Category Archives: Education

The Orchestral Conductor’s Career Handbook PDF

By | January 16, 2022

The Orchestral Conductor’s Career Handbook PDF Conductors face a multitude of hurdles as they strive to obtain a foothold in the professional world. Once they have attained a position, there are obstacles both on and off the podium to keeping that position as well as advancing in the profession. Founding conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, pedagogue, and… Read More »

Perfect Harmony & Melting Strains: Transformations of Music in Early Modern Culture Between Sensibility & Abstractio

By | January 16, 2022

Perfect Harmony & Melting Strains: Transformations of Music in Early Modern Culture Between Sensibility & Abstractio Perfect Harmony and Melting Strains assembles interdisciplinary essays investigating concepts of harmony during a transitional period, in which the Pythagorean notion of a harmoniously ordered cosmos competed with and was transformed by new theories about sound – and new ways of conceptualizing… Read More »

Third Son Underground Tech House MULTIFORMAT

By | January 14, 2022

Third Son Underground Tech House MULTIFORMAT Third Son has already made a massive impact on the underground scene with several successful releases on top labels such as Noir, Suara, Underground Audio, Sincopat, Madtech and received massive support from industry heavyweights such as Maceo Plex, Dubfire, Olivier Giacamottto, Noir, Hot Since 82 and more. With a unique sound, and… Read More »

Computer Music: Music Producer’s Guide to Ableton Live (1st Edition) PDF

By | January 14, 2022

Computer Music: Music Producer’s Guide to Ableton Live (1st Edition) PDF Welcome to the Music Producer’s Guide to Ableton Live, a complete guide to one of the most popular Digital Audio Workstations, as used by top producers, DJs, musicians and bands the world over. Ableton Live is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. Whether you have been using… Read More »

The Art of Appreciation: Music & Middlebrow Culture in Modern Britain PDF

By | January 11, 2022

The Art of Appreciation: Music & Middlebrow Culture in Modern Britain PDF From the BBC Proms to Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts, initiatives to promote classical music have been a pervasive feature of twentieth-century musical life. The goal of these initiatives was rarely just to reach a larger and more diverse audience but to teach a particular way of… Read More »

Practical Music Education Technology PDF

By | January 11, 2022

Practical Music Education Technology PDF Today’s music teachers are caught in a conundrum about technology – while all are interested in it and told to utilize it in music instruction, a lack of equipment and funding act as enormous barriers to technology access. In fact, studies indicate that the mere perception of these obstacles may be partly responsible… Read More »

Keyboard Skills for the Practical Musician PDF

By | January 11, 2022

Keyboard Skills for the Practical Musician PDF Keyboard Skills for the Practical Musician provides undergraduate music majors in class piano courses with the techniques and fundamentals they need to flourish into independent, versatile musicians who play with confidence and sensitivity. Organized by skill (rather than level), the topics sequenced in this textbook offer endless flexibility for instructors while… Read More »

Lightning Striking: Ten Transformative Moments in Rock & Roll PDF

By | January 11, 2022

Lightning Striking: Ten Transformative Moments in Rock & Roll PDF Rock and roll was birthed in basements and garages, radio stations and dance halls, in cities where unexpected gatherings of artists and audience changed and charged the way music is heard and celebrated, capturing lightning in a bottle. Musician and writer Lenny Kaye explores ten crossroads of time… Read More »

Thomas Adès Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)

By | January 10, 2022

Thomas Adès Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies) Thomas Adès is a dominant force in contemporary music, whose work attracts significant attention and acclaim, and has been performed by many renowned ensembles. This volume – the first to present a range of scholarly essays on every aspect of Adès’s music – offers authoritative accounts of Adès’s major compositions from a… Read More »

Music around the World: A Global Encyclopedia [3 Volumes]

By | January 9, 2022

Music around the World: A Global Encyclopedia [3 Volumes] A perfect resource for students and music enthusiasts alike, this expansive three-volume set provides readers with multidisciplinary perspectives on the music of countries and ethnic groups from around the globe. Students will find Music around the World: A Global Encyclopedia accessible and useful in their research, not only for… Read More »

Beyond the Aria: Artistic Self-Empowerment for the Classical Singer PDF

By | January 9, 2022

Beyond the Aria: Artistic Self-Empowerment for the Classical Singer PDF It is no secret that the opera industry is contracting and that there are fewer professional opportunities. But what causes one singer to be in demand over another is not exclusively a special instrument or exceptional vocal technique-rather, the ability to interpret the music and portray character convincingly… Read More »

How to Play Alto Sax in 14 Days: Daily Saxophone Lessons for Beginners PDF

By | January 9, 2022

How to Play Alto Sax in 14 Days: Daily Saxophone Lessons for Beginners PDF Learn how to play alto saxophone from master instructor Aaron Gardner. How to Play Alto Sax in 14 Days is the ultimate alto saxophone book for absolute beginners. In this practical, step-by-step guide, saxophonist and master instructor Aaron Gardner teaches you the essential elements… Read More »

Introduction to Digital Music with Python Programming: Learning Music with Code PDF

By | January 8, 2022

Introduction to Digital Music with Python Programming: Learning Music with Code PDF Introduction to Digital Music with Python Programming provides a foundation in music and code for the beginner. It shows how coding empowers new forms of creative expression while simplifying and automating many of the tedious aspects of production and composition. With the help of online, interactive… Read More »

The Cognitive Continuum of Electronic Music PDF

By | January 8, 2022

The Cognitive Continuum of Electronic Music PDF The electronic medium allows any audible sound to be contextualized as music. This brings about unique structural possibilities as spectrum, dynamics, space, and time become continuous dimensions of musical articulation. What we hear in electronic music ventures beyond what we traditionally characterize as musical sound and challenge our auditory perception on… Read More »

Finger Picking Guitar Tablature Book 1: Finger Picking Training Exercises Workbook PDF

By | January 6, 2022

Finger Picking Guitar Tablature Book 1: Finger Picking Training Exercises Workbook PDF Guitar Finger Picking Tablature Book 1 Training Exercises A brilliant training manual ideal for both students, musicians and teachers. This has step by step finger picking patterns that you can see and hear and play along to in tablature, it is meant for serious training, but… Read More »