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The Brass Instrument Owner S Handbook

Author: Michael J. Pagliaro
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144226862X
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The Brass Instrument Owner’s Handbook is the second in a series of musical instrument owner’s handbooks. Following the structure of The String Instrument Owner’s Handbook (2015), this book provides professionals, musicians, teachers, students, and individuals interested in brass instruments with an abundance of knowledge. A touchstone work for both uninitiated and advanced players, The Brass Instrument Owner’s Handbook provides a roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and even re-selling your instrument. Chapters answer such questions as: Where did these instruments come from? What are the different kinds of historical and contemporary brass instruments? How do these instruments work? Who makes them and how? How do I choose and buy a brass instrument? How do I rent one? How do I take care of my brass instrument? And so much more. The book also provides readers with an instrument diary and in-depth glossary of terms. This work is an invaluable addition to the libraries of not only every professional brass player, but also of students, teachers, technicians, and parents.

The String Instrument Owner S Handbook

Author: Michael J. Pagliaro
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 081088898X
Size: 69.41 MB
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In The String Instrument Owner’s Guide, Michael Pagliaro surveys the complete “ownership life cycle” of bowed string instruments.

The Teaching Of Instrumental Music

Author: Richard Colwell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131721272X
Size: 50.20 MB
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The Teaching of Instrumental Music, Fifth Edition introduces music education majors to basic instrumental pedagogy for the instruments and ensembles commonly found in the elementary and secondary curricula. It focuses on the core competencies required for teacher certification in instrumental music, with the pervasive philosophy to assist teachers as they develop an instrumental music program based on understanding and respecting all types of music. Parts I and II focus on essential issues for a successful instrumental program, presenting first the history and foundations, followed by effective strategies in administrative tasks and classroom teaching. Parts III, IV, and V are devoted to the skills and techniques of woodwind, brass and percussion, and string instruments. In all, The Teaching of Instrumental Music is the complete reference for the beginning instrumental teacher, commonly retained in a student’s professional library for its unique and comprehensive coverage. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Revision and updating of curriculum developments, such as coordinating State Department of Education student learning objectives with the recent Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) New discussion of the NAfME National Standards as they relate to the teaching of instrumental music Revamping of rehearsing instrumental ensembles chapters, including new or expanded sections on programming, choosing quality music, and applying successful rehearsal techniques Updates on references, plus new discussion questions, and websites and internet links A chapter devoted to classroom guitar Updates on the use of technology for teaching and learning music More on healthy performance practice, marching band, and jazz band Online materials located in the eResources section on the Routledge website.

Basic Elements Of Music

Author: Michael J. Pagliaro
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442257806
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Basic Elements of Music introduces readers to a wide range of knowledge essential for a well-rounded understanding of music. This primer surveys the history of music and the composers who made that history; the history of instrument families and how the instruments function; an introduction to the science of sound and sound production; the various types of ensembles; and the fundamentals of music theory, form in music, musical notation, and music vocabulary. Accessible, yet detailed and comprehensive, Michael Pagliaro’s handbook is an excellent guide for music lovers, instructors, and students in any music program. As an introduction to music for the layman, a refresher for music teachers planning lessons, or an enrichment source for professional musicians seeking broader music knowledge, this book is an invaluable addition to any library.

The Harpsichord Owner S Guide

Author: Edward L. Kottick
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469610604
Size: 67.57 MB
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Kottick presents technical information in an accessible, but entertaining, way: the forms and styles of harpsichords, advice on purchasing decisions, maintenance techniques (such as voicing, regulating, and changing strings, tongues, plectra, springs, and dampers), aids in troubleshooting common problems, and detailed instructions on tuning and temperament. As builder of some thirty keyboard instruments, Kottick is well qualified to speak on the subject.

An Analysis Of The Film Brassed Off

Author: Elisa Valerie Thieme
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656827931
Size: 25.58 MB
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Kultur und Landeskunde, Note: 1,7, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Department of English and Linguistics), Veranstaltung: The North of England, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: In 2001, Paul Marris argued in an essay which appeared in Cineaste that the tradition of “northern realism” could be traced back to Elizabeth Gaskell’s social problem novels which announced many of the themes and approaches that have underpinned the traditional representation of the North up to the present: a documentary interest in the industrial urban districts; a realism which is in tension with melodramatic devices; the incorporation of elements of demotic speech; a continuing association between northerness and the industrial working class; [and] a portrayal from the vantage point which is not wholly within. The reliance on stereotypes is probably partly related to the fact that most works of art, documentaries and studies concerning the northern working class have been written and conducted by members of the middle class. Therefore, general notions about the working class are often arrived at by following track of “what the middle class thinks of it”. According to Ian Christie, “British cinema’s most successful genre of the 90s [was] the tragicomedy of urban survival”. Particularly “northern film always [aroused] certain expectations [and was often] a site for debating serious moral, economic and social issues”. Along with films, such as Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996) and The Full Monty (Peter Cattaneo, 1997), the movie Brassed Off (Mark Herman, 1996) certainly belongs into this genre of northern tragi-comedy. It is a Channel Four film production which made use of “a popular (. . .) format with two or three star names and a host of British character actors [and] is situated at a moment of closure of one of the Yorkshire coalfields”. Interestingly, Brassed Off is set in 1992 but was in fact produced in 1996 and one might argue that some “extra sharpness . . . might have been acquired [if the] script had been made in the 1980s, when the industrial north was truly in the grip of recession” and that Brassed Off is “almost a period piece”. Bromley states that Brassed Off’s “works within a number of staple and formulaic conventions of workingclass representation: regional, masculine, industrial, brass band”.

The Companion Book For The Clarinet

Author: Michael Paglairo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781727797961
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A companion book is designed to expand the learning experience of a student using a standard instrumental music method lesson book. Method books only teach one how to play an instrument. This companion book teaches everything else about the instrument, providing a student with greater insight into the instrument's relationship to others in its family and to those instruments with which he or she will be working. Being exposed to this expanded enrichment will result in a well-rounded musician in place of one who can just play an instrument.

The Orchestration Handbook

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Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1476851417
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(Reference). The Orchestration Handbook is an at-a-glance guide to the key elements in a musical score. Students and instructors alike will find this handbook indispensable for its clear, concise explanations of instrument characteristics, musical symbols, mood and dynamic indications, and tempo marks. Wondering if your melody can be doubled by clarinet and tenor trombone? Not sure of the difference between dolente and doloroso ? The characteristics of every instrument and score marking are covered here. Don B. Ray is the creator of the Film Scoring Program at UCLA's Department of the Arts and a retired Music Supervisor for the CBS television network.