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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Songs of Seoul is an ethnographic study of voice in South Korea, where the performance of Western opera, art songs, and choral music is an overwhelmingly Evangelical Christian enterprise. Drawing on fieldwork in churches, concert halls, and schools of music, Harkness argues that the European-style classical voice has become a specifically Christian... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 42.99
Zoe C. Sherinian shows how Christian Dalits (once known as untouchables or outcastes) in southern India have employed music to protest social oppression and as a vehicle of liberation. Her focus is on the life and theology of a charismatic composer and leader, Reverend J. Theophilus Appavoo, who drew on Tamil folk music to create a distinctive form... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 17.99
Music as Prayer explores the spiritual and theological character of church music. Author Thomas H. Troeger--a theologian, preacher, poet and flutist-traces how making and listening to music can be an act of prayer, a way of sensing the irrepressible resilience of the divine vitalities, in down-to-earth language that everyone can enjoy. The book employs... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
This sensitive study is a historical, cultural, and musical exploration of Christian religious music among the Logooli of Western Kenya. It describes how new musical styles developed through contact with popular radio and other media from abroad and became markers of the Logooli identity and culture. Jean Ngoya Kidula narrates this history of a community... 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...
- Gia Publications 2013; US$ 36.99
The world of hymnody has a new, highly authoritative reference for seemingly “all 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...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 0.00
Mit mehr als zwölf Tönen – «cela produit vn bel effet» Dieser Band beschreibt anhand von Materialien aus Rom zur Zeit des Barberini-Papstes Urban VIII. (amtierend 1623–1644) ein heute in der Musikgeschichtsschreibung weitgehend vergessenes Phänomen – Vieltönigkeit. Bezeichnet ist damit Musik, die mit mehr als zwölf realen, d.h. mit unterschiedlichen... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
Are you the world's biggest Marilyn Manson fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the controversial frontman?If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from how Marilyn got started in the music business to his personal life, awards he has won, unusual objects he is said... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
This book traces the mixing of musical forms and practices in Istanbul to illuminate multiethnic music-making and its transformations across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It focuses on the Jewish religious repertoire known as the Maftirim, which developed in parallel with "secular" Ottoman court music. Through memoirs, personal interviews,... 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...