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- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99
Christopher Columbus set out on August 3, 1492, to find the East by sailing west. Over the course of a few years, he convinced the king and queen of Spain to pay for his trip, promising them fame and riches in return. Columbus discovered more than he bargained for?he had found a new continent. more...
- ECW Press 2000; US$ 11.95
As the countercultural movements of the 60s gathered steam, one of its first splinter groups was the Jesus freaks. In addition to culturally hip pastors, the scene produced a handful of musicians who brazenly coupled rock & roll music with lyrics that reflected a Christian world-view and often became an outright evangelistic tool. Jesus music was... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 33.99
Based on extensive documentary and archival research, Music in Renaissance Ferrara is a study of the rise of music at a vital center of Italian Renaissance culture, focusing on the patrons and musicians whose efforts gave Ferrara a primary role in European music during the fifteenth century. The successive rulers of the Italian city-state, members... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
Church Music and Protestantism in Post-Reformation England' breaks new ground in the religious history of Elizabethan England through a closely focused study of the role of music and the Reformation. By reintegrating music back into the study of the Elizabethan church, it provides an enriched understanding of the complex process of the formation... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
Postwar Literature: 1945?1970 covers American literature during the postwar period. Containing approximately 40 study guides, this new resource provides the necessary background information, suggests helpful areas of research, and lists the best secondary sources for students writing about this era of American literature. Topics covered include: The... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 33.95
Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Contemporary Indonesia takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Anne K. Rasmussen explores a rich public soundscape, where women recite the divine texts of the Qur'an, and where an extraordinary diversity of Arab-influenced... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 57.95
The early seventeenth century, when the first operas were written and technical advances with far-reaching consequences?such as tonal music?began to develop, is also notable for another shift: the displacement of aristocratic music-makers by a new professional class of performers. In this book, Andrew Dell?Antonio looks at a related phenomenon: the... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 11.50
Hauptbeschreibung Über dreißig beliebte Kirchenlieder, an die man sich erinnert: Im Großdruck und handlichen Format machen diese Texte das Mitsingen leicht. Wenn die Kräfte schwinden, auch die Sehkraft und vielleicht manche Erinnerung, sind es oft Melodien, die die Vergangenheit beschwören und die Gegenwart bereichern. Dann bedarf es vielleicht nur... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Throughout history, music has been a fixture of Jewish religious life. Musical references appear in biblical accounts of the Red Sea crossing and King Solomon's coronation, and music continues to play a central role in virtually every Jewish occasion. Through 100 brief chapters, this volume considers theoretical approaches to the study of Jewish... more...