Edition de Philip Ledger408 pages 220x147mmThis book presents 60 of the very best madrigals for SATB, chosen from the many hundreds of possible candidates. The major composers of the genre are each represented by several madrigals and the lesser figures by one or more.SATB unaccompanied Bateson: Those Sweet Delightful LiliesBennet: All Creature NowBennet: Weep, O Mine EyesByrd: Lullaby, My Sweet Little BabyByrd: This Sweet and Merry Month of MayByrd: Though Amaryllis DanceCavendish: Come, Gentle SwainsEast: Poor is the LifeEast: Quick, Quick, Away, Dispatch!East: No Haste But Good!Farmer: Fair Nymphs, I Heard One TellingFarmer: Fair Phyllis I SawFarnaby: Consture My MeaningGibbons: Ah, Dear HeartGibbons: Dainty Fine BirdGibbons: O That the Learned PoetsGibbons: The Silver SwanGibbons: Trust Not Too Much, Fair YouthGibbons: What is our Life?Greaves: Come Away, Sweet LoveKirbye: See What a Maze of ErrorMorley: April is in my Mistress´ FaceMorley: Fyer, Fyer!Morley: Hard by a Crystal FountainMorley: I Love, Alas, I Love TheeMorley: Leave, Alas, This TormentingMorley: My Bonny Lass She SmilethMorley: Now is the Month of MayingMorley: Sing We and Chant ItMorley: Though Philomela Lost Her LoveMorley: Whither Away So Fast?Ramsey: Sleep, Fleshly BirthTomkins: Adieu, Ye City-Prisoning TowersTomkins: Music DivineTomkins: O Yes! Has any Found a Lad?Tomkins: See, See the Shepherds´ QueenTomkins: Too Much I Once LamentedVautor: Mother, I Will Have a HusbandVautor: Sweet Suffolk OwlWard: Come, Sable NightWeelkes: As Vesta WasWeelkes: Come, Sirrah Jack, Ho!Weelkes: Hark, All Ye Lovely SaintsWeelkes: O Care, Thou Wilt Despatch MeWeelkes: Hence, Care, Thou Art Too CruelWeelkes: Since Robin HoodWeelkes: Sing We At PleasureWeelkes: Strike It Up, TaborWeelkes: Thule the Period of CosmographyWeelkes: The Andalusian MerchantWeelkes: Thus Sings My Dearest JewelWilbye: Adieu Sweet AmaryllisWilbye: Draw On, Sweet NightWilbye: Flora Gave Me Fairest FlowersWilbye: Lady, When I BeholdWilbye: O What Shall I Do?Wilbye: Sweet Honey-Sucking BeesWilbye: Yet, Sweet, Take HeedWilbye: Weep, Weep, Mine Eyes
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : Beginning-IntermediateMusical Genre : BluesSeries : Value LineNumber of pages : 24 This book is meant to give you a jump-start in playing blues harmonica. You will find there are both easy and difficult techniques on the harmonica. Due to the nature and length of this book, and to avoid repetition of sections of other books by the same author- some of the more commonplace blues harmonica techniques are avoided here. A 10-hole D harmonica is required to begin this book, but a Lee Oskar natural minor harmonica in the key of A minor is also recommended. All tunes and exercises in this book are written in standard notation with harmonica blow/draw indications. Although this is not a beginner´s book, the enclosed CD recording provides an additional assist to players at all level.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : All StylesNumber of pages : 48Learn to read music, play popular songs and be part of an ensemble. For home study, senior wellness classes and better breathers groups. Specially designed lessons and information for those with COPD and related pulmonary diseases. Book is accompanied by CD recording of all examples.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : Multiple LevelsMusical Genre : All StylesNumber of pages : 80 Offering a comprehensive study of harmonica techniques and blues soloing concepts, this book contains studies and etudes on bending notes (draw and blow), throat vibrato, two-hole shakes, tongue blocking, acoustic and amplified playing, music theory, blues scales, octave substitutions, playing positions, and position substitutes. Intended for the intermediate to advanced diatonic harmonica player, this book provides extensive instruction on lead and accompaniment playing styles. The companion CD includes musical example and play-along songs. Each exercise is played and every full length song is fully accompanied by a blues band. Each large example is played once with harmonica and again with accompaniment only. This book can be used with both diatonic and chromatic harmonica, but us more recommended for the diatonic player.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : All StylesSeries : Harmonica Masterclass LessonNumber of pages : 48Adult Harmonica Method is an exciting harmonica course that teaches reading and playing for the person looking to study at home or with a community harmonica band. Whether you stay with the harmonica or move on to another instrument, the music studies in this book will prepare you for a fruitful lifetime of music making. The recording contains all the music examples with piano accompaniment for the popular melodies and a full size blues band for the Rhythm and Blues songs. The most exciting part of this book is the harmonica band arrangements. Imagine an orchestra of harmonicas playing four and five part harmonies! This book is a natural for adult night school programs, community orchestras, retirement community bands and many more.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : ChildrenSeries : Harmonica Masterclass LessonNumber of pages : 48Youth Harmonica Method is an exciting harmonica course that teaches reading and playing music for the person looking to study at home or with a school harmonica band. Whether the student stays with the harmonica or moves on to another instrument, the music studies in this book will prepare them for a fruitful lifetime of music making. The recording contains all the music examples with piano accompaniment for the popular melodies and a full size blues band for the Rhythm and Blues songs. The most exciting part of this book is the harmonica band arrangements. Imagine an orchestra of harmonicas playing four and five part harmonies! This book is a natural for school music startup programs and any community based groups that want to introduce music into young peopleâ€™s lives.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : BeginningMusical Genre : All StylesSeries : First LessonsNumber of pages : 32 First Lessons Harmonica is an exciting set-by-step instruction course for the ten-hole diatonic harmonica. Subjects covered are: reading music notation; rhythm training; train patterns; folk tunes; blues; bending; vibrato; tongue blocking single notes and octaves; and instruction on all three common harmonica positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd). Book is accompanied by CD recording of all examples played by author David Barrett along with background music.
DescriptionImprovising Blues Harmonica, by authors David Barrett and John Garcia, is a groundbreaking method explaining the mysterious world of improvising. This book and recording cover: chorus forms; what licks, riffs, melodies and phrases are made of; scale and chord theory; concepts for soloing (focus notes); phrase shaping; accompaniment playing; hooks, heads and bridges; elements that add unity to an instrumental; instrumental song analysis; learning solos note for note and retaining licks.Concepts in this material have been proven over a decade of private lessons and workshops held around the world. If you are looking to go the next step in your soloing skills, this material will take you there. For intermediate and advanced blues Harmonica players. Recording uses ´C´ and ´A´ major diatonic Harmonicas. Examples presented in the book are played by the authors. Full-length study songs are also included. 80 pages in length with access to online audio.
Media Type : Book/CD SetLevel : Multiple LevelsMusical Genre : BluesSeries : School of BluesNumber of pages : 56Blues Drums, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, contains over 250 examples of blues drum patterns and technique-building exercises! Subjects covered in this book are: The History of Blues Drumming; Choosing Your Instrument and Getting Your Sound; Exercises for Development of Technique (Sticking and foot patterns specific to playing blues); Blues Shuffles & Swing Beats, Slow Blues, Ballads and the Triplet Groove (12/8 Time); Blues Rhumba, Calypso Beats and Samba Feel; Two-Beat/Cut Time; Early Rock â€˜nâ€™ Roll and Surf Beats; New Orleans, Soul and Funk Influences; and Build-ups & Fills. This book is accompanied by a CD recording of all examples played on the drums with the backing of the School of the Blues All-Star Band. It is recommended that you also purchase Blues Drums Play-Along Trax (MB21067BCD) to have full-length play-along trax for you to apply what you learn in this book.