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Author(s): Kenneth Keaton
Music is a part of every person’s life. It speaks to the heart of our humanity and can be understood by anyone.
The Mystery of Music celebrates the universal artistic heritage of Western Art Music - the finest musical expression of European and American civilization from the last thousand years. The content analyzes the greatest western art music all written and performed by some of the most fascinating and colorful figures of all history.
Author(s): Julia A Brady Jenner
American Cinema: Movies and Magic discusses how filmmaking began, industry pioneers and the formulas that led us to the films we’re making now. It’s an appreciation of those who came before us, creating that magic for the films we enjoy today. The text allows students to appreciate film genres, filmmakers and the technique of creating films, from a passionate perspective and with a more conversational writing style.
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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): Aaron Tuttle
This book presents the craft of acting at its most basic level. It is intended for those beginning their career as actors, those needing a refresher on the fundamentals of acting, or those taking an introductory course in acting. The skills we learn on the stage often translate to more than just careers on the stage.
Author(s): Jerrold W. Maddox
Can html be styled well enough and simply enough so that anyone can write for the web, using just a text editor, and share that work with anyone else, regardless of the platform they are using, the speed of their connection and any disabilities they may have?
The answer is yes.
I also believe that those of us who are focused on teaching and learning, rather than branding and sales, need to make everything as simple and small as we can, so we don't burden the user who has limited bandwidth and a slow connection.
Author(s): Jeffrey Hoover
The Arts and Society: Making New Worlds, by Jeffrey Hoover, describes the evolving world of the arts and how it impacts our lives. This book was written to help one enter into a significant dialogue about the arts while leveraging ideas and values communicated by this mirror of society.
Roads to Junction: Making Art, Teaching Art validates the artist identity that many art teachers across the country lose due to teaching overloads, limited or no time, and their own personal fears of lacking the talent to be called an artist. This book features stories, art works and essays from real-life art teachers who came to the Texas Tech Junction campus wanting to make art. They share their life histories, various cultural backgrounds, varying motivations and roadblocks.
Author(s): Christopher Montpetit
What is Theatre? An Introduction to Theatre is a textbook written for and geared towards those who are not familiar with the ancient and lively art known as theatre.
Available in a convenient and affordable eBook format, What is Theatre? is an introductory and interactive look at the theatrical history, artists, skills and expertise needed to create live art to a new generation of theatre artists and audiences.