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Effortless Mastery : liberating the master musician within - Kenny Werner
Call Number: ML3730.W495ef
ISBN: 9781562240035
Publication Date: 1996-01-01

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The Self-Promoting Musician : strategies for independent music success - Peter Spellman
Call Number: ML3790.Sp32se 2013
ISBN: 9780876391396
Publication Date: 2013-09-01
Contents - Part I: Prepare. Beyond the new music business ; Getting ready to do business ; Plan your work, work your plan ; Smart management for the professional musician -- Part II: Go forward. Networking in the new music economy ; Essentials of music promoting and marketing ; Finding gigs in all the right places : tapping the sources of lesser-known music work ; Playing the clubs : getting your foot in the door without getting it slammed ; Fifteen ways to get the most out of every gig -- Part III: Rise up. Mapping your media plan ; Working your media plan ; The self-promoting songwriter and composer ; Expanding and deepening your music career -- Appendix: Resource directory

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Music Copyright Law - David J. Moser; Cheryl L. Slay
Call Number: KF3035.M853mu
ISBN: 9781435459724
Publication Date: 2011-12-05
Contents: What is copyright? -- The history of copyright -- What can be protected by copyright? -- Ownership of copyright -- The reproduction right -- The derivative and distribution rights -- Public performance and display rights -- Duration of copyright -- Copyright formalities -- Infringement of copyright -- Defenses to infringement -- Remedies for copyright infringement -- International copyright protection -- Copyright and digital technology -- The online music war

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Music Marketing for the DIY Musician : creating and executing a plan of attack on a low budget - Bobby Borg
Call Number: ML3790.Bo644mu
ISBN: 9781480369528
Publication Date: 2014-08-01
Contents: An overview of the complete DIY marketing process : creating and executing a plan of attack in a nutshell -- Describe your company's vision : identifying your musical purpose and setting your career on course -- Identifying profitable opportunities or "needs" : conducting a SWOT analysis -- Analyze your customers : Identifying, segmenting, and targeting your market -- Learn from your competitors : conducting a competitor analysis -- Demo your products and services : getting feedback before committing your valuable resources -- Set your marketing plan goals : using the SMART model -- Develop your company's brand strategy : creating the right identity for your company and its people -- Develop a brand strategy for your products/services : achieving the desired image for your tours, records, merch, and more -- Finalize your products and services for the marketplace : delivering on the promise of your brand -- Devise a pricing strategy : reinforcing your brand image and generating revenue and awareness -- Establish a place strategy, part 1 : booking live-performance sets and distributing records -- Establish a place strategy, part 2 : distributing your merch and songs effectively for sale and/or license -- Formulate a promotion strategy, part 1 : winning over fans via publicity and paid advertising -- Formulate a promotion strategy, part 2 : using Internet, word-of-mouth, and guerrilla marketing to get customers -- Formulate a promotion strategy, part 3 : winning over fans via radio play and creative sponsorships -- Formulate a promotion strategy, part 4 : uitilizing direct marketing, personal selling, and sales promotions to get fans -- Prepare a measuring strategy : tracking, analyzing, and adjusting your market campaign -- Assemble your Marketing Plan of Attack : presenting your business and marketing ideas effectively -- Execute your marketing plan effectively : adopting the right policies that get your company results -- Continue to learn about marketing : strengthening your marketing muscles with 20 exercises

Massenet and His Letters : a new biography - Anne Massenet; Jules Massenet; Mary Dibbern
Call Number: ML410.M384 M384m
ISBN: 9781576472088
Publication Date: 2014-11-01
Contents - Years of apprenticeship and Roman adventure -- The steps of Quai Conti -- Notebooks and sketches -- Sybil Sanderson : "the unique" -- Massenet's students -- Summer solitude -- The last years : posthumia -- Conclusion

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Her Turn on Stage : the role of women in musical theatre - Grace Barnes
Call Number: ML82.Ba261h
ISBN: 9780786498611
Publication Date: 2015-06-26
"Audiences for musical theater are predominantly women, yet the shows onstage are frequently created and produced by men. Onstage, female characters are often victims or sex objects and lack the complexity of their male counterparts. Offstage, women are under-represented among. While other areas of the arts rally behind gender equality, musical theater seems to disregard women"-- Provided by publisher

Contents: Introduction: how to handle a woman -- Superboy and the invisible girl : the lack of women in creative positions -- Loving you is not a choice : women as martyrs to heterosexual love -- He's no good, but I'm no good without him : great roles for women? -- If a girl isn't pretty : male gaze and the musical -- It's not just for gays anymore! the influence of gay culture on musical theatre -- Why can't a woman be more like a man? difference and the musical -- A secretary is not a toy : revivals and the contemporary audience -- New ways to dream

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Contemporary Orchestration : a practical guide to instruments, ensembles, and musicians - R. J. Miller
Call Number: MT70.M617co
ISBN: 9780415741910
Publication Date: 2014-12-11
Contents: Preliminary considerations -- Scores, parts and notation -- Practical problem solving -- The violin family -- The brass family -- The woodwind family -- The percussion family -- Voices -- Pedal harp -- Guitar -- Scoring for orchestral tutti -- Scoring for the wind ensemble/concert band tutti -- Scoring for musical theater -- Instrument substitution and quick reference guides -- Suggested listening and analysis -- Parting thoughts

Spectral Immersions : a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of bass clarinet multiphonics - Sarah Watts
Call Number: MT392.W349sp
ISBN: 9790365069170
Publication Date: 2015
A scientific exploration of how multiphonics on the bass clarinet work, and the best way to produce them. The author also puts her ideas into practice through the study of several pieces of contemporary music. With a preface, two appendices, and bibliography. Many figures and music examples. One of the CDs includes data, while the other one includes recordings of repertoire

Joseph Riepel's Theory of Metric and Tonal Order : phrase and form : a translation of his Anfangsgründe zur musicalischen Setzkunst, chapters 1 and 2 (1752/54, 1755) - Joseph Riepel; John Walter Hill (Commentaries by)
Call Number: MT40.R4455an H553
ISBN: 9781576472453
Publication Date: 2014-12-01
Contents - Joseph Riepel, Foundations of musical composition, chapters 1 and 2 -- Chapter 1, Concerning rhythmopoeïa; or, Concerning metric order -- Chapter 2, Principles of tonal order generally -- Rhythmopoeïa and melopoeïa -- Mid-eighteenth century Berlin orchestral repertoire collected in Dresden -- The origin of and context for Joseph Riepel's theories -- Reception : Leopold and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Reception : Heinrich Christoph Koch, other contemporaneous writers, and Riepel's students

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David Matthews : essays, tributes and criticism - Thomas Hyde (Editor)
Call Number: ML410.M432 D28
ISBN: 9780956600783
Publication Date: 2014-06-19

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Johanna Beyer - Amy C. Beal
Call Number: ML410.Be4683 Be36j
ISBN: 9780252039157
Publication Date: 2015-03-03
Contents - Sunnyside, 1927-1933 -- Compositional beginnings, 1933-1936 -- Having faith, 1936-1940 -- New York waltzes : works for piano -- Horizons : percussion ensemble music -- The people, yes : songs and choral works -- Sonatas, suites, and string quartets : chamber music -- Symphonic striving : works for band and orchestra -- Status quo -- Beyer's final years, 1940-1944

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Tullio Serafin : il custode del bel canto - Nicla Sguotti
Call Number: ML422.Se65 Sg76t
ISBN: 9788895738789
Publication Date: 2014

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The ESL Writer's Handbook - Janine Carlock; Maeve Eberhardt; Jaime Horst; Lionel Menasche
Call Number: PE1128.Es47
ISBN: 9780472034031
Publication Date: 2010-06-09
Contents: pt. 1. The writing process -- pt. 2. Essay structure -- pt. 3. Patterns of essay organization -- pt. 4. Research paper -- pt. 5. Grammar and style -- pt. 6. Punctuation -- pt. 7. Quick reference -- pt. 8. Special types of writing

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ESL Writers : a guide for writing center tutors - Ben Rafoth; Shanti Bruce
Call Number: PE1404.Es47 2009
ISBN: 9780867095944
Publication Date: 2009-02-03
Contents: Before the conversation : a sketch of some possible backgrounds, experiences, and attitudes among ESL students visiting a writing center / Ilona Leki -- Theoretical perspectives on learning a second language / Theresa Jiinling Tseng -- Breaking ice and setting goals : tips for getting started / Shanti Bruce -- Reading an ESL writer's text / Paul Kei Matsuda and Michelle Cox -- Avoiding appropriation / Carol Severino -- "Earth aches by midnight" : helping ESL writers clarify their intended meaning / Amy Jo Minett -- Looking at the whole text / Jennifer E. Staben and Kathryn Dempsey Nordhaus -- Meeting in the middle : bridging the construction of meaning with generation 1.5 learners / Jennifer J. Ritter and Trygve Sandvik -- A(n)/The/Ø article about articles / Sharon K. Deckert -- Editing line by line / Cynthia Linville -- Tutoring ESL students in online hybrid (synchronous and asynchronous) writing centers / Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch and Linda S. Clemens -- Responding online / Ben Rafoth -- Raising questions about plagiarism / Kurt Bouman -- Writing activities for ESL workers / Kevin Dvorak -- The role of writing in higher education in Germany / Gerd Bräuer -- Being a linguistic foreigner : learning from international tutoring / Linda S. Bergmann, Gerd Bräuer, Robert Cedillo [and others] -- English for those who (think they) already know it / Ben Rafoth -- Listening to and learning from ESL writers / Shanti Bruce



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Janet Winzenburger
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Where do you work in the Library?
My desk is in the Technical Services area as far North of the front door as you can go. When not there I am probably in the Orchestra Library.
What are your musical interests/activities?
I play and teach viola da gamba, am active as a soloist and chamber player of 17th-century music and play vielle, medieval harp, hurdy gurdy and a variety of winds in Medieval and Renaissance groups. I also am Music Director at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church working with choirs and instruments.
What are your hobbies?
jewelry making, sailing, historical fiction


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Anne Lockard
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Where do you work in the Library?
My corner office is in the Technical Services section at the north end of the Library.
What are your musical interests/activities?
Baroque music, folk, bluegrass, anything excellent! I am a harpsichordist/pianist and currently play keyboards for Brooklyn Presbyterian Church.
What are your hobbies?
birdwatching, squaredancing, travel

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Denise Smith Green
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Where do you work in the Library?
Reference Desk and Media Center
What are your musical interests/activities?
Singing and coordinating musicians. Currently I sing and help coordinate the Worship Team at church. I also recently started singing with the Mastersingers Chorale of Northeast, Ohio.
What are your hobbies?
When not doing the above, I enjoy getting out and spending time with family and friends. I also especially enjoy singing and reading new children's books to my daughter, and listening to books on CD.

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