French Organ Music: From the Revolution to Franck and Widor by William J. Peterson, Lawrence Archbold, William Peterson

By William J. Peterson, Lawrence Archbold, William Peterson

Nineteenth-century French organ song draws an ever-increasing variety of performers and devotees. The track of Cesar Franck and different exotic composers-Boëly, Guilmant, Widor-and the impression upon this repertoire of the organ-building achievements of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, are the following explored via stylistic research, the examine of the compositional approach, and the exploration of ways principles approximately organ procedure and function perform traditions constructed and have become codified. New attention can be given to the political and cultural contexts during which Franck and different French organist-composers labored. participants: KIMBERLEY MARSHALL, WILLIAM J. PETERSON, BENJAMIN VAN WYE, CRAIG CRAMER, JESSE E. ESCHBACH, KAREN HASTINGS-DEANS, MARIE-LOUISE JAQUET-LANGLAIS, DANIEL ROTH, EDWARD ZIMMERMAN, LAWRENCE ARCHBOLD, ROLLIN SMITH

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Exploring Art Song Lyrics: Translation and Pronunciation of by Jonathan Retzlaff, Cheri Montgomery

By Jonathan Retzlaff, Cheri Montgomery

Drawing generously from 4 centuries of Italian, German and French paintings music, Exploring paintings tune Lyrics embraces the best of the literature and provides the repertoire with unparalleled readability and element. all the over 750 decisions includes the unique poem, a concise English translation, and an IPA transcription that's uniquely designed to check the musical surroundings. Enunciation and transcription charts are integrated for every language on a unmarried, effortless to learn web page. a radical dialogue of the tactic of transcription is equipped within the appendix. With its wide-ranging scope of repertoire, and precious instruments for interpretation and function, Exploring paintings tune Lyrics is an important source for the pro singer, voice instructor, and scholar.

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The Ukulele: A History by Jim Tranquada

By Jim Tranquada

Since its creation to Hawai‘i in 1879, the ‘ukulele has been many stuff: an emblem of an island paradise; a device of political protest; an software principal to a wealthy musical tradition; a musical comic story; a hugely sought-after collectible; an inexpensive airport keepsake; a profitable undefined; and the fabricated from a notable synthesis of western and Pacific cultures. The ‘Ukulele: A History explores all of those aspects, putting the software for the 1st time in a wide old, cultural, and musical context.

Drawing on a wealth of formerly untapped resources, Jim Tranquada and John King inform the incredible tale of ways an imprecise four-string folks guitar from Portugal grew to become the nationwide device of Hawai’i, of its next upward thrust and fall from foreign cultural phenomenon to “the Dangerfield of instruments,” and of the resurgence in reputation (and recognize) it's presently having fun with between musicians from Thailand to Finland. The publication indicates how the applied sciences of successive generations (recorded track, radio, tv, the net) have performed serious roles in popularizing the ‘ukulele. recognized composers and entertainers (Queen Liliuokalani, Irving Berlin, Arthur Godfrey, Paul McCartney, SpongeBob SquarePants) and writers (Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, P. G. Wodehouse, Agatha Christie) wind their method via its history―as good as a number of exceptional Hawaiian musicians (Ernest Kaai, George Kia Nahaolelua, Samuel ok. Kamakaia, Henry A. Peelua Bishaw). In telling the tale of the ‘ukulele, Tranquada and King additionally current a sweeping heritage of contemporary Hawaiian song that spans greater than centuries, starting with the creation of western melody and concord through missionaries to the Hawaiian song renaissance of the Seventies and 1980s.

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The Motet in the Age of Du Fay (New Perspectives in Music by Julie E. Cumming

By Julie E. Cumming

Throughout the life of Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1400-1474) the motet underwent a profound transformation. as a result of protean nature of the motet in this interval, difficulties of definition have continuously stood within the approach of an entire knowing of this important shift. via a finished survey of the surviving repertory, Julie Cumming exhibits that the motet is healthier understood at the point of the subgenre. She employs new principles approximately different types taken from cognitive psychology and evolutionary idea to light up the method through which the subgenres of the motet arose and developed. One very important discovering is the character and quantity of the an important function that English song performed within the genre's transformation. Cumming presents an in depth interpreting of many little-known items; she additionally indicates how Du Fay's motets have been the made of refined experimentation with time-honored limitations.

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Capital Market Instruments Analysis and Valuation by by Moorad Choudhry, Didier Joannas, Gino Landuyt, Richard

By Moorad Choudhry, Didier Joannas, Gino Landuyt, Richard Pereira, Rod Pienaar (auth.)

Revised and up-to-date consultant to a few of an important concerns within the capital markets at the present time, with an emphasis on fixed-income tools. primary options in fairness marketplace research, foreign currency and cash markets also are coated to supply a accomplished review. research and valuation innovations are given for useful application.

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Economic Instruments for Air Pollution Control by Scott E. Atkinson (auth.), Ger Klaassen, Finn R. Førsund

By Scott E. Atkinson (auth.), Ger Klaassen, Finn R. Førsund (eds.)

Economic idea and empirical versions recommend that monetary tools may also help us to fulfill environmental targets at lower price. useful event, besides the fact that, indicates that the associated fee mark downs of emission buying and selling are smaller than anticipated and fees frequently have had small incentive affects.
This booklet offers the 1st finished evaluate of financial conception, simulation versions, and functional event with using monetary tools. The booklet specializes in pollution keep watch over. half I examines theoretical facets and simulation modeling in a countrywide context. half II surveys the sensible adventure in various nations. half III explores foreign matters, corresponding to joint implementation.
as a result of its detailed mix of theoretical and empirical learn, the booklet will turn out attention-grabbing for either economists and people drawn to environmental coverage.

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Bass Fitness - An Exercising Handbook by Josquin des Pres

By Josquin des Pres

The aim of this e-book is to supply the aspiring bass participant with a wide selection of finger routines for constructing the concepts essential to achieve state-of-the-art tune scene. it may additionally play a tremendous function in a bass player's day-by-day practising application. The two hundred workouts are designed to aid bring up your velocity, increase your dexterity, increase accuracy and advertise finger independence. suggested by way of world-acclaimed bass avid gamers, song colleges and tune magazines, this can be the last word bass guide. The extra use of photographs makes the teachings whole!

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Dave Brubeck: Points on Jazz (Jazz Ballet) Original by Dave Brubeck, Howard Brubeck

By Dave Brubeck, Howard Brubeck

Issues ON JAZZ is a ballet suite which was once composed for 2 pianos as a suite of rhythmic diversifications on a subject matter. a number of the adaptations are in response to jazz thoughts, others are derived from the classics. This songbook comprise the entire ranking prepared for 2 pianos.

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