Dance Studies: The Basics

Dance Studies: The BasicsA concise introduction to the study of dance ranging from the practical aspects such as technique and choreography to more theoretical considerations such as aesthetic appreciation and the place of dance in different cultures. This book answers questions such as: Exactly how do we define dance? What kinds of people dance and what kind of training is necessary? How are dances made? What do we know about dance history? Featuring a glossary, chronology of dance history and list of useful websi…

Basics in Rhythm (Meredith Music Series) Bk/online audio

Basics in Rhythm (Meredith Music Series) Bk/online audio(Meredith Music Resource). A collection of short, graduated studies for teaching or learning to read rhythms. Exercises cover all fundamental rhythms, meters, and mixed meters. Ideal as a supplement or primary reading method. Now even better with the addition of a demonstration audio showcasing the exercises featured in the book. Useful for any instrument or voice….

BASIC RHYTHMIC TRAINING

BASIC RHYTHMIC TRAINING(Instructional). This book assumes no prior knowledge and begins with elementary rhythmic notation. It provides a comprehensive understanding of basic rhythm and its components: the beat, pulse, time signatures, notes, rests, syncopation. For general music classes and private instruction. Assures better, quicker sight-reading, ear-training, rhythmic proficiency, and introduction to music dictation….

Basic Guitar Workout (The Basic Series)

Basic Guitar Workout (The Basic Series)(Music Sales America). Most guitar instruction books give you exercises to improve your technique, but soon become dull and routine. This pocket-sized manual approaches things differently, with 120 graduated exercises which are split into three sections: warm-ups, coordination and ear training. By choosing one exercise from each section at random every day, you can be sure of a consistent challenge. 4 x 5-3/4…

Basic Guitar Lessons: Play Guitar with Happy Traum (Happy Traum’s Basic Guitar Lessons)

Basic Guitar Lessons: Play Guitar with Happy Traum (Happy Traum's Basic Guitar Lessons)(Music Sales America). Learn how to play guitar from one of the most respected performers and teachers in the field! This fast, easy course by Happy Traum starts you from the beginning, with simple instruction for all ages. It uses contemporary material, taking you into jazz, folk, classical, and popular styles. You’ll focus on repertoire rather than exercises, playing well-known songs from the very first lesson!…

The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga

The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and YogaAwareness of movement potential,” says author Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, β€œis key to a healthy body and injury prevention.” The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement shows readers how to gain that awareness by understanding the biomechanics of movement. In ten chapters, color-coded for easy reference, the author covers all of the major muscle and joint areas, including the spine; core region; shoulder; elbow; wrist and hand; and hip, knee, and ankle/foot joints. Most importantly, each chapter contain…

Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing (Dover Books on Music)

Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing (Dover Books on Music)This little book, written at the height of his career by Josef Lhevinne, the “inward poet of the piano,” is a clear statement of principles based on his lifelong experience in performance and teaching. Lhevinne was, with Rachmaninoff, Schnabel, and Hoffman, one of the great modern masters, and was the first artist invited to teach at the newly formed Julliard Graduate School of Music.Technique, through essential, must be subordinate to musical understanding. Complete knowledge of scales, apprehe…

Adult All-In-One Course: Lesson-Theory-Technic: Level 1

Adult All-In-One Course: Lesson-Theory-Technic: Level 1Alfred’s Basic Adult All-in-One Course is designed for use with a piano instructor for the beginning student looking for a truly complete piano course. It is a greatly expanded version of Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course that will include lesson, theory, and technique in a convenient, “all-in-one” format. This comprehensive course adds such features as isometric hand exercises, finger strengthening drills, and written assignments that reinforce each lesson’s concepts. There is a smooth, logical…

Sound Check: The Basics of Sound and Sound Systems

Sound Check: The Basics of Sound and Sound Systems(Book). Sound Check is a simplified guide to what can be a tricky subject: getting good sound. Starting with an easy-to-understand explanation of the principles and physics of sound, Sound Check goes on to cover amplifiers, speaker hookup, matching speakers with amps, sound reinforcement, mixers, monitor systems, grounding, and more. Includes many diagrams, lots of illustrations, and a glossary of audio terms….