Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachers

Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachers

By: Elizabeth C. Axford (author)Paperback

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Description

In today's digital age, learning and creating music has never been so easy and affordable. Anyone can enhance their musical knowledge, skills, and creativity with the multitude of music apps available. However, sifting through thousands of music apps in the Apple App Store and Google Play can be a daunting task for any musician or music instructor. But not anymore! Having spent countless hours researching the most interesting useful, educational, fun, and easy-to-use music apps, Elizabeth C. Axford in Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachers surveys the landscape of music-related apps for both iOS and Android mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachers lists hundreds of music-related apps organized by category, including singing, musical instruments, music theory and composition, songwriting, improvisation, recording, evaluating music performances, listening to music, music history and literature, music appreciation, and more. App developers are listed with each app, including links to their websites for updates and support. The book sections and chapters align with the newly revised National Standards for Music Education released in 2014 by the National Association for Music Education. Suggested activities for educators are provided, as well as key terms and a bibliography. Music Apps for Musicians and Music Teachers is for anyone interested in music, whether hobbyist or professional. It enhances the ability to learn on the go by offering musicians, music students, and music instructors a list of the most useful music apps available.

About Author

Elizabeth C. Axford is the owner of Piano Press Studio in Del Mar, California. She has been a studio piano and voice instructor since 1984, as well as a composer and songwriter with numerous film, TV, and new media placements. She facilitates online college courses in music and the arts and is the author of Song Sheets to Software: A Guide to Print Music, Software, Instructional Media, and Web Sites for Musicians and Traditional World Music Influences in Contemporary Solo Piano Literature, both published by Scarecrow Press.

Contents

Introduction Part I: Creating Music Chapter 1: Reading and Notating Music Apps Music Theory Apps Note Identification and Sight Reading Apps Scales and Chords Apps Sheet Music Notation and Sheet Music Reader Apps Chapter 2: Composing, Arranging, and Improvising Music Apps Composing and Arranging Music Apps Improvising Melodies, Variations, and Accompaniments Apps Songwriting Apps Chapter 3: Recording Music: "The Sounds" Apps Beats, Loops, and Drum Machine Apps Effects Apps Synthesizer Apps Chapter 4: Recording Music: "The Gear" Apps DJ Apps Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs), Sequencers, Samplers, and Recording Apps Discussion and Activities: Creating Music Part II: Performing Music Chapter 5: Singing and Ear Training Apps Children's Songs Apps Choir Apps Ear Training and Sight Singing Apps Karaoke Apps Opera and Classical Singing Apps Popular Songs and Artists Apps Singing Lessons and Vocal Training Apps Vocal Warm-Ups and Singing Exercises Apps Chapter 6: Brass Instruments Apps All Brass Instruments Apps French Horn Apps Trombone Apps Trumpet Apps Tuba Apps Chapter 7: Woodwind Instruments Apps All Woodwind Instruments Apps Bassoon Apps Clarinet Apps Flute and Piccolo Apps Oboe and English Horn Apps Recorder Apps Saxophone Apps Chapter 8: String Instruments Apps All String Instruments Apps Banjo Apps Cello Apps Double Bass Apps Dulcimer Apps Harp Apps Mandolin Apps Ukulele Apps Viola Apps Violin Apps Chapter 9: Drums and Percussion Apps Drum Kit Apps World Music Percussion Apps Chapter 10: Piano and Keyboard Instruments Apps Piano Apps Piano Apps for Children Piano Lessons Apps Piano Notes, Chords, and Scales Apps Piano Repertoire and Popular Songs Apps Various Keyboard Instruments Apps Chapter 11: Guitar and Bass Guitar Apps Bass Guitar Apps Guitar Apps Guitar Lessons Apps Guitar Songs and Repertoire Apps Guitar Tabs, Charts, Chords, and Scales Apps Guitar Tuner Apps Discussion and Activities: Performing Music Part III: Responding and connecting to Music Chapter 12: Preparing and Evaluating Music Performances Apps Metronome Apps Practicing and Rehearsal Apps Tuner Apps Chapter 13: Listening to Music Apps Concert Tickets and Tours Apps Internet Radio Apps Movie Music Apps Music and Video Streaming Apps Music Identification Apps Chapter 14: Music Appreciation, History, and Culture Apps Classical Music Apps Classical Music Apps for Children Classical Music Composers Apps The Orchestra Apps Jazz Music Apps Popular Music Apps Religious Music Apps World Music Apps Discussion and Activities: Responding and Connecting to Music Bibliography and Websites About the Author

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781442232778
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781442232778
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 1442232773

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