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  • Handbook of Music and Emotionby Patrik Juslin; John Sloboda

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 77.99

    Music's ability to express and arouse emotions is a mystery that has fascinated both experts and laymen at least since ancient Greece. The predecessor to this book 'Music and Emotion' (OUP, 2001) was critically and commercially successful and stimulated much further work in this area. In the years since publication of that book, empirical... more...

  • Dichotonies. Gender and Musicby Beate Neumeier

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 40.07

    Hauptbeschreibung This volume brings together twenty-one original essays by international scholars from the fields of gender studies, cultural theory, and music studies. Covering a wide range of music genres and theoretical perspectives, the shared concern of all contributions is the underlying concept of gender and sexuality pervading music production... more...

  • The Effects of Musicby Max Schoen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 435.00

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Das Publikum macht die Musikby Sven Oliver Müller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.84

    Sven Oliver Müller und Jürgen Osterhammel haben bereits in dem Heft »Musikalische Kommunikation« (Geschichte und Gesellschaft 2012/1) die Grundlage gelegt: »Warum sollten sich Historikerinnen und Historiker mit Musik beschäftigen?« Weil, so ihre Antwort, »Musik das globalisierte Kulturgut par excellence« ist. Sven Oliver Müller hat diesen Auftrag nun... more...

  • Romby Andreas Pehl

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 30.52

    Komponierende Stararchitekten, eitle Gesangsvirtuosen und triumphierende Dirigenten: Das musikalische Rom bot vielen eine Bühne. Klangvolle Namen wie Palestrina, Händel, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Berlioz und Puccini waren darunter. Andreas Pehl, selbst Opern- und Oratoriensänger, hat sich auf den Weg gemacht, die großartige Musikstadt neu zu entdecken.... more...

  • Der Gleichgewichtskreisby Gertrud Grunow

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2001; US$ 20.04

    Gertrud Grunow (1870?1944) gehörte als Lehrerin für den Harmonisierungsunterricht von 1919 bis 1924 dem Kollegium des Bauhauses in Weimar an. Danach hatte sie bis 1934 eine Lehrtätigkeit an der Hamburger Universität in engem Kontakt mit Ernst Cassirer, Heinz Werner, Gertrud Bing und William Stern. Nach Auslandsaufenthalten in der Schweiz und England... more...

  • Kindling the Sparkby Joanne Haroutounian

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 54.99

    In 'Rekindling the Spark', Haroutounian offers a concise synthesis of the research and resources on musical talent - what it is, how to identify and recognize it, and how to nurture and develop it. Exercises throughout the book offer parents and teachers activities to do with children that are useful in spotting and developing musical potential. more...

  • The Science and Psychology of Music Performanceby Richard Parncutt

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 41.99

    Music educators and practicing musicians have failed to benefit as much as they could from music psychology research. Parncutt and McPherson propose to improve the situation by describing new approaches, informed by recent psychological research, to teaching music, learning music, and making music at all educational levels. more...

  • Oorspronkelijkheid in muziekby R. de Groot

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 10.50


  • You Are What You Hearby Harry Witchel

    Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 22.95

    Have you ever wondered why music makes you feel so good? Why did we evolve to have music, and what does music do to us? You Are What You Hear is a bit of a romp compared to the usual science book. Dr. Witchel, a specialist in music, pleasure and the brain, explains how the body and the brain are influenced by different kinds of music, why some music... more...