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Author(s): Brian Horner
Based on parallels drawn between fundamental areas of music performance and their counterparts in the business world, Living The Dream...The Morning After Music School – a DIY guide to the music business offers insights and tools to help current or former music majors navigate life as highly capable musicians trying to put together a living from a variety of income streams. It also exposes them to creative ways of considering their career options that may give them much more hope than they thought possible.
Author(s): Dennis Angel
Drawing is a lifelong pursuit - a journey that provides endless visual exploration and a myriad of compelling challenges.
Author(s): Stan L Breckenridge
The catalyst for Music Taste or Waste: Critical Listening Skills for Students, Teachers, and Parents resulted from many discussions with parents, teachers, and students, and others about their paucity of knowledge regarding today’s popular music scene as well as music in general. The spirit of this book does not seek to suggest any music is wasteful, but rather encourages readers to use music terminology as a way to draw conclusions about whatever music they hear. To accomplish this, the book consists of seven chapters that are organized in the following manner:
Although cinematic storytelling shares many of the same elements as other art forms, film tells a story in a unique way. Concentrating on careful analysis of the formal aspects of specific films for each chapter, Persistence of Vision is an ideal text for both face-to-face and online introduction to film studies courses. By examining the practice of filmmaking and the evolution of the significant developments in the cinematic narrative and the unique elements by which films communicate, this textbook serves as a guide through the journey of movies.
Author(s): Jeanette Wachtman
The workbook, Art for the Elementary Educator, is an excellent resource for education and art majors at the college level, current art and classroom teachers, and home-schooled students. It encompasses art education concepts and ideas with strategies for writing integrated lessons for grades kindergarten through fifth grade.
Author(s): Sheila Forrester
Music Theory Fundamentals: A Workbook is a practical, comprehensive text for musicians and music lovers who wish to learn to read music and understand the basics of music theory. This is a small (8½" x 11") concise text and workbook combination. The book contains 64 lessons arranged into 16 units. Each unit tests knowledge with a thorough review for which answers are provided at the back of the book. A student who completes the book will be prepared to take college level theory courses for music majors. It is currently in use at Santa Fe College (No.
Author(s): Trudy McNair
Trudy McNair’s A History of Art and Civilization series provides comprehensive coverage of the art and cultural history of different regions and time periods throughout antiquity. The texts place art and societal movements in context, giving students a panoramic view of history and an understanding of how circumstance relates to cultural output.
Author(s): John Gerhold
Music is a language. And, like most languages, it has a written form and an audible form.
Nearly everyone can speak and understand their native language, but not everyone can read and write it as well as they would like. Many musicians "play by ear;' meaning they can listen to music and then recreate it using an instrument or their voice. Quite often such musicians can be very skilled at this process, and yet still not understand or be able to use the music notation system.
If acting is not your key interest, this book will provide lessons that help nurture how you express yourself in public. Acting is a form of self-expression as well as a ways and means for accepting who you are as a person. The lessons related to remembering a simple monologue to preparing for a major role will open your perspectives for endeavors in every field of life.