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The Guitar Workbook A Fresh Approach to Exploration and Mastery

Increasingly, guitar study is offered alongside band, orchestra, and chorus in school music programs. This development has drawn a new population of students into those programs but has left music educators scrambling to developing meaningful, sequential courses of study that both meet the needs of these new students and align with state, county, and national curricula. Few available guitar methods are designed with the classroom in mind, and fewer still take a holistic approach to teaching and learning the instrument. In short, teachers are left to navigate a vast array of method books that cover a variety of styles and approaches, often without the confidence and experience necessary to know 'what to teach when.' The Guitar Workbook: A Fresh Approach to Exploration and Mastery addresses the needs of these educators. Throughout the book's 20 lessons, students are encouraged to explore the ways various guitar styles and notation systems differ, as well as the ways they support and complement each other. Lessons cover myriad topics including pick-style playing, basic open position chords, finger-style technique, and power chords. Suggested 'Mastery Activities' at the end of each lesson support higher-order thinking, contextualize the skills and concepts studied, and provide a jumping off point for further exploration. Additionally, suggestions for further study point teachers and students to resources for extra practice.

Recording Tips for Engineers For Cleaner, Brighter Tracks, Fourth Edition

Recording Tips for Engineers, Fourth Edition provides the knowledge needed to become a proficient audio engineer. With years of experience working with big name rock stars, author Tim Crich shares his expertise and gives all the essential insider tips and shortcuts. A tool for engineers of all levels, this humorous, easy-to-read guide is packed with practical advice using real-life studio situations, bulleted lists, and clear illustrations. It will save valuable time and allow for fast, in-session reference. Additional resources are available on the companion website (www.routledge/cw/crich.com). The fourth edition has been updated to: Lead discussions of modern file storage and processes for uploading, downloading, sharing, and transferring files and data. Address digital audio workstations. Provide expanded coverage on room treatment.

Bachs Continuo Group Players and Practice in His Vocal Works

When Bach's cantatas, masses, passions, and chorales were originally performed under the composer's direction, which instruments played the basso continuo, the line that establishes the harmonic framework? Bach's Continuo Group answers this and other fundamental questions and probes the rationale behind Baroque performance conventions.

Redvelations: A Soul's Journey to Becoming Human

Author’s Summary Sharing your truth with the world is rarely easy, especially when it contradicts history and a major world religion. But truth, much like love, can’t stay buried forever.   Redvelations is my story of remembering and reclaiming Sarah, the forgotten daughter of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, as the lost part of my own soul.  

Mindfulness in Music: Notes on Finding Life's Rhythm

“Mark Tanner has written a mindfulness manifesto for music” - BBC Radio 3: Music Matters "Mindfulness in Music is both informative and thought-provoking - a fascinating read on many levels" - Julian Lloyd Webber Mindfulness in Music is a joyful exploration into the meditative nature of music and its holistic beauty. Mark Tanner reveals how composers and musicians have always embraced mindful connections, and how everyone can cherish the same life-affirming chords. Whether listening to a forest soundscape, playing trombone in a ska group or listening to Beethoven or Beyonce, he reveals the natural ecology to all forms of music, and the creative mindful instinct we share. Through unique meditations, personal reflections, and holistic notes, this astute author shines a spotlight on the humanity and spirituality in music.

This Is Not a Remix Piracy, Authenticity and Popular Music

Widespread distribution of recorded music via digital networks affects more than just business models and marketing strategies; it also alters the way we understand recordings, scenes and histories of popular music culture. This Is Not a Remix uncovers the analog roots of digital practices and brings the long history of copies and piracy into contact with contemporary controversies about the reproduction, use and circulation of recordings on the internet. Borschke examines the innovations that have sprung from the use of recording formats in grassroots music scenes, from the vinyl, tape and acetate that early disco DJs used to create remixes to the mp3 blogs and vinyl revivalists of the 21st century. This is Not A Remix challenges claims that 'remix culture' is a substantially new set of innovations and highlights the continuities and contradictions of the Internet era. Through an historical focus on copy as a property and practice, This Is Not a Remix focuses on questions about the materiality of media, its use and the aesthetic dimensions of reproduction and circulation in digital networks. Through a close look at sometimes illicit forms of composition-including remixes, edits, mashup, bootlegs and playlists-Borschke ponders how and why ideals of authenticity persist in networked cultures where copies and copying are ubiquitous and seemingly at odds with romantic constructions of authorship. By teasing out unspoken assumptions about media and culture, this book offers fresh perspectives on the cultural politics of intellectual property in the digital era and poses questions about the promises, possibilities and challenges of network visibility and mobility.

Moon Tucson (Travel Guide)

See Tucson with a Local! Experience the laid-back atmosphere and vibrant culture of this artsy desert enclave with Tucson local Tim Hull. What you'll find in Moon Tucson: Strategic, flexible itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule, including: "The Best of Old Pueblo in Three Days," "Sonoran Desert Adventures," "Midtown Biking," and "Southwest Style" Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, how to get there, and how to get around The top sights and unique activities: Visit remnants of ancient cultures, or explore vestiges of the Old West's legendary conquistadores, cowboys, and outlaws. Browse galleries of Pueblo art, hit an eclectic fusion restaurant, and shop for one-of-a-kind Native American crafts. Find the best resorts for golfing or a spa day, taste phenomenal Mexican food, and discover the top spots to sample the local nightlife Detailed coverage of restaurants, shops, and nightlife Expert insight from Tucson local Tim Hull Suggestions for excursions outside of the city, including Kartchner Caverns and the Huachuca Mountains, Bisbee and Tombstone, the Border Region, and Willcox and the Chiricahua Mountains Thorough information, including background on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local culture With Moon Tucson's curated advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can experience the city your way. Exploring more of the Southwest? Try Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon or Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Portland Including the Coast, Mounts Hood and St. Helens, and the Santiam River, 6th Edition

Updated maps, new hikes, even more rankings and categories, fresh photography, and useful backpacking options make the newest edition of this authoritative guide to Portland's best day hikes the most exciting yet. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Portland profiles 60 select trails that give outdoor adventurers a little of everything there is to enjoy around Portland: mountain views, forest solitude, picturesque streams, strenuous workouts, casual strolls, fascinating history, fields of flowers, awesome waterfalls, and ocean beaches. Whether readers want a convenient city bus ride to the flat and fascinating Washington Park, a bumpy drive to Lookout Mountain, or the thigh-burning experiences that are Kings and Elk Mountains, this book lets them know what to bring, how to get to the trailhead, where to go on the trail, and what to look for while they’re hiking.

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain 150 incredible experiences on land and water

This exciting, inspiring, and informative guide is perfect for anyone who loves a challenge and an adventure. There are soaring ridgelines to run, exciting river descents to swim, secret coves to explore by boat, and achievable interesting scrambles, all in stunning locations. Each of the 150 featured adventures, which are arranged by geographical region, has been carefully chosen for being exhilarating, achievable by any reasonably active person, and as safe as possible. You'll be taken on a tour of the country and will discover where to do things you never thought possible in the UK--exploring the caves and inlets around Lizard Point by kayak, sleeping under the stars surrounded by the towering mountains of the Cuillin Ridge, or swimming in the fairy pools at Glen Brittle on Skye. The Adventurer's Guide to Britain puts together some of the very best experiences from the different worlds of adventure sport, to create the ultimate outdoor bible for those who love getting outside, challenging themselves, and exploring beautiful Britain.

Rendering in SketchUp
Rendering in SketchUp Sented by Michael

The sure way for design professionals to learn SketchUp modeling and rendering techniques

The Man Who Climbs Trees
The Man Who Climbs Trees Sented by Luis

A professional tree climber encounters gorillas, snakes, spiders, and birds of prey, as well as answers and perspective, hundreds of feet up, all over the world Every child knows the allure of climbing trees. But how many of us get to make a living at it, spending days observing nature from the canopies of stunning forests all around the world? As a wildlife cameraman for the BBC and National Geographic, James Aldred spends his working life high up in trees, poised to capture key moments in the lives of wild animals and birds. Aldred’s climbs take him to the most incredible and majestic trees in existence. In Borneo, home to the tallest tropical rain forest on the planet, just getting a rope up into the 250-foot-tall trees is a challenge. In Venezuela, even body armor isn’t guaranteed protection against the razor-sharp talons of a nesting Harpy Eagle. In Australia, the peace of being lulled to sleep in a hammock twenty-five stories above the ground— after a grueling day of climbing and filming—is broken by a midnight storm that threatens to topple the tree. In this vivid account of memorable trees he has climbed (“Goliath,” “Apollo,” “Roaring Meg”), Aldred blends incredible stories of his adventures in the branches with a fascination for the majesty of trees to show us the joy of rising—literally—above the daily grind, up into the canopy of the forest.

How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps: A Creative Guide with Tips, Tricks, and Projects

With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented international map artists. From city maps and family trees to treasure maps, palmistry charts, platformgame maps, and more, the wide range of projects collected here will satisfy first-time cartographers as well as veteran mapmakers inspired by the popular map art trend.

Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh
Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh Sented by Michael

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Edinburgh. In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essentials of Edinburgh. Take in the gorgeous and ancient architecture, or visit during the world's biggest arts festival. You'll get firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket. Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

Marcia Langton Welcome to Country

Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen to learn more about Australia's first peoples. And while the Indigenous tourism industry continues to grow, no comprehensive travel guide is currently available. Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. Author Professor Marcia Langton offers fascinating insights into Indigenous languages and customs, history, native title, art and dance, storytelling, and cultural awareness and etiquette for visitors. There is also a directory of Indigenous tourism experiences, organised by state or territory, covering galleries and festivals, national parks and museums, communities that are open to visitors, as well as tours and performances. This book is essential for anyone travelling around Australia who wants to learn more about the culture that has thrived here for over 50,000 years. It also offers the chance to enjoy tourism opportunities that will show you a different side of this fascinating country - one that remains dynamic, and is filled with openness and diversity.

The Garden of the Gods (The Corfu Trilogy)

The third book in The Corfu Trilogy (after My Family and Other Animals and Birds, Beasts and Relatives), the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. Just before the Second World War the Durrell family decamped to the glorious, sun-soaked island of Corfu where the youngest of the four children, ten-year-old Gerald, discovered his passion for animals: toads and tortoises, bats and butterflies, scorpions and octopuses. Through glorious silver-green olive groves and across brilliant-white beaches Gerry pursued his obsession . . . causing hilarity and mayhem in his ever-tolerant family.

The Pull of the River: A Journey into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain

Tales of escape and adventure on Britain's waterways; In The Pull of the River two foolhardy explorers do what we would all love to do: they turn their world upside down and seek adventure on their very own doorstep.; In a handsome, homemade canoe, painted a joyous nautical red the colour of Mae West's lips, Matt and his friend James delve into a watery landscape that invites us to see the world through new eyes.; Over chalk, gravel, clay and mud; through fields, woodland, villages, towns and cities, they reveal many places that otherwise go unnoticed and perhaps unloved, finding delight in the Waveney, Stour, Alde/Ore, upper and lower Thames, Lark, Great Ouse, Granta and Cam, Wye, Otter, Colne, Severn and the Great Glen Trail.; Showing that it is still possible to get lost while knowing exactly where you are, The Pull of the River is a beautifully written exploration of nature, place and friendship, and an ode to the great art - and joy - of adventure.

Ultimate Smoky Mountains: Discovering the Great National Park

A spectacular visual tour of one of the country's most popular and accessible national parks--Great Smoky Mountains. Visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a beloved pastime for families and fans of outdoor recreation, such as hiking, camping, and fishing. These 814 square miles from Tennessee to North Carolina are also home to a variety of wildlife, historic sites, and beautiful vistas. Explore the park’s mountain views, clear-running waterways, old-growth trees, flowering fields, watchable wildlife, winding trails, and old settlements through stunning photography and helpful information.

100 Things Every Artist Should Know: Tips, tricks & essential concepts

What's the best way to stretch watercolor paper? What basic materials do I need to start oil painting? How can I use color to create mood in my paintings? Readers can find answers to these questions and much more in 100 Things Every Artist Should Know. This broad book aims to equip and inspire beginners with fundamental art knowledge, as well as provide a refresher course for more experienced artists. Readers can discover or re-discover essential concepts, tips, and techniques distilled into a collection of 100 instructional entries by a range of Walter Foster authors. From lessons on value and color theory to helpful shortcuts, this book seeks to cover it all!

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity: The Street Art of Banksy

This Is Not a Photo Opportunity is a street-level, full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces ever. Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Once viewed as vandalism, Banksy's work is now venerated, collected, and preserved. Over the course of a decade, Martin Bull has documented dozens of the most important and impressive works by the legendary political artist, most of which are no longer in existence.

Donna Kooler's Seasons in Cross-Stitch

Stitch a project for every season of the year--hangings, samplers, pillows, and more--with 21 designs from the world-famous Donna Kooler Studio. Usher in spring with a curious bunny and Iris Portrait pillow. Have a sunny summer picnic with your Tea Party tablecloth and napkin set. Autumn means Halloween Cats, Bats, n' Pumpkins. And a bunch of Holly Jolly Snowmen, a trio of playful cats, and a Folk Santa really warm up winter! 122 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.

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