Category Archives: Education

Hooks in Popular Music PDF

By | December 3, 2022

Hooks in Popular Music This volume is the first book-length study of hooks in popular music. Hooks – those memorable musical moments for listeners such as a riff or catchy melodic phrase ““ are arguably the guiding principle of much modern popular music. The concept of the hook involves aspects of melody, rhythm, harmony, production, lyrical and cultural… Read More »

George Herbert & Early Modern Musical Culture [PDF]

By | November 29, 2022

George Herbert & Early Modern Musical Culture [PDF] Described by one contemporary as the ‘sweet singer of The Temple’, George Herbert has long been recognised as a lover of music. Nevertheless, Herbert’s own participation in seventeenth-century musical culture has yet to be examined in detail. This is the first extended critical study to situate Herbert’s roles as priest,… Read More »

Electronic Musician January 2023

By | November 22, 2022

Electronic Musician January 2023 The new ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN is a “must have” resource for anyone who makes music, plays music, and shares music. Every issue includes “gig tested” product reviews on music gear, tons of how-to’s, and interviews with today’s stars revealing the secrets of their songwriting approaches and audio-production concepts. Download link

Voice Classification by Phonetography

By | November 21, 2022

Voice Classification by Phonetography This book provides an essential guideline for phoniatricians, ENT specialists, speech and voice therapists, vocal coaches, singing teachers, choir conductors, actors and singers, and everyone who is involved with phenomenon of the voice. As this text shows, phonetographic analysis of the speaking and singing voice has been proven to be of great help for… Read More »

Jan S. Kluth Samantha Marshall For The Record The Best In The Music Business Tell It Like It Is

By | November 15, 2022

Jan S. Kluth Samantha Marshall For The Record The Best In The Music Business Tell It Like It Is PDF “For The Record: The Best In The Music Business Tell It Like It Is” is the ultimate compendium of insights and wisdom covering every aspect of today’s music business — from the fundamentals of songwriting to the cutting… Read More »

The Complete Idiot’s Guide Music Dictionary PDF

By | November 15, 2022

The Complete Idiot’s Guide Music Dictionary PDF The Complete Idiot’s Guide Music Dictionary Book. Written in clear, concise language, The Complete Idiot’s Guide Music Dictionary spans the gamut of musical knowledge, making it indispensable to any musician. Covering various terms, theories, instruments, important works, musicians, and composers, music Download link

Ugly Beauty: Jazz in the 21st Century

By | November 14, 2022

Ugly Beauty: Jazz in the 21st Century What does jazz mean 20 years into the 21st century? Has streaming culture rendered music literally meaningless, thanks to the removal of all context beyond the playlist? Are there any traditions left to explore? Has the destruction of the apprenticeship model (young musicians learning from their elders) changed the music irrevocably?… Read More »

Virtual Music: Sound, Music & Image in the Digital Era

By | November 13, 2022

Virtual Music: Sound, Music & Image in the Digital Era Virtuality has entered our lives making anything we desire possible. We are, as Gorillaz once sang, in an exciting age where ‘the digital won’t let[us] go…’ Technology has revolutionized music, especially in the 21st century where the traditional rules and conventions of music creation, consumption, distribution, promotion, and… Read More »

Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art Music & Sound PDF

By | November 12, 2022

Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art Music & Sound PDF Medieval art has most often been extracted from its audible ambience, denying us means to understand the way it would have been experienced in a sonic context. Although sound is probably the most difficult component of the past to reconstruct, it was also the most pervasive, whether planned… Read More »

Tracey Marino Vance Marino Hey Thats My Song A Guide to Getting Music Placements in Film TV & Media [PDF]

By | November 12, 2022

Tracey Marino Vance Marino Hey Thats My Song A Guide to Getting Music Placements in Film TV & Media [PDF] Learn About The World Of Sync If you’ve ever wanted to hear your music playing in film, ​TV, commercials, video games, or movie trailers, then this is the book for you. There are thousands of books available about… Read More »

The Music in the Data: Corpus Analysis, Music Analysis & Tonal Traditions

By | November 9, 2022

The Music in the Data: Corpus Analysis, Music Analysis & Tonal Traditions [PDF] Putting forward an extensive new argument for a humanities-based approach to big-data analysis, The Music in the Data shows how large datasets of music, or music corpora, can be productively integrated with the qualitative questions at the heart of music research. The author argues that… Read More »

Music Production Cultures: Perspectives on Popular Music Pedagogy in Higher Education [PDF]

By | November 9, 2022

Music Production Cultures: Perspectives on Popular Music Pedagogy in Higher Education [PDF] Music Production Cultures draws on interviews with international educators, surveys completed by students of music production from around the globe, doctoral research findings and contextualised career experiences from the author as a celebrated music producer to explore how effective learning environments can be created for popular… Read More »

Music & Technology (2nd Edition): A Very Short Introduction [Audiobook]

By | November 9, 2022

Music & Technology (2nd Edition): A Very Short Introduction [Audiobook] This Very Short Introduction takes an expansive and inclusive approach meant to broaden and challenge traditional views of music and technology. In its most common use, “music technology” tends to evoke images of twentieth and twenty-first century electronic devices: synthesizers, recording equipment, music notation software, and the like.… Read More »

The Pianist’s Guide to Pedaling [PDF]

By | November 3, 2022

The Pianist’s Guide to Pedaling [PDF] Joseph Banowetz and four distinguished contributors provide practical suggestions and musicological insights on the pedaling of keyboard works from the 18th to the 20th century. ” . . . a most precious book which every serious pianist and teacher must own.” —Journal of the American Liszt Society Download link