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Steve Kaufman’s comprehensive three-DVD course in bluegrass flatpicking takes you from "Picking 101" through advanced techniques that will enable you to hold your own in any band or jam session.
Igor Stravinsky The Complete Columbia Album Collection is an unprecedented reissue of the complete recordings of his works that Igor Stravinsky made for CBS/American Columbia, bringing together for the very first time on CD all of the mono "Stravinsky conducts Stravinsky" recordings issued in the 1940s and 1950s alongside the more familiar stereo remakes from the 1960s, as well as all the authorized performances that Stravinsky's assistant Robert Craft conducted for the label in the composer's presence, after age and infirmity had restricted his own ability to do so.
An epic 100 CD chronological documentation of the history of jazz music from 1898 to 1959, housed in four boxed sets. Each box contains 25 slipcase CDs, a booklet (up to 186 pages) and an index. The booklets contain extensive notes (Eng/Fr) with recording dates and line-ups. 31 hours of music in each box, totalling 1677 tracks Each track has been restored and mastered from original sources.
Learning to solo has never been easier or more affordable. The dynamic “Soloing Series” offers the essential elements every soloist needs. Each DVD runs approximately 40-50 minutes and comes complete with an accompanying booklet showing examples in notation and tablature. Each DVD is filled with rock-solid information from beginning to end. In this DVD, MI instructor Danny Gill unveils the mystery of the heavy riff. In this intense workout, you will discover a whole new world of chords and single note riffs with Drop D tuning. Danny will also take you through a variety of picking hand techniques, including muting, pitch harmonics, downstrokes, double picking, and alternate picking.
This course provides beginning to intermediate C++ developers with the knowledge required for up-to-date C++ programming. It begins by introducing the concepts of design patterns and idioms, outlining their usefulness, and demonstrating some traditional C++ implementations using pointers and manual memory management.