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Scientific books

The Science and Psychology of Music Performance, Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

What type of practice makes a musician perfect? What sort of child is most likely to succeed on a musical instrument? What practice strategies yield the fastest improvement in skills such as sight-reading, memorization, and intonation? Scientific and psychological research can offer answers to these and other questions that musicians face every day. In The…

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Funny books

Funny, It Doesn’t Sound Jewish, How Yiddish Songs and Synagogue Melodies Influenced Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and Hollywood

Documents the influence of Jewish music on American popular song.

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Funny books

Music Jokes, Funny Jokes about Music!

Funny Jokes About Music! Are you looking for the most funny and hilarious music jokes online? Do you want to dominate joke battles and be the funniest person around? This joke book will make you giggle for hours with some of the funniest jokes about music and musicians in the world. Including 100+ jokes! The…

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Scientific books

Guitar Zero, The New Musician and the Science of Learning

A renowned neuroscientist with no musical talent investigates what it takes to make music. On the eve of his 40th birthday, scientist Gary Marcus decided to fulfil a lifelong dream and learn to play the guitar. In a quest that takes him from Suzuki classes to guitar gods, he discovers the best ways to train…

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Thriller books

Thriller, The Musical Life of Michael Jackson

Thriller takes us back to a time in 1982 when Michael Jackson was king of the charts, breaking the color barrier on MTV, heralding the age of video, and becoming the ultimate representation of the crossover dreams of Motown’s Berry Gordy, who helped launch Jackson’s career with the Jackson 5. In this incisive and revealing…