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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
Japanese folk performing arts incorporate a body of entertainments that range from the ritual to the secular. They may be the ritual dances at Shinto shrines performed to summon and entertain deities; group dances to drive away disease-bearing spirits, or theatrical mime to portray the tenets of Buddhist teachings. Terence Lancashire provides a valuable... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 12.95
really want to know about the man who continues to leave generations of females ?All Shook Up.? ?It?s just like being in junior high again. This book offers the scoop on Elvis?s way with women?the wives, the girlfriends, the screaming fans?and leaves plenty of room for ever important hair and wardrobe discussions...[and] films and concert highlights... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 22.99
List of contributors. Introduction: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties. 1. Avant-garde-Some Introductory Notes on the Politics of a Label. 2. "Demolish Serious Culture!": Henry Flynt and Workers World Party. 3. Forms of Opposition at the 'Politiek-Demonstratief Experimenteel' Concert. 4. Aesthetic Theories and Revolutionary Practice:... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 55.00
An English translation with commentary of an important first treatise on singing by Agricola. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 69.95
"Lois Alba is a master teacher, ...I have never seen a vocal instructor who got such remarkable results in such a short time." - Irene Dalis, General Director, Opera San Jose Achieving a successful singing career, especially in opera, can seem almost impossible to many singers because of fear of high notes, lack of projection, and confusion on... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available
A lavishly illustrated tribute to the greatest entertainer of a generation. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Marcus Aldredge presents an ethnographic exploration of New York Citys live music events where musicians signup and perform short sets. Drawing from multiple qualitative methods, Aldredge describes how open mics have etched a vital organizational place in the Western and urban musical landscape. Important themes in the book include: the tension... more...
- Gibson Square 2012; US$ 14.57
Can music change lives, and classical music in particular? In Soul Music, novelist and former activist of African descent, Candace Allen asks whether the pitched battles between ?our? music and ?their? music of her youth are alive among young people engaged in music study. She follows the beat of music ? from Blues, Miles Davis as friend of the family,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 15.85
What happens to those people who were ?once? pop stars? Are they destined for a life of daytime television appearances and reunion tours? Marc Almond, lead singer of Soft Cell has no intention of turning up on either, despite his 40th birthday looming and the almost inevitable mid-life crisis that landmark age usually brings. "In Search of the Pleasure... more...