Theory, History and Practice of scales, temperament, tuning and intonation for all musical instruments and voices: 486 pages and 365 figures encompassing decades of research and findings.
PART ONE... More > provides the acoustical background. Each one of the main temperaments is then covered, with a thorough analysis of its musical features. Finally, a full HISTORICAL SURVEY guides the musician in the selection of temperament(s) for his/her repertoire.
PART TWO consists of tuning, fretting and intonation directions for the different temperaments, on keyboards, fretted and unfretted strings, voices, woodwinds and brass wind instruments, including variable intonation.
PART THREE covers multiple divisions and the analysis of historical sources, including recent research results.
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This is not your ordinary workers' compensation book. Workers' compensation coverage is relatively easy to understand. It's the legal, procedural and contractual issues surrounding workers'... More > compensation that are complicated. In “The Insurance Professional’s Practical Guide to Workers’ Compensation,” Boggs addresses in clear, jargon-free English many of the concepts, policies and practices in workers compensation that brokers, risk advisors, and corporate risk managers need to know. The chapters, such as on which injuries and which workers are covered, free the reader from having to wade through dense legal and regulatory treatises. Boggs explains to non-lawyers legal aspects of workers compensation. If you need to use the book as little as one time a year, get it, because you'll probably need it much more often.< Less
An illustrated technical guide to the Boeing 737 aircraft. Containing extensive explanatory notes, facts, tips and points of interest on all aspects of this hugely successful airliner and showing its... More > technical evolution from its early design in the 1960s through to the latest advances in the re-engined MAX.
The book provides detailed descriptions of systems, internal and external components, their locations and functions, together with pilots’ notes a detailed guide to airtesting and technical specifications. It is illustrated with over 500 colour photographs, diagrams and schematics.
Chris Brady has written this book after many years developing the highly successful and informative Boeing 737 Technical Site, known throughout the world by pilots, trainers and engineers as the most authoritative open source of information freely available about the 737.
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Sometimes you don’t know what your story is until you start to tell it. When my teacher, Ann, passed away suddenly nine months into my beginner knitting class, followed by my dad and then my... More > mom, the book I was planning to write — a lighthearted collection of Ann’s knitting tips and techniques — turned into something much deeper. As I followed the yarn where it led me, I discovered the ways in which my life was intertwined with Ann’s, and, in the process, I began to uncover my own true story.
“Tattoo this on your eyelids! This book is really really good....It’s got everything going for it; funny stories, heart warming anecdotes, awesome information about how to take care of your knits, and a mass of other little facts and details that range form interesting to ‘ohmergawd how did I not know this???’,” writes Theo DeAndrea
“This book is without a doubt one of the most wonderful reads….Thanks to Reba, not only did Ann teach her class at the Y, but now us as well,” says “MySistersKnitter.”< Less