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Fiddle For Dummies
by Michael John Sanchez
Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with this easy-to-use guide, you’ll have no trouble at all! From selecting, tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various music styles, Fiddle For Dummies walks you step-by-step through everything you need to start playing the fiddle like a pro. You’ll discover how to hold a fiddle, master fundamental techniques, and take your skills to the next level. This title also features companion audio tracks and instructional video clips hosted online at Dummies.com to help further enhance your skills.
The fiddle is a popular instrument across many continents, and is a favorite for many because it is small and portable. Playing the fiddle can expose you to a range of musical styles from all over the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Celtic/Cape Breton, country, folk, bluegrass, and more. Plus, if you’re already a violin player, you’ll impress yourself and fellow musicians as you unlock your instrument to open up a whole new world of sounds.
- Learn fiddle techniques and fundamentals
- Select, tune, and care for your fiddle
- Join the folk instrument movement and master the fiddle
- Play fiddle music from all over the world
Whether you’re a complete beginner or a violin player looking to branch out and try something new, Fiddle For Dummies will have you fit as a fiddle in no time.
Prediabetes For Dummies
by Alan L. Rubin
Accessible information on the causes, health risks, and treatment of prediabetes
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with prediabetes – a heightened level of glucose, and/or impaired glucose tolerance – the time to act is now. Prediabetes For Dummies examines the signs and symptoms of this potential precursor to diabetes and offers up-to-date information about treatment. It provides clear, practical advice on steps you can take to minimize the risk of serious health consequences.
This plain-English guide shows you how to stop prediabetes in its tracks and prevent it from progressing to diabetes. You’ll learn how to recognize the symptoms of this often-undiagnosed condition, and what to do if you think you may be prediabetic. You’ll also discover how simple lifestyle changes, such as changes in your diet and moderate exercise, can put the brakes on prediabetes and even reverse the condition.
- Offers clear explanations of prediabetes causes, health risks, and treatment
- Includes the latest advances in the use of diabetes medications to treat prediabetes
- Provides diet suggestions, meal plans, and exercise tips
- Contains helpful suggestions for friends and family members who want to support a loved one with prediabetes
While there is no cure for diabetes, it can be prevented if prediabetes is diagnosed and treated early. Packed with valuable information for patients of all ages, Prediabetes For Dummies is an important resource for taking control of this dangerous condition.
Violin For Dummies
by Katharine Rapoport
Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play the violin, even if you’ve never read a note of music. From choosing the right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles, this book has you covered. You’ll start with the basics of posture and bowing technique, learn how to tune your instrument and keep it in beautiful condition with regular maintenance. You’ll learn how to read — and feel — the music, and how to inject your own personality into whatever you play. Before you know it, you’ll be playing classical, jazz, country, and more, as you become a bona fide violin player. The included audio and video instruction encourages you to play along as you learn, and allow you to hear, see, and imitate proper technique.
The violin’s small size, portability, and mimicry of the human voice have made it popular across cultures and throughout time. This book shows you how to teach yourself the basics so you can start playing quickly.
- Start with the basics of proper hold and bowing technique
- Learn how to properly tune and care for your violin
- Understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation
- Play classical, jazz, and other popular styles of music
The violin has a reputation of being difficult to learn, but the reality is that it’s difficult to master. Anyone can learn, and practice over time will refine your technique and your musical style. You’ll have fun, make music, and maybe even fall in love with this instrument that has inspired some of the world’s best musicians and composers. Get started today, the easy way, with Violin For Dummies.
iPad All-in-One For Dummies.
by Nancy C. Muir
5 BOOKS IN 1
- Getting Started with iPad
- Just for Fun
- iPad on the Go
- Getting Productive with iWork®
- Using iPad to Get Organized
Your one-stop guide to all things iPad
The iPad may be small, but it packs a big punch. This all-encompassing guide provides step-by-step guidance for iPad and iPad mini users looking to make the most of this small wonder—at home, at work, or on the go. Whether you’re an iPad newbie or have been puttering around with it for a while, there’s something inside for everyone!
- For the uninitiated — pick the iPad model that’s right for you and discover cool bling you can add to accessorize it
- It’s your iPad, you can play if you want to — explore the iTunes® store, preview, buy, and rent media, use iCloud to push purchases to all devices, and set up Family Sharing
- Get connected — make your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G settings, tether your iPad to your smartphone, and sync content across devices
- iWorking 9–5 — get familiar with the iWork for iOS apps, improve documents by adding photos and images, and manage your iWork documents like a pro
Open the book and find:
- Guidance on which iPad model is right for you
- Tips on using your iPad to buy content at iTunes and beyond
- How to wipe data remotely if your iPad is lost or stolen
- How to move files from your computer to your iPad
- Tips for printing wirelessly from your iPad
- Steps for setting up Touch ID and Apple Pay
- How to share files via email, AirDrop®, or through the cloud
iPhone All-in-One For Dummies
by Joe Hutsko, Barbara Boyd
Are you all about your iPhone? You’ve come to the right place! iPhone All-in-One For Dummies covers all the basics and beyond to give you hands-on, all-encompassing coverage of your new smartphone. Written in plain English and packed with tons of full-color photographs that help bring the information to life, this friendly guide shows you how to activate the iPhone, control the multi-touch and voice-recognition interfaces, tour the iPhone’s built-in apps and settings, set up security features, start sending texts, and configure e-mail. Next, it moves on to tackling the iPhone’s more advanced features, like capturing and sharing photos, tapping into maps, acquiring and listening to music, creating and sharing notes and memos, making video calls with FaceTime, and much more.
Fully updated to reflect Apple’s newest iPhone hardware and iOS software, along with the new iLife and iWork apps, this new edition of iPhone All-in-One For Dummies takes the guesswork out of making the most of your iPhone. If you’re using your Apple smartphone at home, at work, or on the go, everything you need to have fun and work smarter with your iPhone is right inside.
- Covers iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and older iPhone models
- Offers five full-color books of content that add up to nearly 600 pages of material—big bang for your buck
- Provides steps for setting up your iPhone and synching with iCloud
- Includes complementary online video course material
- Walks through troubleshooting and fixing common iPhone problems
Whether this is your first iPhone or an upgrade to the latest version, iPhone All-in-One For Dummies helps you unlock all of its incredible capabilities.
iPad For Dummies
by Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus
This new edition of iPad For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks to getting the most out of your iPad, presented in a straightforward-but-fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years. Clear instructions get you started with the basics, like setting up your iPad, mastering the multi-touch interface, and synching your data. Next, you’ll discover how to work in the iCloud, set up iTunes on your iPad, browse the Internet, send and receive e-mails, text with iMessage, download apps from the App Store, making video calls with FaceTime, work with Siri, import pictures, get organized with Reminders, find your way with Maps, and so much more. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photographs that bring the information to life, iPad For Dummies helps even the most techno-phobic readers understand and master the iPad’s myriad capabilities. Whether you’re looking to curl up with a good iBook, stay connected on social media, capture photos and videos–or anything in between–everything you need is at your fingertips.
- Includes coverage of iPad Air 2, iPad Air, and all models of iPad mini
- Bestselling For Dummies brand in full-color!
- Written by a dynamic team, including the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today and the author of the popular Dr. Mac column for the Houston Chronicle
- Enhanced with instructional videos and eBook supplements
- Covers the portability, accessibility, and multi-functionality that make iPad popular for school, recreation, and work
If you’re a new iPad user or have a bit of experience and want approachable information on the latest iOS software and iPad hardware, this friendly guide has you covered.
Forensic Accounting For Dummies.
by Frimette Kass-Shraibman, Vijay S. Sampath
Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting.
- Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime
- What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization
- Determining what is fraud and how to investigate
Whether you’re a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.
Guitar Theory For Dummies
by Desi Serna
With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book.
Key content coverage includes: pentatonic and major scale patterns; the CAGED chord system, chord progressions, and playing by numbers; roots, keys, and applying scales, plus modes and modal scales; intervals and chord extensions; popular song references and theory applications that help you understand how to play popular music and contemporary guitar styles, and create music of your own.
- This title also features companion audio tracks and video content hosted online at Dummies.com
- The expert instruction and easy-to-digest information provides comprehensive guidance on how to apply music theory concepts to fretted instruments
If you already have a handle on the basics and want to know more about the building blocks and theory behind guitar music, Guitar Theory For Dummies has you covered.
Personal Development All-In-One For Dummies
by Rhena Branch, Mike Bryant, Kate Burton, Peter Mabbutt, Jeni Mumford, Romilla Ready, Rob Willson
Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies is a complete guide to the key techniques that help you master your thoughts: Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy. Discover the basic principles of each approach and receive sensible, practical and effective expert advice on how each one can help you challenge negative beliefs and change your attitudes. Whether you wish to conquer an anxiety, beat an addiction or simply think more positively, here you will find proven and popular methods that you can use to make major changes – improving your personal power and creating the life you want.
Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies will include:
Book I: Essential Concepts
Exploring the Key Themes of NLP
Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Introducing Life Coaching
Book II: Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Taking Charge of Your Life
Reaching Beyond the Words People Say
Exploring the Amazing Power of Your Senses
Opening The Toolkit
Understanding the Psychology Behind Your Habits and Behaviours
Book III: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Correcting Your Thinking
Overcoming Obstacles to Progress
Putting CBT into Action
Taking a Fresh Look at Your Past
Setting Your Sights on Goals
Book IV: Hypnotherapy
Taking A Separate View of Yourself
Considering How Hypnotherapy Can Help
Expanding the Reach of Hypnotherapy
Book V: Life Coaching
Introducing Your Coaching Journey
Visualising Your Whole-Life Goals
Becoming Your Best Self
Focusing on the Elements of Your Life
Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing Developing and Growing