Download E-books Religion and Popular Music in Europe: New Expressions of Sacred and Secular Identity (Library of Modern Religion) PDF

By Keith Kahn-Harris

Music and faith have, all through historical past, walked hand in hand. within the rites and rituals of small tribal religions, nice international religions, and more moderen New-Age and neo-heathen activities, other kinds of tune were used to have fun the gods, convey trust, and aid believers get involved with the divine. This cutting edge e-book makes a speciality of how mainstream and counter-cultural teams use faith and tune to barter the demanding situations of modernization and globalization within the eu context: a sector under-explored through present literature at the topic. With its inner ethnic variety, ever-expanding borders and extending differentiation, Europe has gone through massive dislocation in recent times. The authors express that, in the middle of such switch, rock, pop, and dance song could of their quite a few types be utilized by their practitioners as assets for brand spanking new varieties of non secular and non secular id, while those kinds are used as symbols of the deficiencies of secular society. targeting Christianity, Judaism, Islam and New spiritual activities, the ebook explores such issues as Norwegian Black steel and Neo-paganism, modern Jewish tune within the united kingdom, the French hip hop scene, the musical considering Muslim convert Cat Stevens/Yusuf Islam and ecu dance track tradition. It deals an excellent creation to modern considering on the interesting interface of ""music and religion.""

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Download E-books Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production, Second Edition: A Practical Guide to Pro Tools, Logic, Digital Performer, and Cubase PDF

By Andrea Pejrolo

An inspirational advisor for all degrees of workmanship, artistic Sequencing options for song construction indicates you the way to get the main out of the 4 best audio sequencers, common sense, seasoned instruments, electronic Performer, and Cubase. utilizing real-life examples, Andrea Pejrolo demonstrates quite a lot of technical and inventive suggestions, providing you with information and new rules that can assist you take your paintings to the following point. while you're generating track and looking out to construct your abilities in orchestration, composition, and combining you will discover all of the ideas and useful recommendation you would like during this booklet. that includes crucial instruments, which are now a part of the standard artistic technique in a electronic creation surroundings, to provide you the newest and leading edge concepts- together with swipe-comping, time-stretching, pitch correction, elastic-time, advanced-freezing, and new software program synthesizers. the fabric at the web site comprises loops, templates, audio examples, and finish of bankruptcy workouts to perform new abilities, this illustrated sensible advisor offers all of the instruments it is important to supply your tune the important part. no matter if you're a scholar or novice intending to extra expert effects, or a qualified desirous to grasp new abilities, this booklet can help you to enhance and take the standard of your paintings to the subsequent level.*Covers all key sequencing issues reminiscent of recording and enhancing thoughts and automation groove quantization, converters, sounds layering, faucet pace, inventive meter, pace adjustments, and synchronization *Teaches blending thoughts that takes benefit of plug-in expertise, maximizing using results reminiscent of reverb, compressor, limiter, equalizer, and masses extra *A site loaded with greater than ninety examples of preparations and methods, providing you with suggestion on tips on how to troubleshoot these universal error and ideal your tune construction

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Download E-books Electronic and experimental music: pioneers in technology and composition PDF

By Thom Holmes

Digital and Experimental track: know-how, track, and tradition presents an intensive remedy of the appropriate heritage at the back of the wedding of expertise and tune that has ended in the country of digital song this day. starting with an early historical past of digital track prior to 1945, the e-book outlines key composers, innovations, and ideas, starting from Edgard Varèse to Brian Eno; musique concrète to turntablism; and compositional concepts utilized in either analog and electronic synthesis.
The 3rd edition’s reader-friendly writing sort, logical association, and lines supply easy accessibility to key principles, milestones, and concepts.
* Reader’s publications and summaries firstly and finish of every chapter
* techniques bins offering a different profile of an influential person within the box of digital music
* hear playlists recommending key recordings in each one musical style pointed out in each one chapter
* Milestones timelines summarizing the main technological and musical strategies mentioned in every one bankruptcy.

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Download E-books Bill Evans Fake Book (Richmond Music ¯ Folios) PDF

By Bill Evans

Over 60 unique compositions transcribed and edited by way of Pascal Wetzel. Leadsheets ordinarily stick to the most recent recording to teach the evolution of the track and maturation of the artist. Counterlines, codas, chord extensions and chord adjustments for improvisation are integrated. further positive aspects are lyric types of 10 tunes, three essays approximately invoice Evans' lifestyles and tune, images, and discography. comprises: Fudgesickle outfitted for 4 * interaction * Laurie * My Bells * Orbit * tune for Helen * Time Remembered * end up the celebs * Very Early * Waltz for Debby * and extra.

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Download E-books Songs & Music of the Redcoats: A History of the War Music of the British Army 1642-1902 PDF

By Lewis S Winstock

Lewis Winstock during this pioneer paintings investigates the true tune of battle. His ebook features a lengthy narrative, an excellent choice of infantrymen' songs - ribald, rousing, sentimental, satirical, over fifty of that are prepared for the piano. using instrumental track in struggle is additionally coated, outdated favourites are re-appraised, and a few strange tales spread. to discover fabric for his publication, the writer has combed the memoirs of the warriors of Cromwell, Wolfe, Marlborough, Wellington, Roberts and Buller, to call yet a number of. the result's a publication of worth to the historian and musician, and one that should still pride the overall reader.

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