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Music Books and Educational Materials

Ancient Future Music publishes educational materials for use in music classes, music schools, private lessons, and independent study. Additional educational materials are in production.

 

Ancient Traditions Book CoverAncient Traditions – Future Possibilities: Rhythmic Training Through the Traditions of Africa, Bali and India. By Matthew Montfort. Ancient Future Music (1985). ISBN 0-937879-00-2. Comb Bound Book: $46.95 (SALE $33.95): Add 1 to Cart. Buy 1 Now. Book Set with Companion 2 Volume Audio CD Set with MIDI files (see below): $74.95 (SALE $53.95): Add 1 to Cart. Buy 1 Now.

A must-have for all students and lovers of world music. (Read more)

 

 

 

Audio/MIDI CD CoverAncient Traditions – Future Possibilities: Audio Guide and MIDI Groove Tracks from the Traditions of Africa, Bali, and India. V. 4.0. By Matthew Montfort. Ancient Future Music (AF-0001, 2005. V 4.0, 2017). Companion Audio Guide/MIDI Groove Tracks 2 Volume CD/CD-ROM Set: $39.95 (SALE 28.95): Add 1 to Cart. Buy 1 Now. New! MP3 Guide/MIDI Groove Tracks Download Set: $34.95 (SALE 24.95): Add 1 to Cart. Buy 1 Now.

A complete set of audio guide and MIDI groove tracks for the book Ancient Traditions – Future Possibilities. (Read more)

 

 

Yearning for the Wind Digital Liner NotesEducational Digital Liner Notes. 7 page .pdf of liner notes for Yearning for the Wind by Ancient Future. Features cover art, musicians biographies, and detailed explanations of the musical concepts of raga and tala behind the music. $1.98 (SALE $1.50): Buy 1 Now.

 

 

 

 

Seven Serenades Digital Liner NotesEducational Digital Liner Notes. 17 page .pdf of liner notes for Seven Serenades for Scalloped Fretboard Guitar by Matthew Montfort. Explains the inspirations and musical concepts behind each serenade. Sheet music is included for those who want to delve deeper. $2.98 (SALE $2): Buy 1 Now.

 

 

 

Sympathetic Serenade Digital Liner NotesEducational Digital Liner Notes. 9 page .pdf of liner notes for Sympathetic Serenade for Scalloped Fretboard Guitar by Matthew Montfort. Features CD cover art, information on the scalloped fretboard guitar, biography, and explanations of musical concepts. $1.98 (SALE $1.50): Buy 1 Now.

 

 

 

 

Planet Passion Digital Liner NotesEducational Digital Liner Notes. 11 page .pdf of liner notes for Planet Passion by Ancient Future. Features cover art and comprehensive notes detailing a mythical story of love through the musical traditions of the world. $1.98 (SALE $1.50): Buy 1 Now.

 

 

 

 

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