Music: A Book of Quotations (Dover Thrift Editions)

Music: A Book of Quotations (Dover Thrift

What is music? "God's best gift to man," as Walter Savage Landor said? "The moonlight in the gloomy night of life," as Jean Paul Richter put it? Or perhaps—as Carl Maria von Weber and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow agree —"the universal language of mankind"? Whatever it is, it certainly "hath charms to soothe the savage breast," as William Congreve famously observed. And it "expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent" (Victor Hugo).These and more than 400 other striking quotes about music, from musicians, authors, poets, historical figures, and other celebrities, fill the pages of this entertaining, practical little book. Not all are on the serious side; many are deliciously witty: "Her singing was mutiny on the high C's" (Hedda Hopper); "I can hold a note as long as the Chase National Bank" (Ethel Merman); "Donny Osmond has van Gogh's ear for music" (Orson Welles).The quotations are arranged alphabetically according to author, from Fred Allen ("When Jack Benny plays the violin, it sounds as if the strings are still back in the cat") to Florian Zabach ("A musical talent is like having six fingers on one hand. You're born with it, you're different because of it, you can't do a thing about it except put it to use"). They constitute a collection t...

  • Brand: Alfred Publishing
  • ASIN: 0486415961
  • UPC: 000486415961

The Greatest Showman: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack

The Greatest Showman: Music from the Motion Picture

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). A musical drama biopic chronicling P.T. Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman) and his founding of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, this December 2017 film features a stunning soundtrack by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul of La La Land and Dear Evan Hansen fame. Our songbook features piano/vocal/guitar arrangements of 9 songs including the Golden Globe-winning "This Is Me" and: Come Alive * From Now On * The Greatest Show * A Million Dreams * Never Enough * The Other Side * Rewrite the Stars * Tightrope. Also includes full-color scenes from the movie.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 1540007111
  • UPC: 888680714499

Standard Wirebound Manuscript Paper (Green Cover)

Standard Wirebound Manuscript Paper (Green

(Manuscript Paper). 96-page wirebound book; 12 staves per page; 8 1/2 x 11 ; Music Notation Guide.

  • Brand: Hal Leonard
  • ASIN: 0881884995
  • UPC: 073999100051

Music: An Appreciation, Brief Edition- Standalone book

Music: An Appreciation, Brief Edition- Standalone

Please note: The access codes for Connect are sold separatelyMcGraw-Hill is revolutionizing the Music Appreciation course by introducing its first personalized digital learning experience with Roger Kamien’s Music: An Appreciation, Brief Edition. Using this market-leading instrument that brings great music to the course in more ways than ever before, students are now transformed into active participants in the Music Appreciation space. The result is active listening, active reading, and active learning. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective. It provides tools that make assessment easier, learning more engaging, and studying more efficient.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0077837312

Elmo's World: Music! (Sesame Street) (Lift-the-Flap)

Elmo's World: Music! (Sesame Street)

An Elmo's World lift-the-flap board book about music!Elmo's World is the fun-filled, fact-filled part of the Sesame Street show--starring Elmo! Each episode highlights a different topic, which Elmo explores in a way that tickles the imagination of the toddler audience. In Elmo's World: Music!, the little red monster shows children ages 0 to 3 different ways to express themselves and to have fun with music and musical instruments. This lift-the-flap board book has big flaps that are just right for little hands, and is a large, sturdy size that will hold up to repeated reading, for hours of imaginative learning and fun.Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, aims to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder through its many unique domestic and international initiatives. These projects cover a wide array of topics, which address specific needs, such as girls' education, financial empowerment, and autism. In 2019, Sesame Street will celebrate its 50th year of distributing quality educational content to families around the world. Sesame Street is the most trusted name in early learning.

  • ASIN: 0525578390

Faber Piano Adventures - Student Choice Series: Popular Level 5

Faber Piano Adventures - Student Choice Series: Popular

  • ASIN: 1616771763
  • UPC: 888680622268

Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite Pieces in Easy Piano Arrangements (Book & Downloadable MP3) (Dover Music for Piano)

Big Book of Beginner's Piano Classics: 83 Favorite

Beginning pianists of all ages will cherish this excellent compilation of beloved piano classics. Each piece has been carefully selected and simplified to help students develop their skills. The special arrangements also offer novices the pleasure and satisfaction of playing music that's usually beyond their grasp — and free MP3 downloads of each tune make mastering the music even easier.Some of the master composers are represented by several pieces each: nine works by Bach include Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Mozart's Rondo alla Turca appears along with eight other selections from his oeuvre; seven by Chopin include Funeral March; the "Emperor" Concerto, Ode to Joy, and "Für Elise" are among the eight Beethoven features; and eight by Tchaikovsky include Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker. Other well-known pieces include Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Liszt, Brahms' "Lullaby," Morning Mood by Grieg, Haydn's "Surprise" Symphony, plus compositions by Schubert, Verdi, Debussy, Handel, Mendelssohn, and others.

  • Brand: Dover Publications
  • ASIN: 0486466159
  • UPC: 800759466153

I Can Read Music - Book 3: Early Intermediate Reading

I Can Read Music - Book 3: Early

(Faber Piano Adventures ). Following the motivational format of books 1 and 2, the third book in this series also features StoryRhymes and Sightreading Bonanzas, to create an effective reading "booster."

  • Brand: Faber Music
  • ASIN: 1616772271
  • UPC: 674398204205

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Bk 3

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Bk

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-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. Computer software is also available with randomized drilling of the material and scorekeeping. Book 3 (Lessons 51-75): 1st & 2nd Inversions of Triads * Inversions of V7 Chords * Figured Bass * Major Chord Progressions * Minor Scales, Minor Triads * Augmented & Diminished Triads * Primary Triads in Minor Keys * Minor Chord Progressions * Modes * Harmonizing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys * Broken Chords & Arpeggiated Accompaniments * Passing and Neighboring Tones * Composing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys * 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression & Blues Scale * Basic Forms of Music. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students...

  • Brand: Alfred
  • ASIN: 0882848968
  • UPC: 038081149189
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