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Primacy of the Ear By Ran Blake & Ran Blake
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Many music books are designed to help better understand written music and theory, but "Primacy of the Ear" focuses on the development of the ear. "Primacy" outlines pianist and... More > MacArthur Fellow Ran Blake's approach to growing the ear and explains how musical memory is the key to becoming a more potent musician and shaping a personal musical style. Included are the legendary “ear-robics” exercises, developed by Ran over the course of 30 years as head of the Contemporary Improvisation Department at New England Conservatory of Music. Also covered: The Auteur Theory and how it translates into music making, developing and differentiating between the conscious and subconscious mind, listening and musical memory, how to learn from your musical heroes without being consumed by them, developing and using repertoire, and how to record your music most effectively. Primacy of the Ear is Ran Blake’s genius distilled—his teaching and musical philosophy in one volume. Co-written by Jason Rogers.< Less
Misalliance By Bernard Shaw
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Misalliance is a play written in 1909–1910 by George Bernard Shaw. The play takes place entirely on a single Saturday afternoon in the conservatory of a large country house in Hindhead, Surrey... More > in Edwardian era England.It is a continuation of some of the ideas on marriage that he expressed in 1908 in his play, Getting Married. It was also a continuation of some of his other ideas on Socialism, physical fitness, the Life Force, and "The New Woman": i.e. women intent on escaping Victorian standards of helplessness, passivity, stuffy propriety, and non-involvement in politics or general affairs.Shaw subtitled his play A Debate in One Sitting, and in the program of its first presentation in 1910 inserting this program note: "The debate takes place at the house of John Tarleton of Hindhead, Surrey, on 31 May 1909. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misalliance Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Four Orchestrated Songs By troy wayne
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duration: ca. 20:00 Instrumentation: 1(pic, afl)1(ca)1(ebcl)1/1000/perc /hp /str (min 65443)/bass baritone. In the tradition of Samuel Barber these songs, though with orchestra, retain their chamber... More > music character calling for a recital voice with a minimum of vibrato. The songs are intensly melodic and the orchestral parts though not often technically demanding require the most sensative ear for ensemble. Texts by Joyce, Dickinson, and Yeats. The "Four Orchestrated Songs" were first performed May 4, 1999 in Brown Hall at the New England Conservatory with Graham Fandrei, bass-baritone and Shawn Crouch conducting members of the New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. For score samples and audio clips (featuring Brian Church, baritone) http://www.troywayne.com< Less
Glass Flows op. 1 By Troy Wayne
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An atmospheric and reflective piece. Explores sonorities of a monochomatic ensemble. Glass Flows (“flows” as a verb) was originally a piece for double choruses of mixed voices on the Lux... More > Æterna text. After a reading by the strings of the New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Tamara Brooks, the piece was later orchestrated for full orchestra (at the suggestion of Malcolm Peyton - who was able to pursuade me it was doable) and came to be “Susan,” the 4th movement of the ballet Mind Fields. For score and audio samples http://www.troywayne.com< Less
Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra op. 11 By Wayne Troy
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Dramatic showcase for solo mallets. The first movement is a ritornello (allegro barbaro) for roto toms and large orchestra. The second movement, Romanza, for solo vibraphone and reduced orchestra,... More > is a lush and melodic homage to Samuel Barber. The solo vibraphone weaves its way in and out of chamber ensemble combinations with solos in the orchestra. The first and last sounds of the solo are a slow bowed melody. The last movement is for five octave marimba and large orchestra. It is multi metered in alternating bars of 3/4 and 3/8 and features an accompanied cadenza which culminates in a frenzied improv passage. The scherzo was first performed in concert on February 22, 1997 in the New England Conservatory’s Brown Hall in Boston by percussionist Jeremy Friedman and members of the NEC Symphony Orchestra. The audio excerpts are from a reading by the NEC Symphony Orchestra with Jeremy Friedman, percussion and Steven Lipset, conductor. Score and audio samples: www.troywayne.com< Less
Romanza op. 11b By troy wayne
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Duration: ca. 9:00. Instrumentation: 2(pic:pic,afl)2(ca)1asax2/2110/timp.perc/hp.pf(cel)/solo vib/str. The Romanza is a lush and melodic neo romantic homage to Samuel Barber. The solo vibraphone... More > weaves its way in and out of varying chamber ensemble combinations within the orchestra. The first and last sounds of the solo are a slow bowed melody. This piece is the second movement of my first percussion concerto and functions equally well as a stand alone concert piece or within the multi movement construct of the concerto. For score samples and audio samples featuring percussionist Jeremy Friedman with the New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Steven Lipset, conductor - http://www.troywayne.com< Less
Antiphonal Fanfare op. 10 By troy wayne
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Duration: ca. 2:30. This fanfare is intended to be performed antiphonally (though it may be performed in traditional quartet seating arrangement). Each player should be in a corner of the... More > performance space to form a square. Ideally, the two player at the back of the hall should be in the balcony. The intent is to create a large audience-encompassing space. As long as the players are arranged consecutively 1 – 4 it does not matter in which corner player 1 stands. A conductor may be needed to execute the piece in this fashion. Performable in the following combinations: 4 trumpets in C and 4 trombones / 4 trumpets in C / 4 trombones / 4 horns in F. Antiphonal Fanfare op. 10 was first performed by the New England Conservatory Honors Trombone Quartet in Jordan Hall, Boston 1997. Score contains full scores for the octet and quartet versions and their parts.< Less
Miss Billy -- Married By Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 – May 21,... More > 1920) was an American novelist.She was born as Eleanor Emily Hodgman in Littleton, New Hampshire, on December 19, 1868, as the daughter of Llewella French (née Woolson) and Francis Fletcher Hodgman. She was trained as a singer, attending the New England Conservatory for several years. In 1892 she married John Lyman Porter and relocated to Massachusetts, after which she began writing and publishing her short stories and, later, novels. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 21, 1920, and was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery.Porter wrote mainly children's literature, adventure stories, and romance fiction. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_H._Porter< Less
Miss Billy By Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 – May 21,... More > 1920) was an American novelist.She was born as Eleanor Emily Hodgman in Littleton, New Hampshire, on December 19, 1868, as the daughter of Llewella French (née Woolson) and Francis Fletcher Hodgman. She was trained as a singer, attending the New England Conservatory for several years. In 1892 she married John Lyman Porter and relocated to Massachusetts, after which she began writing and publishing her short stories and, later, novels. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 21, 1920, and was buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery.Porter wrote mainly children's literature, adventure stories, and romance fiction. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_H._Porter< Less
The Last Rose of Summer By Rupert Hughes
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The Last Rose of Summer is a novel by Rupert Hughes. He was an American historian, novelist, film director and composer based in Hollywood. Hughes was born in Lancaster, Missouri. His parents were... More > Felix Turner Hughes and Jean Amelia Summerlin, who were married in 1865. His brother Howard R. Hughes, Sr., co-founded the Hughes Tool Company. He was the uncle of Howard Hughes, the famous aviation magnate and filmmaker. His three volume scholarly biography of George Washington broke new ground in demythologizing the general and was well received by historians. He was elected as an honorary member of the Alpha chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity at the New England Conservatory in Boston in 1917. Hughes, active in state politics, was one of the founders of the California State Guard in 1940. In the 1940s he served as president of the American Writers Association, a group of anti-Communist writers. This book has 9 Chapters and was converted from its physical edition to the digital format< Less

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