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  • Antike Wurzeln bei Iannis Xenakisby Marie Louise Herzfeld-Schild

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 43.90

    Die griechische Antike spielt im kulturellen Leben auch des 20. Jahrhunderts eine bedeutende Rolle ? so im Schaffen des griechisch-französischen Komponisten Iannis Xenakis (1921?2001), der gerne auch als "Grieche im falschen Jahrtausend" bezeichnet wird. Tatsächlich berief Xenakis sich in seinen theoretischen Schriften und Interviews regelmäßig... more...

  • Mozart ensayando su requiemby Tristán de Jesús Medina

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00

    Tristán de Jes ús   Medina  completed his academic training in Havana and Philadelphia. He studied Latin and Greek. His novel  Una lágrima y una gota de rocío  first appeared in  El Redactor . In 1852 he publishing  El orden su novela Un joven alemán . The Spanish Royal Academy entrusted him with the honor of giving the eulogy for Cervantes in 1861.... more...

  • Travels with Frances Densmoreby Joan M. Jensen; Michelle Wick Patterson

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Over the first half of the twentieth century, scientist and scholar Frances Densmore (1867?1957) visited thirty-five Native American tribes, recorded more than twenty-five hundred songs, amassed hundreds of artifacts and Native-crafted objects, and transcribed information about Native cultures. Her visits to indigenous groups included meetings with... more...

  • This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Cultureby Dr Katherine L. Turner; Professor Derek B Scott; Professor Stan Hawkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The use of irony in music is just beginning to be defined and critiqued, although it has been used, implied and decried by composers, performers, listeners and critics for centuries. Irony in popular music is especially worthy of study because it is pervasive, even fundamental to the music, the business of making music and the politics of messaging.... more...

  • Bamako Soundsby Ryan Thomas Skinner

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali?s booming capital city, this book reveals a community of artists whose lives and works evince a complex world shaped by urban culture, postcolonialism, musical expression, religious identity, and intellectual... more...

  • The Sounds of Latinidadby Samuel K. Byrd

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    The Sounds of Latinidad  explores the Latino music scene as a lens through which to understand changing ideas about  latinidad  in the New South. Focusing on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, North Carolina, the volume shows how limited economic mobility, social marginalization, and restrictive immigration policies have stymied... more...

  • Mein Leben. Autobiografie in vier Bänden. Vier Bände in einem Bandby Richard Wagner

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 2.81

    Der Komponist und Dramatiker Richard Wagner blickt in seiner Autobiografie auf sein bewegtes Leben zurück: Mit ?schmuckloser Wahrhaftigkeit? erzählt er von seiner Flucht vor politischer Verfolgung wie auch vor Gläubigern. Zwar beeinflusst durch immer wieder neue Bekanntschaften und Persönlichkeiten hält Wagner dennoch an seinem Schaffen fest und wird... more...

  • "Echte Kunst ist eigensinnig!"by Hans-Georg Klemm

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52

    Das typische Beethoven-Klischee ist noch immer das des wild frisierten, ungestümen Grobians. Dass dies eine engsichtige Beschränkung auf wenige Aspekte der Persönlichkeit des großen Komponisten ist, hat die Forschung dargelegt. Der Autor Hans-Georg Klemm hat nun den Mut, das Leben Beethovens einmal etwas weniger nüchtern anzugehen. In literarischer... more...

  • Zayn - A New Direction: The Unauthorised Biographyby Sarah Oliver

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 11.65

    Zayn Malik shocked the world on 25 March 2015 when he unexpectedly announced that ‘after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band?. When One Direction first formed on The X Factor in 2010, few could have expected the furore Zayn?s statement would cause just a few years later. Coming from a typical Bradford family,... more...

  • Finding My Voiceby Peter Brocklehurst

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 27.22

    The inspiring and uplifting story of one man's meteoric rise from the cobbler's shop to the concert hall. more...