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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This work examines Swedish art music during modern times. It includes an examination of lateromantic composers and styles, the modernist devotion to international styles and its influence on neoclassical composers, and who blended the modern avant garde with traditional styles and genres. This book contains fourteen black and white photographs. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
Portobello Market has been going since 1860. It boasts the largest antiques street market in the world, is a source of inspiration for fashion designers, photographers, novelists, song writers and film directors, receives over a million visitors a year... and is at risk. Discover what really lies behind the hustle and bustle of market life. Blanche... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 17.95
The Queen?s English has no place across the pond, where a long history of defiance, creativity, and originality has made its way into the everyday vocabulary of Americans coast-to-coast. God Bless America †is an informative and entertaining guide to the meaning and history beneath our uniquely American words and phrases. Robert Hendrickson makes... more...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 36.99
The world of hymnody has a new, highly authoritative reference for seemingly ďall things? related to Asian Christian hymnody. Noted hymnologist I-to Loh has gathered and assembled his studies and experiences and that of many, many colleagues relating to the history and practice of hymnody of a part of our world comprising many cultures and countries,... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 45.99
Music is an intrinsic part of Jewish expression, reaching back to the biblical "Song of the Sea," which appears in Exodus, and the Psalms composed by King David. Employing the tools of Jewish mysticism, Music and Kabbalah examines the spiritual connection between God and music. The holy aspects of the musical scale, musical terminology, and instruments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
This book investigates the place of music in Soviet society during the eras of Lenin and Stalin. It examines the different strategies adopted by composers and musicians in their attempts to carve out careers in a rapidly evolving society, discusses the role of music in Soviet society and people's lives, and shows how political ideology proved an inspiration... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 33.99
How important was music to Martin Luther? Drawing on hundreds of liturgical documents, contemporary accounts of services, books on church music, and other sources, Joseph Herl gives readers a vivid sense of what it would have been like to attend a Lutheran church from the 16th to the18th century. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 144.99
Holy Chord Within Sacred Walls' examines musical culture both inside and outside 17th-century Sienese convents. The nuns produced motets, lamentations, theatrical plays and even an opera. As a result, the convent became an important cultural centre in Siena that enjoyed the support and encouragement of its clergy and lay community. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 30.00
Tracing the origin of gospel blues music in the USA, this study outlines the controversy that developed during the 1930s between two church factions: one using the music to nurture a distinct Afro-American culture; the other wanting only assimilation with the dominant Anglo-American culture. more...
- Baylor University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
During the twentieth century, the number of Christians in Africa grew from an estimated 4 million to more than 300 million. One of the forces that has propelled the church's remarkable growth is its liturgical music, which has been heavily influenced by indigenous musical traditions. This rewarding book takes readers 'inside the music'... more...