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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 84.99
Drawing upon three decades of research in European sacred music, Philip V. Bohlman calls for a re-examination of European modernity in the twenty first century, a modernity shaped no less by canonic religious and musical practices than by the proliferation of belief systems that today more than ever respond to the diverse belief systems that engender... more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 48.00
A fully international and scholarly analysis integrating the unique popular music sector both within arts marketing and current marketing and consumption theories. It gives a full overview and coverage of music, marketing and cultural policy, and the emerging academic study of the sector. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95
Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey , now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world?s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As one prepares for... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99
In African American Folksong and American Cultural Politics: The Lawrence Gellert Story , scholar and musician Bruce Conforth tells the story of one of the most unusual collections of African American folk music ever amassed?and the remarkable story of the man who produced it: Lawrence Gellert. more...
- Short Books 2013; US$ 11.65
Nige Tassell?s life has been defined by live music. It?s the fabric of his being, his bloodline, his DNA. He is Mr Gig. Or at least he was. A few years ago Mr Gig hung up his backstage pass and headed off to raise children in rural isolation. The thrill had gone. Now, with a widening waistline, less hair and a mid-life crisis coming over the hill,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
From the ragtime one-step of the early twentieth century to the contemporary practices of youth club cultures, popular dance and music are inextricably linked. This collection reveals the intimate connections between the corporeal and the sonic in the creation, transmission and reception of popular dance and music. The volume provokes a wide-ranging,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 20.00
The music and dance traditions of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains are legendary. Residents continue a musical heritage that stretches back many generations. In this lively guidebook, noted folklorist Fred C. Fussell puts readers on the trail to discover the many sites in western North Carolina where this unique musical legacy thrives. Organized... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor: America's Classical Musician is the autobiography of the legendary jazz ambassador whose work spans more than six decades, from the heyday of 52nd Street in 1940s New York City to CBS Sunday Morning. Beginning with his childhood in segregation-era Washington D.C., Billy Taylor recounts how he came of age as a jazz... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
It was sung at Ronald Reagan's funeral, and adopted with new lyrics by labor radicals. John Updike quoted it in the title of one of his novels, and George W. Bush had it performed at the memorial service in the National Cathedral for victims of September 11, 2001. Perhaps no other song has held such a profoundly significant--and contradictory--place... more...