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Category: All Categories: Music: Music Technique
18 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Benjamin, Thomas, Michael Horvit, Robert Nelson.  
Techniques and Materials of Tonal Music. With an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Techniques. Third Edition.

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1986.
xii, 280 p. illus. 28 cm. 'Intended to be used as a text for the first two years of college theory courses.' Stock# 37,172. Vg, illustrated boards/ no dj .

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2.
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869  
A Treatise upon Modern Instrumentation [Traité d'instrumentation] and Orchestration...

Publisher: Boston: Elias Howe Co., No. 88 Court Street [1899 or earlier].
257, [2] p., 66 "illustrations" of music; 26.5 cm. Title continues: Containing an Exact Table of the Compass, a Detail of the Mechanism, and a Study of the Quality of Tone, and Expressive Character of Various Instruments; Accompanied by Numerous Examples in Score, from the Works of the Greatest Masters, and from some Unpublished Works of the Author. New Edition, revised, corrected, augmented by several additional chapters on Newly-invented Instruments and on the whole art of the Orchestral Conductor. By Hector Berlioz. Op. 10. Translated from the French by Mary Cowden Clarke. Latest Improved Edition. First published 1844 as Traité d'instrumentation. "His reputation grew not from his masterpieces but from a pedagogic work, The Treatise on Modern Instrumentation and Orchestration. By refusing to write pretty little ditties for the Parisian salon, Berlioz made himself the master of orchestral mass. Polemical and precise, his treatise blazed a path of technical possibility for the high noon of European music. It was closely studied by Mahler and Strauss and served as the foundation for a subsequent textbook by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov..." (Norman Lebrecht on scena.org). Copy of Lola Phinney with her dated ink signature on title-page. Publisher's dark green cloth stamped in gold; corners & edges worn, hinges loosened; lacks all before title-page; good+. Stock#44180.

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3.
Bona, Pasquale  
Complete Method for Rhythmical Articulation
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Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1900 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall "Translated from the Fourth Italian Edition, revised and augmented by the Author, by Gustav Saenger. Text is in English and Italian. 72 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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4.
Parry, C. Hubert  
The Evolution of the Art of Music
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Publisher: D. Appleton and Co., New York, 1912.
VG cloth hardback, gilt/black lettering and decorations, no DJ. Cover with a little edge and corner wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp are Near Fine, clean and unmarked. 12mo, 342 pp with illustrations and index.

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5.
Bach, Johann Sebastian  
371 Harmonized Chorales and 69 Chorale Melodies with Figured Bass
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Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc., 1941 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall This publication of the 371 has been entirely revised, corrected, edited and annotated by Albert Riemenschneider. 165 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers.

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6.
Boise, O. B.  
Harmony Made Practical, A Comprehensive Treatise
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Publisher: G. Shirmer, Inc., New York, 1900.
G cloth hardback, gilt lettering, no DJ. Cover with a little edge and corner wear, some light spots. Binding tight. End papers and pp are VG, look unused. 12mo, 151 pp with illustrations.

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7.
Nichols, Joyce E.  
Joyce E. Nichols' Secret of Playing by Ear : You Can Play by Ear As Easily As You Can Carry a Tune

Publisher: Joyce E. Nichols; Scottsdale, Ariz: 1974.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0932447007 88 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large format, stiff red covers, 31 songs with lyrics and chords (no music), tons of b/w photos and diagrams, 17 lessons. ; Copyright 1963. This edition 1974. (For beginners or advanced students stated, but beginners will have to learn the circle of fifths) Teaches basic harmony theory, the circle of fifths, how basic chords and chord progressions work, and how to use chords on any keyboard instrument to accompany music. ; No signs of use.

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8.
Prout, Ebenezer.  
Double Counterpoint and Canon... Seventh Impression.

Publisher: London, Augener Ltd. [1891+]. Augener's Edition No. 9184.
xi, 284, [4] p., index, music; 21.5 cm. "It has been necessary in some respects to relax the strictness of the rules when applying them to double counterpoint-- especially in the tenth, the most difficult interval to work. The fundamental principles of strict counterpoint are, nevertheless, observed... The whole of the examples to the strict double counterpoint have been written expressly for this work." Contents include Strict Double Counterpoint in the Octave and Fifteenth; ...in the Tenth; ...in the Twelfth; Free Double Counterpoint in the Octave, Tenth, and Twelfth on a Choral; ...on a Florid Subject; Double Counterpoint with Free Parts Added; ...in the Rarer Intervals; Triple and Quadruple Counterpoint; Canon: Imitation; The Round; Two-part Canons; Canons with Free Parts-- Accompanied Canons; The Canon on a Canto Fermo, or Choral; Canons on one Subject, in more than two parts; Canons with more than one Subject; Curiosities of Canon. Copy of Calderon Howe with his ink signature. Maroon cloth stamped in gold; covers faded, old inactive mold spots, edges foxed; VG. Stock# 44,577.

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9.
Albrecht, Sally K. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Brian Heller  
Choral Music in Motion, Volume 2 : Movement for Larger Groups

Publisher: Music in Action; Van Nuys, Calif: 1989.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 0939139065 92 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large format. Stiff white and red cover, fold-and-staple binding, 141 large b/w photos showing full choirs demonstrating movements. ; Authored by nationally known clinician, conductor, choreographer. Simple instructions for adding showy moves to your choir performances. Photos by Brian Heller. ; Published by Music in Action. Distributed by Alfred Publishing Company. Alfred 02-107.; Only a light touch of shelfwear. No marks or flaws. ; Photographs

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10.
Rosen, Charles, 1927- .  
Sonata Forms.

Publisher: NY, Norton [1980].
4 p.l., 344 p.; music, 24 cm. Pianist Rosen says "the sonata form is not a definite form like a minuet, a da capo aria, or a French overture; it is, like the fugue, a way of writing, a feeling for proportion, direction, and texture rather than a pattern'. Stock# 35361. Vg/ dj good+, clipped, spine faded.

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11.
Robyn, Louise  
The Ornament Family: Preparation for Playing the Bach Ornaments
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Publisher: Oliver Ditson Company, 1959 Philadelphis, PA.
Book. Book condition: Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall "There is perhaps no branch of musical study so difficult to adapt to the piano technic of the child as that of the ornaments, so prevalent in the music of the classical period. The rules controlling the artistic playing of thse ornaments are extremely changeable and conflicting, and too complex to be used in the training of the young stuident..In the present collection of fifteen ornaments the author has merely touched upon this involved subject. Only the basic ornaments, which are necessary to the young student, are introduced with their first simple rules of musical interpretation. If this process is followed carefully, the student can later adapt himself easily and intelligently to any of the varying rules encountered in the musical interpretation of the ornaments in the later and more advanced period.." 38 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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12.
Machabey, Armand, 1886 -1966  
La Notation Musicale

Publisher: Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 11971, c1952.
127, [1] p. illus. 18 cm. Series: Que sais-je? 514. Troisieme Edition Mise a Jour par Michel Huglo. Musical notation. Pa. Stock# 37,247. Vg/ paper.

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13.
Stringham, Edwin John  
Listening To Music Creatively

Publisher: Prentice Hall 1962.
Good in Fair dust jacket 2nd Edition; 4th Printing Hardcover The most successful of all approaches to intellectual, aesthetic, and emotional enjoyment of music as the art among the Fin Arts. This edition brought up to date and expanded, a guide to complete appreciation of music of all types and styles DJ worn, chipped, torn, rubbed, in mylar book jacket cover; underlining, previous owner's name, page edges soiled, some foxing to endpapers. Binding is tight; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 624 pages; 21303sb

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14.
Kennan, Kent; Grantham, Donald  
THE TECHNIQUE OF ORCHESTRATION

Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR Paramus, NJ, U.S.A. 1983.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 0139003088 Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 403 pages; 19111sb.

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15.
Schneiderman, Barbara.  
Confident Music Performance: The Art of Preparing.

Publisher: St. Louis, MO: MMB Music, 1991..
ISBN: 9780918812704 3rd printing, 1997. 142 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

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16.
Cone, Edward T.  
The Composer’s Voice

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkley CA, 1974, 1982, 1st paperback edition, paperbound, (G).
University of California Press, Berkley CA, 1974, 1982, 1st paperback edition, 184 pages, index, a few musical staffs as illustrations, 5-1/4”x 8-1/8”, paperbound, brown semi-glossy paper covers, light corner and edge wear, spine a bit faded, covers scuffed, front cover curling a little, front cover a bit faded with a quarter of a circle faded mark at bottom outrside corner that corresponds with pale damp (tea?) stain that runs through the bottom outside corners of all the pages getting smaller towards the back, the stain is only tan inside the front cover while on the pages it is colorless and does not affect the text at all, former owner’s ink inscription on inside front cover, otherwise contents clean and tight, book good {”With consistent lucidity and frequent sparks of wit, Cone discusses the search for the composer’s musical persona ...”} [(s)0714GB] 4639 (G)

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17.
Wilson, Frank R.  
Tone Deaf and All Thumbs? An Invitation to Music Making for Late Bloomers and Non-Prodigies
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Publisher: Viking, NY, 1986.
Fine paper over board hardback, gilt lettering, Fine DJ. Cover with no visible wear. DJ has a few schuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 209 pp. ISBN #0-670-80842-3.

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18.
Westendorf, Omer Illustrated by: Illustrated by Paul Daeger  
Music Lessons for the Man in the Pew

Publisher: World Library of Sacred Music; Cincinnati, Ohio: 1965.
Near Fine Softcover 80 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover, 80 pages, b/w cartoon illustrations throughout, plenty of musical examples and illustrations in text ; Written for Catholics who are nervous about congregational or choral singing, which was a new thing for Catholics in the 1960s. However, this contains all the basic information you need if you want to learn to read music, understand rhythm, sight-sing a song (with do-re-mi) or just sing better, regardless of religious affiliation. ; Only a touch of edgewear. Appears unused.

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