Music of the Twentieth Century
by Ton de Leeuw
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2005
Number of pages: 223
Ton de Leeuw was a truly groundbreaking composer. As evidenced by his pioneering study of compositional methods that melded Eastern traditional music with Western musical theory, he had a profound understanding of the complex and often divisive history of twentieth-century music. Now his renowned chronicle is offered here in a newly revised English-language edition.
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The harmonica is much more than a mere toy; it can produce rich music that is impossible for many other instruments. It is easy to learn; no need to remember any fingerings etc., just remember that the notes ascend in a certain way.
by Catherine Schmidt-Jones - OpenStax
This text includes a review of common notation and an introduction to the physics behind music theory, as well as the basic concepts of music theory and a few slightly advanced but very useful topics, such as transposition.
by Douglas Cohen - CUNY Brooklyn College
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, and form used by musicians.
by Millie Ryan - Franklin Publishing
The author wishes to give all the valuable 'hints' and 'helps' that it has taken years of experience to gather, covering all the questions that are absolutely necessary to know, making it brief, simple and understandable.