Most widely held works by Dick Weissman
The folk music sourcebook by Larry Sandberg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
"A guide for the listener, collector, singer, player and devotee of folk music. It covers music from string band to bluegrass, Canadian, Creole, Zydeco, jug bands, ragtime and the many kinds of blues. The book evaluates, reviews and recommends on such subjects as where to buy records and instruments and places where folk music flourishes"--Amazon.com.
The music business : career opportunities and self-defense by Dick Weissman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Discusses the music industry and describes a wide variety of careers. Focuses on popular music.
Blues : the basics by Dick Weissman ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Blues: The Basics gives a brief introduction to a century of the blues; it is ideal for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this treasured American artform.
Which side are you on? : an inside history of the folk music revival in America by Dick Weissman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
In 1932, Florence Reece, the wife of a Kentucky coal miner, wrote one of the classic topical songs preserved in the folk musical revival. The song, "Which Side Are You On?," contrasts the lot of the working class and the bosses. This work talks about the Lomaxes, Harry Smith, the little known Lawrence Gellert, and others.
Creating melodies : a songwriter's guide to understanding, writing, and polishing melodies by Dick Weissman ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Covers the full range of melody song writing.
Blues by Dick Weissman ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Alphabetically arranged entries highlight key artists, songs, events, issues and institutions associated with American blues.
The global music industry : three perspectives by Arthur Bernstein ( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
"The Global Music Industry examines the music industry around the world and is designed to offer the general reader or student a broad understanding of the similarities and differences in music business internationally. Three leading figures in the music industry, two of whom specialize in music education, examine the nature of the business in North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia, covering global and local issues, such as bootlegging, copyright laws, censorship, and government support." -back cover.
Making a living in your local music market : realizing your marketing potential by Dick Weissman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
This newly updated book is an invaluable resource for the musician or aspiring musician who lives outside the major music business markets. The author has lived in New York, Los Angeles, Denver, and Portland, Oregon, and he details the differences in strategies that a musician can use to make a living outside the mainstream music marketplaces. This book shows you how to expand and develop your skills as a musician and composer right in your own backyard. It explores topics relevant to musicians on every level: Why should a band have an agreement? How can you determine whether a personal manager is right for you? Are contests worth entering? What trade publications are the most useful? Why copyright your songs?
The great family songbook : a treasury of favorite folk songs, popular tunes, children's melodies, international songs, hymns, holiday jingles, and more : for piano and guitar ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Perfectly designed for family singalongs, this compendium is for accomplished musicians and beginning players alike. From "Danny Boy" to "Alexanders Ragtime Band, these are the classic and memorable songs learned around the campfire, at school, from friends, and from listening to the radio.
Songs of innocence by William Blake ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Music making in America by Dick Weissman ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Knack guitar for everyone : a step-by-step guide to notes, chords, and playing basics by Dick Weissman ( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Audio in advertising : a practical guide to producing and recording music, voiceovers, and sound effects by Ron Lockhart ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Talkin' 'bout a revolution : music and social change in America by Dick Weissman ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive guide to the relationship between American music and politics. It illuminates how social events impact music as well as how music impacts social events.
Music publishing : the roadmap to royalties by Ron Sobel ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Songwriting : the words, the music & the money by Dick Weissman ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
A primer for the aspiring tunesmith that offers tips on everything from basic song forms to the hard facts of succeeding in the music industry.
Guitar tunings : a comprehensive guide by Dick Weissman ( Book )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
For many beginning-to-intermediate level guitarists, guitar tunings are a mystery. Everyone begins with ''standard'' tuning and knows its basic strengths - and limitations. But, once a guitarist gets beyond basic skills, the desire to play in different styles and achieve individual sounds leads inevitably to exploring alternate tunings. Guitar Tunings: A Comprehensive Guide is the first book to offer practical advice for how to use the most common special tunings for the greatest creative and musical effect. Illustrated throughout with examples in standard notation and guitar tablature, the au.
Navigating the music industry : current issues & business models by Dick Weissman ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Making a living in your local music market : how to survive and prosper by Dick Weissman ( Book )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Promoting your music : the lovin' of the game by Tom May ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
"Promoting Your Music is a complete guide to becoming a successful singer/song-writer and performer. With decades of experience, Tom May and Dick Weissman provide a comprehensive discussion on how to secure gigs, record professional demos or albums, compile and send press kits, and receive the radio and print coverage necessary to succeed. This accessible resource also offers details on music publishers, unions and organizations, and legal concerns, such as contract negotiation and copyright protection. Carefully compiled indexes of Web sites and contact information for performing rights organizations, radio stations that will play your material, and other media resources will be useful tools in establishing yourself as a singer/songwriter. Promoting Your Music also features a multitude of tips on becoming a more polished songwriter and performer, with professional advice on writing lyrics, practicing, and the best equipment to use and why for various venues." -back cover.
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