Category: Music

The Good Old Songs We Used To Sing 61 To 65

The Good Old Songs We Used To Sing 61 To 65

This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our […]

How To Play Music By Ear

How To Play Music By Ear

(Guitar Educational). Thousands of great guitarists have learned to play without the aid of traditional methods and now you can, too! This first-of-its-kind book and CD package provides a real-world approach to playing guitar in the 21st century. Includes: tools for learning your favorite songs • chords and chord progressions • single-note riffs, licks and […]

The Pianolist

Gustav Kobbe A. M. (1857-1918) was an American music critic and author, born in New York. When ten years old, he was sent to Wiesbaden, Germany to study composition and the piano with Adolf Hagen. Following five years of study in Germany, he returned to New York for additional study under Joseph Mosenthal. Afterward, he […]

Piano And Song

Johann Gottlob Friedrich Wieck (1785-1873) was a noted German piano and singing teacher. He was born in Pretzsch and died in Loschwitz. He was the father of Clara Wieck Schumann, one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era, as well as a composer. Besides his daughter, other famous pupils included Hans von Bülow […]

Master The Guitar In 7 Days

It looks like you want to learn the guitar! Congratulations! You will find this endeavor rewarding and at times, very trying. I have been a musician for nearly 30 years and am here to inject my musical wisdom into you. There won’t be a magic button you can press that will make you good. Practice […]

Piano Mastery

“Piano Mastery: An Unique Look at the Piano Playing History and Techniques Tought By The True Piano Masters Themselves! ” Do you wish that you knew the secrets of piano mastery so that you could impress your friends and family members? Would you like to learn a hobby that can be very relaxing and rewarding? […]

Playing Piano

You Will Be Glad You Bought For Two Reasons… 1)The e-book describes piano concepts in language you can understand. The e-book is written in plain language with consideration to people who have never played the piano before. You will find that you can understand this guide better than other beginner’s lessons you have tried in […]

Guitar Chords And Scales

Get started playing guitar with this detailed guitar chord and scale book. This book will show you how to play Major, Minor, and Seventh guitar chords. Each chord is shown at three different positions on the guitar neck, for a total of 108 chords. A chord explanation chart is provided. Next there are diagrams for […]

Teach Yourself How To Play The Guitar Overnight

Methods and Tricks – Teach Yourself How to Play the Guitar Overnight First of all, we ought to overlook everything we’ve ever thought about how complicated playing songs is. I compare it to “math anxiety” Many people fear songs and conceive that it takes a genius to be a good musician. To be a master […]

Learn The Guitar

Are you looking for an easy to understand book about guitar for beginners? Do you love guitars but do not know of a place to get guitar lessons? Do you want to learn how to play guitar in a few short weeks? Learn guitar the efficient way with the book Learn Guitar: The Ultimate Guide […]

Vocal Mastery

Harriette Moore Brower (1869-1928) was the American author of: The Art of the Pianist: Technic and Poetry in Piano Playing (1911), Piano Mastery (2 volumes) (1915), Vocal Mastery: Talks With Master Singers and Teachers (1917), Home-Help in Music Study (1918), Self-Help in Piano Study (1920), What to Play-What to Teach (1921), The World’s Great Men […]

Victorian Songs: Lyrics of the Affections and Nature

Edmund Henry Garrett (1853-1929) was an American illustrator, bookplate-maker, and author – as well as a highly-respected painter – renown for his illustrations of the legends of King Arthur. He studied at the Académie Julian in Paris under Gustave Boulanger, Jules Lefebvre, John Paul Laurens, and Hector Leroux. After residing in Paris for approximately five […]

Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

William James Henderson (1855-1937) was the author of Some Forerunners of Italian Opera (1911). ‘The purpose of this volume is to offer to the English reader a short study of the lyric drama in Italy prior to the birth of opera, and to note in its history the growth of the artistic elements and influences […]

Shakespeare and Music

Edward Woodall Naylor (1867-1934) was an English organist and composer. He gained a choral scholarship at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and studied at the Royal College of Music between 1888 and 1892. After spending eight years as organist of London churches St. Michael’s Church, Chester Square (1889) and St. Mary’s Church, Kilburn (1896), Naylor returned to […]

Richard Wagner

John F. Runciman (1866-1916) was the author of Old Scores and New Readings (1901), Wagner (1905), Haydn (1908), Purcell (1909) and Richard Wagner (1913). ‘It is now one hundred years since Richard Wagner was born, thirty since he died. In every land he has his monument in one shape or another; his musicdramas can be […]

Resonance in Singing and Speaking

Full of detailed illustrations, digrams and score. ‘WHEN a youth it was my lot to be surrounded by examples of faulty vocalism, such as prevailed in a country town, and to be subjected to the errors then in vogue, having at the same time small opportunity for training in the application of principles, even as […]

The Renaissance of the Vocal Art

To my readers once again through this little work, greetings. For the many kind things said of my former works by my friends, my pupils, the critic and the profession, thanks! To those who have understood and appreciated the principles laid down in my last book, Position and Action in Singing, ‘ I will say […]

Purcell

John F. Runciman (1866-1916) was the author of Old Scores and New Readings (1901), Wagner (1905), Haydn (1908), Purcell (1909) and Richard Wagner (1913). ‘We once had a glorious school of composers. It departed, with no sunset splendour on it, nor even the comfortable ripe tints of autumn. The sun of the young morning shone […]

Piano Mastery

Harriette Moore Brower (1869-1928) was the American author of: The Art of the Pianist: Technic and Poetry in Piano Playing (1911), Piano Mastery (2 volumes) (1915), Vocal Mastery: Talks With Master Singers and Teachers (1917), Home-Help in Music Study (1918), Self-Help in Piano Study (1920), What to Play-What to Teach (1921), The World’s Great Men […]

The Pianolist: A Guide for Pianola Players

Gustav Kobbe A. M. (1857-1918) was an American music critic and author, born in New York. When ten years old, he was sent to Wiesbaden, Germany to study composition and the piano with Adolf Hagen. Following five years of study in Germany, he returned to New York for additional study under Joseph Mosenthal. Afterward, he […]

The Opera: A Sketch of the Development of Opera

Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1866-1919) was the author of: Masters of Italian Music (1895), The Opera: A Sketch of the Development of Opera (1897), Two Poets of the New Century: Stephen Phillips and Laurence Binyon (1901), Samuel Butler: A Critical Study (1902), Modern Music and Musicians (1906), Handel (1909), Handel in Italy, 1706-1710 (1909), The Pilgrim’s […]

Old Scores and New Readings

John F. Runciman (1866-1916) was the author of Old Scores and New Readings (1901), Wagner (1905), Haydn (1908), Purcell (1909) and Richard Wagner (1913). ‘Many years ago, in the essay which is set second in this collection, I wrote (speaking of the early English composers) that ‘at length the first great wave of music culminated […]

Old Portraits and Modern Sketches

John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. He was heavily influenced by […]

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