The Cambridge Companion to the Singer-Songwriter (Cambridge by Katy Hamilton,Katherine Williams,Justin A. Williams

By Katy Hamilton,Katherine Williams,Justin A. Williams

ordinarily linked to smooth artists reminiscent of Bob Dylan, Elton John, Don McLean, Neil Diamond, and Carole King, the singer-songwriter culture in truth has a protracted and complicated background courting again to the medieval troubadour and prior. This better half explains the old contexts, musical analyses, and theoretical frameworks of the singer-songwriter culture. Divided into 5 components, the booklet explores the culture within the context of matters together with authenticity, gender, queer reviews, musical research, and function. The members show how the culture has been expressed worldwide and all through its background to the current day. crucial examining for lovers, practitioners, scholars, and students, this e-book positive factors case stories of a variety of either good and lesser-known singer-songwriters, from Thomas d'Urfey via to Carole King and Kanye West.

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Journey Through the Classics: Book 1 Elementary: Hal Leonard by Jennifer Linn

By Jennifer Linn

(Educational Piano Library). trip throughout the Classics is a four-volume piano repertoire sequence designed to guide scholars seamlessly from the earliest classics to the intermediate masterworks. The graded items are offered in a innovative order and have various classical favorites necessary to any piano student's academic beginning. caliber and price make this sequence an ideal classical better half for any approach! 25 items through Gurlitt, Hook, Turk, Diabelli, Kohler, Pachelbel, Reinagle and extra. Recorded performances of every piece now to be had in audio tracks to be had on-line for obtain or streaming!

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You Can Teach Yourself Guitar by William Bay

By William Bay

it is a highly regarded guitar procedure. Its good fortune lies within the indisputable fact that this can be very effortless to appreciate and extremely versatile. It strikes at a sluggish, regular speed and helps you to play chord accompaniments in 7 basic guitar keys! furthermore, you are going to discover ways to strum blues chords and you'll additionally start to play fingerstyle backgrounds. comprises entry to on-line audio and video.

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American Fiddle Tunes for Solo and Ensemble, Violin 1 and 2 by Craig Duncan

By Craig Duncan

This assortment comprises sixteen conventional fiddling tunes from throughout North the USA. they're prepared in a subject and edition layout, regular of yank fiddling. The genuine fiddling type harmonies are written in order that a number of mixtures from solo tool with piano to duets and trios to complete string quartet/orchestra are attainable. integrated are violin components and piano accompaniment. American mess around Tunes for Solo and Ensemble books are written as ensemble books, to allow them to be performed as solo books with piano accompaniment or jointly as ensemble. contains entry to split on-line PDF for piano accompaniment.

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Paris Blues: African American Music and French Popular by Andy Fry

By Andy Fry

The Jazz Age. The word conjures photos of Louis Armstrong protecting court docket on the sundown Cafe in Chicago, Duke Ellington spectacular crowds on the Cotton membership in Harlem, and big name singers like Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey. however the Jazz Age used to be every piece as a lot of a Paris phenomenon because it was once a Chicago and long island scene.

In Paris Blues, Andy Fry offers an alternate heritage of African American track and musicians in France, person who appears past customary personalities and well-rehearsed tales. He pinpoints key problems with race and state in France’s advanced jazz background from the Twenties during the Fifties. whereas he bargains with a number of the conventional icons—such as Josephine Baker, Django Reinhardt, and Sidney Bechet, between others—what he asks is how they got here to be so iconic, and what their tales cover in addition to what they keep. Fry focuses all through on early jazz and swing yet comprises its re-creation—reinvention—in the Nineteen Fifties. alongside the way in which, he will pay tribute to forgotten traditions similar to black musical theater, white convey bands, and French wartime swing. Paris Blues provides a nuanced account of the French reception of African americans and their song and contributes drastically to a growing to be literature on jazz, race, and country in France.

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Chasin' the Sound: Tales and tunes from the career of PMaj by Pipe Major Brian B Heriot,HRH The Duke of Kent

By Pipe Major Brian B Heriot,HRH The Duke of Kent

it is a simple Kindle model of the paperback booklet "Chasin' the Sound". For these utilizing Kindle hearth third iteration onwards or Android software, an interactive model can also be to be had.
This is the tale of the army profession of Pipe significant Brian B Heriot, who served with one of many British Army’s most interesting Regiments the Scots Guards from 1986 – 2012.
Foreword by means of HRH The Duke of Kent and together with accolades via, Jim Davidson OBE, Jools Holland, and Isla St Clair. This publication comprises not just a concise recollection of the thoughts of this profession with pictures all through, but in addition an entire number of compositions, the tales at the back of these tunes, how they got here to fruition, and what they mean.
This is the author’s personal tales from world wide and an perception into the lifestyles and occasions of a Piper, Soldier, Son, Husband & Father. This e-book supplies the reader a real-life examine army lifestyles, kin existence in the back of that and a gentle hearted and infrequently solemn account, from grass roots point to the top of an illustrious profession spanning nearly 26 years.
This ebook comes in complete color paperback or Kindle models and covers stories and pictures from a variety of occasions, similar to the Trooping the color, Edinburgh army Tattoo, The Royal match, The Windsor citadel Royal Tattoo, altering the shield at Buckingham Palace and Windsor fortress and different excessive profile kingdom events worldwide. additionally that includes PMaj Heriot’s involvement in occasions from as a ways afield as New Zealand, Ghana, Bermuda, Thailand and Australia to being one of the first international musicians to play in the Kremlin and The Pentagon.
PMaj Heriot additionally served operationally in Northern eire, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Afghanistan and this ebook beneficial properties complete bills of these excursions of provider for his state.
The ebook varieties a chronological tale with quite a few filler chapters all through together with a bankruptcy devoted to the discharge of The Pipes & Drums, 1st Battalion Scots Guards CD, “From Helmand to Horse Guards” produced through ARC tune and on hand on Amazon.
Chasin’ the Sound accordingly isn't just an autobiography or a track booklet, yet a concise recollection of the occupation of a Piper & Soldier, which should still meet anyone’s taste.

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Musicians in Transit: Argentina and the Globalization of by Matthew B. Karush

By Matthew B. Karush

In Musicians in Transit Matthew B. Karush examines the transnational careers of 7 of the main influential Argentine musicians of the 20th century: Afro-Argentine swing guitarist Oscar Alemán, jazz saxophonist Gato Barbieri, composer Lalo Schifrin, tango innovator Astor Piazzolla, balada singer Sandro, folksinger Mercedes Sosa, and rock musician Gustavo Santaolalla. As energetic contributors within the globalized song enterprise, those artists interacted with musicians and audiences within the usa, Europe, and Latin the US and contended with style differences, advertising conventions, and ethnic stereotypes. by way of responding creatively to those constraints, they made cutting edge tune that supplied Argentines with new methods of knowing their nation’s position on this planet. ultimately, those musicians produced expressions of Latin id that reverberated past Argentina, together with a singular kind of pop ballad; an anti-imperialist, innovative people genre; and a mode of rock outfitted on a pastiche of Latin American and worldwide genres. an internet site with hyperlinks to recordings through each one musician accompanies the book.

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