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Music (15 Books)


Music as a category includes compiled works of music as an art form whose medium is sound and silence. Its common elements are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture.

 
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Learning the Code

Learning the Code, Book 1, is a traditional primer piano method written and edited by James L. King III.

A primer level piano tutorial. Students begin learning basic rudiments and technique. Transitions easily to any traditional middle-c method book.

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Na Mele O Hawaii Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs

By: Samuel H. Elbert

These 101 songs are all postmissionary and owe their musical origin to missionary hymns. None of them are technically chants but some, such as " 'Alika," "Hole Wai-mea," and "Maika'i Kaua'i," are chants that have been edited and set to music. The songs date from the mid-1850's to 1968—the date of Mary Kawena Pukui's Christmas song translations. The majority are from the time of the monarchy and so are already somewhat venerable. Nearly all are sung often today and are we...

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He Mau Mele No Na Kamalii Puali Inuwai (Songs for the Children of ...

By: Mea Pai Palapala A Na Misionari

This book is a collection of Hawaiian songs for the children of Temperance Union.

A nui auanei oia imua o ka Haku; aole ia e inu i ka waina, aole hoi i ka mea awawa.

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Kulu Wai Liilii : He Mau Mele Hoole Waiona (Little Drops of Water ...

By: Mission Houses Museum Library

This book contains songs from the prohibition period in 1884.

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Ka Buke O Na Leo Mele Hawaii (The Book of Hawaiian Songs for the G...

By: J. M. Bright

This volume contains a collection of traditional classic Hawaiian music.

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Buke Mele Hawaii Ka Hoonanea O Na Homes (Book of Hawaiian Songs fo...

By: John Keakaokalani Ailau

A collection of easy listening Hawaiian songs that can be enjoyed in the comfort everyone's home.

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He Mau Mele Kula Sabati (Sunday School Songs)

By: Reverend L. Laiana

This is the collection of traditional Sunday School songs in Hawaiian for the enjoyment of everyone.

Ua hoomakaukau mua ia keia buke i buke lawe lima no na haumana o Kaumakapili. Ua komo no na lilo a pau no ka pai a me ka humuhumu ma ke kumukuai; oia hoi.

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Buke Mele Lahui (Book of National Songs)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

This volume brings together expressions of abiding devotion to Hawai i—the land, the ruling monarchs, the independent and sovereign kingdom. Many of these expressions are direct responses to the turmoil of the late 19th century, in particular the 1887 promulgation of the Bayonet Constitution that disenfranchised so many subjects of the Hawaiian kingdom, the 1889 revolt that attempted to reverse the erosion of those civil rights, the 1893 overthrow of Queen Lili uokalan...

This book contains a selection of compiled national songs of Hawaii.

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Song of Eternity

By: Advanced Micro Image Systems Hawaii, Inc.

It is the purpose of this series of articles to attempt a resolution on these questions by reviewing the ethnological history of the Hawaiian peoples as contained in their ancient traditions, rituals and epic poetry. It is the purpose of these articles to present the Hawaiian royal traditions unconfounded by the elements and theology of Christianity or the insidious influence of other cultural philosophies. It is our purpose to relate what will substantially be the sam...

The Song of Eternity, never before disclosed to the public, is a series of heroic epics and liturgies. The last time that it was recited in its entirety was at the necrological ceremonies attending the funeral of the beloved Prince William Charles Lunalilo, King of Hawaii and sixth of the Dynasty of Kamehameha. Lenthy portions of it, however, have been chanted at other similar ceremonies, the most prominent of these being the coronation of David Kalakaua, and the furie...

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii; The Sacred Songs of the Hula Colle...

By: Nathaniel B. Emerson

Previous to the year 1906 the researches of the Bureau were restricted to the American Indians, but by act of Congress approved June 30 of that year the scope of its operations was extended to include the natives of the Hawaiian islands. Funds were not specifically provided, however, for prosecuting investigations among these people, and in the absence of an appropriation for this purpose it was considered inadvisable to restrict the systematic investigations among the I...

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.AMR : About file extension with .amr

By: Pratik Kaushikkumar Kikani

This book will help reader to know about the file format.

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El Goffredo Del Tasso Canta a la Barcariola del Dottor Tomaso Mond...

By: Torquato Tasso

El Godfrey: The Canta Barcariola of Dr. Thomas Mondini and the Arguments on Every Song of an unknown author.

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Canti Populari Vicentini Colla Loro Musica Originaria A Pianoforte...

By: Andrea Aliard

Popular songs with their original music.

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The Songs and Sonnets of John Donne

By: John Donne; Tony Kline, Translator

This version of the Songs and Sonnets follows the 1635 edition, excluding only a single poem ‘Deare love, continue nice and chaste’.

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Mitchell's Class Method for the Cornet

By: Albert G. Mitchell, Mus D.
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