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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 30.95
Interpreting Music is a comprehensive essay on understanding musical meaning and performing music meaningfully?"interpreting music" in both senses of the term. Synthesizing and advancing two decades of highly influential work, Lawrence Kramer fundamentally rethinks the concepts of work, score, performance, performativity, interpretation, and meaning?even... more...
- PublicAffairs 2004; US$ 17.95
A distinguished New York Times editor explores the history of the pipe organ in America in a book that will intrigue and delight anyone interested in classical music and popular culture. Hear the sounds of some of the pipe organs featured in ALL THE STOPS more...
- TidBITS 2009; US$ 10.00
Seattle musician Jeff Tolbert's step-by-step instructions guide beginning and intermediate users through using GarageBand's built-in loops to create three songs, explaining not only how to use GarageBand's editing and mixing features but also how to be playful and creative while composing tunes that please the ear. You'll learn how to plan a... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
Like his compositions, Milton Babbitt's writings about music have exerted an extraordinary influence on postwar music and thinking about music. In essays and public addresses spanning fifty years, Babbitt has grappled profoundly with central questions in the composition and apprehension of music. These writings range from personal memoirs and critical... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 25.00
Get savvy advice and hip tips on making the most of your iPod and iTunes The Portable Genius series is all about getting the most from your Apple-inspired digital lifestyle. You'll find important basics about setting up your iPod and iTunes plus troubleshooting tips, advice on customizing the iPod experience, and ways to take advantage of the coolest... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 104.95
Setting out to address a range of approaches to theorizing music and promulgating modes of analysis across a wide range of repertories, the essays in this collection can be read as a coming of age of critical musicology through its active dialogue with other disciplines such as sociology, feminism, ethnomusicology, history, anthropology, philosophy,... more...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 17.95
Uncle John has proven once again that he is in tune with our legion of loyal readers. This 516-page musical masterpiece dedicated to all things noteworthy ranges from silly one-hit wonders to culture-changing musical milestones. You'll get a glimpse into the future of music and go back to the days when prehistoric man first started communicating in... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Feeding Back: Conversations with Rock?s Alternative Guitarists from Proto-Punk to Post-Rock offers a counter-history of rock music through the lens of interviews with musicians including Richard Thompson, J Mascis, James Williamson, Bob Mould, Tom Verlaine, Lydia Lunch, Lee Ranaldo, Johnny Marr, and John Frusciante. Individually, the book?s in-depth... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00
The 17th century was the century of the organ in much the same way the 19th century was the century of the piano. Almost without exception, the major composers of the century wrote for the instrument, and most of them were practicing organists themselves. This historical book surveys, analyzes, and discusses the major national styles of 17th century... more...