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  • The Daily Adventures of Mixerman, Hardcover by Backbeat Books
    Item # QTT286776
    | Mfg # 332789
    | UPC # 884088275600
    Series: Book Publisher: Backbeat Books Medium: Hardcover Author: Mixerman Mixerman is a recording engineer working with a famous producer on the debut album of an unknown band with a giant recording budget. Mixerman is supposed to be writing about recording techniques, but somehow, through that prism, he has hit upon a gripping story. Like all great narratives, Mixerman's diary has many anti-heroes for whom we, the readers, can have nothing ...
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  • The Creative Director: Conductor, Teacher, Leader By Edward S. Lisk
    Item # QTT252176
    | Mfg # 317165
    | UPC # 884088135904
    Conducting-listening skills, harmonic and melodic content, ensemble sonority and expressive conducting are only a few of the insightful topics included in Ed Lisk's latest publication. The complexities of instrumental music as related to Howard Gardner's Theories of Multiple Intelligences are thoroughly discussed and provide an overwhelming foundation for the support of music in the schools. From philosophy to practicality, this book has it all!
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  • Essentials of Music Theory: Complete - Music Theory Book
    Item # QTT230651
    | Mfg # 17234
    | UPC # 038081149196
    By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-tr...
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  • Pitch Correction Software Now! - Softcover with DVD-ROM
    Item # QTT345470
    | Mfg # SOUSO0513
    | UPC #
    Since Auto-Tune was released in 1997, pitch correction as an effect and as a discrete processing tool has become a standard component to modern audio production. The technology has matured considerably since then, and pitch correction is now available in many different flavors. Pitch Correction Software Now! offers a practical guide full of tips and tricks designed to quickly get you up to speed with the most popular pitch-correction products ava...
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  • Songwriter's block can be devastating, stopping even the best songwriters in their tracks. It can have several possible causes and levels of severity. Research shows that a fear of failure is the ultimate cause of most blocks. Fear sets in when numerous attempts to write music fail. But what causes those failures? They usually happen as a result of either a lack of organization, a weakness in songwriting technique, or a misunderstanding of the ve...
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  • Jamey Aebersold's Jazz Ear Training
    Item # QIU213184
    | Mfg # JETCD
    | UPC # 635621500341
    A no-nonsense approach consisting of two hours of recorded ear training exercises with aural instructions before each. Beginning to advanced. Starts very simply, with intervals gradually increases in difficulty until you are hearing chord changes and progressions. All answers are listed in book. Book contains transposed parts for C, Bb and Eb instruments to allow playing along.Includes: Book with 2 CDsAuthor: Jamey AebersoldPublisher: Jamey Aeber...
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  • Tracking Audio, MIDI, and Virtual InstrumentsSeries: Quick Pro GuidesPublisher: Hal LeonardFormat: Softcover with DVD-ROMAuthor: Matthew Loel T. Hepworth Consider this: Cubase is a program that will turn your computer into a complete recording studio. That is, Cubase can create virtually every button, knob, switch, and fader found in a “real” studio, including a few components that don't exist in the hardware realm. Imagine the c...
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  • How To Make Money Scoring Soundtracks and Jingles Reference Book
    Item # QTT172311
    | Mfg # 331014
    | UPC # 073999769623
    There is a huge demand for professional compositions for movies, TV, video, radio and other multimedia formats. This authoritative guide will show you exactly how to write and sell your original soundtrack music and jingles. Find out how you can take advantage of this demand and make a successful career for yourself. (148 pages, 8-1/2? x 11?)
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  • How to Play from a Real Book - Softcover
    Item # QIF324769
    | Mfg # 312097
    | UPC # 884088548186
    All musicians should be able to sit down at the keyboard and make sense of a tune. With that goal in mind, every instrumentalist and singer can profit from this book. It covers many techniques for exploring, understanding, and performing the songs found in real books. You will learn how to analyze the form and harmonic structure, insert an introduction, interpret the melody, improvise on the chords, construct bass lines, voice the chords, add sub...
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  • If You Like Led Zeppelin... - Reference Book
    Item # QTT333114
    | Mfg # 333533
    | UPC # 884088646066
    Here Are Over 200 Bands, Films, Records, and Other Oddities That You Will LoveSeries: If You LikePublisher: Backbeat BooksFormat: SoftcoverAuthor: Dave Thompson It was, and it remains, the greatest rock band the world has ever seen, a giant from the moment of its inception until long after its demise. Even today, more than 30 years after its final flight, Led Zeppelin offers the final word in rock innovation – the one band that so many...
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  • Mini Music Guides: Dictionary of Music - Book
    Item # QTT375058
    | Mfg # 41043
    | UPC # 038081460659
    Over 250 pages packed withessential music information! Alfred's Mini Music Guides provideessential information in a convenient size. With over 2,500 entries ofclear, practical definitions, explanations, and information, Dictionary of Musicis the most useful compact music dictionary available. It includespronunciation of foreign terms, music examples to accompany definitions,biographical information on composers, and a comprehensive list ofinstrum...
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  • Mixing and Mastering with Cubase - Recording Book w/ DVD
    Item # QTT332136
    | Mfg # 333396
    | UPC # 884088599539
    Series: Quick Pro GuidesPublisher: Hal LeonardFormat: Softcover with DVD-ROMAuthor: Matthew Loel T. Hepworth Cubase provides the user with many more tracks than bands from the '60s, '70s, and '80s ever had at their disposal. Many iconic records were produced on 2-, 3-, and 4-track recorders, whereas the track count of Cubase 6 is limited only by the power of the host computer. After the tracks have been recorded, they must be mixed and maste...
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