Download E-books Mozart's Don Giovanni: Opera Classics Library Series PDF

By Burton D. Fisher

A finished advisor to Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, that includes Burton D. Fisher's insightful and extensive remark and research, critical Characters within the opera, short tale Synopsis, tale Narrative with tune spotlight Examples, Discography, Videography, Dictionary of Opera and Musical phrases, and a whole, newly translated LIBRETTO with Italian and English side-by-side.

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Download E-books Musicals: Hollywood and Beyond PDF

The profound impact of the Hollywood musical throughout geographical and cultural limitations has lengthy been overlooked. This unique selection of essays seeks to begin a brand new severe debate via impending vintage Hollywood movies from views comparable to 'musicology'. Broadening the scope of prior reviews, this quantity additionally examines the style within which eu cinema appropriated the musical to create new meanings. It offers an leading edge analyzing of the impact of the musical on early life tradition, and its endorsement in glossy dance videos and the track video.

The quantity covers the subjects of:

• song and Structure
• Classical Hollywood Musical Cinematic Practice
• big name Texts
• eu Musical Forms
• Minority Identities
• early life Cultures

This is an wonderful and invaluable textual content for college kids on measure classes in movie and track. Thought-provoking and authoritative, it's going to even be a welcome source for these studying and instructing within the area.

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Download E-books Women Singer-Songwriters in Rock: A Populist Rebellion in the 1990s PDF

In Women Singer-Songwriters in Rock: A Populist uprising within the 1990s, Ronald D. Lankford Jr. argues that girls singer-songwriters shaped a considerable flow inside of renowned song through the Nineteen Nineties, creating a major social and aesthetic contribution that driven feminism into mainstream American tradition. Lankford examines intensive the paintings of a number of artists―including Alanis Morissette, PJ Harvey, Liz Phair, Courtney Love, Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan, and Sheryl Crow―offering thorough descriptions and analyses in their tune, lyrics, and album paintings. through taking a look at either the wider circulation and person performers, this booklet presents a finished and available evaluate of the flow and its message.

Lankford introduces the singer-songwriter flow and the artists and genres that lead the way for those Nineteen Nineties rockers, constructing the arch of the preferred stream of ladies in rock because it reflected the increase of 3rd wave feminism and sketching the cultural and political panorama that served as a backdrop to the women's singer-songwriter move through the Nineties. Drawing from assets in books, journals, and zines, Lankford makes a speciality of the exploration of women's concerns in the song via analyses of its lyrics and album artwork and examines how the customarily hard-edged feminist content material used to be capable of clear out into mainstream pop culture. to aid illustrate this, the e-book encompasses a pick out discography of albums and singles, together with their placement and variety of weeks spent on a variety of charts. an entire bibliography and index around out this crucial examine, that's a needs to for lovers and students of track, pop culture, and women's stories.

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Download E-books The Complete Idiot's Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams, 2ndEdition PDF

By Marci Pliskin

Unharness the deep secrets and techniques of sleep...

This thoroughly revised version provides interesting components of recent Age interpretation, together with psychic dream skill, goals as spirit verbal exchange, and lucid dreaming, to a finished consultant to dream interpretation.

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Download E-books Jazz Visions: Lennie Tristano and His Legacy (Popular Music History) PDF

By Peter Ind

Lennie Tristano was once one in every of jazz's so much impressive innovators, owning an exceptional piano strategy and an grand musical mind's eye. Unheralded through most people, the blind pianist's paintings used to be respected through many jazz greats together with the mythical Charlie Parker. Tristano's persuasive character made him an awesome instructor, and he proved that (against the permitted idea of the time) jazz improvisation will be taught. His information performed an important half within the improvement of many instrumentalists together with saxophonists Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh and double-bassist Peter Ind. it really is Ind's lengthy, direct involvement together with his topic that makes this this kind of revealing ebook: the tale of an English musician going to manhattan to review with an unsung Jazz monstrous. within the approach, Tristano's genius is tested and his acceptance revalued, with Ind creating a persuasive case for the pianist to be positioned on the centre of jazz advancements within the mid-20th century.

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Download E-books Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Southern Gospel Music PDF

By Douglas Harrison

In this bold publication on southern gospel song, Douglas Harrison reexamines the music's old emergence and its functionality as a latest cultural phenomenon. instead of a unmarried rhetoric concentrating on the afterlife as reimbursement for worldly sacrifice, Harrison provides southern gospel as a community of interconnected messages that evangelical Christians use to make person feel of either Protestant theological doctrines and their very own lived reviews. Harrison explores how listeners and shoppers of southern gospel combine its lyrics and song into their very own spiritual adventure, build up individual--and in all probability subversive--meanings underneath a floor of evangelical consensus.


Reassessing the contributions of such figures as Aldine Kieffer, James D. Vaughan, and invoice and Gloria Gaither, Then Sings My Soul lines another historical past of southern gospel within the 20th century, person who emphasizes the music's interplay with broader shifts in American existence past the slim confines of southern gospel's borders. His dialogue contains the "gay-gospel paradox"--the event of non-heterosexuals in gospel music--as a cipher for fundamentalism's clash with the postmodern world.

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Download E-books Kodály in the Second Grade Classroom: Developing the Creative Brain in the 21st Century (Kodaly Today Handbook Series) PDF

Because the mid-twentieth century, Zoltán Kodály's child-developmental philosophy for instructing tune has had major optimistic impression on song schooling around the globe, and is now on the middle of song instructing within the usa and different English talking nations. The Kodály at the present time guide sequence is the 1st entire method to replace and follow the Kodály options to instructing track in effortless college study rooms.

Kodály within the moment Grade Classroom presents lecturers with a step by step street map for constructing kid's functionality, inventive circulation, and literacy talents in an natural and considerate demeanour. via six years of field-testing with song kindergarten academics within the usa, nice Britain, and Hungary (the domestic nation of Zoltán Kodály), authors Micheál Houlahan and Philip Tacka have built a strategy particularly for twenty first century school rooms. Houlahan and Tacka use the newest study findings in cognition and belief to create a process not just acceptable for the developmental phases of moment grade scholars but additionally one that integrates vertically among user-friendly tune periods. The tools defined during this quantity inspire larger musical skill and creativity in teenagers through educating them to sing, circulation, play tools, and increase tune literacy talents. moreover, Kodály within the moment Grade Classroom promotes severe pondering, challenge fixing, and collaboration talents. even if the ebook makes use of the Kodály philosophy, its technique has additionally been established by means of lecturers qualified in Orff and Dalcroze, and has confirmed a necessary advisor for academics it doesn't matter what their own philosophy and particular education may possibly be.

Numerous kid's songs are integrated into Kodály within the moment Grade Classroom, in addition to over 35 distinct lesson plans that reveal how song and literacy curriculum ambitions are reworked into tangible musical targets. Scholarly but sensible and obtainable, this quantity is bound to be a vital advisor for kindergarten and early formative years song academics everywhere.

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