Dance Studies: The Basics

Dance Studies: The BasicsA concise introduction to the study of dance ranging from the practical aspects such as technique and choreography to more theoretical considerations such as aesthetic appreciation and the place of dance in different cultures. This book answers questions such as: Exactly how do we define dance? What kinds of people dance and what kind of training is necessary? How are dances made? What do we know about dance history? Featuring a glossary, chronology of dance history and list of useful websi…

November 21, 2011
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Basics in Rhythm (Meredith Music Series) Bk/online audio

Basics in Rhythm (Meredith Music Series) Bk/online audio(Meredith Music Resource). A collection of short, graduated studies for teaching or learning to read rhythms. Exercises cover all fundamental rhythms, meters, and mixed meters. Ideal as a supplement or primary reading method. Now even better with the addition of a demonstration audio showcasing the exercises featured in the book. Useful for any instrument or voice….

November 1, 2003
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The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga

The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and YogaAwareness of movement potential,” says author Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, β€œis key to a healthy body and injury prevention.” The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement shows readers how to gain that awareness by understanding the biomechanics of movement. In ten chapters, color-coded for easy reference, the author covers all of the major muscle and joint areas, including the spine; core region; shoulder; elbow; wrist and hand; and hip, knee, and ankle/foot joints. Most importantly, each chapter contain…

September 6, 2011
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BASIC RHYTHMIC TRAINING

BASIC RHYTHMIC TRAINING(Instructional). This book assumes no prior knowledge and begins with elementary rhythmic notation. It provides a comprehensive understanding of basic rhythm and its components: the beat, pulse, time signatures, notes, rests, syncopation. For general music classes and private instruction. Assures better, quicker sight-reading, ear-training, rhythmic proficiency, and introduction to music dictation….

May 1, 1986
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Basic Guitar Workout (The Basic Series)

Basic Guitar Workout (The Basic Series)(Music Sales America). Most guitar instruction books give you exercises to improve your technique, but soon become dull and routine. This pocket-sized manual approaches things differently, with 120 graduated exercises which are split into three sections: warm-ups, coordination and ear training. By choosing one exercise from each section at random every day, you can be sure of a consistent challenge. 4 x 5-3/4…

January 1, 2006
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Basic Guitar Lessons: Play Guitar with Happy Traum (Happy Traum’s Basic Guitar Lessons)

Basic Guitar Lessons: Play Guitar with Happy Traum (Happy Traum's Basic Guitar Lessons)(Music Sales America). Learn how to play guitar from one of the most respected performers and teachers in the field! This fast, easy course by Happy Traum starts you from the beginning, with simple instruction for all ages. It uses contemporary material, taking you into jazz, folk, classical, and popular styles. You’ll focus on repertoire rather than exercises, playing well-known songs from the very first lesson!…

January 1, 1992
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Sound Check: The Basics of Sound and Sound Systems

Sound Check: The Basics of Sound and Sound Systems(Book). Sound Check is a simplified guide to what can be a tricky subject: getting good sound. Starting with an easy-to-understand explanation of the principles and physics of sound, Sound Check goes on to cover amplifiers, speaker hookup, matching speakers with amps, sound reinforcement, mixers, monitor systems, grounding, and more. Includes many diagrams, lots of illustrations, and a glossary of audio terms….

August 1, 1994
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Basics of Singing

Basics of SingingRequiring no formal music background, this complete teaching package offers a unique, appealing, and effective introduction to the art of singing. Suitable for beginning and intermediate singers of all voices, “Basics of Singing” is flexibly organized, providing a variety of pedagogical approaches to present the basic principles of voice production, musicianship, song interpretation, and vocal health. New to this edition is a Background and Performance Notes section that provides singers with co…

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Basic Fingering Chart For Alto Saxophone

Basic Fingering Chart For Alto SaxophoneDue to the incredible success of our Instrumental Fingering Posters, we thought it would be extremely helpful to create a smaller version that would fit comfortably in every method book that any beginning student has been assigned. Santorella’s Fingering charts are ideal for every beginner. Perfect for private students, classroom study or simply for a quick and easy reference guide while practicing at home. These graphic illustrations of assorted brass and reed instruments include Clarinet, Trum…

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WP201 – Bastien Piano Basics – Piano Level 1

WP201 - Bastien Piano Basics - Piano Level 1Piano is the main lesson book in the Bastien Piano Basics course. The carefully graded, logical learning sequence assures steady, continual progress. Original music by the Bastiens includes a stimulating mixture of pop, folk, classical, and contemporary styles. Full-color illustrations throughout entertain and reinforce musical concepts along the way. The gradual multi-key approach takes students through all 12 keys — 3 in each of Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each page is carefully correlated page-by…

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