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    PDF Music: The Business, 8th Edition English Edition

    This essential and highly acclaimed guide, now updated and revised in its eighth edition, explains the business of the British music industry. Drawing on her extensive experience as a media lawyer, Ann Harrison offers a unique, expert opinion on the deals, the contracts and the business as a...
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    PDF Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco by Peter Shapiro ISBN 9780571359820

    Disco emerged from the fall-out of the Black Power Movement and an almost exclusively gay scene in a blaze of poppers, strobe lights, tight trousers, hysterical diva vocals and synthesized beats in the late sixties. As a genre, disco radically re-defined the sensibility of the seventies to the...
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    PDF Retromania, Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past by Simon Reynolds Date Published 05.01.2012

    The first book to make sense of 21st Century pop, Retromania explores rock’s nostalgia industry of revivals, reissues, reunions and remakes, and argues that there has never before been a culture so obsessed with its own immediate past. Pulling together parallel threads from music, fashion, art...
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    PDF The Boombox Project, The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground by Lyle Owerko Publication Date: December 1, 2014

    On the heels of the graffiti renaissance comes a vibrant look at an old-school icon that figured prominently in the hip-hop, rock & roll, and punk movements of the 1970s and 80s. The Boombox Project features contemporary fine art portraits of an array of vintage boomboxes, as well as scores of...
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    PDF Dust & Grooves, Adventures in Record Collecting by Eilon COPYRIGHT © 2015 BY DUST & GROOVES LLC

    Make no mistake—I love music and I love vinyl, but Dust & Grooves wasn’t born out of a personal obsession with records. I’ve never had a want list, nor have I ever paid much attention to the distinction between VG+ and M-, or sought out limited editions, one-off pressings, or acetates. My...
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    PDF Book Reports: A Music Critic on His First Love, Which Was Reading Volume © 2019 Robert Christgau

    In this generous collection of book reviews and literary essays, legendary Village Voice rock critic Robert Christgau showcases the passion that made him a critic-his love for the written word. Many selections address music, from blackface minstrelsy to punk and hip-hop, artists from Lead Belly...
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    PDF The Bouzouki Book: A Workshop Guide to Building Irish Bouzoukis and Citterns ebook edition 2012

    A workshop guide to building Irish bouzoukis and citterns. In the past forty years bouzoukis, citterns and octave mandolins have become an essential part of acoustic music. The Bouzouki Book is the first, and only, book to guides the reader through the steps to build one of these fascinating...
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    PDF Phonographic Memories: Popular Music and the Contemporary Caribbean Novel Copyright © 2019 by Njelle W. Hamilton

    Phonographic Memories is the first book to perform a sustained analysis of the narrative and thematic influence of Caribbean popular music on the Caribbean novel. Tracing a region-wide attention to the deep connections between music and memory in the work of Lawrence Scott, Oscar Hijuelos, Colin...
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    PDF Neil Young on Neil Young: Interviews and Encounters (Musicians in Their Own Words) Copyright © 2022 by Arthur Lizie

    The life of rock’s most durable troubadour in his own words Neil Young on Neil Young: Interviews and Encounters is a revealing anthology of Young’s most significant, fascinating, and entertaining discussions, declarations, and dreams, chronicling fifty years of conversations, feature stories...
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    PDF An Encyclopedia of the Violin Copyright © 2008 by Dover Publications, Inc.

    INTRODUCTION Alberto Bachmann’s first contribution to the literature of music was a work biographical and æsthetic in character: in it the lives of virtuosos, ancient and modern, were portrayed and their works analyzed. This volume, interesting from every point of view, clearly established the...
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    PDF Film Music (Classic FM Handy Guides) Elliott & Thompson Limited 2015

    Synopsis Film music is an increasingly popular part of the classical music repertoire, with a huge range of beautiful, dramatic and well-loved film scores coming out of Hollywood, from Star Wars to Up. From the early days of silent cinema through Hollywood's Golden Age and up to the modern-day...
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    PDF A Shostakovich Casebook (Russian Music Studies) First paperback edition 2005

    "The book . . . includes . . . valuable essays and interviews, which move beyond the scholarly controversy to sketch a nuanced picture of Shostakovich's life under a totalitarian regime. . . . The 'Casebook' contributors compellingly warn of replacing one mask with another, one black-and-white...
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    PDF Geographically Isolated and Peripheral Music Scenes - Global Insights and Perspectives Singapore Pte Ltd. 2021

    Introduction Music is intrinsically linked to place. All musicians emerge from some- where—whether it be the music scene in their hometown, or those which exist in virtual spaces. In turn, as a cultural expression, music contributes strongly to the social production of places, illuminating...
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    PDF The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Video Analysis Bloomsbury Academic 2019

    Description Music videos promote popular artists in cultural forms that circulate widely across social media networks. With the advent of YouTube in 2005 and the proliferation of handheld technologies and social networking sites, the music video has become available to millions worldwide, and...
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    PDF The Studio Builder's Handbook: How to Improve the Sound of Your Studio on Any Budget, Book & Online February 1, 2011

    Learn the studio building secrets that only the pros know with The Studio Builder's Handbook. You might think it takes thousands of dollars and the services of an acoustic designer to improve your studio, but this book strips away the mystery of what makes a great-sounding studio and shows how...
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    PDF Getting to Work with the c S6 - An Introduction and Learning Guide © 2022 Curt Schulkey

    Getting to Work with the Avid S6 This complete guide to the Avid S6 console offers the best techniques and practices from a seasoned industry veteran, Curt Schulkey, for utilizing its unique features and functions. The Avid S6 was created to be the industry standard virtual mixing console...
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    PDF Perception, Representations, Image, Sound, Music Marseille, France, October 14–18, 2019

    Abstract. This paper deals with the deep learning revolution in Music Information Research (MIR), i.e. the switch from knowledge-driven hand-crafted systems to data-driven deep-learning systems. To discuss the pro and cons of this revolution, we first review the basic elements of deep learning...
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    PDF Audio Signal Processing Mdpi AG (March 15, 2017)

    Abstract: Time-scale modification (TSM) is the task of speeding up or slowing down an audio signal’s playback speed without changing its pitch. In digital music production, TSM has become an indispensable tool, which is nowadays integrated in a wide range of music production software. Music...
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    PDF The Foley Grail - The Art of Performing Sound for Film, Games, and Animation Third edition published 2022 by Routledge

    The Foley Grail This book teaches you how to master classic and cutting-edge Foley techniques in order to create rich and convincing sound for any medium, be it film, television, radio, podcasts, animation, or games. Award-winning Foley artist Vanessa Theme Ament demonstrates how Foley is...
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    PDF Hearing Homophony: Tonal Expectation at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century Oxford University Press 2020

    The question of tonality's origins in music's pitch content has long vexed many scholars of music theory. However, tonality is not ultimately defined by pitch alone, but rather by pitch's interaction with elements like rhythm, meter, phrase structure, and form. Hearing Homophony investigates the...