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Download Gurdjieff and music : the Gurdjieff/de Hartmann piano music by Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch; Gurdžiev, Georgij Ivanovič; PDF

By Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch; Gurdžiev, Georgij Ivanovič; Hartmann, Thomas; Hartmann, Thomas de; Petsche, Johanna J. M

In Gurdjieff and Music Johanna Petsche examines the massive and various physique of piano song produced by means of Armenian-Greek non secular instructor G. I. Gurdjieff (c.1866-1949) in collaboration together with his committed scholar Thomas de Hartmann (1885-1956). Petsche attracts on a variety of unpublished fabrics and knowledge from unique box learn to seriously situate and examine this song inside of its socio-cultural and Read more...

summary: In Gurdjieff and Music Johanna Petsche examines the massive and various physique of piano tune produced through Armenian-Greek non secular instructor G. I. Gurdjieff (c.1866-1949) in collaboration along with his committed scholar Thomas de Hartmann (1885-1956). Petsche attracts on various unpublished fabrics and information from unique box examine to severely situate and determine this tune inside of its socio-cultural and detailed religio-spiritual

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Download The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies by David Neumeyer PDF

By David Neumeyer

Track has been a vital part of movie exhibition from its beginnings within the overdue 19th century. With the arriving of sound movie within the past due Nineteen Twenties, track turned a part of a fancy multimedia textual content. even supposing undefined, fan-oriented, and scholarly literatures on movie track have existed from early on, and track used to be often one of the subject matters mentioned and disputed, purely some time past thirty years has sustained scholarly cognizance long gone to tune in visible media, starting with the characteristic movie. The Oxford instruction manual of movie track reports charts that interdisciplinary task in its fundamental components of inquiry: background, style and medium, research and feedback, and interpretation.

The guide offers an summary to the sphere on a wide scale. Chapters partially I diversity from the kinfolk of song and the soundtrack to opera and picture, textual illustration of movie sound, and picture track as studied through cognitive scientists. half II addresses style and medium with chapters concentrating on cartoons and lively movies, the movie musical, track in arcade and early games, and the interaction of movie, song, and recording over the last part century. The chapters partially III provide case experiences in interpretation besides prolonged serious surveys of theoretical types of gender, sexuality, and subjectivity as they impinge on song and sound. the 3 chapters on research partially IV are different: one systematically versions harmonies utilized in fresh movies, a moment appears to be like at problems with song and picture temporality, and a 3rd specializes in tv. Chapters on historical past (Part V) disguise themes together with musical antecedents in nineteenth-century theater, the complicated matters in sychronization of track in functionality of early (silent) movies, overseas practices in early movie exhibition, and the symphony orchestra in movie.

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Download Jazz theory : from basic to advanced study by Dariusz Terefenko PDF

By Dariusz Terefenko

Jazz conception: From uncomplicated to complex Study is a finished textbook perfect for Jazz concept classes or as a self-study advisor for beginner musicians. Written with the aim of bridging concept and perform, it offers a powerful theoretical origin starting with song basics via post-tonal thought, whereas integrating ear education, keyboard talents, and improvisation. It incorporates a DVD with forty six Play alongside audio tracks and a better half site, which hosts the workbook, ear education workouts, and audio tracks of the musical examples featured within the e-book.

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Download MP3: The Definitive Guide by Scot Hacker PDF

By Scot Hacker

"MP3: The Definitive consultant" comes at an inexpensive rate. it's a strong textual content, which supplies an entire insurance of MP3 utilizing 4 significant structures: home windows, Linux, Macintosh, and BeOS. clients, quite those that understood the fundamental mechanics of MP3, will enjoy the near-limitless info jam-packed during this 400-paged textual content. correct from the scratch, this publication took care of each element of: acquiring, recording, and optimizing MP3 documents utilizing both advertisement or open resource tools, or either. no matter if you're having a troublesome time comparing playbacks or burning CDs, this publication will show much to you. It additionally has sections that have been devoted to apparatus checking out, keep an eye on and co-ordination, in addition to dossier sharing with fanatics on the net. the most blemish i discovered in this ebook is that almost all MP3 newcomers may perhaps locate a few chapters tough. the writer, Scot Hacker, assumed that his viewers are already conversant in the MP3 fundamentals.

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Download Yip Harburg: Legendary Lyricist and Human Rights Activist by Harriet Hyman Alonso PDF

By Harriet Hyman Alonso

Referred to as “Broadway’s social conscience,” E. Y. Harburg (1896–1981) wrote the lyrics to the criteria, “Brother, are you able to Spare a Dime?,” “April in Paris,” and “It’s just a Paper Moon,” in addition to the entire songs within the Wizard of oz., together with “Over the Rainbow.” Harburg continuously incorporated a robust social and political part of his paintings, battling racism, poverty, and warfare. Interweaving on the subject of fifty interviews (most of them formerly unpublished), over 40 lyrics, and a few Harburg’s poems, Harriet Hyman Alonso permits Harburg to speak about his existence and paintings. He tells of his early adolescence at the decrease East part of ny, his public tuition schooling, how the nice melancholy opened the best way to writing lyrics, and his paintings on Broadway and Hollywood, together with his blacklisting through the McCarthy period. eventually, yet most significantly, Harburg stocks his dedication to human rights and the methods it affected his writing and his profession direction. comprises an appendix with Harburg’s key musicals, songs, and movies.

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Download Aesthetics and Music by Andy Hamilton PDF

By Andy Hamilton

The Continuum Aesthetics sequence seems on the aesthetic questions and concerns raised by means of all significant paintings varieties. Stimulating, enticing and available, the sequence deals nutrients for proposal not just for college students of aesthetics, but additionally for an individual with an curiosity in philosophy and the humanities. Aesthetics and Music is a clean and sometimes provocative exploration of the major innovations and arguments in musical aesthetics. It attracts at the wealthy historical past of the topic, whereas featuring exact new methods of considering tune as an artwork shape.
The ebook seems to be at:
The event of listening
Rhythm and musical stream
What modernism has intended for musical aesthetics
The relation of song to different 'sound arts'
Improvisation and composition in addition to extra conventional matters in musical aesthetics comparable to absolute as opposed to programme tune and the query of musical formalism.

Thinkers mentioned diversity from Pythagoras and Plato to Kant, Nietzsche and Adorno. parts of tune coated contain classical, renowned and standard track, and jazz. Aesthetics and Music makes an eloquent case for a humanistic, democratic and surely aesthetic perception of track and musical figuring out. an individual drawn to what modern philosophy has to assert approximately track as an artwork shape will locate this thought-provoking and hugely relaxing e-book required analyzing.

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Download Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings by Paul Mathews PDF

By Paul Mathews

Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings is designed to be a chief or ancillary textual content for college-level tune majors. even supposing there are numerous 'how to' textbooks aimed toward this industry, there's little on hand that strains the background of orchestration in the course of the writings of composers themselves. through amassing writings from the ninenteenth century to this day, Mathews illuminates how orchestration has grown and built, in addition to featuring a large choice of theories which were embraced through the top practitioners within the box. the gathering then strains the heritage of orchestration, starting with Beethoven's Orchestra (with writings via Berlioz, Wagner, Gounod, Mahler, and others), the nineteenth century (Mahler, Gevaert, Strauss) the fin de siecle (on the sting of musical modernism; writings by way of Berlioz, Jadassohn, Delius, and Rimsky Korsakov), early smooth (Busoni, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Grainger, and others), and excessive glossy (Carter, Feldman, Reich, Brant). lots of those items have by no means been translated into English sooner than; a few merely seemed in small journals or the preferred press and feature by no means seemed in a e-book; and none have ever been accrued in a single position. The research of orchestration is a key a part of all scholars of tune idea and composition. Orchestration presents a miles wanted source for those scholars, filling a niche within the literature.

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