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Too Many Songs

Author : Tom Lehrer
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The subversive songs of Tom Lehrer, the sardonic piano-wielding fugitive from Harvard, have corrupted generations of Americans since he first began recording and performing in the 1950s. His uniquely depraved wit has been forced again on an unsuspecting public' via Tomfoolery, the stage revue based on his ever-trenchant observation of the American scene. This new songbook, with old favorites unavailable for years as well as never-published songs, is the most comprehensive ever assembled. It contains the words, tunes, piano accompaniments, and guitar chords for these thirty-four classics: The Irish Ballad Fight Fiercely, Harvard! Be Prepared The Old Dope Peddler The Wild West Is Where I Want to Be I Wanna Go Back to Dixie Lobachevsky The Hunting Song I Hold Your Hand in Mine My Home Town L-Y When You Are Old and Gray The Wiener Schnitzel Waltz Poisoning Pigeons in the Park A Christmas Carol Bright College Days In Old Mexico She's My Girl The Elements The Masochism Tango National Brotherhood Week MLF Lullaby The Folk Song Army Smut Send the Marines New Math Pollution So Long, Mom Who's Next? Wemher Von Braun We Will All Go Together When We Go I Got It from Agnes Silent E The Vatican Rag

Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer With Not Enough Drawings by Ronald Searle

Author : Tom Lehrer
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Too Many Songs by Tom Lehrer

Author : Tom Lehrer
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Pieces of My Song Says Yes

Author : Willie Perkins III
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A sample of poems, songs, rap and short quotes from a larger collection of work. Each one is introduced with a short story about the author and the inspiration behind the poem that follows.

Catalog of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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Parts of a Past

Author : Mike Robertson
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Memories of growing up on the West Island of Montreal during the 1950s and early 60''s are the subject of this aptly entitled collection of fourteen short stories. Sometimes hopelessly conventional and sometimes strangely surprising, each story is a remembrance by a now middle aged man who realizes that his future may now reside mainly in his past. Whether looking back on his first girlfriend, some of his school day adventures, or his relationship with the Almighty, Parts of A Past is a whimsical retelling of events that most will recognize, if not revere as being similar to their own.

Essential Radio Skills

Author : Peter Stewart
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"One of the few books we'd recommend" BBC Training "The perfect guide for anyone who wants to get on in this ever-changing and challenging media" Controller BBC Radio 5 Live "A rich repository of real, practical experience" Director - BBC Nations & Regions "An invaluable guide" Director - The Radio Academy This is a practical, how-to guide to producing and presenting radio to a professional standard. Packed with day-to-day advice that captures the essence and buzz of live broadcasting; from preparing your show before it goes out, last minute changes to running orders, deciding what to drop in over a track, how to sell a feature or promote a programme, setting up competitions, thinking fast in a phone in - this book will help you do all that and more. It covers network and commercial, music and talk radio skills and is particularly suited to the independent local or community radio. It features advice from professionals, covers industry-wide best practice with enough 'need-to-know' technical information to get you up and running. This edition has been updated throughout and has more than 500 weblinks to downloads and audio and video examples, as well as cross-references to the official National Occupational Standards for Radio Content.

The Schubert Song Companion

Author : John Reed
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Provides background information on the text and translation for all of Schubert's songs. "A bible for the serious Schubertian."--Back cover.

Too Much Information

Author : Dave Gorman
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It’s hard to imagine a world where anything you could possibly want to know about – and everything you don’t even know you want to know about – isn't accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week, with just a few taps of our fingers. But that world once existed. And Dave Gorman remembers it. He remembers when there were only three channels on TV. He remembers when mobile phones were the preserve of arrogant estate agents and yuppie twonks. And he remembers when you had to unplug your phone to plug the computer into the landline in order to use the (crippling slow) internet. Nowadays of course, the world is full of people trying to tell us things. So much so that we have taught our brains not to pay much attention. After all, click the mouse, tap the screen, flick the channel and it's on to the next thing. But Dave Gorman thinks it's time to have a closer look, to find out how much nonsense we tacitly accept. Suspicious adverts, baffling newspaper headlines, fake twitter, endless cat videos, insane TV shows where the presenters ask the same questions over and over. Can we even hear ourselves think over the rising din? Or is there just too much information?

Songs in Their Heads

Author : Patricia Shehan Campbell
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This book explores the meaning and value of music in children's lives, based upon their expressed thoughts and actual musicking behaviors in school and at play. Blending standard education field experiences with ethnomusicological techniques, Campbell demonstrates how music is personally and socially meaningful to children and what values they place on particular musical styles, songs, and functions. She explores musical behaviors in various contextual settings-in the outdoor garden of the Lakeshore Zebras' preschool, in Mr. Roberts' fifth grade classroom, on a school bus, at home with the Anderson family, in the Rundale School cafeteria, at the Toys and More Store. She documents in narrative forms some of the "songs in their heads", balancing music learned with music "made", and intentional, purposeful music with natural music behavior. From age three to tween-age, children are particularized by gender race, ethnicity, and class, and their soundscapes are described for the contexts, functions, and meanings they make of music in their lives. Treading through the individual cases and conversations is the image of the "universal child" children's culture that transcends localities, separates them from adults, and defines them as their own community of shared beliefs and practices. Songs in Their Heads is a vivid and engaging book that brides the disciplines of music education, ethnomusicology, and folklore. Designed as a text or supplemental text in a variety of music education methods courses, as well as a reference for music specialists and classroom teachers, this book will also appeal to parents interested in understand and enhancing music making in their own children.

Nonfinite Structures in Theory and Change

Author : D. Gary Miller
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This book investigates the precise nature of nonfinite structures and explores the ways in which they change. Gary Miller examines a broad range of structures, including traditional infinitives, gerunds, and participles, across different Indo-European (and some non-Indo-European) languages nowand in the past.As structures which are nonfinite in some languages are not so in others, the question arises whether the concept 'nonfinite' has any meaning or explanatory power. In seeking an answer to this conundrum, the author shows that infinitives with subject person agreement, such as in West Greenlandic,Modern Greek, Portuguese, Welsh, and Hungarian, share properties with prototypical nonfinite formations. Professor Miller examines languages with morphologically marked tense on infinitives, including Ancient Greek and Latin, and Modern Turkish. He demonstrates that nonfinite structures that can beassigned non-structural (inherent or semantic) case differ systematically from those with either structural or no case.The book concludes with a substantial history of infinitives, gerunds, and participles in Old and Middle English, which reveals why and how nonfinite structures change and vary over time.Gary Miller1s innovative theoretical reasoning and the wide range of evidence on which it is brought to bear make this book a considerable contribution to the understanding of grammatical change and its formal expression, as well as to the history of English.

Guitar strumming picking patterns for more than 1 000 songs

Author : Christian Pahlke
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Christian Pahlke, a german guitar teacher shows you the easiest way to play fantastic strumming patterns on guitar. He knows how it feels, when you have a song which you would like to sing but you have no rhythm for. With his guitar impact patterns he opens a new world for you. The world of fantastic guitar rhythm for almost any song. He has collected them over almost 40 years. Try it, otherwise you would not believe it. Impress the world with your own incredible sound.

Get More Fans The DIY Guide to the New Music Business

Author : Jesse Cannon
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How Do I Promote My Music On A Small Budget? How Do I Get My YouTube Videos to Spread? How Do I Turn Casual Fans Into One’s Who Buy From Me? How Do I Get Written About On Blogs? How Do I Increase Turnout At Shows? How Do I Make Fans Using Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr And SoundCloud? With every day that passes, the power the major labels once had dies a little more. The chance to get the same exposure as your favorite musicians gets easier and easier. The hurdles that would only allow you to get popular, if the right people said your music was good enough, are gone. You can now get exposed to thousands of potential fans without investing 1% of what musicians used to by building a fanbase based on listeners love for your music. No more writing letters hoping that A&R writes you back. This book explains how you do it. While many books will tell you obvious information, legal mumbo-jumbo and marketing catchphrases that don’t help you get more fans. Our experience working with real bands - from upstarts like Man Overboard and Transit to legends like The Cure, The Misfits and Animal Collective, has led us to understand the insider tricks and ideas that go into some of the most important groups of our time. We produce records, do licensing deals, negotiate record contracts and get the musicians we work with written about on websites like Pitchfork and Vice. We have worked with bands who started off as nothing and became something. Unlike any other book written on the subject we have compiled the knowledge no one else has been willing to print in fear of obsoleting their own career. We give you thousands of ideas on how to get people to hear your music and turn them into fans who pay to support your music. Whether you are a label owner, musician, manager, booking agent or publicist there is information in this book that will help you do what you do better. Enjoy! For more information see GetMoreFansBook.com

Songs Of Enchantment

Author : Ben Okri
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One great thought can change the dreams of the world. One great action, lived out all the way to the sea, can change the history of the world. The adventures of Azaro, the spirit child, continue. From the bestselling author of The Famished Road comes this radiant sequel.

A Catalog of Music Written in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr

Author : Anthony McDonald
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McDonald organizes and makes available information on music appropriate for concerts performed by a symphony orchestra, school music department, church choir, or solo performer in celebration of Martin Luther King Day or Black History Month. His selections include not only music written specifically in honor of King but also about other Americans associated with the struggle for equality and freedom, such as Abraham Lincoln, Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and John F. Kennedy. He also includes works dealing with African American history and culture, such as William Grant Still's Afro-American Symphony. The third edition includes a considerable number of revisions and updates, with many new works added. Additions include an entirely new section devoted to jazz and blues songs, an overview of Martin Luther King Day concerts with sample programs, and a discography, along with appendixes of works listed by orchestration, subject, and a list of publishers and sources.

Boogie Man

Author : Charles Shaar Murray
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‘You the funkiest man alive.’ Miles Davis’ accolade was the perfect expression of John Lee Hooker’s apotheosis as blues superstar: recording with the likes of Van Morrison, Keith Richards and Carlos Santana; making TV commercials (Lee Jeans); appearing in films (The Blues Brothers); and even starring in Pete Townshend’s musical adaptation of Ted Hughes’ story The Iron Man. His was an extraordinary life. Born in the American deep south, he moved to Detroit and then, in a career spanning over fifty years, recorded hypnotic blues classics such as ‘Boogie Chillen’, rhythm-and-blues anthems such as ‘Dimples’ and ‘Boom Boom’ and, in his final, glorious renaissance, the Grammy-winning album The Healer. Charles Shaar Murray’s authoritative biography vividly, and often in John Lee Hooker’s own words, does magnificent justice to the man and his music.

Let s Start the Music

Author : Amy Brown
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Music programs have been scaled back or eliminated altogether from the curricula of many schools. Luckily, storytimes offer ideal opportunities for music and songs. In this collection of easy-to-use, easy-to-adapt library programs for children in grades K-3, Brown connects songs and musical activities directly to books kids love to read. Offering several thematic programs, complete with stories, songs, and flannelboard and other activities, her book includes Music activities, lists of music-related books, mix-and-match activities, and additional web resources Terrific tips on how to teach songs to young children Ways to develop original songs and rhythms to enliven children’s books Even if you can’t carry a tune in a bushel basket, this handy resource has everything you need to start the music in your storytimes.

My Country Roots

Author : Alice Randall
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There's no denying that country music plays a large part in our culture's fabric. There's also no denying that MP3s and the world of online music are quickly becoming a large part of our culture's fabric. The exciting news? My Country Roots: The Ultimate MP3 Guide to America's Outsider Music by New York Times best-selling author Alice Randall, with music-aficionado-editors Carter and Courtney Little, will be the bridge between these two cultural staples. Not only does this book include recommended listening via playlists, artist information and historical facts, it also provides a behind the scenes look at Nashville, the infamous home of country music. So for all you music lovers, MP3 users, or folks who are interested in discovering or rediscovering your roots-this is a book you can't live without!

Gilded Songs Berlin to Bacharach

Author : Michael G. Cunningham
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Ethnomusicology and Modern Music History

Author : Stephen Blum
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Designed as a tribute to world-renowned ethnomusicologist Bruno Nettl, this volume explores the ways in which ethnomusicologists are contributing to the larger task of investigating music history. The fifteen contributors explore topics ranging from meetings with the Suyá Indians of Brazil to the German-speaking Jewish community of Israel; from Indian music in Felicity, Trinidad, to Ravi Shankar's role as cultural mediator. "This book is unique not only for its approach but also for the scope of its content. . . . It is definitely a must for libraries of research centers and institutions with ethnomusicology programs." -- Choice