.

To that aim, we offer Selling Your Film Outside the U.S.--containing chapters by The Film Collaborative co-executive directors Orly Ravid and Jeffrey Winter, marketing strategist and social media expert Sheri Chandler, filmmaker, author and media strategist Jon Reiss, and Wendy Bernfeld, managing director of the European content curation and licensing company Rights Stuff BV.--as the starting point for any filmmaker (whether they are U.S.-based or not) who wishes to explore distributing their film in Europe.

Under the Greenwood Tree (New Wessex editions)

Hardy, Thomas. Under the Greenwood Tree or The Mellstock Quire: A Rural Painting of the Dutch School. Introduction by Angela Thirlwell. Wood Engravings by Peter Reddick. London, The Folio Society, 1990. 15 cm x 23 cm. XX, 172 pages. Original, illustrated hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Slight wear to spine and spotting on page edges. Clean inside with solid binding. Under the Greenwood Tree: A Rural Painting of the Dutch School is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published anonymously in 1872. It was Hardy's second published novel, the last to be printed without his name, and the first of his great series of Wessex novels. Whilst Hardy originally thought of simply calling it The Mellstock Quire, he settled on a title taken from a song in Shakespeare's As You Like It (Act II, Scene V). (Wikipedia) Thomas Hardy was born in a cottage in Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester, on 2 June 1840. He was educated locally and at sixteen was articled to a Dorchester architect, John Hicks. In 1862 he moved to London and found employment with another architect, Arthur Blomfield. He now began to write poetry and published an essay. By 1867 he had returned to Dorset to work as Hicks's assistant and began his first (unpublished) novel, The Poor Man and the Lady. On an architectural visit to St Juliot in Cornwall in 1870 he met his first wife, Emma Gifford. Before their marriage in 1874 he had published four novels and was earning his living as a writer. More novels followed and in 1878 the Hardys moved from Dorset to the London literary scene. But in 1885, after building his house at Max Gate near Dorchester, Hardy again returned to Dorset. He then produced most of his major novels: The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), The Woodlanders (1887), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891), The Pursuit of the Well-Beloved (1892) and Jude the Obscure (1895). Amidst the controversy cause..

The Beetle

Game, Set, Match

A Teacher's Guide to Lincoln: Common-Core Aligned Teacher Materials and a Sample Chapter

For teachers

We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core-aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter.

This free teaching guide for Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America by Harold Holzer is designed to help you put the new Common Core State Standards into practice.

"The book is a delight, written for young people who may be discovering Lincoln and the Civil War for the first time. . . This may be the book that brings along a whole new generation of Lincoln fans."--Washington Post

How did President Abraham Lincoln come to believe that slavery was "morally wrong," and that Congress needed to pass a law to abolish it once and for all? What did he do in January 1865--three months before he was assassinated--to ensure passage of the Thirteenth Amendment?

This fast-paced, riveting book answers these questions and more as it tells the story of Lincoln's life and times from his upbringing in Kentucky and Illinois, through his work as a lawyer and congressman, to his candidacies and victory in two Presidential elections. It also describes Lincoln's duties in the Civil War as Commander-in-Chief, his actions as President, and his relationships with his family, his political allies and rivals, and the public who voted for and against him. Harold Holzer makes an important era in American history come alive for readers of all ages.

An official companion to Steven Spielberg's Oscar Award-winning film Lincoln, the book also includes thirty historical photographs, a chronology, a cast of characters, texts of selected Lincoln writings and speeches, a bibliography, and a foreword by the author about his experience working as a consultant on the movie.

Garage Band Theory - GBTool 14 Eleven Variations on a Twelve Bar Blues: Music theory for non music majors, livingroom pickers & working musicians who want ... Tools the Pro's Use to Play by Ear Book 1

Eleven Variations on a 12 Bar Blues

(or how to make the blues into jazz

Everything in this book came from Garage Band Theory and there's loads more useful stuff there.

Basic blues is not complex, just three chords and lots of emotion.

It's also possible to develop a blues progression into a deep study of advanced jazz chords and how they work together, and you'll find diagrams for 19 different chords used in the example.

Then, to twist it a little further you'll learn to use what's called 'half-step substitution' to add more chords to the basic blues progression.

Another very common progression that turns up in blues, jazz (and just about everywhere else) is the Two-Five-One, and you'll find examples in 2 keys. There's a new bunch of chord diagrams to get you started, and since none of the chords shown use open strings, you can easily transpose them.

Since the theme here is jazz, I also included a few standards that are nothing but fun to play.

The guitar tabs show how to move through these tunes using triads all over the neck, and in any sort of band situation with several instruments, it's often really useful to know how to use 2 and 3 note chords. This will get you off to a nice start.

As a bonus, there's diagrams for all the chords you're ever likely to need for both guitar and mandolin.

This is non Academic, practical, useful theory for living-room pickers and working musicians who want to be able to think coherently about music in order to ask questions and understand answers about the music they want to play.

The stuff in GBT is about understanding The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, Cole Porter and Duke Ellington, The Grateful Dead and Vampire Weekend.

It's NOT about analyzing Bach Fugues... but you'll be able to if you want to.

It was written for the 99% of musicians who are NOT music majors by a incorrigible honky-tonk guitar player who plays by ear ... but understands the relevant vocabulary and what's sensible and useful for MOST players.

"Garage Band Theory is a must for any musician." Rodney Crowell

"Don't be put off by this giant book - Duke's got the secrets of the universe in here. Quite simply, this is the most comprehensive book on music theory I've ever seen."

Bill Payne (Little Feat)

"Something for every musician at any level. Especially helpful is the musical notation and tablature for a variety of instruments. This book inspires me to learn and practice more."

Sam Bush

"Garage Band Theory is a veritable encyclopedia of useful tools and tips.This book lifts the lid off the "black box" of music theory and let's the light shine in - and in a fun, practical way.

This is a book which should be left handily lying around the living room, bedside, studio, classroom, (restroom?) - ready to be dipped into at any time for reference purposes or just to improve or refresh one's fluency in the language of music.

A great resource for musicians young and old no matter what your training. For the price of a one-hour lesson, GBT offers a lifetime of learning."

Alasdair Fraser

"Garage Band Theory let me know how little I know... but in a good way. It's a great book!" Sterling C Ball CEO, Ernie Ball Inc.

"This book is written in the people's key." Kostas

"Garage Band Theory offers you everything you need to know to understand, play and make your own music. Because he is both an accomplished musician and teacher, Sharp's Garage Band Theory is an excellent guide for beginners and more advanced players alike." Sam Barry, author, musician

No matter which instrument you want to play, the advice, inspiration and down-to-earth tips in this book will help you get to your goal.

Duke Sharp draws on a lifetime of experience playing, writing, recording and teaching music.

Garage Band Theory demystifies music theory and, in the process, shows how to apply basic music theory to the art of playing by ear and composition.

The History Of Napoleon Buonaparte

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

A compendium of Information for Musicians

A detailed list of details about American Record Comapnies

10 Studies or Caprices for Violin, Opus 9: Violin Solo (Bisel Classics Book 200)

Da Schicksal meinte es nicht immer gut mit ihm, und dennoch leistete Beriot Bedeutendes in mehreren Bereichen.

Sind heute seine Werke vornehmlich in der Padagogik in Verwendung, wo sie als ideale Vorbereitung fur "grossere" romantische Literatur fur Violine gerne zur Hand genommen werden, so sollte man sich vor Augen halten, dass Beriot mit diesen "nicht ganz so kleinen" Konzertetuden und anderen selbst komponierten Stucken das Publikum auf seinen Tourneen durch ganz Europa zu begeistern wusste.

Die Originalitat der Komposition kann gewiss Lust darauf machen, die "Studi Capricci" auch im Konzertsaal zu Gehor zu bringen.

La Marseillaise, Opus 330: Gitarre Solo (Bisel Classics Book 219)

When Carulli at the age of 62 created a monument to the Marseillaise by modeling the popular theme into four variations in his Op. 330, as a performing concert guitarist he was far from the brilliant touch he had been known for at the pinnacle of his career. Yet through its realization and content the work tells about the lifelong experience of an exceptional musician, who as a self taught performer and composer had become a celebrated virtuoso playing an instrument, that was in these days making its debut as a "soloist" in the concert halls - a development that Carulli had a significant influence in. Not only, but also because of the popularity of the theme the present work lends itself as an ideal complement to any classical concert performance.

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Als Carulli im Alter von 62 Jahren mit seinem Op. 330 der Marseillaise ein Monument setzte, indem er sie als Thema mit vier Variationen verarbeitete, stand er als einst brillanter Konzertgitarrist nicht mehr auf der Hohe seines Konnens. Dennoch offenbart sich in Ausfuhrung und Gehalt des Werkes die lebenslange Erfahrung jenes Ausnahmemusikers, der als Autodidakt zum gefeierten Virtuosen auf jenem Instrument wurde, das in jener Zeit sein Debut als "Solistin" in den Konzertsalen feierte - eine Entwicklung, an der Carulli massgeblich beteiligt war. Das vorliegende Werk stellt nicht zuletzt aufgrund der Popularitat des Themas die ideale Erganzung fur ein klassisches Konzertprogrammdar.

The Story Girl

Carlemile.com Presents: Micro Budget Film Academy: Shoot No Budget Videos and Make Money!

Want to quit your job, travel the world and earn a passive income from no budget videos? Produce a film? Shoot A Vlog? Record a music video? I will show you how I was able to shoot a 2 hour movie, commercials, music videos and vlogs with little to no money at all. Practical steps you can apply today and start earning money with those videos tomorrow!

Klaviersonate Nr. 1 / Piano Sonata No. 1: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 221)

In his ''Sonata No.1 in F-major'' with the movements Moderato, Adagio and Allegretto Hoffmeister created a work for piano solo that can be classified as high quality light music of the First Viennese School. Despite its high playability, the diction of the piece is never at risk of becoming trite, and it gradually reveals an abundance of pleasant phrases, that nevertheless offer a technical challenge for intermediate students. The composition lends itself ideally as a complement to intermediate level teaching, just as well as for home use or as a sight reading study. The music adds immensely to the intermediate level repertoire of the era we are so abundantly familiar with.

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Mit seiner ''Sonate Nr.1 in F-Dur" mit den Satzbezeichnungen Moderato , Adagio und Allegretto schuf Hoffmeister ein Werk fur Klavier Solo, das als gehobene Unterhaltungsmusik der Wiener Klassik einzustufen ist. Trotz der leichten Spielbarkeit wirkt der Stil niemals banal, und offenbart eine Fulle an gefalligen Passagen, die dennoch auch fur massig fortgeschrittene Studenten einige technische Herausforderungen bergen. Das Werk eignet sich wunderbar als Material fur den Unterricht der Mittelstufe, aber auch fur den hauslichen Gebrauch oder als Prima Vista Studie. Es bietet die ideale Erganzung fur die ohnehin sattsam bekannte mittelschwere Studienliteratur aus der Ara.

Jerusalem Grande Fantaisie Triomphale, Opus 13: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 220)

In his Fantaisie Op. 13 titled 'Jerusalem' Gottschalk treated several themes from Verdi's eponymous opera, which was immensely popular at the time. The technically demanding concert piece stands in line with the plethora of works that were performed in a similar style in the first half of the 19 century. It tells a story about the art of extemporization at the peak of its development, the art of virtuoso improvisation on any popular melody, which Gottschalk and his contemporaries Liszt and Thalberg mastered to perfection. Not only does the piece represent an attractive technical challenge, it also invites a reevaluation of the existing scheme of values regarding that admirable art, and is bound to enrich any romantically oriented concert performance.

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Mit seiner Fantaisie Op. 13 'Jerusalem' thematisierte Gottschalk einzelne Szenen der damals sehr popularen gleichnamigen Oper Giuseppe Verdis. Das technisch ausserst anspruchsvolle Konzertstuck reiht sich in die Serie der Werke, die im Zeichen der in der ersten Halfte des 19. Jhdts auf dem Hohepunkt ihrer Entfaltung stehenden Kunst der Extemporisation, des freien Improvisierens uber beliebte Melodien steht - eine Fahigkeit, die Gottschalkmit seinen Zeitgenossen Liszt und Thalberg bis zur Perfektion beherrschte. Das Stuck ist nicht nur eine technisch interessante Herausforderung, es ladt auch zur Neubewertung jener Kunst ein, und stellt somit eine Bereicherung fur jedes romantische Repertoire dar.

2. Klaviersonate / 2nd Piano Sonata: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 222)

In his Sonata No 2 in B flat Major with the movements Allegro, Adagio and Allegro Hoffmeister created a work for piano solo that can be classified as high quality light music of the First Viennese School. Despite its high playability, the diction of the piece is never at risk of becoming trite, and it gradually reveals an abundance of pleasant phrases, that nevertheless offer a technical challenge for intermediate students. The composition lends itself ideally as a complement to intermediate level teaching, just as well as for home use or as a sight reading study. The music adds immensely to the intermediate level repertoire of the era we are so abundantly familiar with.

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Mit seiner 'Sonate Nr. 2 in B Dur' mit den Satzen Allegro, Adagio und Allegro schuf Hoffmeister ein Werk fur Klavier Solo, das als gehobene Unterhaltungsmusik der Wiener Klassik einzustufen ist. Trotz der leichten Spielbarkeit wirkt der Stil niemals banal, und offenbart eine Fulle an gefalligen Passagen, die dennoch auch fur massig fortgeschrittene Studenten einige technische Herausforderungen bergen. Das Werk eignet sich wunderbar als Material fur den Unterricht der Mittelstufe, aber auch fur den hauslichen Gebrauch oder als Prima Vista Studie. Es bietet die ideale Erganzung fur die ohnehin sattsam bekannte mittelschwere Studienliteratur aus der Ara.

23. Klaviersonate in G-Dur, Opus 47, Nr. 2: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 203)

With the two Sonatas Op. 47 Dussek today presents himself as a composer who already in 1801 produced music that was outrageously romantic, without missing the classical feeling for form. In the ''Sonata No.1 in D-major'', Mozart experts find another work that after the Variations KV 573 picks up the thematic material of the Menuetto by Jean-Pierre Duport, molding it into surprising shifts of harmony. All in all the advanced pianist is guaranteed to find two compositions that demand a crisp and brilliant touch, but nevertheless reward with a sophisticated performance experience.

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Mit den beiden Sonaten Op. 47 prasentiert sich uns Dussek heute als Komponist, der fur das Jahr 1801 unerhort romantische Musik schrieb, die dennoch nicht das klassischen Gefuhl fur Form entbehrte. Mit der ''Sonate Nr.1 in D-Dur'' finden Mozart- Kenner eine weitere Musikschopfung, die nach den Variationen KV 573 das thematische Material des Menuetts von Jean Pierre Duport aufgreift und auf harmonisch uberraschende Weise verarbeitet. Alles in Allem zwei Kompositionen, die vom Interpreten leichte Fingerfertigkeit und brillanten Anschlag verlangen, dafur aber auch mit niveauvoller Spielfreude belohnen

Klaviersonate in G-Dur: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 212)

The Sonata in G Major was composed in one single movement and displays Liste's fondness for experiments in form. The composition is transparent and light in style, yet does not lack suspense due to frequent use of contrasts. The expressive use of dynamic contrasts throws light onto the emotional part of the composer's personality, who found his second home in Zurich. The work was issued in 1804 as part of the series 'Repertoire des Clavicinistes' by the editor Hans Georg Nageli, who was Liste's patron in that particular period. Not only does it represent a special piece of Swiss music history, but invites rediscovery of its unique composer.

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Besonderen Mut zum Experiment bewiess Liste in seiner Klaviersonate in G-Dur, indem er sie in einem einzigen Satz verfasste. Die Komposition ist durchwegs schlank und transparent, und entbehrt dennoch aufgrund der vielen Kontraste nicht der Spannung. Das expressive Spiel mit dynamischen Kontrasten zeigt die emotionale Personlichkeit des heute viel zu wenig beachteten Komponisten, der in Zurich seine 2. Heimat fand. Das Werk erschien im Jahre 1804 in der Reihe 'Repertoire des Clavicinistes' des Verlegers und Komponisten Hans Georg Nageli, der Liste in jener Phase forderte. Es stellt nicht nur ein Stuck Schweizer Musikgeschichte dar, sondern ladt dazu ein, diesen eigenstandigen Komponisten wieder neu zu entdecken.

Klaviersonate Nr. 1 Opus 1 No. 1 / 1st Piano Sonata op. 1 No. 1: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 224)

The 'Sonata No. 1 in F-major' was assigned the opus No.1, and represents the first work of the composer that appeared in print. In the allusion to the aria of Figaro from Mozart's opera 'Le Nozze di Figaro' that Woelfl included in the first movement Allegro of his sonata, he pays his respect to the teacher of his childhood years. Having originated before 1795, the work is an example of the composer's early phase. Woelfl was a virtuoso pianist, who reportedly moved audiences all across Europe to great enthusiasm by virtue of his extraordinary skill to extemporize, improvising on any given theme.

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Die 'Sonate No.1 in F - Dur' ist Teil des Werks mit der Opuszahl 1, und erschien als erstes Opus des Komponisten im Druck. Mit der Anspielung auf die Arie des Figaro aus der Oper 'Le Nozze di Figaro' im ersten Satz Allegro der Sonate erweist Woelfl dem Lehrer seiner Jugendjahre die Reverenz. Durch seine Entstehungszeit vor 1795 beleuchtet das Werk die interessante Fruhphase des Komponisten, der auch selbst ein ausgesprochen virtuoser Pianist war, und sein Publikum in vielen europaischen Stadten vor allem durch seine aussergewohnliche Fahigkeit des Extemporierens in seinen Bann zu ziehen vermochte.

Tänze für den Apollo-Saal Nr. 2, Opus 28: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 207)

With his Op. 28 Hummel composed another series of dances dedicated to the Apollosaal, the most fascinating amusement hall of Old Vienna, which had been opened up on the 10 of January of the same year. It includes twelve Deutsche Tanze with additional Trios and a large Coda. The second version of the part of Deutscher Tanz No.9 which quotes Hummel's ballet Helena und Paris immensely popular at the time, adds character to the collection. These enjoyable musical miniatures offer an interesting glimpse into the creation history of the classical waltz and the world famous Viennese dance culture. They retain their charm as dance music to the present day.

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Mit seinem Op. 28 schuf Hummel 1808 eine weitere Tanzserie mit Widmung fur den faszinierendsten Vergnugungstempel des alten Wien, den Apollosaal, der erst am 10. Janner des selben Jahres eroffnet worden war. Darin finden sich zwolf Deutsche Tanze mit Trio und eine grosse Coda. Eine Besonderheit ist die "Secondo" Einlage des 9. Deutschen Tanzes, der das damals sehr populare Ballett von Hummel "Helena und Paris" zitiert. Die unterhaltsamen musikalischen Miniaturen sind nicht nur musikgeschichtlich interessant, weil sie einen Blick auf die Entstehung des klassischen Walzers und die weltberuhmte Wiener Tanzkultur erlauben. Sie sind auch heute noch als Tanzmusik salonfahig.

Sexy in Stilettos: Volume 1

What's worse than having to watch your sister marry your ex fiance? How about when that fiance fires you from the family business? Hyper-organized, event planner, Jaya Trudeaux is used to doing things by the book and never making waves. It's a strategy that's served her well until she finds herself in failure alley with no fiance, no job and her thirtieth birthday looming. Maybe it's time to change her methods. Starting with an unlikely date to the wedding from hell. The only thing that can tie carefree, playboy, Alec Danthers down is his formidable step mother. When she calls him home to help find his wayward brother, he never imagines an uptight, list making, sass-talking woman would make him think about putting down roots. Can Jaya put the lists down long enough to enjoy the ride that is Alec? Will Alec stop running long enough to recognize true love? Warning: Sexy, sass talking women will make you laugh, cry and want a pair of killer footwear.

Evaluation and Credentialing in Digital Music Communities: Benefits and Challenges for Learning and Assessment (The John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning)

[ Evaluation and Credentialing in Digital Music Communities: Benefits and Challenges for Learning and Assessment John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Dig By ( Author ) Nov-2014 Paperback

Poems

The Tragedy of King Richard III

"Now is the winter of our discontent," intones Richard, Duke of Gloucester at the beginning of Shakespeare's Richard III, one of his most abidingly popular plays, and one of the most chilling portrayals of political tyranny ever seen on stage. Richard emerges from the chaos which surrounds the reign of Henry VI, already dramatised by Shakespeare earlier in his career, determined to become king by removing his elder brother Edward IV by convincing him that their brother Clarence is plotting against the crown. The deaths of both Clarence and Edward take Richard inexorably towards the crown, and the series of murders and conspiracies that Richard masterminds confirms his claim that "I am determined to prove a villain". Richard's political and sexual charisma are truly chilling, and his seduction of Lady Anne, over her husband's corpse is one of the most disturbing scenes in Shakespeare. At another level, the play is also a strongly anti-Yorkist play, which has a vested interest in portraying Richard as such as vicious tyrant before seeing him toppled, ushering in a period of rule which prefigured the Tudor dynasty of which Elizabeth I was herself a part. The play has had a deep and lasting influence on audiences and writers; Brecht rewrote the play as The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, while both Laurance Olivier and Ian Mckellen have produced memorable film versions of Richard III, the latter updating the play into a 1930s fascist state ruled over by a Richard akin to Oswald Mosley. --Jerry Brotton

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I've Waited All My Life to See His Face: An A Cappella Christmas Cantata Play

A Christmas A Cappella Musical, this play begins with creation and moves to the prophecies in the Bible of the coming Savior, and then tells the story of the birth of Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, concluding with a scene in Heaven. It is designed for an adult choir with soloists and a children's choir.

22. Klaviersonate in D-Dur, Opus 47 No. 1: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 202)

With the two Sonatas Op. 47 Dussek today presents himself as a composer who already in 1801 produced music that was outrageously romantic, without missing the classical feeling for form. In the ''Sonata No.1 in D-major'', Mozart experts find another work that after the Variations KV 573 picks up the thematic material of the Menuetto by Jean-Pierre Duport, molding it into surprising shifts of harmony. All in all the advanced pianist is guaranteed to find two compositions that demand a crisp and brilliant touch, but nevertheless reward with a sophisticated performance experience.

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Mit den beiden Sonaten Op. 47 prasentiert sich uns Dussek heute als Komponist, der fur das Jahr 1801 unerhort romantische Musik schrieb, die dennoch nicht das klassischen Gefuhl fur Form entbehrte. Mit der ''Sonate Nr.1 in D-Dur'' finden Mozart- Kenner eine weitere Musikschopfung, die nach den Variationen KV 573 das thematische Material des Menuetts von Jean Pierre Duport aufgreift und auf harmonisch uberraschende Weise verarbeitet. Alles in Allem zwei Kompositionen, die vom Interpreten leichte Fingerfertigkeit und brillanten Anschlag verlangen, dafur aber auch mit niveauvoller Spielfreude belohnen.

Tänze für den Apollo-Saal Nr. 3, Opus 31: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 208)

With his Op. 31 Hummel composed another series of dances in the year 1809 that he dedicated to the Apollosaal, the most fascinating amusement hall of Old Vienna, and a popular venue for the enlightened nobility just as for the emerging bourgeoisie. The series features six Minuets and six Deutsche Tanze, each followed by a Trio. The German Dance No 6 is especially remarkable because of the mythological quote of the Cyclops and the subsequent entry of the hurdy-gurdy man. These enjoyable musical miniatures offer an interesting glimpse into the creation history of the classical waltz and the world famous Viennese dance culture. They retain their charm as dance music to the present day.

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Mit seinem Op. 31 schuf Hummel 1809 eine weitere Tanzserie mit Widmung fur den faszinierendsten Vergnugungstempel des alten Wien, den Apollosaal, der sich beim aufgeklarten Adel und dem aufstrebenden Burgertum gleichermassen grosser Beliebtheit erfreute. Darin finden sich sechs Menuette und sechs Deutsche Tanze, denen jeweils ein Trio nachfolgt. Eine Besonderheit stellt der sechste Deutsche Tanz mit seinem mythologischen Zitat der Zyklopen und das nachfolgende Trio mit dem Auftritt des Leiermanns dar. Die unterhaltsamen musikalischen Miniaturen sind nicht nur musikgeschichtlich interessant, weil sie einen Blick auf die Entstehung des klassischen Walzers und die weltberuhmte Wiener Tanzkultur erlauben. Sie sind auch heute noch als Tanzmusik salonfahig

Tänze für den Apollo-Saal Nr. 4, Opus 39: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 209)

In 1811 with his Op. 39 Hummel composed another series of dances that he dedicated to the Apollosaal, the most fascinating amusement hall of Old Vienna, and a popular venue for the enlightened nobility just as for the emerging bourgeoisie. This series of dances surprises with several special effects. Hummel included a quote from the popular ballad opera ''The Swiss Family'' one vocal part and a large scale ''Coda'' envisioning the eruption of Vesuvius. These enjoyable musical miniatures offer an interesting glimpse into the creation history of the classical waltz and the world famous Viennese dance culture. They retain their charm as dance music to the present day.

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Mit seinem Op. 39 widmete Hummel 1811 eine weitere Tanzserie dem Apollosaal, der als der faszinierendste Vergnugungstempel des alten Wien galt, und sich beim aufgeklarten Adel und dem aufstrebenden Burgertum gleichermassen grosser Beliebtheit erfreute. Die vorliegende Tanzserie ist vor allem aufgrund der besonderen Einlagen interessant. Hummel uberraschte mit Zitaten aus dem beliebten Singspiel ''Die Schweizer Familie'' einer Vokaleinlage und einer gross angelegten ''Coda'' uber den Ausbruch des Vesuvs. Die unterhaltsamen musikalischen Miniaturen sind nicht nur musikgeschichtlich interessant, weil sie einen Blick auf die Entstehung des klassischen Walzers und die weltberuhmte Wiener Tanzkultur erlauben. Sie sind auch heute noch als Tanzmusik salonfahig.

Tänze für den Apollo-Saal Nr. 5, Opus 45: Piano Solo (Bisel Classics Book 210)

With his Op. 45 Hummel composed another series of dances in the year 1812 that he dedicated to the Apollosaal, the most fascinating amusement hall of Old Vienna, and a popular venue for the enlightened nobility just as for the emerging bourgeoisie. The composition includes six ''Minuets'' and six ''German Dances'' followed by ''Trios''. The ''Introduction'' in the style of a brisk march and the large style ''Coda'' offer stylistic surprises. These enjoyable musical miniatures offer an interesting glimpse into the creation history of the classical waltz and the world famous Viennese dance culture. They retain their charm as dance music to the present day.

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Mit seinem Op. 45 widmete Hummel 1812 eine weitere Tanzserie dem Apollosaal, der als der faszinierendste Vergnugungstempel des alten Wien galt, und sich beim aufgeklarten Adel und dem aufstrebenden Burgertum gleichermassen grosser Beliebtheit erfreute. Darin finden sich sechs ''Menuette'' mit ''Trios'' gefolgt von sechs ''Deutschen Tanzen'' mit ''Trios'' Besonders spannend sind die Introduction im Stil eines schnellen Marsches und die grosse ''Coda''. Die unterhaltsamen musikalischen Miniaturen sind nicht nur musikgeschichtlich interessant, weil sie einen Blick auf die Entstehung des klassischen Walzers und die weltberuhmte Wiener Tanzkultur erlauben. Sie sind auch heute noch als Tanzmusik salonfahig.