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- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 22.99
Mark Ribowsky is the author of 10 books, including widely praised biographies of Howard Cosell, Tom Landry, Satchel Paige, and Phil Spector. His writing has appeared in numerous magazines, including High Times , Penthouse , and Playboy . He lives in Boca Raton, Florida. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
GRADY GAINES, from Houston, Texas, was the musical director and saxophonist for Little Richard?s seminal backing band the Upsetters during the rock ?n? roll icon?s biggest hitmaking era in the mid-1950s. He continues to perform as leader of Grady Gaines and the Texas Upsetters. ROD EVANS is an award-winning, Houston-based freelance journalist, writer,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Chopin's twenty-four Préludes remain as mysterious today as when they were newly published, raising questions about sources, compositional intention and aesthetic appeal. In this monograph, richly illustrated with musical examples, Anatole Leikin combines historical perspectives, hermeneutic and thematic analyses, and a range of practical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Percy Grainger has remained on the margins of American music history and twentieth-century modernism. This volume reveals him to be a self-described hyper-modernist who composed works of uncompromising dissonance, challenged the conventions of folk song collection and adaptation, re-visioned the modern orchestra, experimented with ego-less... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95
Alison Levinge explains the approaches of four child development theorists and explores how they apply to and inform the practice of music therapy. The focus is on D.W. Winnicott whose infant theory is influenced by the medium of music and resonates with the central aspects of music therapy. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 36.46
By the time of his death in 2010 at the age of 84, Sir Charles Mackerras had achieved widespread recognition, recorded extensively and developed into a conductor of major international significance. In addition to areas in which he already had forged a distinctive and definitive profile (Janacek, Mozart, Handel, Sullivan) he revisited - and rethought... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
As one of the most influential and popular genres of the last three decades, rap has cultivated a mainstream audience and become a multimillion-dollar industry by promoting highly visible and often controversial representations of blackness. Sounding Race in Rap Songs argues that rap music allows us not only to see but also to hear how mass-mediated... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99
Drummer Artimisi?s interviews with some top timekeepers of country music will please a select audience. The author?s interview skills...[allow a] conversational style that imparts personal information, playing techniques, and a little industry gossip. . . .Artimisi also heaps much-deserved praise on musicians who rarely taste the glory. . . .These... more...