Music: Its Language, History, and Culture
by Douglas Cohen
Publisher: CUNY Brooklyn College 2015
Number of pages: 110
The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture, timbre, and form used by musicians.
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by Peter Nickol - How To Books
This book will give you insights into how music is put together. It leads you carefully through the basics of pitch, rhythm, keys, scales, chords, and much more, building your knowledge chapter by chapter until you are able to read music with ease.
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The author writes for all those wishing to be guided by clear common sense rules and precepts, in the discovery of an easy and natural method of singing. He examines the voice in its cause, which is breath, and in its effect, which is tone.
by Chuan C. Chang - PianoPractice.org
This is the first book ever written on how to practice at the piano! Learn the most efficient practice methods, musical playing, and Mental Play which has been neglected by most teachers; all great musicians used it, yet often failed to teach it.
by Josef Hofmann - Doubleday, Page and Company
This little book presents a general view of artistic piano-playing and offers to young students the results of such observations as I have made in the years of my own studies, as well as of the experiences which my public activity has brought me.