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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)




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