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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 18.94
As recently as one hundred years ago British children existed in ways now unthinkable; boys as young as eight worked gruelling hours in unlit factories; girls were sold into sexual slavery with dolls still in their grasp; and boys at schools like Rugby and Harrow were brutally trained for their future at the helm of Britain's vast red empire. In Songs... 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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 66.23
Hauptbeschreibung Im vorliegenden Band werden erstmals deutschsprachige Rap-Texte aus dem 21. Jahrhundert einer eingehenden literaturwissenschaftlichen Analyse unterzogen. Geklärt werden soll u. a., welchem Text-Genre sie angehören und welche unterschiedlichen medialen Dimensionen Einfluss auf die Bedeutungsproduktion der Texte haben. Im Besonderen... more...
- ECW Press 2010; US$ 10.95
The fictional high-school milieu of Glee —the wildly popular Fox television series that debuted in 2009—is celebrated and dissected in this detailed companion to the series. The songs, the students, and the idiosyncratic teachers all come under affectionate scrutiny in this fan?s compendium. The familiar dramas that beset the members of the McKinley... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Although Vince Guaraldi's playful jazz piano themes for the early Peanuts animated television specials are well known, the composer himself remains largely unheralded. More than merely "the Peanuts guy," Guaraldi cut his jazz teeth as a member of combos fronted by Cal Tjader and Woody Herman, and garnered Top 40 fame with his Grammy Award-winning... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 109.00
This volume focuses specifically on narrative inquiry as a means to interrogate research questions in music education, offering music education researchers indispensible information on the use of qualitative research methods, particularly narrative, as appropriate and acceptable means of conducting and reporting research. This anthology of narrative... more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
In the 1990s, when music was recorded on cassettes and movies on VHS, Vanessa Berry was reacting to the loneliness of life in the suburbs by constructing imaginary worlds and identities from video hits, late-night music programs, band t-shirts, mixtapes and zines, and the dark energy of the Goths. A memoir in essay form, Ninety9 is about... more...
- Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 2.99
It?s a guide to Scottish Chav talk, ya mento muppet! Bawbag noun a. Ned term for a scrotum b. Derogatory name for an annoying or stupid person Typical usage: Aaaaaaghhhh!!! You kicked me in ra bawbag ya big f**kin? bawbag! more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00
Klopstock considered hymn writing to be his second vocation. In his hymns he abandoned the exalted tone of his odes, choosing a simpler, more appropriate mode of expression for the liturgy of the divine service. This volume presents the first critical edition of the hymns and prefaces published in 1757 and 1769, the first versions of the ?Altered Hymns?... more...