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 Benjamin Crowell - LightAndMatter.com
Eyes and Ears is a book of melodies for use in practicing sight-singing. It contains about 400 melodies, arranged systematically for education, and sufficient for the first semester or two of a college-level musicianship course.
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 Frederick James Crowest - Frederick Warne & Co.
There is no subject, perhaps, on which opinions are so divided, as the proper method of training and using the voice. A careful perusal of this book's contents should clear away many misconceptions, and place the student on the right road.
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.