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- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.73
Hauptbeschreibung Where I come from, it's cornbread and chicken. This line from Alan Jackson's country hit defines the genre as the music of the American South. All its ambiguity set aside, the South stands proudly for its hospitality, politeness, sense of place and community. Family and religion are traditionally more important down there than in... more...
- Zytglogge Verlag 2013; Not Available
Berndeutsche Chansons mit Noten, Strophen und original gesungen von Mani Matter. Inhaltsangabe: I: ds zündhölzli / dr hansjakobli und ds babettli / si hei dr wilhälm täll ufgfüert / mir hei e verein / är isch vom amt ufbotte gsy / hemmige / dene wos guet geit II: dr eskimo / d?nase / dr ferdinand isch gstorbe / alls wo mir id finger chunnt / dr bärnhard... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 34.99
The Tejano superstar Selena and the tango revival both in the dance clubs and on Broadway are only the most obvious symptoms of how central Latin music is to American musical life. Latino rap has brought a musical revolution, while Latin and Brazilian jazz are ever more significant on the jazz scene. With the first edition of The Latin Tinge, John... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 29.95
"A group of young men in Jacksonville, Florida, arranged to celebrate Lincoln's birthday in 1900. My brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and I decided to write a song to be sung at the exercise. I wrote the words and he wrote the music. Our New York publisher, Edward B. Marks, made mimeographed copies for us and the song was taught to and sung by a chorus... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 51.00
This second anthology of Russian music criticism brings for the first time to an English-speaking readership the reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880-1917. These years found Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin in their prime, and saw several new generations emerge. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00
This book presents a unique sociological vision of the evolution of jazz music in the twentieth century. Analysing organizational structures and competing discourses in the field of American music, Paul Lopes shows how musicians and the art world that grew around them transformed the meaning and practice of jazz. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 68.00
Traces the evolution and transformation of the Latin-texted motet during the lifetime of the leading composer of the age, Guillaume Du Fay. The book includes an account of internal and external forces that influenced the transformation of the motet and of fifteenth-century music more generally. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00
Since 1937, Poland's music has been influenced by violent political upheavals - World War Two, Stalinism, the 'thaw', the election of the Polish Pope and the rise and fall of Solidarity. Issues of how artistic freedom was exercised and how composers reacted to these upheavals form the core of this study. more...